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The 14 Best Asian Restaurants Near Independence

Updated: June 15, 2022

Hungry for hum boa or moo shu pork? These Asian restaurants in Independence have the best options in town. We analyzed top review sites and included millions of diner and critic reviews for the best Asian Independence has to offer. The Asian spots below are our favorite places for spring rolls and tom yum,

Find the perfect Asian restaurant

Thai Kitchen

Thai, $$, IndependenceThai, $$Independence, Highland Manor
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Three Best Rated

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    Three Best Rated

Wing Lee Chinese Restaurant

Chinese, $, IndependenceChinese, $Independence, Farview
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0

Lao Peking

Chinese, $, IndependenceChinese, $Independence, Carlisle
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 4.0

BD's Mongolian Grill

Chinese, $$, IndependenceChinese, $$Independence, Highland Manor
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.0

Lucky Buffet

Chinese, $, IndependenceChinese, $Independence, Hanthorn
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.0

Gold Lion Chinese Restaurant

Chinese, $, IndependenceChinese, $Independence, Blackburn
Google: 3.5
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

New Canton Chinese Restaurant

Asian, $$, RaytownAsian, $$Raytown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Indian Mix Grill & Bar

Indian, $$, Blue SpringsIndian, $$Blue Springs
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Three Best Rated

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    Three Best Rated

Legend of Asia

Chinese, $$, Blue SpringsChinese, $$Blue Springs
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • City Seeker

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    City Seeker

Shanghai Express

Chinese, $, RaytownChinese, $Raytown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

China Kitchen

Asian, $, Blue SpringsAsian, $Blue Springs
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 4.0

China Town

Chinese, $, RaytownChinese, $Raytown
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Raytown To-Go

Asian, $, RaytownAsian, $Raytown
Google: 3.4
Yelp: 3.5

New China

Chinese, $, RaytownChinese, $Raytown
Google: 3.4
Yelp: 3.0

Why these restaurants?

Finding the best Asian restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We analyzed 5301 Independence restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Independence restaurant reviews, and 257 lists and articles – looking closely at what City Seeker and Three Best Rated had to say – and applied our boam magic. Don’t bother looking for City Seeker - Best Japanese/Sushi in Kansas City, Three Best Rated - 3 Best Thai Restaurants in Independence, MO and Three Best Rated - 3 Best Indian Restaurants in Independence, MOwe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. 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. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. These ten options are sure to delight.

Frequently asked questions

Thai Kitchen, Cathay Express, and Thai Spice are the highest-rated Asian restaurants for take-out in Independence.

Thai Kitchen, Cathay Express, and Thai Spice are the highest-rated Asian restaurants that serve breakfast in Independence.

Thai Kitchen, Cathay Express, and Thai Spice are vegetarian-friendly Asian restaurants in Independence.

Thai Kitchen, Cathay Express, and Thai Spice are some of the highest-rated late-night Asian spots in Independence.

Thai Spice, Wing Lee Chinese Restaurant, and Lao Peking are the highest-rated Asian restaurants that are good for groups in Independence.

Drink pairing tips

  • A great drink pairing for shrimp fried rice

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for shrimp fried rice can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Gewürztramine. This, off-dry, white wine balances the rich shrimp fried rice.

  • Pair stir-fried chicken with Kingfisher

    For an elevated experience, pair your stir-fried chicken with Kingfisher. This combination works particularly well because this beer enhances the meals spicier counterparts.


  • Take duck noodle soup to the next level

    Experts often pair duck noodle soup with a glass of Riesling, a popular white wine.

Factoids

  • A 28,658 pounds feast

    32 feet 10 inches in diameter and 3 feet 6 inches height is the record for the biggest hot pot. We hope people were hungry!

  • A day for noodle-lovers

    National Noodle Day - have you ever heard of it? Well you better be ready to enjoy it if you’re in The United States on October 6.

  • A traditional dish

    A tasty dish from China is peking duck. Have you ever heard of it? Try it with some pancakes and soy sauce!

Parking information

There’s nothing like finding the perfect parking spot right away when you’re going out for a meal. 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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