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Korea House BBQ

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5301 University Dr, Irvine, CA 92612-2938
+1 949-790-9731
07:00 - 00:00
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Irvine, California
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120 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Food is decent no doubt. But service is not good that means You need to ask. Somehow the ventilation is not strong enough. The whole restaurant is filled with BBQ smoke.

Thank hwang123
Wilmington, Delaware
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266 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016

There are a ton of Korean BBQ options, and the wait is 1-2 hours on a Saturday night. I was in town for my graduation, and I wanted to find a place that could accommodate 7-8 people on a whim. We were able to make a reservation at the last minute and arrived within 20 minutes of making the reservation.... More 

1 Thank David L
Walnut Creek, United States
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Before popping on the close by 405 freeway to head for the airport, I stopped for a late lunch at this shopping center restaurant as it looked much more interesting than Subway which was nearby. I'm glad I did. My Korean chicken came with a small feast of side dishes. Service was fast and the waitress brought more of my... More 

1 Thank Steven M
New York City, New York
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73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

I'm from NYC, so i'm pretty used to good Korean food (I'm also a 100% korean). The meat (L.A. Karlbi) wasn't anything special... I was quite disappointed with the service. In Korean BBQ houses, the waiters/waitresses constantly cook your meat for you, and change out the grill plates (so the oils don't burn and get on the meats). At this... More 

1 Thank MaximusYork
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253 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

This is our go to Korean BBQ restaurant. We usually get the all you can eat BBQ. There's one for $15.99, $19.99, and $24.99. The list of items gets longer when you pay more. The side dishes are good. The BBQ meats are good too. We often order beef and chicken bulgogi and garlic marinated pork belly. My daughter loves... More 

1 Thank 878cheyennep
Irvine, California
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2012

Great food and service is efficient. The vegetable are tasty and fresh, the meat is a little too fatty but still it is good:-) We enjoyed to cook on the grill in the middle of the table. Nice experience.

Thank Apamoniac
Dana Point, California
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2012

I get the urge for Korean food once in awhile and was happy to find this one closer to my home than driving to Garden Grove. The food here is pretty good, not fantastic. They serve almost too many pan chan dishes at once but they were all good. The BBQ meats were fine, especially the taegi bul goggi and... More 

1 Thank socal55wm
Irvine, California
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72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2012

KHB is a solid Korean resturant with consistent good food and now they have an all you can eat BBQ menue that is a great value if you are a carnivore.

Thank drblee
Jacksonville, Florida
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2011

This is better then average Korean restaurent. I would rate this place 8 from 1-10 scale. It's clean and upscale looking inside. Prices are little higher then average but food is good. They seem to have great lunch specials. I do want to mention after reading bad reviews, a lot of Korean restaurents have door bell like button at the... More 

1 Thank marathonman262
Valdez, Alaska
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2010

This restaurant is horrible. The staff is ignorant and does not care about its customers. The food is okay but it can be better.

1 Thank Obok15

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Barbecue, Asian, Korean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5301 University Dr, Irvine, CA 92612-2938
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 949-790-9731

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?