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Chicago Kalbi Korean Restaurant

#1,016 of 8,138 Restaurants in Chicago
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Japanese, Barbecue, Asian
3752 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-5726
+1 773-604-8183
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
1 week ago
“Quality korean style barbeque and homemade soups”
3 weeks ago
“A decent yakiniku joint”
Japanese, Barbecue, Asian, Korean
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
3752 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-5726
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Reviewed 1 week ago

People rave about the cook- at -your- table meats ( over real wood coals) but I love the made from scratch soups on a cold winters day. The fish soup with butter cod is out of this world. Try the appetizers as well. They are...More

Thank MN72CH91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service ~ 5* Food ~ 3* Atmosphere ~ 4* This joint is more of Japanese yakiniku than Korean. The meat is good. However, the dipping sauce is lacking its Japanese flavor. They do serve some Korean side dishes, not extensive as Korean bbq. The prime...More

Thank Vince N
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

We went to this place with group. The meat is very juicy. Good size volume. They also serve liver, stomach and other Japanese delicacy. Still you could stick to usual juicy rib meat. Relatively wide range of choice of sake and Shochu. We have been...More

Thank seiichiro a
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Reminds me of the real deal. I was stationed in South Korea and miss Korean BBQ. Everyone is very nice and service is super fast.

Thank Nathan G
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Korean BBQ is always fun and this place does it well. Meat portions are a good size and the banchan are all delicious. Parking can sometimes be difficult in this area.

Thank mibbiw3
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic family owned cook at your table Japanese steak house. Lots of good choices...meat, seafood, saki, etc

Thank F7377QPfreds
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

One of my favs...a wonderful family owned operation. Shrimp, beef, veg, cooked by yourself at your table.

Thank F7377QPfreds
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We were lost, searching for ANY KOREAN restaurant. By chance we came upon Chicago Kalbi in Little India. What fortune. This restaurant has been at this site for decades and the autographed pictures from celebrities attest to the quality of its service. It is an...More

Thank garylT9246KL
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

After reading the many positive reviews, my family decided that Chicago Kalbi would be a fun night out. It truly exceeded my expectations. The staff were friendly and solicitous throughout the meal. Our kids (who can be pretty picky eaters) had an absolute blast cooking...More

Thank Guita G
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Very friendly service but food is average. Often still frozen, small portions pretty expensive. There are better.

Thank Mina M
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Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3752 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-5726
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Northwest Side
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Side
  • Phone Number: +1 773-604-8183
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