Fusion cuisine is an incredible food option, bringing together the best of different culinary styles and flavors to present something at once entirely new and deliciously familiar. Luckily for foodies of the Keystone State, Pennsylvania plays host to some of the best, most inventive fusion options around. Largely Asian influenced, full of flavor and fun, take a grand tour of our picks for best fusion restaurants in the state!
A Pan-Asian restaurant that simply leaves the rest behind, Pacific Fusion is a fantastic option, no matter your tastes. This Nazareth location offers Thai, Japanese, and Chinese flavors, expertly tailored to suit American mouths. From Pad Thai to Chow Mein, Pacific Fusion has it all, and often on special! Also a great option as take out, for those nights when you just can’t bring yourself to cook.
Sampan is a celebration of all things Asian street food and is the talk of the town in the City of Brotherly Love. This Midtown Village location serves up incredible eats and delightful cocktails from an open kitchen, while daring decor sets the mood. Be sure to check out the on-site, out back Graffiti Bar, a celebration of fusion food and Philly graffiti perfectly set under a clear roof to let the sun and stars shine through.
If you’re craving Southeast Asian food in Pittsburgh, hurry on over to Spice Island Tea House, the gem of the Oakland area. These lesser known Asian influences pack a flavorful punch, in dishes inspired by Thailand, Burma, Malaysia, and Singapore. A great option to start off an exciting night on the town, complete with delicious ginger beer cocktails!
Perfect for those days when lunch is on the fly, and nights when spending quality time with an oven is last on your list. Whether you dine in or take out, Tasty Bowl is a fresh, flavorful option. From sushi to Asian casseroles, there is truly something for every taste at this diverse Erie restaurant.
Buddakan is possibly one of the coolest restaurants in state, with sleek decor and trendy tunes. Combined with seriously good Asian food, this Philadelphia location is a place to see, be seen, and snap that perfect Instagram picture.
Onion Maiden churns out fresh, vegetable based Asian and American fare, guaranteed to please even the pickiest of palates. A BYOB, cash only delight, this Pittsburgh location offers creative dishes like tater tots with kimchi and egg-less egg rolls, each more delicious than the last.
For more than a decade, Cafe Fresco has somehow walked the line between familiar and forward, bringing a whole new edge to the Harrisburg food scene. From incredible breakfast offerings to dinner winners such as edamame hummus and tea smoked duck breast, Cafe Fresco always feels new, no matter how many times you visit.
Cambodian-American fusion like never before, this Pittsburgh location is ideal if you’re looking to try something new and exciting. BYOB and cute as can be, Cambod-ican is a must eat in Steel City.