‘Cause K BBQ is life!

When it comes to spicy and savory, Korean cuisine’s got it down. From side dishes to K BBQ, you can satisfy your cravings by cooking your own food at a K BBQ place or ordering a la carte dishes from some other famous Korean restaurants.

If you don’t know where to start, check out the Top 10 Most Loved Korean Restaurants that’ll make you say annyeonghase(yes).

10. Hwangso-Ga – Adriatico

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Hwangso-Ga is a restaurant that offers affordable unli samgyeopsal, beef brisket and other traditional Korean specialties. It’s for those on a tight budget and a craving for Korean BBQ that needs to be satisfied. It’s not for big groups that use several cars because of the limited parking space.

Reservations are accepted 
1547 M. Adriatico Street cor Pedro Gil St, Ermita Manila
(02) 405-0100

9. Premier the Samgyupsal – Malate

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Premier The Samgyupsal is an underrated Korean joint in Malate, near Robinsons Place Manila. It’s for big groups that want to chat over food. It’s not for people who don’t have the patience to wait in line.

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1720 A. Mabini St. cor Alonzo St, Malate, Manila
(0977) 821-8188

8. The Cook by Hongleepark – Fort Bonifacio

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The Cook is a restaurant that serves Korean-Italian fusion dishesIt’s for people who like to eat family style because their dishes are good for 2-3 people. It’s not for those who want to eat authentic or traditional Korean dishes.We recommend the Bacon Carbonara, Kimchi Pilaf, and Seafood Olive Spaghetti.

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G/F Forum South Global, Federacion Drive cor 7th Ave, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(0917) 562-5273

7. Seoul Garden – SM North EDSA

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Seoul Garden is a Korean buffet that no doubt has loads of food options that you can choose from. It’s for those who want loads of options and students because they offer a student discount. It’s not for those who are on their way to important gatherings since there’s no exhaust and the smell will cling to your clothes.

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2/F SM City North EDSA Annex, EDSA cor North Ave, Quezon City
(02) 355-407

6. 24 Chicken – Taft

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At 24 Chicken, you can enjoy 8 different flavors of Korean fried chickenIt’s for those who want to snack on chicken no matter what time of the day. It’s not for those who want a sit-down meal in a restaurant since there’s no dine-in option, only take out and delivery. We recommend the Yangnyeom flavor and the Spring Onion flavor.

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2472 Leon Guinto St. cor Estrada St., Vito Cruz, Malate, Manila
(0927) 122-3550

5. Bad Bird – SM Megamall

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Bad Bird is a restaurant that specializes in deep fried chicken that’s flavored with umami spices served with sides like waffles, dirty rice, corn cobs, and hush puppies. It’s for those who want a dine-in and eat crispy and flavorful fried chicken. It’s not for those who want a fancier place to eat or those who don’t mind splurging a bit more. We recommend their Fried Chicken Plates, Hush Puppies, and Dirty Rice Plate.

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3/F Mega Fashion Hall, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong
(02) 753 9729

4. Gen Korean BBQ House – SM Mall of Asia

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Gen Korean BBQ House popular chain from LA offering a grill-all-you-can experienceIt’s for people who like loads of grilling meat options since they offer more than 20 options for you to choose from. It’s not for people who don’t like being surrounded by crowded tables.

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Bldg. J, Unite 1-16, SM Bay the Bay, Seaside Blvd., Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay
(02) 541-2766

3. 678 Korean BBQ Restaurant – SM Mall of Asia

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678 Korean BBQ Restaurant specializes in various types of Korean BBQ and aims to give their customers an authentic grilling experience. It’s for big groups since the place is spacious. It’s not for those who want to eat during peak hours of the day since the lines are long. We recommend their Fried Dumplings, Prime Boneless Short Ribs, Fresh Cut of Pork Belly, Seafood Soft Tofu Stew, and Tteokbokki.

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Seaside, SM Mall of Asia, Pasay
(02) 877-0678

2. K-Pub BBQ – Fort Strip

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K-Pub BBQ is a Korean buffet that offers a plethora of dishes that’s perfect for lunch and dinner. It’s for people who don’t want to manually choose all the side dishes and the meat since they have sets that customers can choose from. It’s not for those who want to eat at a buffet and have a limited budget. We recommend Set A – Eat and Run, Set B – Eat and Run Level Up, Set C – No Limits, and Set D – To the Max.

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The Fort Strip, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(02) 847-1961

1. Namoo House – Uptown Parade

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Namoo House is the local franchise of Maple Tree house, a popular Korean BBQ restaurant from Seoul, Korea. It’s for people who want independence when it comes to cooking their K BBQ. It’s not for people who want to eat during merienda time or past 9 PM. We recommend their Marinated Boneless Short Ribs, Stone Bowl Bibimbab, Special Jumbo Beef Rib Soup, and Kurobota Pork Belly,

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G/F Uptown Parade, 38th Street Corner 9th Avenue, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(02) 946-3733

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