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The 6 Best Korean Restaurants In Baltimore

Updated: October 22, 2021

Ever wondered where to find the best kimchi or soju in Baltimore? The answer is at these Korean spots. To get you the best from the Korean peninsula right here in Baltimore we analyzed top review sites and expert opinions. If endless seafood options and great rice bowls sound good then visit the Korean eateries below.

Find the perfect Korean restaurant

Brown Rice Korean Grill

Korean, $, Charles VillageKorean, $Baltimore, Charles Village
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

    The 4 best Korean spots in Baltimore

    Hoodline, 2020

Kong Pocha

Korean, Charles NorthKoreanBaltimore, Charles North
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2020

    The 4 best Korean spots in Baltimore

    Hoodline, 2020

Be-One Korean BBQ

Korean, $$, Charles NorthKorean, $$Baltimore, Charles North
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2020

    The 4 best Korean spots in Baltimore

    Hoodline, 2020

JAZZ+SOJU

Korean, $$, RiversideKorean, $$Baltimore, Riverside
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Mi & Yu Noodle Bar

Japanese, $$, Federal HillJapanese, $$Baltimore, Federal Hill
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Jong Kak

Korean, $$, Charles NorthKorean, $$Baltimore, Charles North
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

How did we curate this list?

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 5440 restaurants, and 127 lists and articles from top sources like Hoodline. These spots have been featured in Hoodline - The 4 best Korean spots in Baltimore. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for your fried chicken

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


  • Go for Pale Ale with fried chicken

    For an elevated experience, pair your fried chicken with Pale Ale. This combination works particularly well because this beer cleanses the palate.


  • Tempranillo and 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.


Factoids

  • A long-held tradition

    If you’re ever in Korea there is no way you can leave without having tried the kimchi. The kimchi features a mix of ingredients, like fermented vegetables. Make sure you try it!

  • Think you love McDonald's Chicken McNugget

    Naddar "FreakEating" Reda broke the world record by eating the most McDonald's Chicken McNugget in one sitting. The new record - that has not been beaten since - is 170 nuggets.

  • A 2018-record from South Korea

    In 2018, Korea Tteok Food Processor Association from South Korea made a 17 feet long rice cake.

Parking information

Getting a good parking spot in Baltimore can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. 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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