Located in the Olentangy Plaza shopping center, the restaurant offers interesting and wide-ranging Chinese food — such as pork cake, lamb dumplings and handmade noodles — in generous portions at low prices.
Northern Exposure: Jiu Thai sells high-quality northern Chinese food for low prices
Playing “What’s in a name?” with Jiu Thai Asian Cafe might be more complicated than it sounds. Confusion mounts when a scan of the menu in the Northwest Side eatery reveals that pad Thai is the only Thai dish offered.Jiu Thai Asian Cafe Northern Exposure: Jiu Thai sells high-quality northern Chinese food for low prices
Restaurant review | Jiu Thai Asian Cafe: Carrying on heritage of unusual Far Eastern fare
Jiu Thai takes the place of Lily’s Asian Cuisine, which was a haven for unusual Asian dishes and a few rare Indonesian offerings. Lily’s had been preceded by Hometown Oriental Buffet, a source of hard-to-find Cantonese fare. Given that heritage, it is natural to look to Jiu Thai for something off the beaten path. And the restaurant has plenty of unusual fare, in addition to more commonplace dishes.Jiu Thai Asian Cafe Restaurant review | Jiu Thai Asian Cafe: Carrying on heritage of unusual Far Eastern fare