Simple is one of The 15 Best Asian Restaurants in New York City.

1. Simple

9.4
109 Eldridge St (btwn Broome St & Grand St), New York, NY
Asian Restaurant · Lower East Side · 36 tips and reviews

Cialina T.Cialina Temena-Husemann: Bento boxes are very generous. I had enough leftovers for lunch the next day. Curry tonkatsu was amazing.

Hannah P.Hannah Parvaz: Huge, delicious poke bowls. Awesome vegetarian and vegan options - the sauce on the tofu was out of this world. Get with quinoa.

Kate Y.Kate Yan: Delicious bright poke bowls for ~$10. The marinated salmon poke is absolutely delicious. They offer white rice, brown rice, or salad as a base.

Xi'an Famous Foods is one of The 15 Best Asian Restaurants in New York City.

2. Xi'an Famous Foods

9.0
328 E 78th St (btwn 1st and 2nd ave), New York, NY
Asian Restaurant · Upper East Side · 59 tips and reviews

Sapana K.Sapana Kulkarni: The cumin lamb noodles and dumplings are the best. I love adding the black vinegar on top, too.

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Score a baguette from nearby Orwasher's and fill it with Xi'an's cumin lamb for the best sandwich on the UES.

Andie S.Andie Sleeman: Delicious!! Go when they open to avoid a wait or go at an odd time.

Momofuku Ssäm Bar is one of The 15 Best Asian Restaurants in New York City.

3. Momofuku Ssäm Bar

9.4
207 2nd Ave (at E 13th St), New York, NY
Asian Restaurant · East Village · 506 tips and reviews

Kate A.Kate A: King Crab claws? Pork buns (a classic and a must)? Pickled mussels? (yes, pickled mussels). I have never had a more inventive meal. It left me excited in anticipation for each bite.

michael k.michael kantrow: Chow down on the Pork Belly Steamed Buns

EaterEater: Dude, it's Momofuku Ssam—arguably chef David Chang's best work, and certainly his most varied. A recent kitchen restaffing brings fresh life to the menu. Order the buttermilk. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Chop Shop II is one of The 15 Best Asian Restaurants in New York City.

4. Chop Shop II

8.9
41 W 24th St, New York, NY
Asian Restaurant · NoMad · 16 tips and reviews

Anna N.Anna NYC: Great fried noodles, dumplings and amazing salmon fried rice.

RyanRyan: Get the Salt & Pepper Shrimp 🍤🍤🍤

Lauren F.Lauren Ford: I'm in here a lot for lunch and dinner. Always a tasty meal. Can work with you if you're vegan but just be sure to ask about specific things like eggs and fish sauce.

Tuome is one of The 15 Best Asian Restaurants in New York City.

5. Tuome

9.2
536 E 5th St (btwn Avenue A & B), New York, NY
Asian Restaurant · Alphabet City · 81 tips and reviews

AnissaAnissa: Deep fried deviled eggs! Need I say more?! Don't miss the pork belly and duck fat sticky rice as well!

Tasting TableTasting Table: A surprising new Alphabet City fine-dining restaurant. It's refined food in a place where it's okay to wear shorts and flip-flops. Get the pork confit with peanut noodles for two. Read more.

GothamistGothamist: Tuome, a darling new eatery has just begun service, presenting familiar dishes with an Asian twist. Try the Pig Out, which includes Berkshire pork with spicy peanut noodles & fiery lime sambal. Read more.

Lovely Day is one of The 15 Best Asian Restaurants in New York City.

6. Lovely Day

8.7
196 Elizabeth St (btwn Prince & Spring St), New York, NY
Asian Restaurant · NoLita · 177 tips and reviews

Kathryn P.Kathryn Phillips: Good food and cute place! Come here for Thai food and brunch

Kirsten P.Kirsten Power: They serve an Irish breakfast brunch - $7.50 on weekends - a steal!

Mari S.Mari Sheibley: Go downstairs after 7 but before 9 (that's when it gets crowded). Sit at the bar and listen to Ella Fitzgerald. You'll feel transported to another time.

Asiate is one of The 15 Best Asian Restaurants in New York City.

7. Asiate

8.7
80 Columbus Cir, New York, NY
Asian Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 53 tips and reviews

Elizaveta T.Elizaveta T.: Perfect breakfast spot. Benedicts are a must. And though I'm not a fan, I had the best pancakes in my life.

Village VoiceVillage Voice: Winner of Best Romantic Dinner in the Village Voice 2011 Best Of issue! The incredible Central Park view makes this a prime proposal spot.

Meryl P.Meryl Pearlstein: The Japanese Breakfast is an exotic treat. Try it instead of the usual American choices.

Tao Downtown is one of The 15 Best Asian Restaurants in New York City.

8. Tao Downtown

8.9
92 9th Ave (at W 16th St), New York, NY
Asian Restaurant · Chelsea · 168 tips and reviews

May H.May H: Salmon tartare and lobster wontons 👍🏼

ThrillistThrillist: We wouldn't normally start with dessert, but this can't wait. It's strawberry/orange blossom creme topped with honey-milk powder and cotton candy. It's beautiful...and it's topped with cotton candy. Read more.

OctaneOctane: Wear your big boy shoes; 9 out of 10 girls here are over 6 ft tall.

Buddakan is one of The 15 Best Asian Restaurants in New York City.

9. Buddakan

9.4
75 9th Ave (at W 16th St), New York, NY
Asian Restaurant · Chelsea · 475 tips and reviews

Jenny M.Jenny Mizutowicz: The miso vinaigrette dressing on the calamari salad is phenomenal. Also had the pork belly and pork dumplings, both great.

HBOHBO: Sex and the City happened here. "So here's to the groom, who finally got Carrie-d away." Carrie and Big had their wedding rehearsal dinner here.

MazdaMazda: Two words: edamame. dumplings. Fluffy dumplings with a touch of truffle oil, delicious!

Macao Trading Co. is one of The 15 Best Asian Restaurants in New York City.

10. Macao Trading Co.

9.3
311 Church St (btwn Lispenard & Walker St), New York, NY
Asian Restaurant · Tribeca · 207 tips and reviews

Quian P.Quian Pan: cocktails, shishito peppers, bacon & shrimp fried rice.

How To Make It In AmericaHow To Make It In America: If you can tear yourself away from the Asian-Portuguese fusion, mixology at the bar is among the most precise and inspired in town -- seriously underrated. [BlackBook] Read more.

Gilt CityGilt City: The first and last European trading outpost in East Asia, Macao was controlled by the Portuguese for over 500 years. Now, its a Tribeca gem. (Try the Drunken Dragon Milk cocktail...)

Tao is one of The 15 Best Asian Restaurants in New York City.

11. Tao

9.1
42 E 58th St (btwn Madison & Park Ave), New York, NY
Asian Restaurant · Midtown East · 361 tips and reviews

NatalieNatalie: Salmon is phenomenal. Banana pudding and the chocolate truffle is great.

Courtney S.Courtney Santana: amazing! Must go for the atmosphere and the food is the best!

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Restrooms are unlabelled downstairs, but it's boys on the left (ying) and girls on the right (yang)

Bessou is one of The 15 Best Asian Restaurants in New York City.

12. Bessou

8.7
5 Bleecker Street, New York, NY
Asian Restaurant · NoHo · 19 tips and reviews

Caroline C.Caroline Chung: Japanese cuisine with a modern twist. Really enjoyed the lobster miso soup and beef tataki salad. Good venue for small group dinner!

Andy N.Andy Ni: The salmon, ikura crispy rice was amazing! Other small dishes including the beef tataki were tasty too

Angela L.Angela Lin: Nice little place. No lines for brunch. Liked the bloody Mari

Mooncake Foods is one of The 15 Best Asian Restaurants in New York City.

13. Mooncake Foods

8.5
28 Watts St (btwn Thompson St and 6th Ave), New York, NY
Asian Restaurant · SoHo · 108 tips and reviews

Ryan R.Ryan Rodriguez: Everything is great and healthy, nothing is fried... grilled meats and Great salads. Been eating here since 2004

Chloe G.Chloe Gottlieb: eat at mooncake

Adam K.Adam Kopec: Get the miso glazed salmon.

Peng's Noodle Folk is one of The 15 Best Asian Restaurants in New York City.

14. Peng's Noodle Folk

8.7
1659 1st Ave (btwn E 86th & E 87th St), New York, NY
Asian Restaurant · Yorkville · 18 tips and reviews

Debby B.Debby Butlien: Soy sauce beef stew noodle...delicious

Patrick W.Patrick Wilson: Fried pork dumplings and the tan tan ramen is delicious!

Vivian Z.Vivian Zhang: Nice staff, generous portion size

Wild Ginger Vegetarian Kitchen is one of The 15 Best Asian Restaurants in New York City.

15. Wild Ginger Vegetarian Kitchen

8.5
380 Broome St (at Mulberry St.), New York, NY
Asian Restaurant · NoLita · 84 tips and reviews

John A.John Antos: Yummy vegetarian and nice cozy atmosphere, black pepper saitan with Chinese broccoli was good. They serve wine as well.

Tommy L.Tommy Lane: Try the General Tso's Soy Protein.

Meng H.Meng He: Love the Orange Seitan Read more.