Supporting Asian Owned Businesses in Middle Tennessee

In an effort to support our Asian, Asian-American and Pacific Islander neighbors I’ve compiled a list of Asian/Asian-American/Pacific Islander owned businesses in Nashville and the surrounding area. Please consider visiting one of these restaurants, markets, tea and juice shops or other businesses the next time you’re eating out or shopping and support these communities with your dollars.

These are crowdsourced so please let me know if there need to be any edits, updates or removals.

You can also see all of these businesses on a Google Map I created.

Dollars, as we know, though, aren’t enough. Some other organizations to follow, support and learn from (remember to pay for the time these leaders give and the knowledge you gain!) are here:

ARTICLES
A Target on Our Backs – Bitter Southerner

On Eyes That Kiss in the Corners & Talking to Our Kids About Anti-Asian Racism – Romper

The Atlanta Shootings: Call it a Hate Crime – Dear Asian Youth

LEADERS IN THE ASIAN, ASIAN-AMERICAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER COMMUNITIES
Annie Wu

Kim Saira

RESOURCES
Anti-Racism Resources for the AAPI Community – Cornell University

Challenging Anti-Asian Bias and Acting as an Ally – Anti-Defamation League

Resources for Addressing Anti-Asian Racism in the Time of Coronavirus – Asia Society

StopAAPIHate.org

Stop Asian Hate – Say Yes Blog

Stop Anti-Asian Racism and Violence (Reading List) – Powell’s

Supporting the AAPI Community – So You Want To Talk About

*Sign the petition to Condemn Hate and Violence Against Asian American Women via The National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum

(Please also share some recommendations for more organizations and leaders to follow as well as resources like books and trainings to recommend.)

NASHVILLE RESTAURANTS

Ate’s Filipino Kitchen @atesfilipinokitchen
https://atenashville.com

AVO @eatavo
http://www.eatavo.com

Bangkokville
https://bangkokvillenashville.com

Banh Mi + Roll @banhmiandrollplus
https://banhmiandrollplus.com

Chang Noi Thai Lao Fusion Food Truck @changnoifoodtruck
http://changnoifoodtruck.com/menu

China Dragon
http://www.chinadragontn.com

Degthai @degthaistreetfood
https://degthai.com

Eastside Banh Mi @eastsidebanhmi
https://www.eastsidebanhmi.com

Far East Nashville @fareastnashville
http://www.fareastnashville.com

Ginger Thai Restaurant
https://www.gingerthairestaurant.org

Hai’s Sushi & Pho @haisushiandpho
https://sites.google.com/site/haisushipho

Kien Giang
https://www.yelp.com/biz/kien-giang-nashville

Koi Sushi & Thai
https://www.koisushithai.com

Korea House Restaurant
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Korea-House/218753291479004

Laovin’ It – Lao Food Truck @laovinit
https://www.laovinit.com

Love, Peace & Pho @lovepeaceandpho
http://lovepeaceandpho.net

Lucky Bamboo China Bistro
http://www.luckybamboochinabistro.com

Mama Yang and Daughter @mamayanganddaughter
https://www.eatmamayang.com

Midori Japanese Korean Restaurant
https://www.midorijapanesekoreanrestaurant.com

Mikado Japanese Steakhouse
https://www.mikadonashville.com

Miss Saigon
http://misssaigontn.com

Pho Ann
https://www.facebook.com/phoann.nashville/

Pho T & N
https://www.facebook.com/Pho-TN-West-Nashville-Vietnamese-restaurant-151295595719142/

Poke Bros. @eatpokebros
https://eatpokebros.com

PM @pm_nashville
https://www.pmnashville.com

Samurai Sushi
https://www.samurainashville.com

Samurai Sushi and Korean Pub @samuraisushiandkoreanpub
http://surasamurai.com

Shabu-Shabu Nashville Hot Pot & Grill
https://www.shabuhotpotandgrill.com

Siam Cafe
https://www.facebook.com/Siam-Cafe-Nashville-162530120438919/

The Smiling Elephant @smilingelephantnashville
https://www.thesmilingelephant.com

Sonobana Restaurant @sonobana_nashville
http://sonobananashville.com/home.htm

Steam Boys @eatsteamboys
https://www.steamboys.com

Sushi Circle
https://www.facebook.com/sushicirclenash/

Suzy Wong’s House of Yum @suzywongyum
https://www.suzywongsnashville.com

Thai Esane @thaiesane
https://thaiesane.com

Thai Kitchen
https://www.facebook.com/Thai-Kitchen-Berry-Hill-392102824191124/

Thai Ni Yom @eatthainiyom
https://www.facebook.com/eatthainiyom/

Thai Papaya @tpr.615
https://www.thaipapayatn.com

Umami Asian Fusion @umami_nashville
https://umaminashville.com

Vinh-Long
https://www.yelp.com/biz/vinh-long-nashville

VN Pho & Deli
https://www.yelp.com/biz/vn-pho-and-deli-nashville

Vui’s Kitchen @vuiskitchen
https://www.vuiskitchen.com

NASHVILLE JUICE + BUBBLE TEA

Juice Bar @juicebarnashville
https://www.ilovejuicebar.com

Royal Boba: Handcrafted Milk Tea @royalboba
https://www.theroyalboba.com

WIN Bubble Tea @winbubbletea
https://winbubbletea.com

Yin Yang Tea @drinkyinyangtea
https://www.facebook.com/drinkyinyangtea/

NASHVILLE FOOD MARKETS

Aloha Fish Company @alohafishcompany
https://www.alohafishcompany.com

InterAsian Market + Deli @interasian
https://interasianmarket.com

K+S World Market @kswrldmarket
https://ksworldmarket.com

Little Saigon Market
https://www.facebook.com/LittleSaiGonMarketNashville/

Pandesal TN @pandesaltn
https://www.facebook.com/pandesalTN/

Sonobana Market @sonobana_nashville
http://sonobananashville.com/grocery.pdf

NASHVILLE NON-FOOD BUSINESSES

AA Foot Spa
https://www.yelp.com/biz/aa-foot-spa-nashville

Camellia Fiber Company @camelliafibercompany
https://camelliafibercompany.com

CHAO Nail Bar @chaonailbar
https://chaonailbar.com

Light by Iris Photography @lightbyiris
https://www.lightbyiris.com

The Nail Place
https://www.thenailplaceon8.com

Pet Musings @petmusings
https://petmusings.com

Rolling Colors Paint Company @rollingcolorspaintingco
https://www.facebook.com/RollingColorsPaintCompany/

Suki’s Alterations
https://www.facebook.com/alterationsbysuki/

DONELSON RESTAURANTS

Bamboo Garden
https://www.yelp.com/biz/bamboo-garden-nashville

China King
https://www.chinakingnashville.com

Dear Sushi
https://www.facebook.com/myDearSushi/

Shipley Do-Nuts
https://www.facebook.com/shipleydonutsdonelson

DONELSON NON-FOOD BUSINESSES

Snappy Nails
https://snappynailsnashville.com

MADISON, GALLATIN, RIVERGATE RESTAURANTS

Arigato Sayonara Japanese Restaurant
https://www.arigatosayonarajapaneserestaurant.com

China Cottage
http://www.chinacottagenashville.com

Sapporo Japanese + Korean Restaurant
https://mysapporo.com

HERMITAGE RESTAURANTS

Chikuyo Tei
http://www.chikuyoteitn.net

Donut Palace
https://www.facebook.com/Donut-Palace-503538113054808/

Dusit Thai
http://dusitthaitn.com

Steam Boys @eatsteamboys
https://www.steamboys.com

Wings Express
https://www.wingsexpresstn.com

HERMITAGE NON-FOOD BUSINESSES

Attractive Nails
https://www.yelp.com/biz/attractive-nails-hermitage

MT. JULIET RESTAURANTS

Chada Thai & Sushi
https://www.chadathaitn.com

Firecracker Hot Chicken
https://www.facebook.com/firecrackerhotchicken/

Gourmet Donuts
https://www.yelp.com/biz/gourmet-donuts-mount-juliet

Pho Lee Noodle Soup @pholeenoodle
https://www.facebook.com/PhoLeeNoodle/

Saigon Basil
https://www.saigonbasiltn.com

Smiley Thai @smileythaiandsushi
https://smileythaiandsushi.com

Yummy Pho Bac
https://www.yelp.com/biz/yummy-pho-bac-mt-juliet

HENDERSONVILLE, GOODLETTSVILLE RESTAURANTS

Eating Thai
https://www.eatingthairestaurant.com

Fortune House
https://www.yelp.com/biz/fortune-house-chinese-restaurant-hendersonville

Rice Box
https://www.yelp.com/biz/fortune-house-chinese-restaurant-hendersonville

HENDERSONVILLE NON-FOOD BUSINESSES

Indian Lake Cleaners
https://www.yelp.com/biz/indian-lake-cleaners-hendersonville

BELLEVUE, FAIRVIEW, DICKSON RESTAURANTS

China Spring
https://www.chinaspringnashvilletn.com

Dickson Donuts
https://www.yelp.com/biz/dickson-donuts-dickson

Fairview Fresh Deli Donuts
https://www.facebook.com/FairviewDonuts/

Sakura
https://www.yelp.com/biz/sakura-japanese-cuisine-nashville-2

SMYRNA, LAVERGNE RESTAURANTS

Karen Thai and Sushi Restaurant
https://www.karenthaisushitogo.com/

King Chef
https://www.kingcheftn.com

Maemax Market and Restaurant @maemaxmarket
http://maemaxmarket.com

Sitane Market and Deli
https://www.yelp.com/biz/sitane-market-and-deli-smyrna

Thida Thai
https://www.thidathaismyrna.net

Yummy Poki @yummypoki
http://www.yummypoki.com

SMYRNA, LAVERGNE FOOD MARKETS

Maemax Market and Restaurant @maemaxmarket
http://maemaxmarket.com

Sitane Market and Deli
https://www.yelp.com/biz/sitane-market-and-deli-smyrna

SMYRNA, LAVERGNE NON-FOOD BUSINESSES

Kidz Adventure Center
https://www.facebook.com/Kidz-Adventure-Center-108682434301145/

MURFREESBORO RESTAURANTS

Fulin’s Asian Cuisine
https://fulins.com/locations/murfreesboro-tn

Ginger Thai Bistro
https://www.gingerthairestaurant.org

Pad Thai Cafe @padthaicafemurfreesboro
https://padthaimurfreesboro.com

Poke Fun @pokemurfreesboro
https://www.pokefuntn.co

Taste of Thai Cuisine
https://www.facebook.com/tasteofthaimurfreesboro/

Xiao’s Hibachi & Sushi @xiaoshibachiandsushi
http://xiaoshibachisushi.com

MURFREESBORO JUICE + BUBBLE TEA

Bubble Tea Cafe
https://www.yelp.com/biz/bubble-tea-cafe-murfreesboro

Coffee Fusion @coffeefusionmurfreesboro
https://www.facebook.com/thecoffeefusion/

Varin’s Sweet Shop @varinsweetshop
https://www.facebook.com/varinsweetshop/

MURFREESBORO FOOD MARKETS

Kim’s International Market
https://www.facebook.com/KimsMarketMurfreesboro/

MURFREESBORO NON-FOOD BUSINESSES

Vogue Nail Bar
https://www.facebook.com/Vogue-Nail-Bar-110498513719412/

ANTIOCH RESTAURANTS

Chopstick House
https://www.chopstickhousetn.com

Everest
https://www.everestrestaurantandbar.com

Hai Woon Dai
http://www.haiwoondai.com

King Market Cafe
http://www.kingmarkettn.com

Sichuan Hot Pot & Asian Cuisine @nashvillehotpot
http://www.hotpotnashville.com

So Gong Dong Tofu House
https://www.yelp.com/biz/so-gong-dong-tofu-house-antioch

Umami Asian Fusion @umami_nashville
https://umaminashville.com

ANTIOCH FOOD MARKETS

Fresh and Fresh International Grocery
https://www.facebook.com/Fresh-and-Fresh-International-Market-1470934376284873/

King Market
http://www.kingmarkettn.com

BRENTWOOD RESTAURANTS

Madai Korean & Sushi Restaurant
https://madai-korean-sushi-restaurant.business.site

The Poki @the.poki
https://www.thepoki.com

Soy Bistro @soybistro
https://soybistro.com

Thai Esane Brentwood @thaiesane
https://thaiesane.com

BRENTWOOD NON-FOOD BUSINESSES

Alterations by Kay
https://b-m.facebook.com/Alterations-by-Kay-1859039674322383/

COOL SPRINGS, FRANKLIN RESTAURANTS

Maki Mojo
https://b-m.facebook.com/Alterations-by-Kay-1859039674322383/

Sunset Sushi & Thai Restaurant
https://sunsetsushiandthai.com

Vui’s Kitchen @vuiskitchen
https://www.vuiskitchen.com

COOL SPRINGS, FRANKLIN JUICE + BUBBLE TEA

Ice Point Cafe @icepointcafe
http://www.icepointcafe.com

Sweet Dreams Bakery & Bubble Tea @sweetdreamsbakerybubbletea
http://dreamsbakery.com

Spring Hill RESTAURANTS

T-OP Cold Grill Ice Cream @topcoldgrillfranklin
http://topcoldgrillicecream.com

NOLENSVILLE RESTAURANTS

Ozeki Grill and Thai Kitchen
https://www.ozekigrillandthaikitchen.com

OLD HICKORY RESTAURANTS

Simply Thai
https://simplythai1.wixsite.com/simplythai

OLD HICKORY NON-FOOD BUSINESSES

TMT Nails & Spa
https://www.facebook.com/TMT-Nails-Spa-975372099183019/

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