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101 West 22nd Street, Baltimore, MD 21218-5662
+1 410-685-6237
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11:00 - 04:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 04:00
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Baltimore, MD
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318 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Tried the bulgogi with the ban-chan, which was a nice selection of 5 side items (kimchee, broccoli, etc). It came out piping hot, in what I’d call a “lava rock bowl.” There was significantly less meat than I expected, which was disappointing. Overall, it tasted pretty good. Service slowly warmed up during the meal. I spent about seventeen dollars for... More 

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York, Pennsylvania
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70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

I had not been to Nam Kang in several years. The food there was never very good and it was always a little pricey for what you got but at least the ban chan used to be pretty good. Well, now both the ban chan and the other food are on the minus side of mediocre. The waitress was the... More 

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Thank n_atiggue
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

I keep coming back again and again especially because this place offers great options for hearty vegetarian food. The scallion pancake is really excellent. The Bi bim bap with tofu is very filling. Another plus is that they are open late. I also have brought my family members from out of town who have never had Korean food and they... More 

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Baltimore
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414 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2015

I have to admit, I am not an aficionado of Korean food. I'm also vegetarian, so the cuisine doesn't always have a lot to offer. That said, I am hooked on Nam Kang's banchan bowls. There may not be a lot there, but they are so tasty and flavorful they're usually my favorite part of the meal. You do get... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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59 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2014

I moved in across the street from this sketchy-looking place and work nights. The moment I locked eyes with the shadowy basement entry stairs, I knew it was only a matter of time before I ran out of Larabars and ended up down there for a desperate middle-of-the-night solo lunch. On that fated night, the terror of what I was... More 

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New Jersey
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56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2014

It is hard to find authentic Asian food in America unless you know who to ask and where to go. Talking to a local bartender, he led my friends and I to our new favorite, must stop place in Baltimore. We visited the restaurant very late after a night out. Most people would walk away being dropped off in "the... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2013

Nam Kang, is an unassuming basement restaurant that is exactly the home-cooked, authentic flavor Korean, Japanese, and Chinese spot you've been looking for. Forget about the generic "American" Asian restaurants that litter the Baltimore area and visit Nam Kang to get fresh flavors, homemade noodles, and a wonderful assortment of kimchi/banchan. Here's what we ordered: - Sae Woo Pa Jun... More 

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Columbia, Maryland, United States
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2013

This restaurant is on my list of favorites; prices are fair, and the food is very good. I like the lunch menu; my favorite dish is beef with vegetables on a hot stone pot. Very good chewy rice at the bottom of the pot. The service is average, sometimes English is limited depending on the server, but often prompt, and... More 

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Baltimore
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934 reviews
695 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 319 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2013

Nam Kang is a pretty average Korean restaurant, a little pricier than its competitors, but also less busy. There's ample seating in the restaurant, but not sufficient parking outside. The jajangmyun is decent. It can't compare to its Ellicott City/Catonsville counterparts, but it's certainly a win in Baltimore. The tangsooyook can be better. It's not as crispy or fresh as... More 

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Charlottesville
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188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2013

I came here with a friend last week late night and had an amazing experience. It might have been the best korean restaurant I've been to in the U.S. - definitely right up there with all the korean places i've been to growing up in the north jersey/new york city area. We started with the dumplings, which were standard dumplings... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Asian, Korean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 04:00
Monday
11:00 - 04:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 04:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 04:00
Thursday
11:00 - 04:00
Friday
11:00 - 04:00
Saturday
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 West 22nd Street, Baltimore, MD 21218-5662
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
  • Phone Number: +1 410-685-6237

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?