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Mama Kim's

€€ - €€€Asian, Korean
349 King St, Charleston, SC 29401-1438
+1 843-577-7177
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“bulgogi” (5 reviews)
“beef” (6 reviews)
“dumplings” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Korean
€€ - €€€
349 King St, Charleston, SC 29401-1438
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

The family was on vacation and we stayed at the courtyard and was late getting dinner but Mama Kims was open and a short walk from the Hotel .. I had Bulgogi which is average and a little dry but you got plenty of food....More

Thank Donald T
Reviewed 12 August 2017

A good alternative to the usual fast food. The Korean dishes are close to what one will find in small eateries in Seoul. Nothing fancy but wolesome food served canteen style. The menu offers a wide variety of Korean and Japanese items, including dishes for...More

Thank DrParticle
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

I loved my experience at Mama Kims! only spent a few days in Charleston and it was hands down best place we ate there!

Thank shortcake2320
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Mama Kims has excellent food, with a wide array of asian sauces. Every meal i have had there has been really good. If the restaurant isn't crowded, Mama Kim may sit down and talk wuth you. And she is a peach.

Thank begelson
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Good dinner, a couple of dollars more expensive than expected, but we got many banchan appetizers served in small dishes. We ordered bulgogi which was very good and soup with dumplings and egg which was good but not great. Decor is simple and basic. The...More

Thank travelsafer
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

The Korean food here was very good, well-prepared and served with delicious sides and rice. The portions were plentiful and the pickled flavors combined with the rice and sauces were spot on. A yummy meal in a very casual atmosphere. Quick and pleasant service too.

Thank AvaE27
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

After a long day on the road and a lot of moving and cleaning ahead for the evening this was the perfect choice for dinner! We ordered two dinners and took back to the apartment and enjoyed every bite!!

Thank ESGal
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Visited this restaurant since it listed spicy seafood noodles on its menu. I've been looking for a restaurant that serves this dish since I left Korea in 1977. Mama Kim's nailed it! Just the right amount of heat lots of seafood great broth. Only complaint...More

Thank James L
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Some nights you just want something fast and yummy with no frills! A local favorite with the college kids, this restaurant offers a great menu of hibachi choices! Large quantities adequate for sharing!

Thank ESGal
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely delicious filet mignon dinner! Portion was generous and cooked perfectly. Teriyaki chicken and soup is also very good. Definitely a Charleston favorite for me. We will be back!

Thank HR218guy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
13:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 349 King St, Charleston, SC 29401-1438
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-577-7177
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