Gwinnett’s got a surplus of spectacular ethnic restaurants waiting for you to try. Youll be thrilled you did, too! From Thai to Italian to Greek, and so much more, get ready to hear about some of the most incredible and full-of-flavor ethnic menus in the area.

Many of these gems are in laid-back, simple establishments offering a homey vibe, while a couple are more upscale. What they all have in common, though, is their deliciousness.

Thai Dining

If lots of flavors is your thing, so is Thai food! A tasty Thai meal means you get to experience all kinds of flavors: spicy, sweet, tangy, and savory.

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Talay Thai Cuisine

Get intimate at Talay Thai Cuisine and feast on a papaya salad, Thai curry, or a noodle dish. Better yet, visit more than once to try multiple items because you’ll want more than one of their full-flavored meals. Compliment your dinner with beer or wine.

You can also conveniently place a delivery (within 5 miles) or a pick-up order online.

Thai Restaurant of Norcross

This laid-back, subtle restaurant serves authentic Thai meals that are far from simple. Many locals have been getting their Thai food fix here for over 20 years.

The menu is large offering something for everyone including noodles, curries, soups, and even vegetarian dishes. If you’re in the mood for seafood, their chef’s specialties are brought to you from the sea. Don’t leave without trying a delectable Thai dessert!

Location and Hours
6065 S Norcross Tucker Rd, Norcross, GA 30093
Sunday: 12-9:30 PM
Monday & Tuesday: 11 AM-2:30 PM, 5-9:30 PM
Wednesday: closed
Thursday: 11 AM-2:30 PM, 5-9:30 PM
Friday: 11 AM-2:30 PM, 5-10:30 PM
Saturday: 12 – 10:30 PM

Location and Hours
1197 Old Peachtree Rd NW #H, Suwanee, GA 30024
Sunday: closed
Monday-Saturday: 11 AM-2:30 PM, 5-10 PM

Chinese Dining

Next up on our list of ethnic restaurants in Gwinnett is a favorite comfort food for many: Chinese. Chinese foods are known for their ingredients, seasoning, and cooking time. There’s one spot in Gwinnett especially worth a mention.

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Peking Chinese Restaurant

Peking Chinese Restaurant was unsurprisingly named Best of Gwinnett in 2018. It has been around for many years and is a local favorite. They are known for their friendly customer service, spectacular-tasting food, and affordable prices. Like your food with a kick? They will happily add some spices.

Have a seat inside or get your meal to-go and either way, you’ll want to return to try the next tasty menu option.

Location and Hours
360 Peachtree Industrial Blvd #101a, Suwanee, GA 30024
Monday-Friday: 11:30 AM-10 PM
Saturday & Sunday: 4-10 PM

Asian Fusion Dining

To really step up the flavor game, you have Asian Fusion. Asian Fusion foods are a blend of two or more delicious Asian Foods.

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Lin’s Bistro

Lin’s Bistro offers a mix of Chinese and Thai eats like general tso’s chicken, lo mein dishes, Thai curries, and so much more. While the outside may look like a grab it to-go kind of place which you can do, the inside offers plenty of seating in a cozy atmosphere.

Order online for delivery or carry out.

Location and Hours
1880 Braselton Hwy #122, Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Daily: 12-9 PM

Băozi Asian Street Food

A low-key diner known for amazing steamed-buns, Băozi Asian Street Food is one of the yummiest ethnic restaurants in Gwinnett. Have a seat in their simple, clean indoor area or take your baos to-go.

In addition to their delicious steamed buns, you can enjoy Asian bites such as edamame, bang bang shrimp, and kimchi fries. Having a get-together? Order wings or a bao platter.

Location and Hours
248 E Crogan St #4, Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Sunday: 12-5 PM
Monday: closed
Tuesday-Saturday: 11 AM-7 PM

Kitchen 121

Get settled into rustic and relaxed Kitchen 121 and choose from a variety of mouth-watering Asian eats such as Korean fried chicken, sushi rolls, and noodle soup made from fresh ingredients and handmade sauces.

If you’re looking to have dinner at home, place a pick-up order here.

Location and Hours
1611 Satellite Blvd #17, Duluth, GA 30097
Daily: 11:30 AM – 9 PM (closed Mondays)

VeGreen Vegan Fusion Restaurant

Rather you are vegan or not, VeGreen Vegan Fusion is one of Gwinnet’s must-try ethnic restaurants. This contemporary, casual eatery aims to provide amazing food from around the world that’s healthy and delicious. From rice and noodle dishes to veggie sushi to a variety of tofus, they’ve got something for everyone.

Location and Hours
3780 Old Norcross Rd #106, Duluth, GA 30096
Sunday-Thursday: 11 AM-8:30 PM (closed Wednesdays)
Friday & Saturday: 11 AM-9:30 PM

Mexican Dining

When searching for tasty ethnic restaurants, don’t we all have Mexican on the list? Mexican foods offer savory flavors and a fresh lightness from herbs, vegetables, and citrus. And, let’s’ not forget about the refreshing taste of lime margaritas have to offer!

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Alebrije Mexican Cuisine

This family-owned restaurant offering traditional authentic Mexican dishes is a can’t miss. Fans rave about their astounding brisket tacos and homemade margaritas. Specials are offered Monday – Thursday from $6 margaritas on Mondays to two-dollar tacos on Thursdays.

Location and Hours
1611 Satellite Blvd #1a, Duluth, GA 30097
Sunday: closed
Monday-Wednesday: 11 AM-9 PM
Thursday-Saturday: 11 AM-10 PM

Oaxaca Tacos and Tequila Bar

Oaxaca, offering an atmosphere mixed of rustic and contemporary, is a must if you’re in search of fantastic food, drinks, and vibes. Visit on a Tuesday for $2 tacos and tequila shots. If a cocktail is more your style, then try one their infused margaritas.

Location and Hours
1766 Old Norcross Rd, Lawrenceville, GA 30044
Daily: 11 AM-9 PM

Taquito Potosino

For a different, well-worth-it experience, Taquito Potosino is the place. It differs from the other ethnic restaurants on this list because it’s a simple hidden gem in the back of a convenient store. Grab a fajita, burrito, or a couple of tacos at this small family business and you won’t be disappointed.

Location and Hours
2655 Buford Hwy NE, Buford, GA 30518
Sunday: Closed
Monday-Friday: 6:30 AM – 2:30 PM, 5-7:30 PM
Saturday: 9 AM-2 PM

Italian Dining

Yum– tomatoes, pasta, meat, and cheese! At these traditional eateries, you’ll find that while Italian cuisine means pizza and pasta, there’s so much more to enjoy.

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Bambinelli’s Italian Restaurant

It’s no wonder Bambinelli’s has been around for 30 years. Their perfected dishes are top-notch including the homemade meatballs, chicken cannelloni, shrimp scampi, pizza, salads, and desserts. Enjoy your meal with wine or beer.

If it’s a nice day out, enjoy a seat on the patio!

Location and Hours
4153 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lilburn, GA 30047
Sunday-Thursday: 11 AM-9 PM
Friday & Saturday: 11 AM-10 PM

Italy’s Pizza & Pasta Company

For amazing made from scratch pizzas, calzones, and pasta, Italy’s Pizza & Pasta is an excellent spot to try. Their delicious pizza recipe has come straight from Naples, Italy.

Location and Hours
2590 Hamilton Mill Rd, Buford, GA 30519
Sunday: 12 PM-9 PM
Monday-Saturday: 11 AM-10 PM

French Dining

Next for ethnic restaurants you’ve got to try in Gwinnett are a couple of French-inspired spots. Authentic French often consists of three courses: intro course (sometimes soup), a main course, and a cheese course or dessert. Get a taste of delicious French eats at the following locations and make sure you bring your family and friends for a true French experience of bringing people together.

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Georgia French Bakery & Cafe

Get cozy at Georgia French Bakery & Cafe and enjoy a French-inspired lunch bite or tasty treat such a panini, quiche or baked goods. This small, hidden gem in Gwinnett offers a piece of delicious simplicity.

For a delicious crepe, be sure to go on a Saturday.

Location and Hours
3512 Satellite Blvd, Duluth, GA 30096
Sunday & Monday: closed
Tuesday-Friday: 7:30 AM-3 PM
Saturday: 9 AM-4 PM

Bistro VG

Bistro VG has been serving Roswell residents for almost 30 years. The space is sophisticated, stylish, and open with a bar that features a community table if you’re looking to be social. Or, you can get cozy with family or friends inside the white patent leather of the Lotus Room. Any spot that you settle in at Bistro VG will be accompanied by various mouth-watering French entrees and small plates.

Location and Hours
70 W Crossville Rd, Roswell, GA 30075
Sunday: 4-8 PM
Monday & Tuesday: 5-10PM
Wednesday & Thursday: 11:30 AM-10 PM
Friday: 11:30 AM- 11 PM
Saturday: 5 – 11 PM

Dominican Dining

Dominican recipes are a combo of foods from several continents and countries, but what all the meals have in common are lots of herbs and spices for great flavor. While you can enjoy a traditional dominican lunch at the following ethnic restaurants, they are also open for dinner.

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Versace Dominican Restaurant Caribbean Food

Another one of Gwinnet’s mellow ethnic restaurants is this Latin eatery that offers unique eats like pastas and mofongu, a fried plantain dish. There are lots of alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks to have with your meal. Go on the weekend to catch some live music.

Location and Hours
510 Pleasant Hill Rd, Lilburn, GA 30047
Sunday-Thursday: 10 AM-11 PM
Friday & Saturday: 10 AM-12 AM

El Fogón Dominicano

It can be tough to say if the service or food is better, but both are superb at El Fogón Dominaco. They strive to share Latin cuisine that is full of distinctive flavors for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Location and Hours
1108 Herrington Rd, Lawrenceville, GA
Sunday-Thursday: 9 AM-10 PM
Friday & Saturday: 9 AM-1 AM

Indian Dining

Indian homes pride themselves on made from scratch meals with the freshest ingredients and so do traditional Indian restaurants. Their foods are rich and complex resulting in unique, flavorsome meals.

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Naan N Curry

Naan N Curry is known for its down-to-earth vibe and delicious traditional Pakistani and Indian dishes like their mouth-watering chicken tikka masala and various kababs. They aim to use high-quality herbs, spices, and ingredients to perfect every meal.

Go on a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday for a weekly special.

Location and Hours
3083 Breckinridge Blvd #210, Duluth, GA 30096
Sunday: 12-9:30 PM
Monday-Thursday: 11:30 AM-9:30 PM
Friday: 11:30 AM-10:30 PM
Saturday: 12-9:30 PM

Shalimar Kabab and Grill

For fresh, flavorful Indian eats, visit Shalimar Kabab and Grill. Their menu offers a variety of the best authentic food like beef kabobs and palak paneer. For your joining guests who don’t prefer ethnic foods, they offer burgers, salads, and chicken wings. There’s something for everyone on here!

On Tuesdays and Thursdays, check out their $5 specials.

Location and Hours
4760 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lilburn, GA 30047
Sunday: 12-9:45 PM
Monday: closed
Tuesday-Thursday: 12-9:45 PM
Friday: 12-10 PM
Saturday: 12-11 PM

Greek and Mediterranian Dining

Mediterranean eats, including Greek food, bring vegetables, olive oil, lean meats, and grains together to create heart-healthy, mouth-watering food to the table. Last up on the list of ethnic restaurants in Gwinnett is Greek and other Mediterranean dining.

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Opa! Gyros & Kabob

Opa! means joy and happiness which you’re sure to experience in this cozy cafe while enjoying Greek, Mediterranean, or Persian cuisine. You decide!

Opa! takes pride in their delicious original recipes. Their customers love their famous lamb gyros, lean beef kabobs, homemade tzatziki sauce and vinaigrette dressing, and yummy desserts.

Enjoy your dinner at Opa! with beer or wine.

Location and Hours
2730 Peachtree Industrial Blvd #108, Duluth, GA 30097
Sunday: closed
Monday-Thursday: 11 AM-9 PM
Friday & Saturday: 11 AM-10 PM

Athena’s Grill

For Greek and Mediterranean deliciousness, Athena’s Grill has you covered! Their customers don’t mind their simple location next to a convenient store because their falafel, baklava, and kababs are top-notch! Vegetarians are in luck at Athena’s because there is no shortage of delectable veg options on their menu.

For lunch or dinner on the go, place your order online.

Location and Hours
706 Atlanta Hwy A, Loganville, GA 30052
Sunday: 11 AM-9 PM
Monday-Saturday: 11 AM-10 PM

Green Olive Kabob House

Meat lovers and vegetarians alike are sure to love Green Olive Kabob House, a Moroccan-style eatery serving kabab plates, Middle Eastern, and Mediterranean dishes. Customers keep coming back for their gyros, veggie burgers, cozy couches, and plentiful seating.

Location and Hours
1500 Pleasant Hill Rd Ste 102, Duluth, GA 30096
Sunday: 12-10 PM
Monday-Thursday: 11 AM-10 PM
Saturday & Sunday: 11 AM-11 PM

Final Food for Thoughts

There you have it: 21 ethnic restaurants to keep your taste buds more than satisfied! Don’t forget to leave room for a sweet dessert after your delicious meal.

When you’ve had your share of tastes around the world, check out other amazing restaurants in Gwinnett for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

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