Fusion restaurants offer the best of two or more unique cuisines—using different techniques, to prepare and serve the best of both worlds. The end results are flavor combinations that please the most discriminating palates. Here are the 7 best fusion restaurants in Washington State.
Serving an internationally-inspired menu featuring the cuisine of Southeast Asia and China, the chefs at Stateside in Seattle, Washington, combine the techniques used in French cooking to create aesthetically pleasing and delicious menu items like pan-fried cod over rice vermicelli with dill, cilantro, mint, and chopped peanuts. In addition to palette-pleasing favorites, the restaurant has a full bar, signature cocktails, and a wide selection of wine and beer. The service isn’t bad either, and the friendly servers are more than happy to help guide you through the menu to make sure your dining experience is a good one. Open every day except Sunday, reservations are highly encouraged.
For some of the best in Asian fusion food, you have to visit Goji Bistro in Bellingham, Washington. Serving the dynamic flavors found in East Asian food, only the best ingredients are used in this family-owned restaurant. Open every day but Sunday, there are lunch specials like Singapore Street noodles, rice noodles with grilled chicken, barbecue pork, egg, carrots, bean sprouts, and scallions with a yellow curry sauce. Other house specialties include Ribeye Yaki, Korean-style grilled rib eye with stir-fried asparagus, mushrooms, onions in a teriyaki sauce over rice. They even have a kids’ menu and sushi.
Fusion Korean Restaurant in Airway Heights, Washington, serves food any way you want—dine-in, take-out, delivered, or catered. With delicious Korean and Teriyaki grilled foods, soups, noodles, and more, you can choose from a great selection of appetizers like deep fried pot stickers or shrimp tempura, sushi and seaweed rolls in eight-piece servings, traditional meat and seafood dishes like teriyaki pork or hot spicy squid, and other rice and noodle dishes. They also serve gluten-free, vegetarian, and small plate potions. This place is not to be missed.
The mission behind the great food and service at Chicken Prince, an Asian-fusion restaurant serving the Seattle/Edmonds area of Washington, is to bring together fresh, authentic, and original food to customers in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. Opened in 2012, Chicken Prince is open every day but Monday, offering the best seasoned Korean fried chicken, rice cakes, fishcakes, and ramen. There are three karaoke rooms where up to 10 people can enjoy singing to their favorites.
Creating unique food so hungry diners can have a wonderful experience trying new flavor combinations is the motive behind everything they do at Oceano Sushi & Asian Fusion in Bothell, Washington. Combining sushi and Asian flavors for a burst of flavor, the talented chefs elevate food to art. With an extensive menu featuring more than 50 choices of raw and cooked Maki and Nigiri and various sashimi rolls, you can also order starters, soups, salads, entrees, and desserts. Bento boxes are available, as well as a kid’s menu, and you can have them cater your next party or event.
Mezzo Thai Fusion, located in Richland, Washington, is a premier restaurant offering unique and creative interpretation for traditional and modern food and cooking techniques, with a specialty in combining Southeastern Asian and Thai cuisine. They also happen to have the largest selection of menu items for vegans and vegetarians, and a wide variety of local wines. Diners will enjoy the casual dining area and questions can be answered by the knowledgeable and friendly staff.
It’s the little diner with the American-Mexican fusion menu. That’s how people describe Hwy 2 Diner Fusion in Monroe, Washington. Just like the new kid on the block, Hwy 2 Diner comes in with a flair for the dramatic with its breakfast and lunch menu offering meals like the torta, a traditional Mexican sandwich featuring a chicken breast or pork, mayonnaise, beans, avocado, jalapenos, onions, tomatoes, and lettuce. Always community and patron minded, the diner offers military and senior discounts, and they have a nice kids’ menu.