Your Complete Guide To Exploring Evanston’s Asian Cuisine

Oct 28, 2022

Asia’s cuisine is broadly divided into many different regions: Central Asian, East Asian, North Asian, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and West Asian. But no matter what type of Asian cuisine you’re seeking, you can find it all right here in Evanston – everything from your favorite Boba tea to delicious dumplings to curry to sushi. There is no shortage of diverse food options.

Best yet, the local restaurant owners curate their menus to feature their family traditions and generationally adored cuisines.

South Asia is known for delicious dishes like Momo, Fishballs, Lamb Kheema Samosa, and Naan. And although Devon Street and its plethora of Indian restaurants and shops is a short drive, Evanston has wonderful options – and is the home to Inspired Indian, a shop whose spice mixes can help you make any homemade Indian food almost as easy as takeout.

So, grab a bowl of ramen or a delicious curry during your next lunch break, or perhaps meet up with loved ones for a bountiful dinner.

With nine business districts in Evanston, you can enjoy something delicious all over the city. From a comforting place to sit down and rest, to lively locations for an evening out, there are a plethora of favorite spots that you’ll come to love here. Why not visit one of these spots tonight?


Mt. Everest Restaurant

630 Church St.



Mumbai Indian Grill

1728 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201




Inspired Indian                

812 Dempster St, Evanston, IL 60202




527 Café      

527 Davis St.

(847) 332-2233


Bonsai Café

2916 Central St.

(847) 866-7498


Coast Sushi

2545 Prairie Ave.



Cozy Noodles and Rice  

1018 Davis St.



Dozika Pan-Asian

601 Dempster St



Hunan Spring       

635 Chicago Ave.

(847) 328-8082


Hunan Star 

3339 Golf Rd.



Joy Yee’s Noodles

533 Davis St.




1514 Sherman Ave.



Koco Table

720 1/2 Clark St.




624 Davis St.

(847) 866-6969


Kuni’s Sushi         

511 Main St.



Lao Sze Chuan

1633 Orrington Ave.

(847) 868-8989


Litte Wook  

2426 Main St.

(847) 328-6666



1026 Davis St.

(847) 869-4343


NaKorn Kitchen

1622 Orrington Ave.



Papa Bop

1047 Chicago Ave.

(847) 425-0666


Peppercorns Kitchen

620 Davis St.

(847) 563-8461


Pinto Thai Kitchen

1931 Central St.

(847) 328-8881


Sea Ranch Sushi  

518 Dempster St.



Shang Noodle & Chinese

608 Davis St #4419.



Shangri-La Asian Bistro 

Davis Center, 500 Davis St.



Shinsen Evanston

1322 Chicago Ave.



Siam Paragon Asian Bistro      

503 Main St.

(224) 470-7684


Siam Splendour

1125 Emerson St.



Table to Stix Ramen       

1007 Davis St.

(847) 859-6847


10q Chicken

816 Church St. Evanston, IL. 60201




526 Davis St.

(847) 733-0536


Yasotorn Thai Cuisine    

809 Dempster St.



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