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The 15 Best Korean Restaurants Near Vancouver

Updated: August 22, 2022

Ever wondered where to find the best kimchi or soju in Vancouver? 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 Vancouver. If endless seafood options and great rice bowls sound good then visit the Korean eateries below.

Find the perfect Korean restaurant

Kenji's Ramen & Grill

Asian, $$, VancouverAsian, $$Vancouver, Fircrest
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Local Asian Bistro

Thai, $$, VancouverThai, $$Vancouver
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Teriyaki & Noodles

Asian, $, VancouverAsian, $Vancouver, Ogden
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Kingkong Korean BBQ

Korean, $$, VancouverKorean, $$Vancouver, Fircrest
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

Kim's Grill

Japanese, $, VancouverJapanese, $Vancouver, Landover Sharmel
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

KPub Grill and Beer Tap Room

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

Taste Tickler

Asian, $, PortlandAsian, $Portland, Irvington
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

    The 4 best Asian fusion spots in Portland

    Hoodline, 2020
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Explore the 5 most popular spots in Portland's Irvington neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

The Soop

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

Honey Spicy

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

Happy Bibimbap House 2

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

Buranko Cafe & Bar

Asian, $$, PortlandAsian, $$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, $, PortlandJapanese, $Portland, Rose City Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

SARI

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

Twozone Chicken

Korean, PortlandKoreanPortland, Northwest
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

How did these spots get chosen?

Finding the best Korean restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 9087 restaurants, and 717 lists and articles from top sources like Hoodline. Yes, we even looked at Hoodline - Explore the 5 most popular spots in Portland's Irvington neighborhood and Hoodline - The 4 best Asian fusion spots in Portland to pull this list together. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. 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.

Common questions

The highest-rated Korean restaurants for delivery in Vancouver are Local Asian Bistro, Teriyaki & Noodles, and Kingkong Korean BBQ.

Kenji's Ramen & Grill, Local Asian Bistro, and Teriyaki & Noodles are the highest-rated Korean restaurants for a quick lunch in Vancouver.

Kenji's Ramen & Grill, Local Asian Bistro, and Kim's Grill are vegetarian-friendly Korean restaurants in Vancouver.

Kenji's Ramen & Grill, Local Asian Bistro, and Teriyaki & Noodles are some of the highest-rated late-night Korean spots in Vancouver.

There are 6 Korean restaurants in Vancouver.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect complement to fried chicken


    Experts recommend pairing a fried chicken with a glass of Pale Ale, a popular beer.

  • Pair Tempranillo with fried chicken

    When considering how to best enjoy your fried chicken, we would highlight how well a glass of Tempranillo complements the dish as it cuts the fat with its tannins.


  • Pair crystal malt with fried chicken

    If your food palns include Fried Chicken, then you should consider helping it along with some beer. We find that a crystal malt, with its hits of toasted-caramel, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

Interesting facts

  • Think you can handle some McDonald's Chicken McNugget?

    Naddar "FreakEating" Redaate the most McDonald's Chicken McNugget in the world by finishing no fewer than 170. Who’s up for breaking this record?

  • The go-to pairing

    soju, with its clear, slightly-sweet distilled spirit flavours, is what they drink in Korea.

  • A classic meal

    When in Korea it would be criminal not to try out the bulgogi. GIve it a go so you can say you had the full experience.

Parking tips

Parking has always been a challenge in Vancouver. 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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