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Where to Find the Tastiest Asian Dishes in Brisbane

10 Apr 2016

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A hub of culture and food connoisseurs, Brisbane is bustling with delectable delicacies. There is a restaurant for just about everyone, whether you’re feeling like greasy street food, healthy vegan treats or authentic Asian cuisine. In fact, there are so many options for Asian food in Brisbane, it’s almost impossible to make a choice! Here are some of Brissie’s best Asian restaurants for a quick bite or great night.

8 Street – CBD
Not to be confused with the enchanting Eat Street markets, 8 Street is an award-winning Asian food precinct that has transformed the way we dine. With 14 styles of Asian cuisine spread out before you, you’ll feast your eyes on the many stalls serving up this fantastic fare. 8 Street, located within Garden City shopping centre, offers a unique, vibrant atmosphere and market-style dining experience that is hard to match. Here your nose will lead you through the small, winding laneway to Shanghai dumplings, Japanese pizza, Malaysian noodles, Korean barbecues and so much more. If you’re ever craving Asian cuisine but are not exactly sure what you want, 8 Street is for you!
Top Tip
Not only is there ample food available; 8 Street also includes two beer gardens offering local, international and Asian beer varieties. Open 7 days, this market-style dining venue is the perfect place to hang out with friends or relax with a drink.

Sushi Kotobuki – East Brisbane
For some fresh sushi delights, be sure to head over to Sushi Kotobuki. If you’re after fresh and flavourful sushi, you’ll find it here. This venue also offers a huge range of popular dishes including teriyaki chickendon, Japanese curry, katsudon, karaage chicken, all kinds of sushi and a range of noodle dishes. All dishes are prepared daily and to order. Open from Tuesday to Sunday for lunch and dinner, a trip to Sushi Kotobuki is always a good choice.
Top Tip
Sushi Kotobuki has recently undergone a renovation, so not only will you enjoy delicious Japanese cuisine but fresh new interiors too!

Sing’s Asian Kitchen – Coorparoo & Rosalie
The sign of a great restaurant is not only a solid reputation, but also how busy it is—and Sing’s Asian Kitchen ticks all the boxes. For years, Brisbanites have been singing the praises of this local Asian restaurant, which provides affordable, fast and fresh food daily. Based in two convenient locations in Brisbane, you’ll indulge in a range of dishes available at both venues. These dishes include soups, laksas, salad bowls, noodle dishes, Thai and Vietnamese dishes, as well as their own signature dishes (such as ketchup pork chop, ginger shallot scallops and goong bowl ha).
Top Tip
With most meals hitting around the $15 mark, there’s never been a venue offering such great-quality cuisine that’s high in flavour and low in price!

Izakaya Kotobuki – CBD
Enjoy tapas Japanese-style by dining at Izakaya Kotobuki in Brisbane’s CBD. Conveniently located just around the corner from the thriving Queen Street Mall, Izakaya Kotobuki is the perfect place to come in for a quick bite after a big day! Open from Monday to Saturday for lunch and dinner, you’re sure to find a dish you love. Choose from unagidon, tempura dishes, salmon salad, Japanese curries or go for the set menu—it’s all fresh and delicious.
Top Tip
With their very own sake menu, make it a great night with friends at Izakaya Kotobuki. Their drinks menu includes sparkling sake, Japanese whiskey, and shochu, as well as non-alcoholic beverages.

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