Ling and Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill is a popular restaurant in the downtown area of Denver. It is located within the area of the renowned 16th Street Mall. Tourists and locals alike flock to Ling and Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill all year round to sample the many delectable dishes that it has to offer. Randy Schooch opened the restaurant several years ago in the Denver downtown area and is still a thriving business up to this day. The restaurant is still located in its original address at Suite 104 in 1201 of 16th Street.
Unlike the usual Asian restaurant, Ling and Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill has added a unique flair to its Asian dishes. Starting with the appetizers, you certainly have to try their Ahi Lettuce Wraps which costs $8.99. This scrumptious appetizer is made of fresh Ahi from Hawaii, water chestnuts and a combination of herbs and spices such as garlic, ginger, red onions, Thai basil and cilantro. All these ingredients are wrapped in fresh lettuce leaves and served with a tropical salsa plus an Asian-flavored dipping sauce. Another must-try appetizer at Ling and Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill is the Crab Wantons at only $8.99.
For those craving for sushi, Ling and Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill also serves sushi that just melts in your mouth. For the vegetarians, they serve 5 kinds of salads that are made of the freshest ingredients. They have 3 kinds of soups to choose from but I think the best among the three is the Long Life Chicken Soup. The name itself is very intriguing and it makes you want to have a taste of this soup. It will surely not disappoint your taste buds with its combination of spicy and rich flavors.
There is a wide array of duck and chicken dishes to sample at Ling and Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill. All eleven dishes have a price range between $10.99 and $14.99. All of their dishes are deliciously prepared but my personal favorite would have to be their Bangkok Duck. This dish is made of duck breast cooked until crisp and served with shredded cabbage, ginger, garlic and chili citrus sauce on the side. This is a perfect dish for those who are health conscious; it is scrumptious and healthy to eat at the same time. Those who are on a diet can still enjoy a great meal at Ling and Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill without worrying about the calories because they have healthy dishes on their menu.
If you are craving for seafood, you must try the sizzling seafood dish at Ling and Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill. This huge meal is made of a variety of fresh seafood like black mussels, Atlantic Salmon, shrimp, mahi mahi and fresh vegetables like tomatoes, red chili and red peppers. It is covered in a sauce made of a combination of citrus & lemon grass butter with hot soy sauce. Other house specialties are Mongolian Beef, Beef & Broccoli and the Shrimp with Walnut and Honey. Ling and Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill has added a unique twist to the usual steak by creating their special Teriyaki Steak. It is filet mignon with an Asian twist. The meat is cooked with mushrooms, green beans, sugar snap pea, red onions, asparagus, broccoli and covered with a teriyaki glaze. You can order this dish at a reasonable price of $13.99.
Ling and Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill not only serves good food but also has a bar brimming with all kinds of drinks. Their resident bartender can whip up some really refreshing drinks be it alcoholic or non-alcoholic. Sticking to the Asian theme of their restaurant, they also serve cocktails with an Asian twist. They also have a wide selection of beers from Asia.
Ling and Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill is certainly the best restaurant in Denver to satisfy your cravings for Asian cuisine. So if you are planning on a night out in Denver for good food and drinks, Ling and Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill is the place for you.