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The 12 Best Asian Restaurants In Kansas City

Updated: July 5, 2022

Aching for some good Asian food? These Kansas City restaurants serve the best-fried rice and noodles in town. We analyzed top review sites and included millions of diner and critic reviews for the best Asian Kansas City has to offer. So if you need some chow foon or gyoza visit one of the Asian venues on this list now!

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Waldo Thai

Thai, $$, Waldo HomesThai, $$Kansas City, Waldo Homes
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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Vietnam Cafe

Vietnamese, $, Kansas CityVietnamese, $Kansas City
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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Seva Cuisine of India

Indian, $$, Kansas CityIndian, $$Kansas City
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Baramee Thai Bistro

Thai, $$, Kansas CityThai, $$Kansas City
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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Boru Asian Eatery

Japanese, $$, Ward ParkwayJapanese, $$Kansas City, Ward Parkway
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Kabuki Sushi

Japanese, $$, MorningsideJapanese, $$Kansas City, Morningside
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
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Pho Cafe

Vietnamese, $, Kansas CityVietnamese, $Kansas City
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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    Hoodline, 2019
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Thai House

Asian, $$, Willow CreekAsian, $$Kansas City, Willow Creek
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Friends' Sushi & Bento Place

Asian, $$, VolkerAsian, $$Kansas City, Volker
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019
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Prime Sushi Bar

Japanese, $$, South PlazaJapanese, $$Kansas City, South Plaza
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Pho Lan

Vietnamese, Kansas CityVietnameseKansas City
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

Jade Dragon Express

Chinese, $, ArmourdaleChinese, $Kansas City, Armourdale
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

How did we curate these results?

Finding the right Asian restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We analyzed 5301 Kansas City restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Kansas City restaurant reviews, and 257 lists and articles – looking closely at what Hoodline and Three Best Rated had to say – and applied our boam magic. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Hoodline - Here are Kansas City's top 5 Japanese spots, Three Best Rated - 3 Best Thai Restaurants in Kansas City, MO and Hoodline - Jonesing for sushi? Check out Kansas City's top 5 spots. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Recurring questions

Vietnam Cafe, Bun Mee Phan, and Seva Cuisine of India are vegetarian-friendly Asian restaurants in Kansas City.

Vietnam Cafe, Bun Mee Phan, and Seva Cuisine of India are the highest-rated Asian restaurants for a quick lunch in Kansas City.

Vietnam Cafe, Bun Mee Phan, and Seva Cuisine of India are the highest-rated Asian restaurants that serve breakfast in Kansas City.

There are 99 Asian restaurants in Kansas City.

Cozy Thai Restaurant, Sushi Haru, and Prime Sushi Bar are the highest-rated Asian restaurants for a date night in Kansas City.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for your apricot chutney-topped lamb chops

    When having apricot chutney-topped lamb chops, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Pineau d'Aunis, a popular red wine.

  • A great drink pairing for Hunan style beef

    Knowing what to pair with Hunan style beef can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some pink wine, particularly a glass of Rosé. This, sweet, pink wine balances the strong and spicy Hunan style beef.

  • Enjoy 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.

Factoids

  • A long time ago

    Where does sushi come from? Japan and the creator was Hanaya Yohei.

  • A must-visit festival in New York City

    Not sure what to do in September? We have an event you should head to! Go hang out at the NYC Dumpling Festival in New York City. They even have a Chef One Dumpling Eating Contest!

  • The go-to pairing

    Often considered one of the most go-to drinks in Taiwan, bubble tea is a favorite choice across the country, often prepped with tea, tapioca balls.

Parking information

We’ve all struggled to find good parking near restaurants in Kansas City. 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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