Cleveland February 06, 2018
9 Hidden Gems Waiting To Be Discovered In Cleveland’s AsiaTown
Cleveland is a melting pot, and some incredibly unique markets and restaurants have resulted from our diversity. Certain neighborhoods have perfectly immortalized the influence of the cultures that built them up, as in the case of Slavic Village and Little Italy. But no neighborhood is quite as colorful as AsiaTown, and you’ll adore the flavors of the neighborhood’s markets:
1. Koko Bakery - 3710 Payne Avenue, Cleveland
The delicacies of this Asian bakery will make your mouth water. Pastries and teas are a great anytime snack, but the lunch specials at Koko's just can't be beat.
2. The Annual Chinese New Year Celebration - Asia Plaza
You won't want to miss out on this upcoming festivity! Mark your calendar for February 15-18, 2018, because Asia Plaza will be abuzz with activity. For more information, click
3. Siam Cafe - 3951 St Clair Avenue, Cleveland
The best of Thai and Vietnamese cuisine will grace your plate at this laid back cafe. The authentically tasty meals at this eatery are huge, whether you're chowing down on sweet and sour chicken or Thai noodles.
4. Bo Loong - 3922 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland
Bo Loong is one of AsiaTown's tastiest take-out spots. If you're feeling particularly adventurous, order up a serving of jelly fish or fish head with bean curd!
5. Asian Foods - 3820 Superior Avenue, Cleveland
If you've never been to an Asian market, you are in for a treat at this Downtown Cleveland shopping center. Here, you can find some of the most unusual ingredients in The Land. Pick up fresh goods like dragon fruit and stock up on exotic sauces. Your taste buds will adore a trip to this charming market.
6. Park To Shop - 1580 E 30th Street, Cleveland
This market is super diverse, and you'll adore the selection of unusual fresh produce. Whether you're looking for a bakery or gigantic bags of rice, you can find whatever you need at this unique shop.
7. Li Wah - 2999 Payne Avenue, Cleveland
White tablecloths and dishes allow the food to take center stage at this friendly Chinese eatery. Dine on dim sum specials at lunch or stop by for an unforgettable dinner. Either way, you won't leave disappointed.
8. Map of Thailand - 3710 Payne Ave, Cleveland
Payne Commons hides a restaurants with a Thai selections that will leave your mouth watering. Map of Thailand is a great destination for pad Thai, curries, and spicy dishes with flavors that are unreal. This eatery has long been a neighborhood favorite, and with just one bite you'll know why.
9. Superior Pho - 3030 Superior Ave East, Cleveland
This teeny, tiny eatery may not look like much, but its flavors are truly something to behold. Superior Pho's unrivaled Vietnamese dishes keep locals raving, particularly for the (you guessed it) family pho recipe.
The cluster of shops, markets, and restaurants that make up AsiaTown is incredible. These places offer some of the most unique treats in Cleveland, and you won’t believe how easy it is to explore the flavors of the world without ever leaving your hometown.
For another culturally rich neighborhood, check out
the wonders of Cleveland’s Little Italy.