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The Best Korean Restaurants in Toronto

The best Korean restaurants in Toronto range from traditional to modern and there are lots of options in between, too. Tuck into bibimbap, tteokbokki and tofu at these places, and don't forget the kimchi.

Here are the best Korean restaurants in Toronto.


Cho Sun Ok
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Cho Sun Ok

Naengmyeon is the specialty at this Koreatown North restaurant, but they also do great steamed and fried mandoo (dumplings), soondae, modeum soondae, and chicken or pork tangsooyook.

Oddseoul
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Oddseoul

Korean cuisine provides inspiration for wings, sandwiches, noodles and rice dishes at this Ossington snack bar with a gritty vibe. If you're not paying attention you might walk right past it.


Korean Village Restaurant
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Korean Village Restaurant

This family-run Koreatown restaurant has been around for decades and has played host to tons of celebrities. Cozy up inside a booth and fire up the grill for a BBQ table meal with meats that are marinated for over 35 overs, or try their classic hot stone bowl bibimbap.

Buk Chang Dong Soon Tofu
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Buk Chang Dong Soon Tofu

This staple Korean restaurant with multiple locations throughout the city is named for their signature soon tofu dishes, available in several varieties all served with hot stone pot rice. They also do other hot stone pot rice dishes like bibimbap, bulgogi soup and pork bone soup.


Kimchi Korea House
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Kimchi Korea House

Known for their nominal kimchi, this Little Tokyo restaurant makes over a dozen varieites of bibimbap, including squid, eel, lobster, salmon, pork and mushroom. They also do pancakes, noodle dishes (including cold noodles), soups, stews and stir fried dishes.


Mama Lee's Korean Kitchen
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Mama Lee's Korean Kitchen

Takeout-only Korean from this South Core restaurant is great for those on the go who still want flavour, with lots of options for rice bowls plus favourites like bibimbap, japchae and fried chicken. Don't skip the kimchi fries.

Hawk & Chick
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Hawk & Chick

Bento-style boxes get the Korean treatment at this Dundas West takeout spot where portions are huge. Try their karaage fried chicken or their fish katsu smothered in tartar sauce, both served with signature crab stick slaw. You can also get both in sandwich form if boxes aren't your thing.


Myeongdong Gyoza Kalguksu
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Myeongdong Gyoza Kalguksu

A tight menu of noodles and soups is served at this Thornhill restaurant on Bathurst where most dishes revolve around a house beef bone broth. It provides the foundation for wheat noodles, gyoza and sliced rice cake.

Hanyang Jokbal
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Hanyang Jokbal

This restaurant with locations on Silver Star Blvd. in Scarborough and near Finch Station in North York is named for jokbal, a dish of braised pig's trotters. Bossam is their other main offering, but they also do cold noodles, seafood pancakes and soup.

Lead photo by

Herman Wong at Myeongdong Gyoza Kalguksu


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