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The 15 Best Korean Restaurants Near Arlington

Updated: August 22, 2022

Ever wondered where to find the best kimchi or soju in Arlington? The answer is at these Korean spots. We analyzed top review sites and incorporated user and critic reviews for this list of top Korean eats in Arlington. If endless seafood options and great rice bowls sound good then visit the Korean eateries below.

Find the perfect Korean restaurant

Bun’d Up

Asian, $$, ArlingtonAsian, $$Arlington, Aurora Highlands
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Chiko

Asian, $$, ArlingtonAsian, $$Arlington, Fairlington-Shirlington
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

BIBIMIX

Korean, $, ArlingtonKorean, $Arlington, Colonial Village
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Arlington's top 5 Korean spots

    Hoodline, 2019

Bonchon Arlington

Asian, $$, ArlingtonAsian, $$Arlington, Lyon Park
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Arlington's top 5 Korean spots

    Hoodline, 2019

Seoulspice

Korean, $$, ArlingtonKorean, $$Arlington, North Rosslyn
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

KoChix

Korean, $, WashingtonKorean, $Washington, Truxton Circle
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    5 top options for inexpensive Korean eats in Washington

    Hoodline, 2019

CHIKO

Asian, $$, WashingtonAsian, $$Washington, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Infatuation

    Where To Eat & Drink Around Nats Park

    Infatuation

Loopy's Eatery

Asian, $$, AnnandaleAsian, $$Annandale
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Rice Bar

Korean, WashingtonKoreanWashington, Penn Quarter
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.5

Manna Dosirak

Korean, $$, WashingtonKorean, $$Washington, Kingman Park
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

The Cue Club

American, $, AnnandaleAmerican, $Annandale
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Puzukan Korean BBQ

Korean, AlexandriaKoreanAlexandria
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Magpie And The Tiger

Asian, WashingtonAsianWashington, Petworth
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

BAB Korean Fusion

Korean, $, WashingtonKorean, $Washington, Near Northeast
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Incheon Restaurant

Korean, AnnandaleKoreanAnnandale
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

How did we curate this list?

Figuring out the best Korean restaurants can take awhile. We analyzed 518 lists and articles from top sources like Infatuation and Hoodline, 16302 Arlington restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Infatuation - Where To Eat & Drink Around Nats Park, Hoodline - 5 top options for inexpensive Korean eats in Washington and Hoodline - Here are Arlington's top 5 Korean spots. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Recurring questions

Chiko, BIBIMIX, and Seoulspice are vegetarian-friendly Korean restaurants in Arlington.

Bun’d Up, Chiko, and BIBIMIX are some of the highest-rated late-night Korean spots in Arlington.

Bun’d Up, Chiko, and BIBIMIX are the highest-rated Korean restaurants for take-out in Arlington.

Chiko and Bonchon Arlington are the highest-rated Korean restaurants that is good for groups in Arlington.

The highest-rated Korean restaurants for delivery in Arlington are Bun’d Up, Chiko, and BIBIMIX.

Drink pairing tips

  • Go for Champagne with fried chicken

    To elevate your fried chicken experience, we recommend some Champagne to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this sparkling wine acts as a palate cleanser for the fatty dish.

  • Pair Tempranillo with fried chicken

    A glass of something that cuts the fat with its tannins should be what you pair your fried chicken with. You can’t go wrong pairing your food with a red wine like Tempranillo.

  • The perfect match for bibimbap

    Experts recommend pairing a bibimbap with a glass of Riesling, a popular white wine.

Factoids

  • A traditional dish

    Surely you’ve heard of Korea’s famous kimchi by now? They make it with fermented vegetables!

  • A killer pairing

    Give soju a try! It’s from Korea and is a fan favourite with its clear, slightly-sweet distilled spirit flavours.

  • The record holder

    Korea Tteok Food Processor Association from South Korea made a rice cake in 2018 that was 17 feet.

Parking in the area

Finding parking in Arlington can be tricky, especially if you are going out for food. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Korean spot.

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