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The 9 Best Korean Restaurants In Oakland

Updated: October 6, 2021

Looking for your next Korean Feast? Why not try the banchan or bulgogi at these top Oakland restaurants? We scrutinized millions of reviews and analyzed top local sites for this list of top Korean venues in Oakland. Don’t wait for your next plate of dumplings and Korean beer. These Oakland Eateries are ready for your next visit.

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Ohgane Korean Restaurant

Korean, $$, TemescalKorean, $$Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Jong Ga House

Korean, $$, Adams PointKorean, $$Oakland, Adams Point
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Bowl'd BBQ

Korean, $$, TemescalKorean, $$Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Kitchen Story

Asian, $$, RockridgeAsian, $$Oakland, Rockridge
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Tin & Pig - Kang Tong Degi

Korean, $$, MosswoodKorean, $$Oakland, Mosswood
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Pyeong Chang Tofu House

Korean, $$, TemescalKorean, $$Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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Bento & Bowls

Korean, $$, Piedmont AvenueKorean, $$Oakland, Piedmont Avenue
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Moo Bong Ri Korean Restaurant

Korean, $$, TemescalKorean, $$Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5
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AZIT

Korean, $$, TemescalKorean, $$Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.5
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How did these spots get chosen?

Figuring out the best Korean restaurants can take awhile. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 3104661 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 28808 restaurants, and 1901 lists and articles from top sources like Hoodline, Berkeleyside Nosh and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Hoodline - Temescal's 5 Most Popular Restaurants, Berkeleyside Nosh - 5 Restaurants To Try In Berkeley, Oakland And Emeryville and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - Affordable Dining in SF's East Bay. 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. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for godeungeo gui

    When having godeungeo gui, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Rosé, a popular pink wine.

Did you know?

  • A classic meal

    Often regarded as one of the most traditional dishes in Korea, kimchi has long been prepared with fermented vegetables.

Parking tips

We’ve all struggled to find good parking near restaurants in Oakland. 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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