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The 10 Best Asian Restaurants in San Mateo

Updated: February 19, 2021

Want to find the finest Asian spots in San Mateo? We created the definitive list of the best Asian restaurants by analyzing the top restaurant and review sites, expert rankings, food blogs and review articles. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours in one place, and make your decision easier than ever.

Find the perfect Asian restaurant

All Spice

Indian
San Mateo
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Dozo Izakaya

Japanese
San Mateo
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Hot Wok Bistro

Asian · $10 avg. main dish
San Mateo
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Charm Thai Eatery

Thai
San Mateo
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Karaage Burger

American · $14 avg. main dish
San Mateo
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

C Food Crush

Asian Fusion · $9 avg. main dish
San Mateo
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Gao Viet Kitchen & Bar

Vietnamese
San Mateo
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Seapot 海中锅

Asian · $23 avg. main dish
San Mateo
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Taishoken

Asian · $16 avg. main dish
San Mateo
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Fashion Wok

Asian · $14 avg. main dish
San Mateo
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Why these restaurants?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best Asian restaurants in San Mateo. We analyzed 1539 lists and articles from top sources like Zagat, Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life and Michelin Guide, 31320 San Mateo restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 1095134 reviews – all with some Feastfox magic to make sense of the madness. Don’t bother looking for Zagat - 12 Contemporary Indian Restaurants to Try in the SF Bay Area, Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - Best Indian Food in San Francisco/Bay Area and Michelin Guide - The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019)we’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • Take Hunan style beef to the next level

    Experts suggest pairing a Hunan style beef with a glass of Rosé, a popular pink wine.


  • Kingfisher and stir-fried chicken


    When enjoying stir-fried chicken, it’s suggested you pair it with a glass of dryKingfisher, a beer that enhances the meals spicier counterparts

  • Gewürztramine and shrimp fried rice


    When considering how to best enjoy your shrimp fried rice, we would highlight how well a glass of Gewürztramine complements the dish as it acts as a counterpoint to the flavours of the dish.


Factoids

  • Think you love shrimp wonton

    Joey Chestnut took the world-record for eating the most shrimp wonton by having 390 in one sitting in 2012.

Parking tips

Parking in San Mateo can be notoriously tough. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Asian spot.

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