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The 7 Best Korean Restaurants Near Burlingame

Updated: October 6, 2021

Ever wondered where to find the best kimchi or soju in Burlingame? The answer is at these Korean spots. To get you the best from the Korean peninsula right here in Burlingame we analyzed top review sites and expert opinions. Don’t wait for your next plate of dumplings and Korean beer. These Burlingame Eateries are ready for your next visit.

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Spicy Factory

Korean, $$, BurlingameKorean, $$Burlingame
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

I Love Sushi & Tofu

Asian, $$, BurlingameAsian, $$Burlingame
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 4.0

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K. Grill & Tofu House

Korean, $$, San BrunoKorean, $$San Bruno
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Koja Kitchen

Asian, $, San MateoAsian, $San Mateo, Central Business District
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0

Bonchon San Mateo

Korean, $$, San MateoKorean, $$San Mateo, Central Business District
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Seoul Kalbi Korean BBQ

Korean, $$, San BrunoKorean, $$San Bruno
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Soon's Tofu and Korean BBQ

Korean, $$, Foster CityKorean, $$Foster City, Boats
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

How does it work?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 28808 restaurants in Burlingame, 3104661 restaurant reviews, and exactly 1901 lists and articles from experts at and more. All with some boam magic. The restaurants you see have been featured in . Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect complement to fried chicken


    When having fried chicken, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of crystal malt, a popular beer.

  • Pale Ale with your fried chicken

    When considering how to best enjoy your fried chicken, we would highlight how well a glass of Pale Ale complements the dish as it cleanses the palate.


  • Tempranillo and 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.

Did you know?

  • The world record from South Korea

    A little chili pepper string never hurt anybody! The size of the longest chili pepper string might surprise you, coming in at 4,576 feet 9 inches! How big of a kitchen do you need to make that?

  • The go-to pairing

    The classic drink in Korea is soju. It's known for its clear, slightly-sweet distilled spirit flavours.

  • The United States's National Noodle Day

    If it’s October 6, then you best not forget to grab a little noodle for National Noodle Day.

Parking information

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