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Oo-Kook Tofu and Barbeque

2201 W Commonwealth Ave, Alhambra, CA 91803-1302
+1 626-289-8494
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tofu soup” (4 reviews)
“short ribs” (2 reviews)
“bulgogi” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Korean, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
2201 W Commonwealth Ave, Alhambra, CA 91803-1302
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

Rather than acting on a recommendation or from reading a review, we discovered this place quite by accident while walking randomly in this part of Alhambra, CA, having spontaneously decided we wanted some Asian food. It turned out to be the best Korean food we've...More

Thank sparisoma
Reviewed 3 November 2017

My wife and kids were shopping one afternoon and I was hungry. I went to the Oo Kook in Alhambra and ordered the Bi Bim Bat and a order of Short Rib. Those two orders alone are plenty of food for one to eat. Along...More

Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went there on a Sunday afternoon. The atmosphere was relaxing and easy going. The decor and ambience set a tone for a comfortable dining experience. The food was similar to other Korean tofu soup restaurants so nothing out of the ordinary.

Thank JewelryBlogStar S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Their food is good, environment is good, and service is good. Lot of space between tables so you will feel comfortable. The only problem is parking space because of the nearby Costco. The parking spaces are shared with Costco and most of them are taken....More

Thank King M
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

They have good Korean food. We got many side dishes like Kimchi for free. Also we got some kind of Ice Tea for free. The local Koreans eat here. The food is not too spicy. There are many vegetarian options. We ordered Bibimbap and Bulgogi+tofu...More

Thank Kim L
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We visited for lunch on a week day. The restaurant is spacious with plenty of parking. The hot stone bulgogi meal comes sizzling and is huge. There was enough leftovers for two more meals!! This dish was particularly delicious bc the rice on the bottom...More

Thank sharkisland
Reviewed 3 December 2016

I have tried many Korean BBQ restaurants. This one is among the top. It offers many of the typical Korean cuisines and more. I had my typical choice, spicy chicken and tofu combination. The price is a little more than others, but quality is good...More

Thank Francis P
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Thiis not an eat all you can Korean BBQ - but this is enjoy what you eat (it's really good) enjoy the environment, it's really clean, enjoy the service - the wait staff cares. We had a wonderful time here and can't wait to go...More

Thank FormerChicagoGal
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

Seems to be a busy and a sought after place for the trendy asian community in LA. Good selection of meats, fairly quick service once you get a table. Be prepared to wait even if you have reservations. Use valet service for parking since parking...More

Thank Norman K
Reviewed 26 January 2015

Friday night, post workout-what is that delicious aroma of grilled meat? It was my short ribs special, around $14.00. Korean supper comes with obligatory kim-chee, other pickled and sweet dishes in little trays, and then the main dish, these amazing piled high ribs, fall off...More

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  • Address: 2201 W Commonwealth Ave, Alhambra, CA 91803-1302
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Alhambra
  • Phone Number: +1 626-289-8494
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