The best Asian eats in Downtown Brooklyn
There's been an explosion of delicious new Asian restaurants in Downtown Brooklyn for all occasions, from fancy Japanese cocktails for date nights, take out after a long day, and dumplings are good any time of the day.
30 Dekalb Avenue
The Wei’s mission is clear: to broaden the horizons of Chinese food, and make authentic cuisine accessible to everyone, without the trip to Chinatown or Flushing - where their first family-owned restaurant was opened. Now both a Zagat and New York Times rated restaurant, The Wei is here in Downtown Brooklyn with a chef-crafted menu prepared fresh every day.
25 Bond Street
If you’re looking for authentic ramen, then head to Ganso Ramen. The Ganso Group’s ramen outpost is “the only ramen house in New York to cook a classic, all-chicken, Tokyo ramen shop-style ‘mannen’ stock.” With acclaim from the likes of The New York Times, Grub Street, Zagat, Time Out New York, among others, Ganso Ramen’s Japanese comfort food menu is guaranteed top notch. Don’t forget to check their Facebook page for daily and seasonal specials!
Govinda’s Vegetarian Lunch
Want a taste of South Asian on your lunch break? Govinda’s Vegetarian Lunch serves a weekday vegetarian Indian lunch buffet at the International Society for Krishna Consciousness. Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options are all served cafeteria-style Mondays through Fridays, with the main course rotating daily, including crowd favorite ‘Eggplant Thursdays’. All the dishes are made in-house, including the bread and cheesecakes.
Yaso Tangbao 148 Lawrence Street
Get a taste of Shanghai right here in Downtown Brooklyn. Yaso Tangbao brings authentic Shanghai street foods to the neighborhood, so you can get your dumpling fix any day of the week. Stop by this casual spot on Lawrence Street for soup dumplings, baos, drunken chicken, pork meatballs, noodle soups, and more. Trust us, your taste buds will thank you.
Satisfy your craving for teriyaki, sushi and sashimi, along with other Japanese favorites like kimchi and grilled squid, and pair it with Jun Shukudo’s extensive drink menu that includes premium sakis, wines and beer. This Downtown Brooklyn Japanese restaurant has the perfect ambiance, whether you’re looking for a quick lunch or a fancy dinner out.