22 Peace Plz, San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 922-9575
Primary Phone: (415) 922-9575
Seoul Garden Restaurant
Bike Parking: Yes
Cuisines: Korean, Asian
Takes Reservations: Yes
Outdoor Seating: No
Price Range : Average
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03/07/2007Provided by Citysearch -
I've eaten at most of the Korean joints in this town, and this one is hands-down the best. Always busy, and the waitresses run around like ER nurses ( and dress accordingly) while the owner directs traffic and smiles profusely. But if you're in the mood for any type of Korean food, from barbecue to the spicy stews to the burnt rice in stoneware, this is your best bet.
The small sides are excellent and almost a meal in themselves. Despite what other reviewers have written about the prices, I think they're pretty moderate - you can easily fill up without breaking your wallet. I've had all of the barbecues and they're great, as are the spicy stews. Be careful how spicy you order it, though - you may end up crying if you go above medium. And save room for dessert - the red bean ice cream is unique to Seoul Garden, as far as I know, and delicious.
I would recommend going with a bigger group, at least 4 people, to order family style and be able to get the full experience.
07/07/2006Provided by Citysearch -
I love Korean food! My friends and I went to try their BBQ. Overall, Seoul Garden was really good. The decor and restaurant itself is one of the nicer Korean Restaurants I've been to. Service was good and friendly. Prices are a little higher but I would definitely go back!
05/21/2004Provided by Citysearch -
I have to say I first went to Seoul Garden after church when I was about 7 years old. now, almost 17 years later, when I returned it was great to find that not only was the food still great, the staff is super friendly. however, this isn't because the staff is so excited to work there but the owner who is always smiling and always happy to see his customers. it's worth it to pay a bit more for the service and food quality!
04/12/2003Provided by Citysearch -
Although the quality of the food was decent, the service left something to be desired. The portions were small, and they were reluctant to give complimentary dishes, which is something standard for most Korean BBQ restaurants. They cleared the food very quickly, even though there was still food on the plate. I've definitely had a lot better in the City.
12/04/2002Provided by Citysearch -
I've eaten at several Korean restaurants in the city and overall this is my favorite. Some places have cheaper prices, but for overall quality of food, I think Seoul Garden has the best value. If you're eating with a group, one of their spicy braised fish dishes is good to share.
11/30/2002Provided by Citysearch -
Thanks to their late hours, and friend and I were able to get a good meal with attentive service at 11:00 PM the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.
I'm a beginner at Korean food, so I ordered a mild soup, which was hot and tasty. My buddy's more exotic meal was not only beautiful but also delicous.
The bill for two was under $20.