Looking for some delicious Asian restaurants in Virginia Beach? We've got you covered! Whether you're in the mood for Japanese sushi, Indian curry, or Chinese fried rice, the following restaurants are sure to leave you full and happy.
Mizuno's: Though pricier than many of its competitors, Mizuno's Sushi Restaurant is in a league of its own when it comes to delivering first-rate sushi. The sashimi is always fresh, and the different sushi rolls are inventive and delicious. Its sleek ambiance has been a Hilltop fixture for decades and has exotic sashimi offerings or even great cooked chicken for those looking for the basics. The best way to experience Mizuno's is to sit at the sushi bar and ask Chef Walter to surprise you. But if you're new to the restaurant, you can't go wrong with the three-course tasting menu.
Shogun Japanese Steakhouse: The Virginia Beach area has seen its fair share of Japanese steakhouses come and go over the years, but Shogun has stood the test of time. Why? Where else can you see a chef beautifully prepare your entire meal in front of you while you eat? They serve delicious, filling dishes from the first cup of miso soup until the finale. It's especially fun to go for birthdays or other festive occasions. You can also hit the Shogun sushi bar if you're in the mood for some lighter Japanese cuisine. You'll get a little of everything, no matter what you order, but if you're really hungry, go for the filet mignon and chicken combo so you can try it all. It's all good! If you're going for sushi instead, try the sashimi deluxe.
Jade Villa: It's always a fun adventure when you have brunch at Jade Villa on Sunday. Be sure to call ahead and put your name on the list, because the wait can be over an hour. But once you see the delicious dumplings and delicacies coming out on the different carts, it's definitely worth the wait! With these little and relatively inexpensive options, there's little risk in trying whatever catches your eye. So, go for it! We're big fans of the sesame balls, which have a lychee filling instead of the traditional red bean paste. Our kids could probably eat nothing but the steamed shrimp dumplings, so be sure to try those, too.
Judy's Sichuan Cuisine: Yahoo ranked Judy's to be the top Chinese restaurant in Virginia due to its fresh, delicious, and affordable southern Chinese cuisine. Try the beef lo-mein for some comfort Chinese food, or duck with bamboo shoots for a delicious meal.
Noodle Man: Yelp! readers recently ranked Noodle Man in Virginia Beach as the top Chinese restaurant in America, and it's easy to see why! You can watch the chefs make fresh noodles right before your eyes. You've got to try their famous Lanzhou beef noodle soup, and you can add your own spice to suit your palate.
Saffron Indian Bistro: This gem of a restaurant serves delicious Indian cuisine, and with its easy buffet-style lunch, you can quickly eat a delicious meal. Be sure to try the butter chicken that melts in your mouth.
Masala Bites: If you're in Red Mill, you've got to try this delightful Indian cafe. With extensive gluten-free and vegan options, it's a great place for those with dietary restrictions, as well. Try the delicious chicken tikka and pair it with a mango lassi. The tandoori lamb is another great choice!
Thai Arroy: This little gem has some delicious Thai options and great choices for the whole family. Our kids can't get enough of the shrimp appetizer and perfectly steamed rice. If you're gluten-sensitive (or even if you're not!) the Mussa Pad Thai with chicken is absolutely delicious! It's rich, decadent, and creamy, and as is the case with most Thai meals, you'll have plenty of leftovers to go around!
Tida Thai Cuisine: Serving fresh and delicious Thai dishes, Tida Thai serves Thai cuisine you don't want to miss! They make it really easy to customize your dishes and accommodate for spice preference and allergy considerations. Try the drunken noodles with pork for a deliciously spicy meal!
Bangkok Garden: This delicious restaurant has been one of the first offering Thai Cuisine in the area, and it won't disappoint! With six area locations, there are plenty of options to experience the delicious fresh ingredients and unique dishes that are prepared daily. We're big fans of the Tom Yong Goong soup and Masman curry.
Pho 79 offers affordable, yet luxurious Vietnamese food. You can get a quick and satisfying meal, and the kids' menu has simple options the whole family will enjoy. If you need an amazing appetizer, the Hilltop location has the Grape Leaf Beef, which is a Vietnamese variation on stuffed vine leaves. We highly recommend it! You also won't go wrong with classic Pho and order a large to have some leftovers for the following day.
No matter what you're in the mood for, you can't go wrong at any of these Asian restaurants in Virginia Beach. Many offer delivery or take-out options, too. So you can even order online and have a fantastic meal brought to your house.
What are your favorite Asian restaurants in Virginia Beach? Let us know in the comments!