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The 5 Best Korean BBQ Places Near Capitol Hill, Seattle

Updated: May 2, 2022

These Korean barbeque spots in Capitol Hill make all of our grilled meat dreams come true! We analyzed awards, leading publications, and top-ranking sites to find the best Korean barbeque on offer. To sample the best banchan, kalbi, and ice-cold rice beer visit any of these fantastic Capitol Hill restaurants.

Find the perfect Korean bbq spot

Meet Korean BBQ

Asian, $$$, Capitol HillAsian, $$$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Kimchi Bistro

Korean, $, Capitol HillKorean, $Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2012

    Where to Eat Korean Food in Seattle Right Now

    Eater, 2012

If you travel further

Bok a Bok Fried Chicken

Asian, $, First HillAsian, $Seattle, First Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Zagat, 2018

    Hottest Restaurants in Seattle

    Zagat, 2018
  • Infatuation, 2018

    Where To Eat When You’re Trying To Not Spend Money

    Infatuation, 2018

Son of A Butcher

Korean, $$, EastlakeKorean, $$Seattle, Eastlake
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Shodai Teriyaki

Asian, $, GarfieldAsian, $Seattle, Garfield
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.5
  • Infatuation, 2019

    22 Great Seattle Spots For Takeout

    Infatuation, 2019

How does it work?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Korean bbq craving shouldn't be so tough. We pored over ratings for 10895 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 1095134 restaurant reviews in Seattle and 1660 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Zagat and Infatuation had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. These top contenders have appeared in Zagat - Hottest Restaurants in Seattle, Infatuation - 22 Great Seattle Spots For Takeout and Infatuation - Where To Eat When You’re Trying To Not Spend Money. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. These ten restaurants offer the best Korean bbq in Seattle.

Recurring questions

Kimchi Bistro is the highest-rated vegetarian Korean barbeque spot in Capitol Hill.

Meet Korean BBQ and Kimchi Bistro are the highest-rated late-night spots for Korean barbeque in Capitol Hill.

Meet Korean BBQ is the highest-rated Korean barbeque spot that is good for groups in Capitol Hill.

Meet Korean BBQ and Kimchi Bistro have outdoor seating and Korean barbeque in Capitol Hill.

There are 2 korean barbeque spots in Capitol Hill.

Drink pairing tips for Korean bbq

  • Pair marinated pork with Soju

    To elevate your marinated pork experience, we recommend some Soju to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this rice wine cuts through the flavors of the marinade.

  • A next-level pairing for Syrah

    When ordering ribeye, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Syrah, a popular red wine.

  • Pair Chilean Shiraz with bulgogi

    A red wine and some nice, tasty bulgogi - specifically a Chilean Shiraz - go really well together. This drink will help bring out the most of the smoky and sweet in your food, trust us!

Factoids about Korean bbq

  • A taste for luxury

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $300 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, olive wagu beef?

  • A long-held tradition

    Certain dishes are so iconic that they can become a part of a country’s identity. In Korea, bulgogi is recognized as one of the most popular national dishes.

  • Name a more iconic duo: tea & steak

    steak is usually paired with tea, matching the fatty notes of steak with the tannin-rich taste of tannin-rich.

Parking info

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