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The 15 Best Asian Restaurants Near Melrose

Updated: August 22, 2022

Aching for some good Asian food? These Melrose restaurants serve the best-fried rice and noodles in town. We evaluated the top review sites and included reviews from millions of diners for the best Asian spots in Melrose. So if you need some chow foon or gyoza visit one of the Asian venues on this list now!

Find the perfect Asian restaurant

Ocean Sushi

Asian, $$, MelroseAsian, $$Melrose, Oak Grove/Pine Banks
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

The Bangkok

Thai, $$, MelroseThai, $$Melrose, Wyoming
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Thai Chili Basil

Thai, $$, MelroseThai, $$Melrose, Melrose Highlands
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Number One Taste

Asian, $, MelroseAsian, $Melrose, Melrose Highlands
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Himalayan Kitchen

Nepali, $, SomervilleNepali, $Somerville, Union Square
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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DAKZEN

Thai, $, SomervilleThai, $Somerville, Spring Hill
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Hen Chicken Rice

Thai, $, SomervilleThai, $Somerville, Union Square
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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Masala Square Indian Kitchen

Indian, $$, SomervilleIndian, $$Somerville, Union Square
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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Crying Thaiger

Thai, $$, MaldenThai, $$Malden, Faulkner
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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Ebisuya Japanese Noodle House

Japanese, $$, MaldenJapanese, $$Malden, West End
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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Kor Tor Mor

Thai, $, SomervilleThai, $Somerville, Davis Square
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Neighborhood Kitchen

Asian, $$, MedfordAsian, $$Medford
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Tasty Mo:Mo

Nepali, $, SomervilleNepali, $Somerville, Magoun Square
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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Zuzu Momo

Indian, $$, EverettIndian, $$Everett
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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District Kitchen

Chinese, $$, MaldenChinese, $$Malden, Downtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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How did we curate this list?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best Asian restaurants in Melrose. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 15185 spots across Melrose, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1052 lists and articles from the likes of Infatuation and Eater – applying our boam magic to sift through results. For example, we considered Infatuation - Where To Eat And Drink In The Seaport And Fort Point, Infatuation - Where To Eat And Drink In Southie and Eater - Where to Eat Ramen in Greater Boston as we sourced this ultimate list. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Recurring questions

Ocean Sushi, The Bangkok, and Thai Chili Basil are the highest-rated Asian restaurants that serve breakfast in Melrose.

The highest-rated Asian restaurants for delivery in Melrose are Ocean Sushi, The Bangkok, and Thai Chili Basil.

Ocean Sushi, The Bangkok, and Thai Chili Basil are vegetarian-friendly Asian restaurants in Melrose.

Ocean Sushi, The Bangkok, and Thai Chili Basil are some of the highest-rated late-night Asian spots in Melrose.

Ocean Sushi, The Bangkok, and Thai Chili Basil are the highest-rated Asian restaurants for a quick lunch in Melrose.

Drink pairing tips

  • Gewürztramine and shrimp fried rice


    When considering how to best enjoy your shrimp fried rice, we would highlight how well a glass of Gewürztramine complements the dish as it acts as a counterpoint to the flavours of the dish.


  • Enjoy 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.


  • The ideal pairing for kimchi quesadilla

    When having kimchi quesadilla, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Raspberry Soju Cocktail, a popular cocktail.

Factoids

  • A classic dish

    A trip to China is incomplete without having tried the local dim sum, a national classic!

  • A classic drink from India

    Often regarded as one of the most traditional drinks in India, haldi doodh is a favorite choice across the country, often prepared with turmeric, milk, cardamom, black pepper, ginger, cloves, allspice.

  • International Rice Month

    Do you like rice enough to dedicate a day to it? If you answered yes, then you should probably know that September International Rice Month is International Rice Month.

Parking in the area

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