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“When you're in the mood for Korean....”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Hangook Kwan Restaurant - CLOSED

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Hangook Kwan Restaurant
Cuisines: Asian, Korean
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Kirkwood, Missouri
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164 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“When you're in the mood for Korean....”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2012

A buddy of mine suggested we get some Korean food after a movie. He had been to Hangook Kwan, loved it, and since he's somewhat of a foodie, I thought, "Sure, why not?" I'm glad I did. Hangook is a treasure, tucked back in the corner of a small strip center in West St. Louis County. We each had bowls of noodle soup - his was pork neck bone, mine was beef with rice noodles. Both were delicious. And the service was terrific, even serving us an assortment of appetizers as part of the deal. This is a comfortable, relaxed restaurant, with a delicious array of choices, from soups and appetizers to main dishes. Next time you're in the mood for Chinese, try Korean instead. At Hangook Kwan.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Ignore the decor and location and enjoy the splendid Korean delicacies”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2009

An excellent choice for authentic home cooked style Korean food. The interiors are very simplistic and you get the feeling that you are just sitting in someone's dining room at homeand that dining room was decorated in the 70s.

Once you are past that, enjoy the multi course meal. First they bring out complimentary side dishes. These vary from day to day. Steamed rice is also included with most dishes. You also have the option to sit at a table with a hot plate if you wish to order grilled meats which are prepared directly at the table.

The chef doesn't hold back on the spicy dishes like some other "Americanized Korean" joints. So if you order spicy then be prepared to hold it.

Prices are slightly expensive and compare with what one would pay at a Japanese restaurant. Another complimentary item is some seasonal fruits at the end of your meal.

Enjoy! This place truly is a well kept St. Louis secret.

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