10 Asian Hot Noodle Soup Places in Metro-Detroit

List created by Seoung (ChowDownDetroit) & Virginia

It’s cold here in Metro-Detroit, so the best comfort food to warm you up is a hot and hearty bowl of Asian noodle soup. Here are some places I would recommend getting your slurp on!

1. Ajishin

Novi, MI

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This classic Japanese joint has been a hit for several years. Their selection of food items might be limited compared to traditional Japanese restaurants but the prices are cheap and the quality is phenomenal. Don’t be surprised if you see a line of people waiting outside when the store is 5 minutes from opening! The udon masters sure know how to get the locals’ attention. Noodle soup lovers, rejoice!

Ajishin: 42270 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI 48375

 

2.H-Mart

Troy, MI

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Here at H-Mart. not only can you buy fresh produce but you can order authentic Korean dishes from their in-store kitchen. This Korean-Chinese inspired bowl of hot noodles is called Jjampong, a spicy seafood noodle soup filled with fresh mussels, shrimp, and vegetables will warm you up before you shop for groceries.

H-Mart: 2963 E. Big Beaver Rd. Troy, MI 48083

 

3. Ima

Detroit, MI

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Located in Detroit’s Corktown area, Ima offers udon bowls and other specialty items (rice bowls, curry and small plates). Their Forest Udon utilizes a vegan broth but you honestly can’t tell the difference between vegan vs beef or pork broth. Bravo, Ima! With these complex flavors and excellent customer service, Ima is the next place to satisfy your Asian noodle soup craving!

Ima: 2015 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216

 

4. Saigon Diamond

Madison Heights, MI

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Over at Siagon Diamond, you can find great food, a spacious dining room, and great customer service. This family-owned business cares about the food they serve and the quality, and it shows! If you already didn’t know, the most vital part of a great bowl of pho is the broth. My friends, Saigon Diamond has delivered that! This casual dining spot is definitely a keeper. (Pro Tip: Get the Vietnamese Pork Chop a la carte for only $3)

Saigon Diamond: 31075 John R Rd, Madison Heights, MI 48071

 

5. Que Huong

Madison Heights, MI

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What happens when you crave a dish that has Vietnamese and Chinese influences combined in one? Que Huong offers this bowl of pho, which has egg noodles in a pork broth vs traditional pho, which utilizes flat rice noodles in a beef broth. You get the best out of both worlds, what a great hybrid. Lifting these noodles will definitely lift up your mood!

Que Huong: 30820 John R Rd, Madison Heights, MI 48071

 

6. Pho Lucky

Multiple Locations

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Ahh yes, you can almost see the steam rise from this bowl of pho and I know you want to slurp these noodles up in one bite. Enjoy the noodles and broth along with their generous portions of meat and traditional summer rolls. Pho Lucky offers efficient customer service and should be your next pit stop for hot comfort food.

Pho Lucky: 3111 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201

 

7. China Chef

Troy, MI

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China Chef offers mainly Cantonese style dishes and you can find this beef brisket noodle soup on their menu. The chewy egg noodles and tender beef brisket pairing in the savory broth is a classic dish that any customer will happily enjoy. They also offer shrimp wonton soup if you want to grab a light lunch to-go.

China Chef: 5120 Rochester Rd, Troy, MI 48085

 

8. Johnny Noodle King

Detroit, MI

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Noodle bowls crafted in Detroit, that’s the right way to do it. At Johnny’s every dish is Japanese inspired and Detroit made. You can find noodle soup dishes like Beef & Mushroom ramen, Chicken Noodle Soup, spicy Tantanmen, vegetarian Shoyu, and even Reuben ramen! Their innovative noodle soup list goes on so whatever you are craving, make sure to try out at least one of their specialty ramens. Johnny Noodle King definitely knows how to steal the ramen show.

Johnny Noodle King: 2601 W Fort St, Detroit, MI 48216

 

9.Matsu Chan

Canton, MI

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Matsu Chan offers authentic Japanese flavors and their ramen portions are quite generous. Their menu offers Shoyu ramen, Spicy Miso Ramen, Cold Soba Noodle, etc. and their combo prices are worth the drive here. The entire meal above, with ramen, fried rice, and shrimp shumai was only $9. Talk about a steal!

Matsu Chan: 5990 N Sheldon Rd, Canton, MI 48187

 

10. Satay House

Madison Heights, MI

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Satay House is where you can order a meal that has influences from Thailand, Singapore, & Malaysia. They have a variety of noodle soups with different noodle styles too. Their Ipoh Shredded Chicken Noodle Soup uses the flat rice noodles, their popular Seafood Tom Yum also uses rice noodles while their Curry Beef Noodle Soup is made with the thick egg noodles served with tender beef chunks and bean sprouts in curry broth. All these options and all these flavors, better mark this as your next noodle destination!

Satay House: 31101 Dequindre Rd A, Madison Heights, MI 48071

 

As you can see, the cold weather won’t be too bad when you have a bowl of hot noodle soup to warm you up. Where else do you go to get your noodle soup fix? Let us know at chowdowndetroit@gmail.com!

 

 

 

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