It is still barbecue week at Eater Denver and we're jumping on the bandwagon of the social, booze-filled dining experience that is Korean barbecue. There are different cuts of grilled meat prepared by guests themselves on a tabletop grill, to be paired with countless sides. It is casual and affordable, an experiential way of dining that shines best when enjoyed with a group. From a small locally-grown chain to places set in multiple strip mall, these seven places hit the spot when you're up for a Korean eating adventure.Read More
Where to Find Denver's Best Korean Barbecue
'Tis the season for barbecue ... with a spicy spin!
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Bop & Gogi
Travel to the exotic land of Englewood to try this fast-casual Korean restaurant. Don't miss the kim bap, a roll with carrots, radish, fish cake, egg and more, or the Korean burrito.
DAE GEE Korean BBQ
One of three locations, since the latest South Broadway installment debuted this spring, Dae Gee Korean BBQ has table-side grills and traditional fare, with favorites like Galbee, (boneless short ribs) and beef bulgogi, (thinly sliced ribeye) both marinated in the sweet, garlicky, soy barbecue sauce – a Dae Gee secret recipe.
Han Kang Korean BBQ
Family-owned and operated, for more than 20 years Han Kang Korean has been serving fresh, homemade recipes. The short menu features favorites such as the ojinguh bokum, a spicy sautéed squid, or the samgyetang, a double boiled chicken with ginseng and sweet rice.
Korea House - Boulder
A refreshing warmth and family-friendliness fills this Boulder joint subtly tucked into a strip mall on the city's north end, pairing nicely with the delicious and authentic meals. Bento boxes give guests a wide variety of items to taste, from the barbecue chicken and dumplings to galbi, short ribs and chicken. The bibimbap is served in a stone bowl, as if you were being served in Korea,
Sae Jong Kwan
This hidden gem is a haven for adventurous eaters convene, cooking on the grills built into the tables. The menu is long and detailed, with meat and veggie specials to enjoy.
Seoul Korean BBQ & Sushi
With Aurora as a hot spot of Denver's Korean food craze, try Seoul Korean BBQ and Sushi, combining the best of Korean and Japanese cuisines.. Every meal starts with a complimentary bancha, a collection of several tiny dishes to showcase the best of traditional food. Try the savory mini omelets, with garlic and scallions, baked yams and kimchi.
Another Aurora-based authentic Korean barbecue experience, Silla is tucked beside an auto repair shop, serving lunch and dinner. Dishes, such as the chik engmyum, a summer salad with chilled buckwheat noodles and chili paste, or the zippy stew, made with kimchi, showcase the talented kitchen team's skills.
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