Ypsilanti offers some of the best bona fide international dining options in Michigan. From local hidden gems serving up the best international flavors, to the well-known favorites that are too good to pass up, we mean it when we say there’s something here for everyone.
We’ve teamed up with Michigan foodie, traveler and Instagrammer, Chloe F., aka @asliceofhumblepie to highlight some of the incredible international and vegetarian-friendly dining options around town. Find exactly what you’re craving or discover something new in Ypsilanti!
Indulge in Vietnamese cuisine at K&D Bistro. This fast casual-counter service restaurant is locally owned and crafts each dish with fresh ingredients, made from scratch, and served with love. Explore this tasty menu featuring banh mi options and gluten-free dishes, including their Pho specialties. The Bistro recently added several vegetarian options including the delicious vegan vermicelli bowl!
At Tuptim Thai, you’ll feel great knowing your meal was prepped with the freshest ingredients to create an authentic Thai experience. Find classic Thai menu items like their delicious Curry options, and also discover unique dishes only created and found here. Their spice levels are no joke! Customize your dish’s spiciness no matter your preference. Enjoy a relaxing atmosphere and friendly staff, and above all, great Thai food!
This family-owned eatery takes pride in serving up the most delicious Persian-Mediterranean dishes in town! You will be satisfied with any menu choice at Caspian Mediterranean Grill, voted the best middle eastern restaurant in Washtenaw County by Metro Times. We recommend trying the colorful fattoush or Shirazi salad and falafel or the chicken shawarma sandwich! Caspian carries traditional halal meat and is also available for catering.
Discover delicious and affordable Chinese Sichuan cuisine at YP Sichuan! Choose from a long menu of vegetable dishes, soups, plus boba milk tea and more. Try the spicy poached tofu or the lo mein with vegan beef.
Explore even more international flavor at Casablanca, prepping Moroccan and Middle Eastern cuisine. Every choice on this menu is a win, from appetizers like the must-have Casablanca Hummus and baba ghanoush to the Moroccan Traditions including the CousCous Dish and Vegetable Tagine. With a full menu offering tons of flavor, pick your favorites and create your own perfect plate.
You’ll be ‘wowed’ at the extensive sushi list and other menu items offered at AKI Sushi Bar and Grill. Choose from Vegetarian rolls like the avocado roll and tons of house specials, hand rolls and sushi nigiri. Craving something more? AKI offers varieties of Thai and Japanese dishes to order like the highly recommended tempura and bento boxes for lunch!
Basil Babe is a mom and daughter duo with over 20 years of experience in food service, preparing the most delicious dumplings. Recently opening their storefront in the West Cross District, Basil Babe is a student favorite and Ypsilanti community gem. Enjoy Thai prepped fresh and delivered hot. You can't go wrong with BB's menu!
Tucked away on the north side of Eastern Michigan University’s campus is Lucky Garden, a Chinese restaurant serving up your favorite combinations. Choose from several options including selections of Pad Thai, Egg Foo Young, as well as chef specials and more. Don’t forget the crab rangoons! These dumplings are filled with flavor and will compliment any order. Find vegetarian meals like the homestyle tofu with vegetables or the mouth-watering Szechuan Vegetable delight.
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