The 15 Best Korean Restaurants In Portland

Updated: September 21, 2022

Ever wondered where to find the best kimchi or soju in Portland? 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 Portland. So if you’re still hankering for Korean pork belly or stir-fried noodles pay one of these Portland spots a visit.

Find the perfect Korean restaurant

KPub Grill and Beer Tap Room

Korean, $$, PiedmontKorean, $$Portland, Piedmont
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Taste Tickler

Asian, $, IrvingtonAsian, $Portland, Irvington
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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The Soop

Korean, $$, Goose HollowKorean, $$Portland, Goose Hollow
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Honey Spicy

Korean, $, KingKorean, $Portland, King
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 5.0

Happy Bibimbap House 2

Korean, $$, HollywoodKorean, $$Portland, Hollywood
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

Buranko Cafe & Bar

Asian, $$, Old Town-ChinatownAsian, $$Portland, Old Town-Chinatown
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Sun Grill Teriyaki

Japanese, $, PortlandJapanese, $Portland
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Du's Grill

Japanese, $, Rose City ParkJapanese, $Portland, Rose City Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5


Korean, $, KernsKorean, $Portland, Kerns
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Twozone Chicken

Korean, NorthwestKoreanPortland, Northwest
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

The Bulgogi DuKuhBee Noodles

Korean, $, HollywoodKorean, $Portland, Hollywood
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Chungdam Korean Fusion

Korean, $$, South TaborKorean, $$Portland, South Tabor
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Korean, $$, BuckmanKorean, $$Portland, Buckman
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Short Round

Vietnamese, $$, RichmondVietnamese, $$Portland, Richmond
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0


Hawaiian, $$, BuckmanHawaiian, $$Portland, Buckman
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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How was this list created?

Finding the right Korean restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We pored over ratings for 9087 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Portland and 717 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Eater and Hoodline had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. Don’t bother looking for Eater - 13 Standout Vegetarian Meals in Portland, Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Foster-Powell and Hoodline - The 4 best Asian fusion spots in Portlandwe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Questions & answers

Chungdam Korean Fusion, Honey Spicy, and Buranko Cafe & Bar are vegetarian-friendly Korean restaurants in Portland.

The highest-rated Korean restaurants for delivery in Portland are Taste Tickler, Chungdam Korean Fusion, and Honey Spicy.

There are 33 Korean restaurants in Portland.

Taste Tickler, Chungdam Korean Fusion, and The Soop are the highest-rated Korean restaurants for take-out in Portland.

Taste Tickler, Chungdam Korean Fusion, and The Soop are some of the highest-rated late-night Korean spots in Portland.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for fried chicken

    Experts suggest pairing a fried chicken with a glass of Champagne, a popular sparkling wine.

  • Pale Ale with your fried chicken

    When considering what goes best with fried chicken, we recommend a glass of Pale Ale, it truly complements the dish as it cleanses the palate.

  • Tempranillo with your fried chicken

    A nice red wine that will bring the most out of the spicy flavors of your fried chicken would be Tempranillo.

Did you know?

  • Once upon a time

    The next time you bite into a deliciousnoodle remember to thank China who are responsible for this tasty culinary invention.

  • A long-held tradition

    What can you make using fermented vegetables? We’ll tell you what: the local classic from Korea, kimchi.

  • National Fried Chicken Day in The United States

    Be ready to chow down on fried chicken in The United States every July. That’s when people there celebrate National Fried Chicken Day.

Parking information

Finding parking in Portland 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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