Looking to take a trip around the world without leaving home? Visiting restaurants that serve cuisines from various places across the globe is a great way to introduce the kiddos to new foods and cultures. Fortunately, the area in and around West Chester offers a wide range of amazing restaurants to try. Crème de la Crème of West Chester put together this list of eight local restaurants to get you started.
Dai Trang Bistro
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You don’t have to travel far to find a wealth of delicious options on the menu. Just head over to Dai Trang Bistro, a popular West Chester restaurant serving traditional Filipino fare along with fusion (chicken and ube waffles, anyone?) and Thai and Korean dishes. Whether you’re in the mood for chicken or seafood, noodles or rice, or even vegetarian dishes, this restaurant has you covered. They also offer tasty drinks like milk tea and more.
Find Dai Trang Bistro at 4970 Union Centre Pavilion Drive. Business hours, including takeout and delivery, are 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Mondays as well as Wednesday through Sunday. The restaurant is closed on Tuesdays.
Thai Koon Kitchen
Thai Koon Kitchen is another amazing option located right here in West Chester. You’ll find a range of delicious dishes that draw on Thai cuisine in this unpretentious local eatery. From classic, savory soups to noodles, fried rice, curries, and beyond, there’s something to suit any taste at this restaurant. Thai Koon Kitchen also features an array of vegetarian dishes to take the guesswork out of planning a family meal.
Thai Koon Kitchen is located at 9114 West Chester Towne Center. It’s open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturdays from noon to 8 p.m., and Sundays from 3 to 8 p.m.
When you’re in the mood for Korean food, you’ll also find the answer to your cravings right in West Chester. Korealistic opened back in 2015 with the goal of offering the best Korean food in all of Ohio. Today, you’ll get to enjoy healthy and delicious home-style Korean cooking. Whether you’re searching for Korean barbecue or noodles, bibimbap or bulgogi, chances are, your new favorite dish is waiting for you at this restaurant.
You can stop by Korealistic Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Fridays from 11 a.m to 10:30 p.m., Saturdays from noon to 10:30 p.m., and Sundays from noon to 9 p.m. Korealistic is located at 7735 Cox Lane.
Sultan’s Mediterranean Cuisine
Take a trip to the Mediterranean without ever leaving West Chester thanks to Sultan’s Mediterranean Cuisine, a restaurant serving Ottoman food to the community since the early 2010s. The Turkish dishes you’ll find on this menu reflect Turkey’s position as a meeting point between East and West. European and Middle Eastern influences come together in tasty dishes. Go for fish, chicken, lamb, or vegetarian options depending on your mood. Pro-tip: You can’t go wrong by sampling one of the many kebabs!
Visit Sultan’s Mediterranean Cuisine at 7305 Tyler’s Corner Drive. The restaurant is open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. as well as Fridays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Indian Spice Train
West Chester also offers a premier restaurant destination for authentic Indian dishes. Indian Spice Train treats you to the mouthwatering aromas of curry, cumin, ginger, and more. Tasty fresh naan complements meals like lamb vindaloo or tandoori chicken, and peppers, onions, and creamy lentils abound. With so many dishes to choose from, you might have trouble finding just one.
Fortunately, Indian Spice Train is easily accessible, so you can stop in whenever the mood strikes. Find it at 7165 Liberty Centre Drive. You can eat here Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 10 p.m. On Saturdays, the restaurant is open from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. before reopening from 5 to 10 p.m.
Sene Grill has two locations, one in Sidney and the other right here in West Chester. So, when you want to try African cuisine, just head over to this easy-to-reach local restaurant. You can order dishes like grilled fish, jerk chicken, wings, grilled lamb, and much more.
Closed on Mondays, Sene Grill is open Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The restaurant is also open on Fridays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., as well as on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Find the West Chester location at 10120 Princeton Glendale Road.
Pho96 Vietnamese Noodles
West Chester is also home to a great place to sample Vietnamese dishes. Visit Pho96 for traditional Vietnamese cuisine along with sandwiches known as banh mi, an abundance of noodle dishes, and boba drinks, to name only a few of the tasty items you can try at this restaurant.
You’ll find Pho96 at 7844 Kingland Drive Suite E. The restaurant is closed on Mondays and open Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., and Sundays from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Hamro Nepali Indian Cuisine
Cincinnati is home to Hamro Nepali Indian Cuisine, yet another amazing restaurant to check out close to home. The name says it all: You’ll find tasty treats from Nepal and India at this spot. You can start with appetizers like samosas and more, then go for goat, chicken, vegetarian, rice-based, or tandoori dishes. Don’t forget to sweeten the excursion with a delicious mango lassi to drink on the side.
Hamro Nepali Indian Cuisine is located at 677 Northland Blvd. in Cincinnati. The restaurant is open every day from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.That concludes Crème de la Crème of West Chester’s list of some of our favorite ethnic cuisines in the area. Do you have a go-to restaurant we skipped? Drop us a line so we can add it!