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23A St | Mezzanine Floor, Asiana Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 238 7777
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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548 reviews
533 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sonamu is a well-appointed, fine dining Korean restaurant located on the Mezzanine floor of the Asiana Hotel on Salahuddin street in Al Muraqqabat. It serves authentic Korean food, incorporated into a number of set menus, and an extensive buffet over weekends. Stand out for me was the Bulgogi, which was spectacular. The restaurant in licensed and serves pork. Service is... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is located in the older quarter of Dubai. However it is a beautiful modern hotel. The food at Sonamu is authentic Korean. All the dishes we ate including bulgogi and bimbimbap were excellent quality. The meats for the barbeque were fresh. Quantites are large and the service is prompt. Advise you to only order one or two of... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Good food, fair price, friendly staff and good atmosphere. Tuesdays and Saturdays are barbecue festival, drinks included and lots of food.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Korean wife needed a fix of her food. Half hour cab ride from Jumeirah Madinat Dar Al Maysaf. Worth the trip. Good food. Attentive service. Nice atmosphere. Third trip for the food.

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Thank Herb A
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Stopped in Dubai for a couple days after vacationing, Ate here for lunch had Yukgaejang and it was very good and spicy, it was almost as good as my wife's. Went back that night for dinner because they have all you can eat BBQ buffet, it was about 50 dollars USD but had to try it, I had so much... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Korean BBQ promotion is an amazing opportunity to experience Korean culture and food. Food is enough, tasty and yummy... Scarlette welcomes you with a smile and Mekhroj is always helpful and explains patiently all your questions. Don't forget to have red bean ice cream as a finale.

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Thank joorigohgo
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice place, the food is great and it is fun to sit and prepare the meat at the table. The service is impressive and the staff is very nice and attentive.

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Thank Heidi N
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

The ambiance is good and the area is wide enough to unwind. Start with a good soju while enjoying A variety of appetizer at hand to sate you while grilling your chicken galbi. The kimchi is superb and you can have a refill of lettuce . I recommend you try their beef bulgogi its so amazingly soft and tasty. Service... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We used to bbq grill to make steak and ordered some extra dishes too, the food portions are great. I ordered a sea food noodle and didn't realise how big and full of seafood it would be. My husband loved the chops. The food was very nice. The restaurant is very clean. I gave this an excellent rating not just... More 

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

this is my favorite korean restaurant in Dubai. there are several Korean restaurants in dubai include north korean one. as a korean this restaurant has the best, authentic korean food. you can bring your friends as fancy or infancy occasion. I would like to recommend a waiter name as "Micheal". He is the best in Dubai as well. It has... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Korean, Barbecue
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23A St | Mezzanine Floor, Asiana Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 238 7777

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?