• Tropical decor and flavors are on the menu at this Cuban eatery. Enjoy authentic cuisine like beef ropa vieja, masas de puerco and pollo asado without breaking any travel restrictions.
    897-1959
    havanarumbaonline.com
  • 426-7736

    heitzman-bakery.com
  • Not to be confused with Impellizeri’s Pizza, this Middletown restaurant also serves original and deep-dish pizzas with your choice of toppings. Tony Impellizeri’s also offers sub sandwiches and pasta dishes.
    429-0606
    tonyipizza.com
  • Family owned and operated, this eatery offers authentic German cuisine and a warm atmosphere. Its menu includes schnitzel, sauerbraten and rouladen. It also offers German beers and wines. Save room for dessert — offerings include homemade apfelstrudel and a fallen chocolate souffle.
    899-7177
    gasthausdining.com
  • Serving a menu of “Creole favorites,” and another of European-inspired entrées, this eclectic eatery located on the edge of Germantown covers a world of flavors.

    583-9165
    coachlamprestaurant.com
  • This all-hours hangout with its well-worn booths and low-key atmosphere serves an eclectic menu offering everything from breakfast (garden green omelet) to dinner (fried chicken) to desserts and drinks from all over the world. Herbal smoke hookahs are available inside as well as tobacco hookahs outside.
    473-8694
  • This Clifton-area eatery focuses on curries and features a light bite called yum woonsen, a glass-noodle salad crammed with ground chicken, shrimp, lime juice, chiles, shallots and cilantro.
    897-7682
  • This cherished South End eatery is still a place you go to make discoveries. Recommended: the Vietnamese pancake appetizer and the beef marinated with lime juice as well as anything over rice vermicelli. Don’t neglect the list of traditional Vietnamese dishes at the back of the menu.
    363-7535
    vietnamkitchen.net
  • The Grape Leaf has a long list of Mediterranean-influenced breakfast and lunch dishes. Middle-Eastern favorites like hummus, baba ghanoush and spanakopita can be ordered a la carte.
    897-1774
    grapeleafonline.com
  • This Louisville-based Tex-Mex chain specializes in mesquite-grilled steaks, chicken and chops, but locals love the burritos and bargain-priced margaritas.
    585-4107
    tumbleweedrestaurants.com