Best Chinese Restaurants in Cleveland 

When it comes to Asian Cuisine, Cleveland has an impressive offering of places that can give you a staggering spectrum of choices.  If you like Japanese, Thai, Chinese, Pho/Vietnamese, etc. chances are there is several places you can go to enjoy the culinary treat of your desire.

Cleveland has a thriving Asian restaurant scene and The Cleveland Leader is proud to unveil The Best Asian Restaurants list.  If you want to find a new restaurant to go to in your neighborhood or seek to find new places on the other side of town, This list should be printed and placed on your fridge or bookmarked in your phone, tablet or laptop.  If we missed your favorite Asian spot, please let us know.


Ninja Sushi and Hibachi

If you are serious about sushi, then Ninja Sushi and Hibachi is for you. In addition to having a wide variety of sushi like the Ohio Roll, Yellow Tail, Jalapeno Incident and Foto Maki, their hibachi offerings have all of your favorites such as Twin Lobster Tail, Filet Mignon and Salmon.  Some top entrees include the Tricolor, Chirashi, Shrimp Yaki Soba and the Ninja Festival.

7873 Munson Rd Mentor-on-the Lake, OH 44060


Young’s Sushi

For the sushi aficionado in Lake County, Young’s is a jewel.  They have one of the largest listings of sushi and Sashimi in the Greater Cleveland Area.  Some of the best dishes include the Alaskan Roll, The Love Roll, Red Snapper, Tamago, Yakisoba, Dynamite Roll, Sundevil Roll and the Volcano Roll.

4082 Clark Ave Willoughby, OH 44094


Downtown Cleveland/West 25th/Tremont

Siam Cafe

One of the best asian restaurants anywhere, Siam has one of the most comprehensive menus for asian food I have ever seen.  In addition to being my wife’s favorite restaurant(she eats there 4 times a week), Siam has everything from sushi to Pad Thai.  Some of the most requested entrees include the Live Lobster with Basil and Chili, Deep Fried Oysters, Emperor’s Chicken, Sliced Beef with Spinach Soup, Deep Fried Flounder and the Beef Short Ribs.

3951 St. Clair Ave Cleveland, OH 44114


TOMO Sushi and Hibachi Restaurant and Lounge

Plenty of guys have the same dilemma when they ask a woman out on a date.  This is what are you going to do on the date.  You want it in most cases to be memorable and if she is a special lady, you want it to be EPIC.  If you bring her to TOMO, you will 9 times out of 10 surpass the epic milestone.

In addition to being one of the best restaurants in the city, TOMOI also is an entertainment complex that has nightclubs and lounges with live music and hookah bar.  So if dinner and dancing is yyour plan you can accomplish that in one place.  Some of the top entrees here include the Hibachi Lobster, Filet Mignon Fried Rice, Hibachi Antelope, Hibachi Tomo Special, Sushi and Sashimi Combo, Love Boat and the Cleveland Roll.

1293 West 9th Street Cleveland, OH 44113


Ty Fun

One of the most popular Thai restaurants in the area, Ty Fun has many classic Thai dishes to choose from.  In additionto the daily specials and specialty drinks, Ty Fun has some delicious desserts. Some top dishes requested there are the Ped Grob, Pad Prig Khing, Goong Ma Mung, Pla Preow Whan and Gang Gari.

815 Jefferson Ave Cleveland, OH 44113


Sung’s House

Located right by Plahouse Square, Sung;s House is one the the premiere Asian restaurants in Downtown Cleveland.  It is a top destination for patrons after a concert, play or Cavs game.  If you love Korean and sushi, then Sung’s has you covered.  Some of the most requested dishes are Shrimp Katsu, Seafood Udon, Salmon Steak and Bulgogi.

1507 Euclid Ave Cleveland, OH 44114


Cleveland Heights

Pacific East Japanese Restaurant

Commitment to the freshest and highest quality ingredients is what separates Pacific East from the competition.  Some examples of this include not using overnight rice for their sushi, no premade sushi and the use of only blue fin tuna ot toro.  Some of the favorites include the Cumin Lamb, Bak Kut Teh, Hainanese Chicken, Yakiniku, Motoyaki, Japanese Curry Don, Kaizoku-Nabe and Jumbo Pacific Oyster.

1763 Coventry Rd Cleveland Heights, OH 44118


Lotus Thai House

One of the best Thai Restaurants in the area, Lotus is dedicated to serving high quality food and providing an impeccable customer experience.  Some of the favorite entrees include the Pad Thai, Mango Fried Rice, Panang Curry, Lemongrass Chicken, Tropical Bird’s Nest and the Seafood Madness.

1918 Lee rd Cleveland Heights, OH 44118


Lakewood/Rocky River

Brown Sugar Fine Thai Cuisine

If you are a Thai enthusiast, Brown Sugar is definitely a place that is worth the trip to Rocky River.  In addition to having excellent food, the prices at Brown Sugar are family friendly.  Some of the most requested meals here are the Emerald Curry, Fisherman Treasure, Lemon Scallops, Crazy Noodle, Siam Duck, Mango Paradise and Brown Sugar Garden.

14725 Detroit Ave Lakewood, OH 44107


20130 Center Ridge Rd Rocky River, OH 44116


Szechwan Garden

Specializing in Hunan, Zen and Szechwan Cuisine, Szechwan Garden is a Lakewood favorite.  Some tyop selections include the Hunan Lobster, Heaven and Sea, Lake Tung Ting Shrimp,. War Sur Gai, Zen Triple Delight Hot Pot and the Sweet and Sour Fish.

13800 Detroit Ave Lakewood, OH 44107



Wasabi Japanese Restaurant

One of the most popular restaurants in Cleveland, Wasabi is known for its excellent hibachi cuisine and fun atmosphere.  Every week Clevelanders bring their family and friends to be well fed and entertained.  Some of the best dishes are the  Nabeyaki Udon, Seafood Meshi Yaki, Seafood Tempura, Hibachi Swordfish, Imperial Dinner, Wasabi Special and the Flounder Hirame.

3725 Ornage Pl Beachwood, OH 44122



If you want a truly authentic Japanese dining experience, Shuhei is the place for you.  Outstanding food, Japanese artwork and  and servers in traditional Japanese kimonos have continued to attract celebrities, athletes and business leaders from around the world.  Some of the best entrees include the Chirashizushi, Seafood Kushiyaki, Seafood Noodles, Suki Udon and the Hiroshi Steak.

23360 Chagrin Blvd Beachwood, OH 44122


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Mike & Abby Sweeney


Mike & Abby Sweeney are our resident foodies. Their thought process on food is "to give everything a chance." Matt loves craft beers, Italian food, and any play on bar bites. Abby is into wine, cheese, and anything Asian. Together they form a dynamic duo eager to weigh in on any new restaurant!


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Mike & Abby Sweeney

Mike & Abby Sweeney are our resident foodies. Their thought process on food is "to give everything a chance." Matt loves craft beers, Italian food, and any play on bar bites. Abby is into wine, cheese, and anything Asian. Together they form a dynamic duo eager to weigh in on any new restaurant!

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