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Chicago Kalbi Korean Restaurant

3752 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-5726
+1 773-604-8185
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“kalbi” (8 reviews)
“miso soup” (2 reviews)
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Barbecue, Asian, Korean, Japanese
££ - £££
3752 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-5726
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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 23 April 2017 via mobile

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

Thank fredkirby1
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

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

Thank fredkirby1
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 5 February 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Mina M
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Yes it is Korean but the owner and staff are Japanese. I have lived in both Japan and Korea so I know good Korean BBQ and Japanese food. My kids are half Japanese. I loved being able to speak with them in Japanese. My teens...More

Thank Kellie J
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

We visited with two adults and our 14 year old daughter who is incredibly picky, but also loved Chicago Kalbi. In fact she asked if we could replicate the sauces at home! We ordered Combo Set B, which was a perfect mix of meats, soup,...More

Thank Adventureloving
Reviewed 17 August 2015

I'm from Japan. People ask me all the time where the best Japanese restaurant is in Chicago. My answer--Chicago Kalbi. Yes, it is a Korean BBQ restaurant, but the experience is Japanese! My American husband and I go there to 1) enjoy good food and...More

Thank nobitaro
Reviewed 26 June 2015

This small neighborhood family run restaurant has excellent Korean BBQ. The meats are top quality and and side dishes very good. There is a good variety of main dishes and the appetizers like the scallion pancakes are terrific. It is self serve cooking for the...More

Thank Katzi44
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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17:00 - 00:00
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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: +1 773-604-8185
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