16 of our favorite restaurants in a neighborhood that has plenty of great ones.
March 10, 2020
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October 13, 2021
Whatever you order at this essential Malaysian restaurant in Elmhurst, make sure it comes with curry.
August 8, 2023
Taste Good not only serves the best Malaysian food in the five boroughs, it’s one of the best restaurants in the city, period.
August 4, 2023
If your group of friends insists on driving to dinner, this Elmhurst restaurant has a parking lot and big, shareable plates of Malaysian-style Chinese food.
August 3, 2023
You’re guaranteed to have a great conversation and a few too many cocktails at this living room-like bar in Elmhurst.
June 8, 2023
A perfect whole fried fish is the centerpiece of a meal at Hug Esan, a northeast Thai restaurant in Elmhurst.
May 12, 2023
Tea Cup Cafe is a cozy spot in Elmhurst where you can listen to Thai pop music while enjoying snacks and desserts with a bunch of friends.
September 7, 2022
At Zaab Zaab in Elmhurst, treat the menu like an urgent checklist and cover your table in Isan Thai food that's packed with chilies and lemongrass.
June 28, 2022
Ayada is one of the best Thai restaurants in the city. Bring a big group to Elmhurst spot, and cover your table in duck, catfish, and drunken noodles.
January 14, 2022
Khao Kang is a counter-service spot in Elmhurst where you can get some of the best Thai food in NYC.
Sky Cafe is a small spot in Elmhurst where you’ll find excellent Indonesian food.
Happy Stony Noodle is a Taiwanese restaurant in Elmhurst that makes excellent beef noodle soup.
Saraling Atin is a Filipino grocery store in Elmhurst with a cafeteria-style counter of meaty stews and pancit noodles in the back.
Patacon Pisao is a counter-service Venezuelan spot in Elmhurst that has a few locations around NYC.
If you want to eat Tibetan food in Elmhurst, head straight to Lhasa Fresh Food and order some momos and thenthuk.
Dek Sen is a small, cash-only Thai spot in Elmhurst that excels at dessert. Get the pad kee mao, and be sure to try the massive milo sizzling roti.
There’s only one thing at the menu at Eim Khao Mun Kai: a Thai version of Hainanese chicken. It comes with a side of broth, and it’s very good.
Summer is a Vietnamese counter-service spot that makes the best banh mi in Elmhurst.
El Gauchito is a classic Argentinian spot in Elmhurst with great empanadas and more meat than we could ever imagine.
April 22, 2021
Asian Taste 86 is a halal Indonesian spot in Elmhurst. Make sure to order the bakwan campur noodle soup.
April 7, 2021
Kape’t Torta is a Filipino bakery in Elmhurst that makes excellent pan de sal and other sweet pastries.
October 30, 2020
Lahi is a Filipino restaurant in Elmhurst with excellent sisig tacos and a huge outdoor patio.
Little House Cafe is a little bakery in Elmhurst that also has an extensive menu with some very good Malaysian food.
If you’re looking for Taiwanese food in Elmhurst, check out Taiwanese Specialties. It’s great for groups, and they serve some very good fly’s head.