The Best Asian Restaurants In Calgary, Canada

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© Shaiith / Shutterstock
Photo of Harriet Myers
9 February 2017

Read on to discover the best Asian restaurants offering everything from an exceptionally tasty Indian buffet to the most authentic Vietnamese pho in Calgary, Canada.

Japanese dish with vegetable tempura, beef, soy sauce and salad | © Jacques PALUT / Shutterstock

Café Momoko

Cafe, Restaurant, Sushi, Japanese, Korean, BBQ, $$$
Spring Rolls
Spring Rolls | © Pixabay
A friendly JapaneseKorean restaurant in Calgary’s West Springs neighborhood, Café Momoko remains somewhat of a well-kept secret. This place has a very authentic feel and a welcoming atmosphere that makes it popular with both locals and tourists. The menu is relatively eclectic, ranging from great quality traditional sushi to flavorful Korean BBQ dishes.

Tamarind Vietnamese Noodle & Grill

Restaurant, Vietnamese, Vegetarian, Vegan
Asian miso ramen noodles with eggs, tofu and shimeji mushrooms
Asian miso ramen noodles with eggs, tofu and shimeji mushrooms | © Ekaterina Kondratova / Shutterstock
Tamarind is a delicious, health-orientated Vietnamese restaurant, focusing on vegan and vegetarian food. Combating the stereotype of bland meatless meals thanks to the expertly use of traditional Vietnamese spices, the food here is reliably fresh and flavorful. Made using Canadian, non-GMO soy beans, their housemade tofu is tempting enough to convince even the most devout of carnivores.

Chili Club Thai House

Restaurant, Seafood, Thai, Asian, Vegetarian
Tom Yam Kung ,thai food in wooden bow
Tom Yam Kung ,thai food in wooden bow | © suriya yapin / Shutterstock
Commonly thought of as the best Thai restaurant in Calgary, Chili Club Thai House is a consistent favorite on the city’s Asian food scene. Combining the authentic flavours of Thai cookery with a range of spice levels to suit every palate, the menu features plenty of classic dishes, including beef, pork and chicken dishes, as well as seafood and some vegetarian options.

Quynh Vietnamese Cuisine

For Vietnamese food in a casual setting, Quynh fits the bill perfectly. Its most popular order is the traditional pho soup, but it also serves a huge variety of other meat and vegetarian dishes. The friendly and considerate staff really make a difference to the welcoming atmosphere, creating an environment that really suits a low-key group meal.

Quynh Vietnamese Cuisine, 2555 32 Street N.E., Calgary, AB, Canada, +1 403 291 2099

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Samosa © Kalyan Kanuri/Flickr


If you’re looking for a great quality Indian buffet, Namskar is the place to go. Situated in the northwest of the city, this place offers a great value lunch deal as well as a greater range of dishes to order fresh. All the typical classics are on offer, as are a well-prepared selection of more adventurous options, like goat curry or the super hot vindaloo.

Namaskar, 202 16 Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB, Canada, +1 403 230 4447

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