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Bowl'd Korean Rice Bar

1479 Solano Ave, Albany, CA 94706-2147
+1 510-526-6223
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“mung bean” (5 reviews)
“bibimbap” (16 reviews)
“rice bowl” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Asian, Korean, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
1479 Solano Ave, Albany, CA 94706-2147
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this place as it is right in our neighborhood. While the wait can be long depending on the time you go, the food is worth the wait. We love the tofu stews, veggie Chap Chae, Veggie rice balls, and seafood pancake. Lots of...More

Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Great neighborhood spot - very good spicy pork bibimbap. It gets crowded, and service can be slow. Come a little early or late and it's all good!

Thank David B
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Just walk in and the smell already has you "ready" to dig in to some hearty eating of some of the best Korean fare you'll get this side of the Pacific. The menu has great traditional Korean fare and it comes plentiful , fresh and...More

Thank REED583
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Really great Korean food. Conscientious about offering more than white rice, which is good. Because the food is good, the line to get a seat can be long. So their take out is a great back up, because they package the food very well, especially...More

Thank luvhotels2016
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Loved our rice bowl. The rice blend was very tasty and the rice bowl comes with lots of add-ins. The restaurant is nice and airy and very pleasant. The wait staff were very helpful in interpreting the extensive menu. Lots of choices. The meat was...More

Thank _argold1
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Two of us went for dinner early one week night. The restaurant quickly filled up with lots of families, mainly non-Asian customers. We were hoping for a nice reasonable meal but were totally disappointed. We had Mung Bean Cake -- tasteless, the sauce that came...More

Thank FarmerRK
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

somehow they pulled off authentic Korean cuisine and a very pleasing and high-quality fashion in an American deli sort of environment. Sometimesreally deserves six stars :)

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We visited here during a busy Saturday lunch time. The service is quick and everyone that we encountered were helpful and patient. The food was great. We tried a number of different appetizers and mains that were great. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank JayBeeCA
Reviewed 3 May 2017

EVERYTHING was super D-licious! Our server Sofia was helpful, made great recommendations & was genuinely kind. my husband & father-in-law both LOVE rice so I thought they'd enjoy this place. It was something new for all 3 of us & we can't wait to return.

Thank AronERoss
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Good food and service. Explained menu options well Tasty food. Family friendly. Can be noisy. Lunch options good. Reasonable lunch and dinner prices

Thank Katherine C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1479 Solano Ave, Albany, CA 94706-2147
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 510-526-6223
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