Boston's Best Asian Brings You Cuisine That's Anything but Ordinary

When you've got a hankering for Asian in Boston you're in luck because Boston's best can be found sprinkled all around the city and into the near-by suburbs.

Ranging in style, and cuisine type some do it all, like Mix-It while others stick to one style of Asian cooking, like Hot Pot Buffet. Whatever style of Asian cuisine you crave, you'll find on Boston's list of 10best. 

High end Asian is popular around Boston where snuggled into suburban Wellesley you'll come across celebrity chef run Blue Ginger. The TV star chef churns out plates of upscale Chinese eats that have devotees returning week after week. While O Ya has made a splash on sushi scene, serving expensive, but worth it plates of sashimi, nigiri.  

But that does not mean that Bostonians always pay high prices for top Asian eats; there are certainly a large selection of spots serving something special at a savings. Included on this list you'll enjoy authentic Vietnamese for less than $20 at Pho Pasteur and high quality Thai at Brown Sugar Cafe.

And those who want to dig into small plates, should make their way to Myers + Chang where a meal is not complete without sampling many menu items. 

Photo courtesy of Jessica Polizzotti


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Brown Sugar Cafe


For Thai that's virtually unrivaled in Boston, visit Brown Sugar Cafe. The menu is filled with authentic offerings such as curry, satay, and pad Thai. However, one slightly different dish steals the show-the Chicken Lollipops, these batter fried...  Read More



Hot Pot Buffet is hot pot cooking at its finest in Boston. Located in Chinatown, this is one restaurant that certainly is not a tourist trap. Serving pots of bubbling broth to diners who come in seeking to swish their meat and vegetables in the...  Read More



A shoji-screened window and a small sign are the only indications that this nondescript brick building houses some of the finest sashimi in Boston. Chef and owner Tim Cushman works with his chefs to fuse exotic flavors with the purity of small...  Read More



Mix-It, an Asian Fusion restaurant, burst onto the scene in 2014. Welcoming diners from of all kinds (including kids), Mix-It makes it fun to experience a variety of Asian dishes. Set on Mass Ave between two popular Squares, Harvard and Porter,...  Read More



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Myers + Chang


An Asian diner that serves some of the best Taiwanese soul food and Southeast Asian street food you can find stateside. Favoring lighter sauces, and creating new twists on classics as well as developing new dishes with regional flavors sets...  Read More


Meet Jessica Polizzotti

Born and raised in Boston, Jessica knows her city like the back of her hand.  Always looking to uncover something new, Jessica keeps up on the latest and greatest Boston offerings. 

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