Asian Cuisine in Puerto Rico

Throughout Puerto Rico, expect to encounter a variety of restaurant gems preparing local ingredients. Asian food lovers will definitely want to check out those restaurants where this style of cooking is king. Fortunately, there's a respectable number of restaurants of this theme.

With options including everything from the very casual destination known as Golden Palace Buffet to the fantastic dinner and lunch at Unagi, you could encounter a dish with just the right elements.

Take a moment to scan and read details about this full list of Asian eateries to be enjoyed. Click each option to see the full article about its ambiance, locale, dress code, and more.

Silk Restaurant

Condado District | (787) 721-1200

Located just outside the heart of Condado District, Silk Restaurant is on the same premises as Doubletree By Hilton San Juan at Gallery Plaza, and is a logical selection for people thinking about visiting this part of San Juan. Looking for sushi within the Asian food genre? Actually, either way you may as well make this place a priority on your agenda.

Leave Puerto Rico behind and head to Asia when you step into Silk Restaurant, which features decor from the Far East.

Nami Asian Bistro

Rio Grande | (787) 657-1579

Positioned 4.1 miles northeast of Rio Grande, Nami Asian Bistro is on the premises of Club Melia. If you're curious, Loiza is approximately four and a half miles (approximately seven kilometers) to the west. When your family is looking forward to a tasty selection of Asian eats in a setting that makes you comfortable, this easy going restaurant is a pretty good choice.

Sancho’s Hilton

Ponce | (787) 259-7676

Located toward the southern outskirts of Ponce, Sancho’s Hilton is on the same premises as Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort. Don't overlook Ponce for an unforgettable experience with the special: sushi.

You can order any of their sushi rolls, offering selections such as the classic California Roll, Red Dragon, Tempura Crab, and many more. They also offer appetizers, soups, rice, and noodles if you are looking for something other than sushi that is still on the lighter side. For those with a bigger appetite, they offer chicken, beef, and seafood options. Top off your meal with some fried ice cream or Nutella cheesecake.

East Asian Bistro Restaurant

Guaynabo | (787) 789-1767

East Asian Bistro Restaurant is a logical selection that's worth considering if you're going to spend time visiting this part of the city. Perhaps you could guess that this place is best known for Asian food and of course dim sum, but here they're also fawned-over for another favorite, sushi.

As guests walk in the door of the East Asian Bistro, they are greeted by a Happy Buddah in a fountain with water cascading around him. Asian decor is prevalent throughout, and the formal service typical of even the most casual Asian restaurant exists here as well.

Ichiban Japanese Restaurant

Bayamon | (787) 795-5990

Ichiban Japanese Restaurant is a viable choice worth considering if you're going to check out this part of the city and nearby areas. Don't hesitate to pass through Bayamon when you have a strong hankering for sushi.

Lunch specials are available Monday through Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Additionally you can order a Bento box, noodle based dishes, and a variety of other Japanese favorites. The sushi bar features hand rolled pieces that are both traditional and unique to the restaurant.

Asian Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Asia Taste 1.3 mi. Northwest of Central San Juan Asian (787) 274-2398
Asian Star Express Guaynabo Asian (787) 708-3232
Budatai 1.2 mi. North of Central San Juan Asian (787) 725-6919
East Asian Bistro Restaurant Guaynabo Asian, Chinese, Japanese (787) 789-1767
Eight Noodle Bar 1.5 mi. North-Northwest of Central San Juan Asian (787) 723-8881
Golden Palace Buffet 0.6 mi. North of Central Guaynabo Asian (787) 272-3456
Ichiban Japanese Restaurant Bayamon Asian (787) 795-5990
Nami Asian Bistro 4.1 mi. Northeast of Central Rio Grande Asian (787) 657-1579
Opium Asian Cuisine 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan Asian (787) 289-0888
Oriental Palace Dorado 9.1 mi. Northwest of Central Bayamon Asian (787) 278-0741
Sancho’s Hilton 2.8 mi. South-Southeast of Central Ponce Asian (787) 259-7676
Silk Restaurant 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Juan Asian, Pan Asian / Pacific Rim (787) 721-1200
Su Hou Buffet Isla Verde Asian (787) 268-3043
Unagi Caguas, Eastern part of Puerto Rico Asian, Creole (787) 344-6523

Similar Food

If you're willing to step just outside the box, you might like distinctly different, but still related restaurants like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Parque China Restaurant Mayaguez (787) 833-1169 Chinese Mayagüez, Western part of Puerto Rico
Rica China Restaurant (787) 779-2641 Chinese Puerto Rico
Hunan Delights Chinese Restaurant (787) 256-4100 Chinese Canovanas, Eastern part of Puerto Rico
Kyoto Japan (787) 759-8862 Japanese 1.3 mi. South of Central San Juan
Chino Boricua (787) 745-5096 Chinese Caguas
Blue Hawaii (787) 852-0897 Chinese 0.6 mi. Southeast of Central Palmas Del Mar
Sushi Boat Carolina (787) 762-2051 Japanese Carolina, Eastern part of Puerto Rico
China Sum (787) 701-9922 Chinese Carolina, Eastern part of Puerto Rico
China Garden (787) 860-3232 Chinese Central Fajardo, Eastern part of Puerto Rico
Panda Express Rest (787) 708-2743 Chinese Guaynabo

Some of the best places to try any cuisine in Puerto Rico are those you find suddenly while journeying to and from your hotel. But of course, it's still a good idea to plan on visiting specific venues. To learn more concerning the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.


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