The 8 Best Fusion Restaurants in New York!

One of the best things about New York is the diversity of cuisine. Add a world-class dining scene and talented chefs with multi-cultural backgrounds, and you get some creative, flavor-packed fusion restaurants stealing the culinary show. Here are 8 amazing examples of fusion restaurants across New York. 

Kimchi Grill, Brooklyn, NY

What began as a Korean-flavor infused Mexican taco truck has established itself with a few brick-and-mortar locations around Brooklyn. Go there for fusion delights like Korean barbecue beef nachos and kimchi rice balls.

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Griffon Gastropub, Multiple locations

This American-fusion gastropub does creative takes on the classics, vegetarian and vegan food, and Western New York favorites like beef on weck. Think Vietnamese calamari, Buffalo chicken deviled eggs, and a PB&J burger. Find locations in Clarence, East Aurora, and Niagara Falls. 

Asian Star, West Seneca, NY

One of the top spots for Asian fusion in the Buffalo area, this Chinese restaurant offers dishes from around China, including Peking duck and Hunan shrimp, and from elsewhere in Asia—namely Japan, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Tomo Asian Bistro, Slingerlands, NY

Albany’s favorite Asian fusion restaurant, Tomo Asian Bistro serves up spicy favorites from around the far East—including popular dishes like Penang curry, Pad Thai, sushi, and General Tso’s chicken.

dp, An American Brasserie, Albany, NY

Blending American comfort food, locally-sourced seafood and cheese, and Asian cooking techniques, dp, An American Brasserie appeals to Albany’s foodie crowd. Try the Kobe sliders, the Indonesian stir-fried noodles, or the Atlantic tuna tartare tacos.

SHI, Long Island City, NY

For upscale Japanese fusion in New York City, many flock to SHI in Long Island City. The restaurant serves dishes like lychee calamari and steamed bao, alongside comfort-foody offerings like bacon-wrapped shrimp and crab Rangoon.

Umami Burger, New York, NY

Dishing out creative takes on the burger, Umami Burger continues to please the burger-fusion-loving crowds in New York City. For a sample of their tasty creations, try the falafel burger or the Japanese wings.

JoJu, Elmhurst, NY

This Asian fusion restaurant in Queens masterfully mixes different Asian favorites together, creating amazing flavor combinations that will have you salivating. Try the Banh Mi fries, the Vietnamese sandwiches, and the bubble tea.

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