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“Excellent”
Review of Soban

Soban
Ranked #1,218 of 3,874 Restaurants in Calgary
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Superb seasoning, freshly prepared. Very well done, we truly enjoyed every bite. Pleasant and clean surroundings with courteous and efficient service. Well worth a visit. We hope you like it as much as we did.

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Flew into Calgary to attend the Calgary Stampede 2017. Although the town is known for it's beef, my husband & I eat very little red meat. We decided to look for an Oriental Restaurant & found our hotel was quite near China town. We googled Korean Restaurants because we wanted Bibimbap. Simply translated to “mixed rice with meat and assorted vegetables". they did not offer Bibimbap with Chicken, but when we asked for it the owner was more than happy to prepare the dish exactly as we ordered. My husband had spent time in Korea for work and said the dish was prepared exactly as the Bibimbap he had in Seoul. We were both very pleased with our meal. It was very well flavored. There was hot sauce on the table & being from Texas we added a bit to our meal. We were so pleased with our dinner we went back a week later and ordered the same meal. The price was quite reasonable when you consider we were in town for the Stampede.

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Thank Rose H
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

Decided to order lunch box this time because the individual food items I ordered last time was either over-salted or no favor. Pretty big lunch box but the appetizer was boring, lots of yams, no other Korean appetizer, e.g. kimchi. Spicy pork taste good. Tempura was crunchy, not greasy, pretty good, but sauce was so little that it was probably only 1 teaspoon. First time experienced that. Owners were so cheap to give even 1 teaspoon more. Will I go often? Most likely not. Was planning to go to other Korean restaurant at the food court of City Plaza in China Town but it was full, as usual, couldn't afford to wait for 30 minutes, so decided to go to this one. By the way, the tables are super tiny, no matter it's for 2 or 4, and the seating are super tight.

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Thank sushi2008Calgary
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This is one of our favorite places for Korean food. The fried chicken and tofu soup are delicious and so flavorful. Great place to try.

Thank Ngvacay
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Reviewed 12 April 2016

Price is average. Ordered soybean soup which made of traditional Korean soybean paste, come with tofu and soup. The soup was super super..... salty, no doubt could add same portion of water in to dilute the soup, while the other option is add another bowl of rice! Side dish bean sprouts didn't have any taste, just totally plain. The other side dish shredded radish was fresh and pretty good. Kimchi radish was pretty good too. My friends ordered lunch special and it seemed they enjoyed that. I guess this soybean soup is a bad item in this restaurant, although it's a very common Korean food.

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