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The 7 Best Korean Restaurants Near Palo Alto

Updated: October 6, 2021

Pining for a plate of pajeon or a bowl of Samgyetang? These Korean Eateries in Palo Alto do it best. To get you the best from the Korean peninsula right here in Palo Alto 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

So Gong Dong Tofu House

Korean, $$, Palo AltoKorean, $$Palo Alto, Charleston Meadow
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Infatuation

    A Complete Guide To Eating In Palo Alto And The Rest Of The Peninsula


If you travel further

Vons Chicken -Redwood City

Korean, Redwood CityKoreanRedwood City, Downtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5

Menlo BBQ

Korean, $, Menlo ParkKorean, $Menlo Park
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

HōM Korean Kitchen

Korean, $, Redwood CityKorean, $Redwood City, Downtown
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Gen Korean BBQ House

Asian, $$, Mountain ViewAsian, $$Mountain View
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • The Silicon Valley Post

    Best Korean Restaurants in Silicon Valley

    The Silicon Valley Post

Bonchon Mountain view

Asian, $$, Mountain ViewAsian, $$Mountain View, Old Mountain View
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Su-Dam Korean Cuisine

Korean, $$, Los AltosKorean, $$Los Altos
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

How was this list created?

Figuring out the best Korean restaurants can take awhile. We pored over ratings for 28808 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 restaurant reviews in Palo Alto and 1901 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Infatuation and The Silicon Valley Post had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. These top contenders have appeared in Infatuation - A Complete Guide To Eating In Palo Alto And The Rest Of The Peninsula and The Silicon Valley Post - Best Korean Restaurants in Silicon Valley. 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. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level match for japchae

    When having japchae, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Vouvray, a popular white wine.

Interesting facts

  • A classic meal

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

Parking in the area

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in Palo Alto. 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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