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4 Downtown Stockton, California Restaurants with Ethnic Flair

Downtown Stockton serves up authentic cuisine.

You don’t have to travel far for a taste of international cuisine. When it comes to ethnic cuisine, the best, most authentic places usually fly under the radar. These places can be small, and nearly impossible to find at times, but – in the case of the following 5 restaurants – they happen to serve up delicious food. So, if you’re looking for something adventurous in the downtown Stockton, look no further. These are some of the best ethnic eateries in Downtown Stockton.

1. Kabob & Gyro House

If you’re searching for fast and fresh Mediterranean flavors, Kabob & Gyro House is one to visit! You’ll dive into popular dishes such as their gyro combo plate and chicken kabob. Open Monday through Friday from 10am to 7:30pm, and on Saturday from 11:30am 7:30pm.

225 E Channel St, Stockton, CA 95202, (209) 463-3236


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2. Thai Thai Restaurant

The restaurant is environmentally authentic, and the same is true with the dishes they serve - did we mention large portion sizes?! Try the fried pineapple rice and the complimentary flavorsome yellow curry. Open daily, Sunday through Saturday, from 11am - 9pm.

222 North El Dorado St, Suite D, (209) 464-2999

3. Xochimilco Café

If you’re in search for a delicious meal that boasts all the flavors of Mexico, this family-owned hidden gem is your place! Locals talk about their mouth-watering homemade flour tortillas and crispy chicken tacos. Hours vary, open daily 11am to 9pm.

36 S San Joaquin Street, Stockton, CA 95202, (209) 462-3784


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4. New On Lock Sam

Open seven days a week. And, it’s a good thing, too! Experience this true Stockton gem for authentic Chinese cuisine at New On Lock Sam - which has been around for over 100 years! Bring your friends and order the crab puffs and garlic chicken with fried rice. All the dishes are inexpensive, and portions are generous and it’s easy to leave satisfied on a budget.

333 S Sutter Street, Stockton, CA 95203, (209) 466-4561

Need more dining suggestions?

Need more dining recommendations in the area? Check our recommendation for Dining near the Bob Hope (Fox) Theatre and Places to Dine Near the Stockton Arena - both located in Downtown Stockton!

If you know about a wonderful ethnic eatery or have a favorite we didn’t mention, feel free to share it with us at visitorinfo@visitstockton.org. Need dining recommendations? You can text us 7 days a week, 8am to 8pm at (877) 778-6258.

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