Immerse yourself in a blend of vibrant Asian flavors at 2nd Language.

Now Serving Ramen Downtown

Taste Our Vibrant Southeast Asian Cuisine.

Karaage Rice Bowl —

Steamed rice topped with karaage chicken thigh, char-grilled bok choy, pickled red onions, house aioli drizzle, cilantro.

Cold Smoked Pork Belly Buns —

Steamed buns with cold smoked chasu pork belly, housemade pickles, house yuzu aioli and cilantro.

Spicy Miso Ramen —

Tonkotsu pork broth, spicy miso tare, shio, chili oil, pork shoulder, corn, roasted tomatoes, charred green onion ends, soft egg, bean sprouts, green onions.

FEATURES

Chilled Soba Noodle Salad —

Soba noodles tossed in a house made lemon miso vinaigrette, with charred pickled cabbage, and scallions. Topped with grilled salmon.

Summer Corn Creme Brulee —

Sweet corn infused cream make up this creme brulee! It tastes like summer.

Black Forest Tres Leche —

Three milk chocolate cake topped with fresh whipped cream and tart cherry jam

Firecracker —

Plantation 3 Stars White Rum, Italicus Bergamont Liqueur, pink peppercorn syrup, housemade watermelon juice, lime juice. Garnished with watermelon dipped in chamoy & habanero Tajin.

Tangin’ Around —

Libelula Tequila , Velvet Falernum Liqueur, tamarind syrup, lime juice.

Hail Mary —

Bacon Fat-Washed Vodka, black peppercorn syrup, clarified tomato juice, lime juice, bittercube celery bitters. Garnished with olive and cherry tomato.

2nd Language brings some of the best global offerings into one innovative cultural hub in the heart of downtown Evansville, IN.

A CUISINE FEATURING A BLEND OF VIBRANT ASIAN FLAVORS.

When you step into 2nd Language, you’ll be immersed into a space of passion, culture, and history. With a cuisine ranging from a blend of vibrant Asian flavors to unique desserts. Our goal is to bring some of the best global offerings into one innovative cultural hub in the heart of downtown Evansville. Whether you’re in the mood for savory or sweet, lunch or dinner, our eclectic menu is designed to satiate taste buds big and small. Our selection ranges from authentic traditional and non-traditional Ramen to delicious rice bowls. Why the unique combination, you ask? We say, why not.

INSPIRED BY GLOBAL FLAVORS. INFLUENCED BY EUROPEAN PASTRIES.

Take your tastebuds on an adventure around the world with a bowl of our enriched and complex savory Ramen. All our ingredients and sauces for our Ramen are made in-house with the exception of woodle. All desserts, like authentic Japanese Honey Toast, will be made in-house at our French Patisserie, which is located on-site. Our passion for world cuisine is in every dish and every ingredient we create. Change your conceptions, shift your expectations, and expand your traditions. Yeah, we’re hungry now too. Come together at 2nd Language.

Try our July cocktail specials!

🧨 Firecracker
Plantation 3 Stars White Rum, Italicus Bergamont Liqueur, pink peppercorn syrup, housemade watermelon juice, lime juice. Garnished with watermelon dipped in chamoy & habanero Tajin.

🇲🇽 Tangin` Around
Libelula Tequila , Velvet Falernum Liqueur, tamarind syrup, lime juice. Garnished with sugar coated tamarind and Thai basil.

🥓🍅 Hail Mary
Bacon Fat-Washed Vodka, black peppercorn syrup, clarified tomato juice, lime juice, bittercube celery bitters. Garnished with olive and cherry tomato.
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This month, try our new White Curry with Grilled Halibut! Made with mild white curry with ginger, garlic, bell pepper, and carrots over rice. Topped with perfectly flaky and tender Alaskan halibut. Available exclusively during the month of July. ...

Our Pork Belly Buns are a great appetizer and pair well with many other items on our menu! Made with tender smoked Chashu pork belly, house-made pickles, slaw, yuzu aioli, and cilantro on a fluffy bao bun. ...

🥂 Our cocktail bar is now open during lunch on Saturdays, making our full bar menu available starting at 11am. Plus, we’ve added some exciting new bar offerings with over 7 new cocktails including our Southeast Asian Bloody! It`s made with a blended kimchi gochujang house bloody mix, pork belly, a mirin soy marinated egg, and your choice of Toki Suntory Whiskey or Wheatley Vodka. ...

🍗 Our Pistachio Chili Crisp wings are a May exclusive! Grilled wings tossed in a house-made honey chili crisp glaze, garnished with green onion and roasted pistachio. Perfect for lunch and a great compliment to any meal. ...

🍒 Our Black Forest Tres Leche is a 3 milk chocolate cake topped with fresh, housemade whipped cream and a tart cherry jam. Lucious, irresistible, and available this month only! ...

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