Category: Asian

Nine Ting Hot Pot and Korean BBQ

Come visit one of Chinatown’s newest additions featuring their amazing all-you-can-eat Hot Pot and Korean BBQ. Start with a pot of simmering stock at your table, like Fondu Bourguignonne. Order whatever you like and create your own favorite dish. Choose from a variety of meats, seafood, vegetables, mushrooms and dumplings. Then toss your ingredients in to the broth. Talk with your friends as you watch your food cook right in front of you. Enjoy the aromas and experience the joy of cooking and eating together. 

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Penang Malaysian Cuisine

Experience authentic Malaysian cuisine in an exciting contemporary setting. You can count on a very knowledgeable staff to help guide you through the extensive menu filled with taste sensations. The famous roti canai is a must to start! Recommended: Jumbo Prawns or Steamed Fish with a selection of sauces, Yampot, Mango Chicken. Be sure and cap off your meal with a succulent peanut pancake. Beer and wine served. Visa, MC, AMEX.

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Good Harvest

Come visit Good Harvest, one of Chinatown’s newest restaurants, featuring extraordinary Chinese and Szechuan cuisine in a modern setting. House specialties include their Stir Fried Pots, available in several varieties including Shrimp with Golden Pepper Pot, Lobster Pot, and Prime Rib Pot. Also offering a wide variety of seafood, pork, duck and chicken dishes. Free Karaoke room available with a minimum food and drink purchase.

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Nan Yang

Nan Yang offers a variety of Asian Cuisines such as Malaysian, Thai, Vietnamese and Chinese. House specialties include Prawn Mee: Egg noodles with shredded pork, shrimp, vegetables and bean sprouts in shrimp broth, Duck Salad (Thai style): pineapple, cucumber, minced leaf and onion with a mild spicy flavor, Tomyan Fried Rice: peas, carrots, bean sprouts, and onions with chicken and shrimp, Sambala Spicy Chicken: Breaded boneless chicken with dried pepper and Coconut Prawns, Breaded Jumbo Shrimp with coconut and mayonnaise. KTV. 

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Shiroi Hana

Since 1984, Shiroi Hana has been serving extraordinary Japanese cuisine in the heart of Center City and the esteemed Theater District. Shiroi Hana offers impeccably fresh fish at the full-scale sushi bar, amazing appetizers, flavorful teriyaki, crispy tempura and their famous special maki, all served by a helpful and efficient staff.

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Sate Kampar

One of the most acclaimed restaurants in Philadelphia, Sate Kampar was a semifinalist for the prestigious James Beard Award in 2017, and this year was named one of the Top 50 restaurants in the area by Philadelphia Magazine. Chef Angelina Branca hails from the Malaysian town of Kampar and has brought an authentic taste of her culture to Philadelphia. House specialties include Rendang Daging: braised beef in spices and coconut cream, and slow-cooked for 6 hours. Or try their Sate: marinated meat skewered and grilled over coconut charcoal, available in chicken, beef, goat or tofu (vegan). Open for dinner Wed-Mon (closed Tuesday) and for brunch Sat and Sun.

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Doma Japanese Restaurant

At Doma, we serve contemporary Japanese cuisine and world-class sushi in a vibrant and contemporary ambiance,ideal for a casual meal with friends or for entertaining special guests. From sushi to handrolls, tempura to teriyaki, you’ll discover your new favorite Japanese dish here. We take pride in our awesome food and our heartwarming service. Come and experience Japanese food at its most exquisite. 

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Emei Restaurant

Weekly raves about Chinatown’s newest restaurant, saying “Emei is at its best when it lets its Szechuan flag fly and it doesn’t hold back on the fireworks that make this kind of food so special.‚ “House specialties include Sliced Beef and Tripe, Hot and Sour Soup, and Smoked Pork with Garlic Shoot.

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Four Rivers Szechuan Cuisine

Come to Four Rivers for some of Chinatown’s finest cuisine. Four Rivers offers authentic Szechuan dishes such as Kongming Toasted Fish, or try their amazing Peppercorn Chicken with dough Twi Street Also featuring American-style Chinese food such as General Tso’s Chicken or Shrimp, Hunan Beef and Kung Pao Chicken.

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Hippot Shabu Shabu

Want to enjoy a terrific meal with family and friends? Hippot Shabu Shabu serves you Hot Pot, the most traditional Chinese stew with our fresh selected ingredients and tasty dipping sauces in a welcome and fun environment. Not only will you enjoy an amazing meal but you get to be the chef too! Start with perfectly marbled meats, mushrooms, handmade noodles, vegetables and seafood, add it to our deliciously prepared broths and create an amazing meal. 

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Dae Bak Korean Restaurant

Come visit Chinatown’s newest addition, Dae Bak, an authentic Korean restaurant helmed by 2 chefs with over 60 years of experience between them. House specialties include LA Galbi, hard-grilled short ribs marinated in a sweet, smoky mix of garlic and soy, served with loads of caramelized onions. Or try Soondubu, a silky tofu stew served with an uncracked egg on the side. Make sure you bring lots of friends because Korean food is meant to be shared!

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CHeU Noodle Bar

Offering their unique twist on Ramen, two Philly guys, Ben and Shawn, say “we cook what we like to eat – it’s personal no matter what we put in front of you”. Their famous Brisket Ramen with a matzo ball, kimchi, and sesame red chili broth is a must. Serving beer, wine and cocktails too.

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Canto House

Come visit us at Chinatown for the latest and most authentic Cantonese dishes. We serve from Classic Wonton Noodle Soup to Chef Specialized dishes. Here we value quality of food as well as quality of service. We hope to bring our customers a feeling of culture and warmth when stepping into the restaurant. 

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Banana Leaf

Located next to the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia’s Chinatown section. Come and enjoy our dining and open-kitchen environment that will leave you refreshed. Open for lunch, dinner and late-night. Banana Leaf offers authentic Malaysian Cuisine such as homemade Roti Canai dip with Curry sauce. Or, try our Mango chicken or shrimp made with fresh mango. Try our coconut pudding or one of our other homemade desserts. Our famous ABC drink is made with milk, plum seeds, red rose syrup and jelly. BYOB.

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Asia on the Parkway

Asia on the Parkway is a unique restaurant in Philadelphia’s Center City, offering Asian fusion cuisine in a casually elegant atmosphere. It presents an exciting menu highlighting traditional Chinese specialties, and also featuring more exotic dishes including Singaporean, Thai and Vietnamese flavors sure to entice the palate. Located at the corner of Benjamin Franklin Parkway and 17th Street, it shares a building with Windsor Suites and is just a short walk from most Center City hotels. Perfect for meetings, parties and special events. Outdoor seating available.

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Tom’s Dim Sum

Tom’s Dim Sum, formerly Dim Sum Garden, is a traditional Shanghai restaurant, serving traditional-style Shanghai Soup dumplings, fried soup buns, scallion pancakes, plus a large selection of seafood, beef, pork and poultry dishes. At Tom’s Dim Sum, we pursue tradition. We have recently expanded and renovated to provide you a more enjoyable dining experience. While we’ve maintained all of our classic menu items, we’ve also added several new Shanghai selections.

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Vietnam Palace Restaurant

MC, Visa, Amex, Discover. Located a half-block from the Convention Center, this Vietnamese gem serves some the most delicious Southeast Asian cuisines. Try the “Soft Shell Crabs,‚ “Chicken Sautéed with lemon grass or even the traditional “Pho Tai,‚ “a beef noodle soup that is hearty enough to satisfy as a meal. Banquet room seats up 100 people. Rated highly by Zagat Survey.

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Lee How Fook

This is the archetypal family owned Chinese restaurant. It’s small and unassuming, and serves signature favorites like salt-baked squid, hot-and-sour soup, Singapore noodles, and abalone and duck soup. Zagat’s calls the fare “some of Chinatown’s finest – everything on the extensive menu is unbelievably great.” A lot of what you’ll find on the menu can’t be had at any other restaurant in town. BYOB. After dinner, visit their Zen Tea House down the street.

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