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The 8 Best Korean Restaurants In San Jose

Updated: October 6, 2021

Looking for your next Korean Feast? Why not try the banchan or bulgogi at these top San Jose restaurants? We scrutinized millions of reviews and analyzed top local sites for this list of top Korean venues in San Jose. If endless seafood options and great rice bowls sound good then visit the Korean eateries below.

Find the perfect Korean restaurant

Danbi Korean Restaurant

Korean, $$, DowntownKorean, $$San Jose, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline

    Here are San Jose's top 5 Korean spots

    Hoodline

Gen Korean BBQ House

Korean, $$, North ValleyKorean, $$San Jose, North Valley
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline

    Here are San Jose's top 5 Korean spots

    Hoodline
  • SF Style & Leisure

    Top Asian restaurants in the SF Bay area

    SF Style & Leisure

SJ Omogari Korean Restaurant

Korean, $$, DowntownKorean, $$San Jose, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline

    Here are San Jose's top 5 Korean spots

    Hoodline
  • CultureTrip

    The 10 Best Restaurants In Central San Jose, USA

    CultureTrip

QPOT

Korean, $$, EvergreenKorean, $$San Jose, Evergreen
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline

    Here are San Jose's top 5 Korean spots

    Hoodline

Goku Korean BBQ and Hot Pot

Korean, $$, Cambrian ParkKorean, $$San Jose, Cambrian Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Hanul Korean

Korean, $$, Blossom ValleyKorean, $$San Jose, Blossom Valley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

SGD Tofu House

Korean, $$, West San JoseKorean, $$San Jose, West San Jose
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Enjoy Seoul

Korean, $$, East San JoseKorean, $$San Jose, East San Jose
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Figuring out the best Korean restaurants can take awhile. We analyzed 1901 lists and articles from top sources like CultureTrip, SF Style & Leisure and Hoodline, 28808 San Jose restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 3104661 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. For example, we considered CultureTrip - The 10 Best Restaurants In Central San Jose, USA, SF Style & Leisure - Top Asian restaurants in the SF Bay area and Hoodline - Here are San Jose's top 5 Korean spots as we sourced this ultimate list. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • The ideal pairing for japchae

    When ordering japchae, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Vouvray, a popular white wine.

Did you know?

  • A long-held tradition

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

Parking tips

Parking in San Jose can be a challenge. 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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