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Urban Seoul

) #26 of 514 Restaurants in Irvine ££ - £££ Asian, Mexican, Korean
2750 Alton Pkwy Ste 131, Irvine, CA 92606-2193
+1 949-553-0188
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“chorizo” (7 reviews)
“bibimbap” (5 reviews)
“loaded fries” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Mexican, Korean
££ - £££
2750 Alton Pkwy Ste 131, Irvine, CA 92606-2193
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

The menu is a SoCal take on traditional Korean bibimbap with a nod to Spanish tapas or small plates. The dish I chose exemplified this: Chorizo Kimchi Fried Rice.

Thank ThePackedBag
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Their happy hour menu is pretty good, and reasonable! We loved it. Only their tap selections weren't our fit, but water melon shoju was good :)

Thank Da Y
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I'm a big fan of Korean-Mexican fusion, and this place absolutely nailed it. We had the kimchi fries, the arepas, and the burrito, all of which was delicious. The restaurant is small, so I imagine it could get busy on the weekend, but for a...More

Thank RPH80
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Wow, this place is a find. Didn't expect this joint to have some tasty dishes with good flavors. Service is fast and it's relatively inexpensive given that you get to sit down and the food is fresh.

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 4 October 2016

in a very busy shopping center - especially on a weekend night. Staying down the road at a hotel and wanted something freshly cooked and found Urban Seoul. Grabbed a couple of seats at the bar, asked for some recommendations and soon we were eating...More

Thank PirateEC
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This is my favorite cheap eats in the Irvine Spectrum, everything I've ordered has been tasty but I always go back for the Bibimbap, I get the beef and it's always good.

Thank sandram972016
Reviewed 2 September 2016

The food is very flavourful, would recommend the pork belly dishes. Price is cheap and good size, enjoyed it a lot

Thank trungtinle81
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Urban Seoul offers the ideal blend of Korean ingredients, flavors, and dishes in both traditional and Mexican-fusion forms. The Urban Skillet, for example, is a classic rice bowl with choice of meets and fried egg on top, while the chorizo kimchee fried rice, loaded with...More

Thank Betty S
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I visited Urban Seoul recently with a friend and co-worker for lunch. The restaurant was busy, but we were able to be seated right away, our server quickly helped us, and the food arrived quickly and exactly as ordered. The portions are LARGE, and amazingly...More

Thank Emilie A
Reviewed 24 July 2016

These guys rock. They will take traditional Korean and/or other Asian influences, add a creative flare! The food is simply delicious and plenty of it! The Spicy Pork Torta is a great sandwich! They kick up Korean Pork with a Mexican Flare. The Chorizo Kimchi...More

Thank dbl60
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Justin B
Do you have gluten-free options?
17 November 2016|
Response from Food-Art-Lover | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure - I don't know if their tortillas are just flour vs. corn. They do have a bimbimbop which has the choice of white rice or purple rice but I don't know if this will meet your needs. I suggest that you call them... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2750 Alton Pkwy Ste 131, Irvine, CA 92606-2193
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 949-553-0188
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