LA Soowon Galbi

(213) 365-9292 | View Website

856 S Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA | Directions   90005

34.056387 -118.291631

Open Hours

Daily 11am-11pm

 
Restaurants, $$, Asian  more

More Cuisine: Korean

Tags: Business Dining, Family Style Dining, Group Dining, Lunch Spot

Payment Methods: American Express, MasterCard, Visa

General Info: Open 7 Days

Neighborhoods: Central LA, Mid City

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LA Soowon Galbi
LA Soowon Galbi
LA Soowon Galbi
LA Soowon Galbi

From The Owners of LA Soowon Galbi

Koreatown restaurant specializes in namesake beef shortrib dish. Also offers tabletop grill for cooking other meats, private party seatings.

Menu
Yuk Hweh, Hae Mul Pajeon, Jap Chae, Galnak Tang, Galbi Tang, Galbi + Naeng Myun, Bulgogi + Naeng Myun, Kimchi Chigae, Denjang Chigae, Ssam Bab... more

Reviews for LA Soowon Galbi

LA Soowon Galbi
Recommends

Not as busy as the other KBBQ locations but still provides quality cuts of beef. Sliced Prime Rib is my favorite!

LA Soowon Galbi
Recommends
5.0

Their banchan changes daily, depending on what is available to their chef. Everything is delicious. Really high quality meats.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

My favorite Korean BBQ – Soowon Galbi is the real thing. The waitstaff doesn't speak English, the menu is spottily translated, and the great majority of the clientele are Korean. A remodel a few years back spruced up the place a bit, but it's still got that brightly-lit linoleum ambiance (or lack thereof). The galbi is obviously the house specialty, although I actually prefer the bulgogi - both are perfectly marinated for you to cook at the table. The panchan are fresh, varied, and plentiful. I ask for some extra garlic to throw on the grill with the meat, wrap everything up in lettuce, and ohmygosh I'm drooling just thinking about it.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Great Galbi – This place should have much higher ratings than it has. We were a party of 6 and had the multiple orders of the galbi and bulgogi. Galbi is the best here. Orders are pretty large so you can share (we ordered 5 meat items for the 6 of us). The location, especially the so-called valet, is rather shady looking, but the food is worth it.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Great neighborhood restaurant – I've eaten at many korean bbq restaurants, some good some bad. I really enjoyed this place because of their great side dishes, service, and a gracious hospitality. Even though I can't read or speak a word of Korean, the staff made my experience wonderful.

Recommends
over a year ago

Editorial Review – Koreatown restaurant specializes in namesake beef shortrib dish. Also offers tabletop grill for cooking other meats, private party seatings.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Diamond in the rough – My husband was always trying to get me to eat Korean food b/c I never thought of it as an option...wow was I pleasantly surprised when we went to LA Soowon Galbi. It's sooo much fun. Tony and Anna, the new owners are great. I highly recommend it, especially if you are trying to watch your carb intake....talk about the best quality protein ever!! They have this drink called 'soju'...pretty powerful stuff!!

Recommends
4.5
over a year ago

Good charcoal grilled Kalbi – This is the only Korean BBQ place I go to for charcoal grilled Kalbi. Their marinade is perfect and the meat's always tender. You must get 2 or more orders of the Kalbi to be able to grill it at the table. Anything less, they cook it for you in the kitchen, and that takes all the fun out of eating Kalbi. And of course, they give you all kinds of side dishes as most korean restaurants do. Don't plan on going anywhere else after Kalbi outing because you'll smell like smoke/food for a long time after.

 

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