Whether you already enjoy frequenting Fair West businesses or want to better appreciate what the area has to offer, get to know the neighborhood by supporting our most popular local restaurants, from a sushi bar to a hot dog spot.
Created by Hoodline using local Yelp data to produce this ranked list of neighborhood businesses.
1. Fareast Fuzion
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Topping the list is the Sushi Bar, Chinese and Asian fusion spot Fareast Fuzion. Located at 5901 Central Ave. NE, it’s the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 168 reviews on Yelp.
On the menu, in addition to an extensive sushi selection, expect to find stir-fried dishes with pepper steak and sesame chicken, as well as soups, Thai curry dishes, noodle dishes, bento boxes and teriyaki bowls.
2. Kap’s Coffee Shop And Diner
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Next up is breakfast and brunch spot Kap’s Coffee Shop and Diner, situated at 5801 Central Ave. SE. With 4.5 stars out of 117 reviews on Yelp, it’s proven to be a local favorite.
The menu features a variety of American fare, including chicken fried steak, biscuits and gravy, Texas French toast, skillet potatoes and more.
3. Cafe Da Lat
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Vietnamese restaurant Cafe Da Lat is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 5615 Central Ave. NE, four stars out of 99 reviews.
Dig into appetizers like the frog legs and the crispy quail, or opt for larger entrees like stir-fried egg noodles, sugarcane shrimp or lemongrass chicken. Desserts like fried bananas, mochi ice cream and caramel flan are also available.
4. Sonora Dogs
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Sonora Dogs, a food truck and Mexican spot, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 11 Yelp reviews. Head over to 101-199 Laguayra Drive NE to see for yourself.
The eatery serves up authentic Mexican hot dogs with onions, beans, bacon and a variety of sauces, as well as Tapatío-flavored Doritos.