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The Best Asian Restaurants in Las Vegas For Under $20

Looking to satisfy your appetite for Southeast Asian fare?

We crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Southeast Asian restaurants around Las Vegas, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture when cravings strike.

1. Plumeria Thai Cafe

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Topping the list is Plumeria Thai Cafe. Located at 6710 W. Cheyenne Ave. in North Cheyenne, the Thai and Hawaiian spot is the highest-rated low-priced Southeast Asian restaurant in Las Vegas, boasting 4.5 stars out of 306 reviews on Yelp. 

If you’re curious for more, we found these details about Plumeria Thai Cafe.

“Plumeria Thai Cafe was started in the “Aloha State,” the business states in the history section of its Yelp profile. “After retirement from the military, the husband and wife team wanted to do something they love and in 2009 opened the doors to the Cafe in Wahiawa, Hawaii. In 2015 the opportunity arose to reopen the Cafe’ in Las Vegas and continue to serve the people the twist on Thai Food on the “Ninth Island.”

2. Thai Pan Cuisine

PHOTO: NOONIE M./YELP

Next up is Rancho Charleston’s Thai Pan Cuisine, situated at 463 S. Decatur Blvd. With 4.5 stars out of 285 reviews on Yelp, the Thai spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a low-priced option.

Visitors can expect noodle dishes, curries, chow mein entrees, rice-centric plates and a variety of lunch specials. Stir-fried meals, salads and soups are also on offer.

3. D E Thai Kitchen

PHOTO: JOMPON C./YELP

Meadows Village’s D E Thai Kitchen, located at 1108 S. Third St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the inexpensive Thai spot, which offers noodles and soups, 4.5 stars out of 180 reviews. 

The site has lots more information on D E Thai Kitchen.

“Born and raised in Bangkok, Thailand,” the business explains in the bio section of its Yelp profile. “Chef/owner Jompon was exposed to the food scenes from all over the country, including authentic traditional home cooking and street food [techniques]. He lived in three different regions of Thailand and experienced many different food cultures.”

Interested so far?

“Special dishes like softshell crabs, Kua Gai, Kao Soi, Kua Gling, Pla Rad Prik, Boat Noodles, Yentafo and Drunken Fried Rice, and Classic dishes like Pad Thai, Panang, Som Tum, Tom Yum, Tom Kha, Larb and many more,” it states on Yelp in the section about specialties.

4. Sister’s Oriental Market & Video

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Sister’s Oriental Market & Video, a grocery store and Thai and Laotian spot located downtown, is another much-loved, affordable go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 159 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1732 Fremont St. to see for yourself. 

Expect entrees like Thai boat noodle, pineapple fried rice, papaya salad and barbecue duck soup. 

Yelper Lillian V., who reviewed Sister’s Oriental Market & Video on Aug. 26, wrote, “This place is phenomenal, When you walk in, you will be taken aback because it is apart of a small grocery store. But honestly, that is the key to their authenticity.”

5. China A Go Go

PHOTO: MK AND JC H./YELP

Over in Lone Mountain, check out China A Go Go, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 159 reviews on Yelp. Dig in at the Chinese, Japanese and Thai spot by heading over to 10450 W. Cheyenne Ave., Suite 120. 

Expect economically-pleasing appetizers, soups, salads, fried rice, chow mein, chicken entrees, signature favorites, chef specialties and much more at this authentic Asian spot.

Yelper Derek O., who reviewed China A Go Go on Sept. 30 wrote, “Just picked up a quick lunch here: it’s fantastic! If you like quick, cheap and good Chinese food I strongly recommend it.”

Yelper Angela M. wrote, “Best in the neighborhood. Always fresh ingredients, always delivered faster than estimated, always great service. I’ve only had delivery or pickup from China A Go Go, but I’ve been pleased every time.”

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