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The best late night Korean restaurants in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / March 2, 2016

korean torontoThe best late night Korean restaurants in Toronto can satisfy after hour cravings for fried chicken, tabletop BBQ, and steaming bowls of pork bone soup. These eateries, scattered throughout the city, often come into their element after dark and are prime destinations for midnight feasts and post bar binges.

Here are the best late night Korean restaurants in Toronto.

Photo of the pork bone soup at Paldo Gangsan by Pam Lau in the blogTO Flickr pool.

Owl of Minerva

Owl of Minerva

Locations operating around the clock make this brand of Korean hospitality a reliable favourite in neighbourhoods across the city. Plenty of banchan (complimentary side dishes) and steaming bowls of Pork Bone Soup ($6.20) have solidified this night owl as a late night treasure. More »

Lim Ga Ne

Lim Ga Ne

BBQ specialties like Jumuluk ($40 feeds two) and piping hot bowls of kimchi soup ($10) are among the favourites at this traditional Korean eatery. While they have a location in Koreatown, it's the one in Willowdale that's reliably open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. More »

Kayagum

Kayagum

This 24-hour restaurant at Yonge and Finch makes its noodles, kimchi and various apps in house, and is known to send diners off with complimentary yogurt drinks after each meal. Regulars know it as a reliable spot to tuck into big bowls of bibimbap ($8-$10) and full spreads of bo ssam ($17) at anytime of day. More »

Oddseoul

Oddseoul

The kitchen at this popular Ossington Avenue snack bar is open right up until 2 a.m. serving up booze and an eclectic array of small plates. Sharable ssam platters ($25) with all the fixings and cross cultural creations like the Bulgogi Cheesesteak ($5) are prime examples of the Korean/American menu on offer. More »

Korean Cowboy

Korean Cowboy

This anju bar at Yonge and Eglinton can be found bustling until last call nightly. The menu boasts an array of small plates and shareable platters including classic late night munchies like kimchi fried rice, toasted rice cakes, fried chicken and bo ssam. More »

The Korean Kitchen

The Korean Kitchen

This Korean spot near Christie Pits can oblige cravings for spicy kimchi stew until 2 a.m. seven days a week. Aside from the steaming bowls of stew, menu highlights include bibimbap, roasted rice cakes with honey, and spicy pork hock. More »

Home of Hot Taste

Home of Hot Taste

Don't bother with The Colonel when craving KFC late night. This Korean eatery in Thornhill is open until 2 a.m. and the perfect place to get your fix of addictive deep fried poultry ranging from mild to blazing hot, served with cooling sides like pickled radish and steamed rice. More »

Paldo Gang San

Paldo Gang San

Korean comfort foods like seafood pancakes, bulgogi, soon tofu, bibimbap and pork bone soup are all on the menu at this unassuming spot in Koreatown. Refillable banchan and attentive staff no doubt contribute to its enduring popularity. More »

Hi! There

Hi! There

This cozy eatery in Koreatown welcomes late night diners until 2 a.m. You'll find the tables populated with soju as friends give cheers over sizzling hot stone bibimbap, pork bone hot pots, stir-fries and noodle dishes. More »

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