The Asian Cuisine Scene in Brno

#LifeInCzechia While renowned for its rich history, picturesque architecture, and vibrant cultural scene, Brno also boasts a diverse and flourishing Asian cuisine scene that promises to tantalize your taste buds and transport you to the far corners of the continent. In this culinary journey, we will immerse ourselves in the flavors, aromas, and traditions of Asian cuisine as it thrives within the bustling streets of Brno. From authentic Vietnamese Pho, Chinese dim sum, aromatic Indian curries, to savoring the delicate nuances of Japanese sushi and experiencing the fiery spices of Thai cuisine. Brno offers a delightful Asian culinary landscape that everyone should take the time to explore.

The Rise of Asian Cuisine in Brno:

As Brno continues to evolve into a cosmopolitan city, its culinary landscape has also experienced a metamorphosis. The emergence of Asian restaurants, food markets, and eateries reflects a growing appreciation for the diverse and vibrant flavors that Asian cuisines have to offer. In Brno you’ll find many Czechs who have roots back to Vietnam or other Asian countries. This is due to many Vietnamese arriving during the Communist regime to study as a means to bolster the workforce of Vietnam however, many of those who came for an education and training decided to stay. 

A Taste of China: Exploring Chinese Cuisine in Brno:

Chinese cuisine stands as one of the most celebrated and beloved culinary traditions in the world. In Brno, numerous Chinese restaurants and establishments have become local favorites, offering a wide range of delectable dishes that cater to every palate. From the comforting warmth of hot and sour soup to the delightful array of dim sum.If you find yourself craving some Chinese food I highly recommend stopping in to a  local restaurant.

Experiencing the Exotic: The Rich Tapestry of Indian Cuisine:

Indian cuisine, with its myriad of spices and complex flavors, has captivated food enthusiasts worldwide. Brno is no exception, as the city embraces the enchanting flavors of India through a variety of authentic restaurants and eateries. While visiting take a dive into the world of aromatic curries, succulent tandoori dishes, and a colorful array of vegetarian delights that have found a devoted following among Brno’s culinary enthusiasts.

The Art of Sushi: Japan’s Culinary Elegance in Brno:

Japanese cuisine is revered for its artistry and delicate flavors, and Brno boasts a vibrant sushi scene that honors this culinary elegance. From traditional sushi bars to contemporary fusion establishments, we will explore the finest sushi restaurants in Brno, delving into the meticulous preparation of nigiri, sashimi, and maki rolls that have captured the hearts of locals and visitors alike. You’ll even find some of the very popular sushi conveyor belt restaurants sprinkled amongst Brno.

Other Asian Cuisines: A Melting Pot of Flavors in Brno:

Beyond the well-known Asian cuisines, Brno’s culinary scene also boasts a plethora of lesser-known gems. From the intricate flavors of Vietnamese pho to the earthy goodness of Korean barbecue, we will shine a spotlight on the lesser-explored Asian cuisines that have found their home in Brno, each contributing its distinctive essence to the city’s gastronomic landscape. During my time in Brno I’ve found that I can’t go far without spotting a restaurant that serves Pho or has Pho in the name of the restaurant. 

Asian Food Markets and Culinary Events:

In addition to restaurants, Brno hosts a variety of Asian food markets and culinary events, creating a vibrant and immersive experience for food enthusiasts. Upon visiting some of the Asian food markets you’ll find many snacks like mochi, pocky, and much more. Many of the labels on these products aren’t in Czech or English but instead they may be in Mandarin, Japanese, or other languages typically spoken in Asia. 

My Recommendations:

Hatsu Restaurant

  • Japanese-Korean Cuisine
    • Address: Údolní 567/33, 602 00 Brno-střed, Czechia

Pho Eden

  • Vietnamese Cuisine
    • Address: Veveří 493/65, 602 00 Brno-střed, Czechia


  • Vietnamese & Sushi
    • Address: Nám. Svobody 91/20, 602 00 Brno-střed, Czechia

“Happy” Tea House

  • Indian Cuisine
    • Address: Kobližná 27/5, 602 00 Brno-střed-Brno-město, Czechia

China Restaurant

  • Chinese Cuisine
    • Address: Marešova 306, 602 00 Brno-střed-Veveří, Czechia


Brno’s Asian cuisine scene is a testament to the city’s evolving palate and its embrace of diverse flavors from the Far East. From Chinese dim sum to Indian curries, Japanese sushi to Thai spices, and a myriad of other Asian delights, Brno offers a delectable journey through the culinary wonders of Asia. As the city continues to celebrate the harmonious fusion of cultures on the plate, one thing is certain – Brno’s Asian cuisine scene will continue to enchant and captivate food enthusiasts for years to come. So, come hungry and embark on a gastronomic adventure that promises to leave you with a taste of Asia’s finest flavors in the heart of Czechia.





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Jazmine Rose Scharfenberg

Hello! I'm Jazmine, a telecommunications student from the US. I am interning abroad for the Summer in Brno. I've traveled around the world and love exploring new places. I hope you'll follow my journey as I explore the Czech Republic and other countries during the Summer. I hope you'll enjoy my adventures and the stories that come with!

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