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“Great Korean food!”
Review of Little Seoul

Little Seoul
Ranked #211 of 620 Restaurants in San Jose
Price range: US$15 - US$20
Cuisines: Sushi, Asian, Korean, Japanese
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
San Jose, Costa Rica
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great Korean food!”
Reviewed 16 April 2012

I went to Little Seoul for my birthday since I was craving Korean food and I wanted to try a restaurant I hadn´t been to, and I´m glad I did! We ordered Bibimbap and a sushi. Both were really good, fresh and authentic! Will definitely go back!

  • Visited April 2012
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1 Thank JegrealSanJose
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English first
San Jose, Costa Rica
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43 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“For sushi Fans!”
Reviewed 29 January 2012

Little Seoul is my favorite for sushi. Good variety, decent prices, always fresh! I like to go with friends...but sometimes I even go alone to get my sushi fix!

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Thank Ginette L
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London
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94 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Still as good as ever”
Reviewed 11 January 2012

Returned to the restaurant on a recent visit to San Jose and happy to report that not much has changed, including the wonderful and authentic food, same family ownership and operation, and high level of service. Had the bibimpop (plentiful, fresh, and healthy) and sushi. I Preferred the Korean offering over Japanese but then my partner raved about her tempura.

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Thank Lostinhollywood
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Heredia, Costa Rica
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131 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Not good”
Reviewed 7 May 2011

Food is not fresh, menu was good (but with old food what's the point?) not good overall

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Thank Maria R
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London
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94 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Possibly the best and most authentic Korean restaurant in Central America.”
Reviewed 21 December 2009

Who would have thought that you could find top-quality authentic Korean food in Costa Rica? Located next to Plaza Mayor shopping mall in Rohrmoser, an affluent suburb of San Jose, this friendly restaurant is a gem of a find. Looking for something different while on holiday in Costa Rica, we came across the restaurant via recommendation from a local, and the offering was spot on. The restaurant is neither too large nor too small and airy with a high ceiling. There is a sushi counter to one side and a teppanyaki area to the other. There is even an Asian style (shoes off) seating area tucked away to a side good for groups of 6-10. The service was always with a smile and prices, while comparable to the US and therefore slightly high by local standards, seemed like good value at the end of a very satisfying meal of marinated beef ribs cooked at the table. Beware - the kimchi is as authentic as they come and fiery hot!

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3 Thank Lostinhollywood
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