There’s nothing wrong with American food, but sometimes it’s nice to try food from different places. It may take some looking, you can actually eat food from all over the world and never leave West Virginia.
Here are some of the state’s best places to get ethnic food.
1. Pho Vinh Long in South Charleston
Reviewers say this Vietnamese restaurant serves authentic, great-tasting food. People recommend their Thai tea and Vietnamese coffee.
2. Thai Valley Kitchen in Hurricane
Authentic Thai cuisine at affordable prices. One reviewer called it hands down the best in the Tri-State. Another said it has a friendly staff, is clean and has fresh ingredients.
3. Hutte Swiss Restaurant
Reviewers say being in this restaurant in Helvetia is like stepping back into time.
4. Young Chow's Chinese Cuisine in Beckley
Reviewers say it has the best Chinese food ever and that the service is great.
5. Ogawa Japanese Restaurant in Morgantown
Reviewers say this Morgantown restaurant would be a great place for a date night. The sushi is great, according to their reports.
6. Country Thai Restaurant in Lansing
Reviewers call this Thai restaurant in Fayette County a jewel and say people must try it if they’re in the area.
7. El Gran Sabor in Elkins
Reviewers loved the authentic Venezuelan dishes at this Elkins restaurant. One reviewer who said they’d lived in Venezuela recommended the restaurant.
8. Mi Cocina de Amor
Get authentic Sonoran style Mexican food at this Charleston residents. Reviewers say it's consistently good and authentic.
9. Campestre Mexican Bar & Grill in Beckley
Reviewers say the food is good and so is the service.
10. Nawab Indian Cuisine in Huntington
This restaurant on Fourth Avenue in Huntington serves North Indian cuisine. Reviewers say the food and customer service here are consistently good.
11. Mother India
This restaurant serves tradition Northern Indian cuisine and other regional food. Reviewers say it has great food, great service and reasonable prices.
12. Main Kwong
There’s great Chinese food at good prices and with fast delivery at this restaurant on the East End of Charleston.
13. Philippines Best Restaurant and Carry Out in Parkersburg
Reviewers say this restaurant lives up to its name.
14. Cham's Lebanese in Parkersburg
Reviews say the food is truly authentic Lebanese. One person said they serve the best hummus they’ve ever had.
What’s your favorite ethnic restaurant in West Virginia? Let me know in the comments.