Good southern food is a given when it comes to Georgia, but what about Indian or Korean cuisine? We have that too! If you’re looking to give your taste buds something different, try out one of these authentic ethnic restaurants that are all over Georgia.
1. Chiriya - 3017 E Victory Dr. Savannah, GA 31404
This hidden gem is simply amazing! Their menu is an interesting mix of Hawaiian and Thai cuisine. Try their curry, kalua pork or cabbage.
Pictured: A yummy curry dish at Chiriya.
2. Gam Cho - 1625 Buford Hwy Buford, GA 30518
The best place to snag some great Korean food in Georgia is always going to be somewhere on Buford Highway! Gam Cho has all of your Korean favorites--kimchi, bulgogi and noodle bowls.
Pictured: Delicious bulgogi, vegetables and rice from Gam Cho.
3. Currylicious - 2400 Satellite Blvd
Duluth, GA 30096
The name of this restaurant is pretty self-explanatory! Indian cuisine is the specialty food served at Currylicious. Try their yummy tandori chix and naan (pictured here).
Pictured here: The outside view of Currylicious.
4. Athens Wok - 493 E Clayton St Athens, GA 30601
This is hands-down the best Chinese restaurant in Athens. They have all the traditional Chinese favorites, such as General Tso Chicken and Kung Pow Chickem--and they even have sushi.
Pictured: Scrumptious cashew chicken and rice from Athens Wok.
5. Taqueria El Patron - 3107 Washington Rd
Augusta, GA 30907
It can be difficult to find great Mexican food, but this place makes it easy with their authentic and fresh Mexican cuisine.
(A Yelp reviewer said these tacos from Taqueria El Patron were the BEST pork tacos they had ever had!)
6. Buford Highway Farmers Market - 5600 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30340
This farmers market is the best place to visit if you want to experience a plethora of unique and exotic cuisine. Try different foods from all over the world--Asian, Latin food, Eastern European food and more!
Pictured: Freshly baked Pirozhocki (pastries) with cheese, potato, and olives at the Buford Highway Farmers Market.
7. Pacci Italian Kitchen + Bar - 601 E Bay St
Savannah, GA 31401
This is definitely not your local Olive Garden! This unique and authentic Italian restaurant serves up scrumptious dishes such as Cacio de Pepe and Creste de Gallo. Pair it with a fine wine for a true Italian experience!
8. Sweet Spice Restaurant and Bar - 1024 W US Hwy 80
Pooler, GA 31322
Real Caribbean food is found in Pooler, Georgia! Sweet Spice Restaurant serves up delicious stewed meats such as jerk chicken and oxtail.
Pictured: An amazing dish of Jamaican food from Sweet Spice Restaurant.
9. Nakato Japanese Restaurant - 1776 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
Morningside / Lenox Park
This upscale hibachi house serves nothing but the freshest sushi and Japanese dishes. They'll give you noodles cooked in alcohol and complimentary green tea. You'll leave this place full and happy!
A fresh dish of sashimi and fruit from Nakato.
10. Chai Pani Decatur - 406 W Ponce de Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030
This eclectic Indian restaurant mixes traditional Indian dishes with an urban twist. Try their Sloppy Jai-Spicy lamb hash topped with delicious pickled purple onions and drizzled with their sweet yogurt sauce or their Parsi Chicken Burgers. You surely won't be disappointed.
Pictured: Parsi red chicken curry thalis from Chai Pani. YUM!
Does this list make you feel just a bit more adventurous? Have you ever tried any of these international cuisines? What are your favorite Chinese, Indian or Mexican spots in Georgia? Tell us about them in the comments below!