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The Best Korean BBQ in Toronto

The best Korean BBQ in Toronto are the city’s favourite grill houses for juicy jumulleok, bulgogi and dak galbi. It’s about quality, not quantity so don’t expect KBBQ, AYCE-style, but do help yourself to unlimited banchan while your meat sizzles on the grill.

Here are the best Korean BBQ restaurants in Toronto.


Daldongnae
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Daldongnae

You’ll be transported to the night markets of 1950s Korea at all three locations of this cozy BBQ chain where side dishes reign. Grill up pork belly cuts on a hot plate with side compartments for egg, corn, kimchi and garlic at the same time.

Mapo Korean BBQ
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Mapo Korean BBQ

A Bloor Street favourite for all Korean eats, not just BBQ, this restaurant brings nice vibes while you dig into plates of sizzling, marinated meats. As usual, banchan and stews come with, and you even get a complimentary bottle of yakult at the end of your meal.


Ka Chi Korean Restaurant
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Ka Chi Korean Restaurant

It's not DIY BBQ, since most of the times, meat at this popular Korean restaurant chain comes on hot plates. Head to the downstairs shop in Chinatown, Bloor West Village or the Kensington Market spot with the cute patio for bulgogi and spicy shrimp that's ready to eat.

Gui Gui
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Gui Gui

Rotating your meaty sticks over the fire is most of the fun at this North York grill house. Lamb, chicken, beef, seafood and veggies like okra and even cheese rice cakes are skewered for your BBQ entertainment.


Huh Ga Ne
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Huh Ga Ne

Filled with locals, this bustling 24-hour restaurant by Yonge & Finch is great for tabletop cooking in pairs, with tons of options that include thinly-sliced sirloin beef, beef short ribs and of course, pork belly.


Sariwon
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Sariwon

This spacious Thornhill establishment (and part-time banquet hall) is a go-to for huge portions of galbi. If you don’t enjoy reeking of grilled meats after a BBQ sesh, this place probably has one of the best ventilation systems on the list.

Don Chon Korean BBQ & Wings
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Don Chon Korean BBQ & Wings

One of Etobicoke's most delicious Korean spots also serves readymade Korean like BBQ, like bulgogi on glass noodles, spicy jeyuk and pieces of LA galbi on blistering hot plates.


Lee Nam Jang
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Lee Nam Jang

For BBQ in sleek and modern digs, head to this longtime restaurant by Yonge and Sheppard. Their sweet and savoury beef ribs (marinated for two days) are massive, and not to be missed.

Pujukan
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Pujukan

Yonge and Sheppard lively Korean restaurant has made an impression with its juicy, a la carte portions of meat. They’ve also got beef and pork samplers that let you try multiple cuts in one go.

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez at Daldongnae, @bluebermuf of Mapo, @foodsencounters of Sariwon.


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