At 10Best, we're always on the lookout for Houston's best restaurants, and while we appreciate places that have a broad culinary range, we can't help but adore restaurants that specialize in a given cuisine. When we're in the mood for Asian food in Houston, we head to Kubo's - a reader favorite - or we count on Kaneyama's solid track record and consistently great dishes. You'll find these places - and any of the restaurants on our list - to be fantastic options for Asian cuisine, and if you're looking to concentrate your efforts, start with the vibrant Rice Village area.



Kaneyama enjoys a reputation as one of the area's more popular eateries, thanks in large part to its terrific sushi. Contemporary Asian decor adds character to a sleek sushi bar, comfortable booths, and cozy tatami rooms. An ideal spot for...  Read More

Nit Noi Thai


Along with highly rated noodles, this Eastern-inspired eatery offers traditional Thai dishes that have been Houston standards since the early '70s. The restaurant treats folks to a friendly, professional waitstaff who work hard to make everybody...  Read More

Museum District
Miss Saigon Cafe


This quaint Vietnamese eatery provides a welcome respite with its quiet setting and friendly service. Modestly decorated – the interior's most noteworthy feature is a mural of a peaceful village scene – Miss Saigon emphasizes food and...  Read More

Patu's Thai Cuisine


A "diamond in the rough," this narrow eatery serves delicious Thai fare at some of the most reasonable prices you can imagine. Flavorful, exotic dishes fill the menu, as evidenced by mee krob, steamed pork dumplings, curried eggplant, and...  Read More

Upper Kirby District
Shanghai River


For quite a few years now, this dining gem has been wowing patrons with superb Chinese favorites. The interior features green carpeting, wooden paneling, hand-carved Asian screens, and original prints; it's ideal for either a business meeting or...  Read More

P.F. Chang's China Bistro


This fashionable Chinese bistro gets high marks from trendy Houston diners, who adore the contemporary interior and eclectic menu. Start with do-it-yourself lettuce wraps – these alone are worth the trip. Afterwards, take any route you like,...  Read More

Fung's Kitchen


Elegant Fung's has a built-in culinary niche with its Hong Kong-style preparation of impossibly fresh seafood. That's not to say that the kitchen is complacent. Rather, chefs go to great lengths to make sure that everything is of the highest...  Read More

Azuma Sushi & Robata Bar


Braced by raw wooden beams and posts, this enticing establishment gets brisk business from students and medical folks. Best known for its beautifully composed sushi, it also gets praise for grilled dishes (you can even cook your own on a...  Read More

Thai Gourmet


This wonderful restaurant doesn't stand on formalities, and it's not frou-frou at all. It does, however, turn out some of the city's best authentic Thai cuisine. Full-bodied but judiciously seasoned, the kitchen's dishes call forth faraway...  Read More