The Bradenton and Sarasota area is bursting with delicious dining options for Asian cuisine. When you’re in the mood for an innovative sushi roll or favorite Chinese dish, you have several convenient picks offering takeout, delivery, and sit-down dining.
New Hong Kong offers takeout, delivery, and sit-down dining, and also has an online ordering option. Their menu includes all the Chinese classics like lo mein, egg foo young, and moo shu. You can order an affordable lunch special Tuesday through Sunday between 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m, which allows you to choose from a wide range of main dishes accompanied by white or pork fried rice, an egg roll, soda, and soup for just $5.75.
Thai Wasabi offers Thai and Japanese meals served in a contemporary, informal atmosphere that includes a sleek sushi bar. Whether you’re in the mood to dine-in or takeout, this restaurant has a wide range of options. Customer favorites include the crispy duck with ginger sauce, Massaman curry, coconut soup, pad Thai and their egg rolls. Thai Wasabi is open for lunch from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and for dinner from 5 p.m-9:30 p.m.
New Garden 4629 Cortez Rd West 17 minutes from Springs at Braden River
New Garden offers both Chinese and Thai cuisine. The chef’s specialties include all the traditional dishes you’d expect from a Chinese restaurant, such as General Tso’s chicken, bourbon chicken, and sesame shrimp, while the Thai menu features specialties like pad thai, tom yum noodle soup, and pad see eil. You can order online for added convenience if you’re looking for delivery or takeout.
The Rice Bowl Asian House specializes in sushi and sashimi. Don’t miss delicious options like the yellowtail sashimi with jalapeno and ponzu sauce, or the Philadelphia roll with smoked salmon, cream cheese, and cucumber. If you’re not in the mood for sushi, you’ll still find plenty of options on the menu including lo mein bowls, teriyaki, or crispy chicken.
Yummy House was founded by two partners from Toishan, China. They bring outstanding authenticity to the restaurant that makes it a worthy pick in the Sarasota area. Start your meal with an appetizer of crispy salt and pepper oysters, and follow it with a decadent pick like Hong Kong style roasted duck or beef with oyster sauce. The extensive menu includes something for any taste, from the simple chicken with broccoli, to the more complex flavors of golden frog legs tossed with salted egg yolk. Both the adventurous eater and the more reserved diner can share a meal here.
At Tsunami, every meal is treated like a celebration. The menu features decadent picks like lotus rangoons with a lobster, crab, and cream cheese filling, or the citrus-wasabi salmon with cilantro, bok choy, and lime for a flavorful finish. The sushi and sashimi menu boasts several standout rolls, like the Venice roll with crab delight, asparagus, and eel sauce, or the Florida roll featuring tuna, salmon, cream cheese, masago, and avocado. If you want to dine in, it’s best to make reservations, but takeout and delivery are also available.
What’s your favorite destination for Asian cuisine in Bradenton or Sarasota? Use the comments section below to share your top picks!