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The 15 Best Noodle Houses In Cincinnati

Updated: July 5, 2022

Searching for great egg, rice, or soba noodles? These Cincinnati restaurants have mastered the art of the noodle. We assessed both diner and critic reviews, analyzed top sites, and to determined the best noodle spots in Cincinnati. Stop by the venues listed for the greatest Pho, Japchae or Yaki-udon to be found in Cincinnati.

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Buddha Barn

Thai, $$, Sayler ParkThai, $$Cincinnati, Sayler Park
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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Thai Express

Thai, $, CUFThai, $Cincinnati, CUF
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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BANH LAO & THAI CUISINE

Thai, CincinnatiThaiCincinnati
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

Pin Toh Asian

Thai, $$, ForestvilleThai, $$Cincinnati, Forestville
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Shanghai On Elm

Asian, $$, Central Business DistrictAsian, $$Cincinnati, Central Business District
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Dope Asian Street Fare

Asian, $$, OakleyAsian, $$Cincinnati, Oakley
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Asian Spice Bistro

Asian, $$, CincinnatiAsian, $$Cincinnati
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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Fortune Noodle House

Asian, $$, CUFAsian, $$Cincinnati, CUF
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Lalo

Mexican, $$, Central Business DistrictMexican, $$Cincinnati, Central Business District
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Deme Kitchen

Asian, $$, Central Business DistrictAsian, $$Cincinnati, Central Business District
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5

Mei Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$, CincinnatiJapanese, $$Cincinnati
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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Zundo Ramen And Donburi

Japanese, $$, Over-The-RhineJapanese, $$Cincinnati, Over-The-Rhine
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Maki Express Ramen House

Japanese, $$, CUFJapanese, $$Cincinnati, CUF
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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Jasmine Asian Cuisine

Asian, $, CincinnatiAsian, $Cincinnati
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Johnny Chan Chinese Restaurant

Asian, $, CincinnatiAsian, $Cincinnati
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

How did we curate this list?

We know how tough it is to find the best Noodles in Cincinnati. We pored over ratings for 5724 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Cincinnati and 232 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Hoodline had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. For example, we considered Hoodline - Here are Cincinnati's top 4 vegan spots, Hoodline - Cincinnati's 4 best spots to score budget-friendly Thai and Vietnamese eats and Hoodline - Here are Cincinnati's top 5 Chinese spots as we sourced this ultimate list. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

FAQ

Thai Express, BANH LAO & THAI CUISINE, and Pin Toh Asian are the highest-rated vegetarian noodle spots in Cincinnati.

Thai Express, BANH LAO & THAI CUISINE, and Pin Toh Asian are the highest-rated noodle spots to get a quick lunch in Cincinnati.

BANH LAO & THAI CUISINE and Noodles & Company are the highest-rated vegan noodle places in Cincinnati.

BANH LAO & THAI CUISINE, Buddha Barn, and Shanghai On Elm are the highest-rated noodle spots for a pick-up order in Cincinnati.

Pin Toh Asian, Shanghai On Elm, and Dope Asian Street Fare are the highest-rated spots for noodles delivery in Cincinnati.

Drink pairing tips for Noodles

  • A great drink pairing for tofu pho

    Knowing what to pair with tofu pho can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some pink wine, particularly a glass of Rosé. This, dry, pink wine balances the sweet, salty and earthy tofu pho.

  • Riesling and prawn laska


    A prawn laska can be tricky to find a white wine pairing for. We would suggest trying Riesling. It will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal thanks to its dry.

  • The perfect match for your pho bo with beef

    Experts often pair pho bo with beef with a glass of Merlot, a popular red wine.

Fun facts about Noodles

  • The NOODS NOODS NOODS Festival

    The United States celebrates their appreciation for Noodles in style with the annual NOODS NOODS NOODS Festival. Expect all things Noodles at this popular event.

  • The United States's National Noodle Day

    To celebrate their passion for noodle, people in The United States decided to hold an annual National Noodle Day every October 6.

  • The first ever udon noodles

    Buddhist priest Kukai is widely recognized as the first person to ever make the now-famous udon noodles.

Parking tips

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