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The 13 Best Asian Restaurants Near Encinitas

Updated: May 2, 2022

Can’t decide between sushi or dim sum? Why not have both from these top Encinitas Asian restaurants. We analyzed top review sites and included millions of diner and critic reviews for the best Asian Encinitas has to offer. The Asian spots below are our favorite places for spring rolls and tom yum,

Find the perfect Asian restaurant

Kaito Sushi

Asian, $$, EncinitasAsian, $$Encinitas
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2019

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    Eater, 2019
  • Eater, 2020

    The 10 Best Sushi Takeout and Delivery Options in San Diego

    Eater, 2020

Tandoori Palace

Indian, $$, EncinitasIndian, $$Encinitas
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 5.0
  • Eater, 2021

    Where to Eat Indian Food in San Diego

    Eater, 2021

CARiN de RiA

Asian, $$, EncinitasAsian, $$Encinitas
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

CHIKO

Asian, $$, EncinitasAsian, $$Encinitas
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

    42 North County Restaurants With Takeout and Delivery Options

    Eater, 2020

Kai Ola Sushi

Japanese, $$, EncinitasJapanese, $$Encinitas
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Himalayan Kitchen

Indian, $$, EncinitasIndian, $$Encinitas
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2018

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    Eater, 2018

Birdseye Kitchen

Thai, $$, EncinitasThai, $$Encinitas
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2020

    42 North County Restaurants With Takeout and Delivery Options

    Eater, 2020

East Village Asian Diner

Asian, $$, EncinitasAsian, $$Encinitas
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Chinatown Restaurant

Asian, $, EncinitasAsian, $Encinitas
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Hooked On Sushi - Encinitas

Japanese, $$, EncinitasJapanese, $$Encinitas
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Pho-Ever

Vietnamese, $, EncinitasVietnamese, $Encinitas
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Bangkok Bay Thai Restaurant

Thai, $$, Solana BeachThai, $$Solana Beach
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Lazy Tuna Sushi

Japanese, $$, Solana BeachJapanese, $$Solana Beach
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

How did these spots get chosen?

Finding the right Asian restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 10162 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 624 lists and articles from Eater and others were carefully reviewed by boam. Yes, we even looked at Eater - 42 North County Restaurants With Takeout and Delivery Options, Eater - Where to Eat Near Moonlight Beach in Encinitas and Eater - The 10 Best Sushi Takeout and Delivery Options in San Diego to pull this list together. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

FAQ

CHIKO, Himalayan Kitchen, and Birdseye Kitchen are the highest-rated Asian restaurants for a quick lunch in Encinitas.

Birdseye Kitchen, Tandoori Palace, and Plumeria Vegetarian Encinitas are the highest-rated Asian restaurants for take-out in Encinitas.

Birdseye Kitchen, Plumeria Vegetarian Encinitas, and KC's Tandoor are the highest-rated vegan-friendly Asian restaurants in Encinitas.

CARiN de RiA is the highest-rated Asian restaurant for dessert in Encinitas.

CHIKO, Himalayan Kitchen, and Birdseye Kitchen are some of the highest-rated late-night Asian spots in Encinitas.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for shrimp fried rice

    Experts suggest pairing a shrimp fried rice with a glass of Gewürztramine, a popular white wine.


  • Riesling with your duck noodle soup

    If your food palns include Asian, then you should consider helping it along with some white wine. We find that a Riesling, with its hits of fruit, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

  • Pair stir-fried chicken with Kingfisher

    To elevate your stir-fried chicken experience, we recommend some Kingfisher to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this beer enhances the meals spicier counterparts.

Interesting facts

  • A long time ago

    The pho was only thought up in 1880s! We wonder what people ever did without some good pho in their lives...

  • A must-visit festival in New York City

    Ever seen a Chef One Dumpling Eating Contest? Then consider visiting New York City in September for the NYC Dumpling Festival.

  • 2,996 pounds and 1 ounce of noodle soup

    7 feet in diameter is the record for the biggest noodle soup. We hope people were hungry!

Parking info

Parking in Encinitas can be notoriously tough. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Asian spot.

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