Korean restaurants have found a special place in our stomach with their Bibimbap, Kimchi and other delicious dishes like Bulgogi and Galbi. Las Vegas is awash with many Korean restaurants such as Island Style, Tang Tang Tang and the famous Hobak Korean BBQ joint.
Las Vegas is full of many different foods reminiscent of different cultures, including the Asian scene. There are many sushi places to eat and Korean BBQ restaurants to satisfy all your Korean food cravings.
Let’s take a look at our top Korean restaurants in Las Vegas, Nevada to help you narrow down your search for the perfect meal. We’ll also delve into hours of operation, popular dining options, food specials and unique experiences at each restaurant.
Please note that restaurant opening hours and prices are subject to change. For certain reasons, prices may fluctuate over time and restaurants may close their doors without notice. To help you learn about current developments, we’ve added restaurant contact information.
1. KoMex Fusion Express
KoMex is located at Decatur and Washington at 633 N Decatur Blvd. Suite H, Las Vegas. The restaurant is closed on Sundays such as Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years. It is open from Monday to Saturday with working hours from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The restaurant was founded by former workers from California who moved to Las Vegas to open a restaurant on Decatur Blvd. in February 2011. They became famous when Jim Barley, a writer, wrote an article about the restaurant that was featured in Las Vegas Weekly in August 2022.
After that, KoMex Fusion Express was featured on BuzzFeed and other channels such as Cooking Channel’s Taco Trip with Aaron Sanchez. According to Buzzfeed, KoMex is even rated as the Best Hangover Food in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The restaurant is known for mixing Mexican cuisine with Korean cuisine, creating a fusion of flavors that serves the best of both worlds. Fusion specialties include fusion torta, beef, mayo, lettuce, onion, tomato, avocado, jalapeno and Korean hot sauce. Prices are fair at KoMex, with most dishes ranging from $2 to $11. Additionally, all Bulgogi dishes come with a choice of beef, chicken or spicy pork. The menu consists of fusion tacos, fusion burritos, bulgogi cheesesteak, chimichanga, enchiladas, flautas, tater tots, torta and bulgogi plates.
2nd Gen Korean BBQ House
Gen Korean BBQ House is a Korean and barbecue restaurant at 5125 W. Sahara Avenue in Las Vegas. It operates throughout the week with operating hours from 3 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Gen Korean is open from 12:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Friday It is open from 11:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Saturdays and from 11:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Sunday.
Gen Korean BBQ is praised for its all-you-can-eat menu, which offers 31 items for the regular price of $24.99 per person. The all-you-can-eat menu consists of many options, including spicy pork bulgogi, gen premium chadol and Hawaiian pork belly, marinated Samgyubsal with pineapple slices. Other recommended menu items include their Corn Cheese (creamy sweet corn with cheese), Soondoboo (spicy soft tofu stew) and Seoul Fries (Sauteed Kimchi and spicy Aioli over fries).
AYCE (all-you-can-eat) meals are limited to 90 minutes and the entire group must order from the same menu. However, children under 40 inches can eat for free, while children between 50 and 40 inches are charged $9.99 instead of the usual $24.99. Any child over 50 inches is billed as an adult; you can’t keep it Gen Korean BBQ has great discounts and limited time offers from time to time. There is a special drink ticket where you can buy one drink and get one free for a penny. Drinks on the menu include a delicious Soju cocktail, Capri Soju and regular draft beer.
3. Hobak Korean BBQ
Hobak may disappoint some as it is not an AYCE (all-you-can-eat) Gen Korean BBQ House restaurant. However, Hobak Korean BBQ has made a name for itself as one of the most popular restaurants in Spring Mountain, let alone in all of Las Vegas. The restaurant’s motto is “Sharing great things” and they do.
With their simple menu of just beef and pork, you can experience different spins on the same staple. This gives you the opportunity to taste a wide variety of delicacies that come from the same meat. Additionally, the beef they use is 100% pure premium Black Angus beef that is USDA approved and certified. They have a combo menu with a family combo meal and a dry aging combo meal. The Small Family Combo is $89.75 and the Large Family Combo is $130.75. The family combo menu features brisket, as well as Mugi fuji pork belly, spicy aged pork ribs and other items such as skirt steak. Most items throughout the menu are relatively inexpensive to help you eat as much as you want.
Hobak Korean BBQ restaurant was established in 2009 and is located at 5808 Spring Mountain Road, Ste 101 in Las Vegas. It is open from Monday to Sunday with working hours from 11.30am to 10.30pm.
Hobak cannot take reservations for large parties (about eight people), but you can order takeout and get one of their unlimited menu items. Pets such as cats and dogs are not allowed on the premises, but service animals are welcome.
4. Roy Choi’s best friend
Roi Choi’s Best is a Korean restaurant located at 3770 S Las Vegas Blvd. From 17:00 you can go to the restaurant for a delicious meal. to 11:00 p.m. every day except Friday and Saturday, which closes at midnight the following day. Unlike Kobak Korean BBQ, you can’t order takeout at Best Friend, and the restaurant doesn’t offer delivery. Your options are walking and dining. The menu is full of many dishes; others may say too many things.
Their most popular items include Kim Chi Fried Rice, Crispy Shrimp and Tacos, and Veg Fried Rice. Other popular menu items include smooth shrimp, short rib tacos, Hawaiian rolls and garlic chicken. The chef’s menu is $65 per person with items like Kalbi, Kogi tacos, Banchan and Mango cheesecake.
The restaurant is owned and operated by Roy Choi, a popular Korean American chef known for creating the gourmet Korean-Mexican taco truck Kogi. It is known for making “cheap food” but it is as tasty and convenient as any five star food.
5. Soyo Korean Restaurant
Soyo is located at 7775 S Rainbow Blvd. 105th Street in Las Vegas. It is open Monday through Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Their popular menu items include Short Ribs, Pork Belly, Kimchi Fried Rice, Tomato-Based Corn Noodles, and Spicy Pork Ribs. Other offerings include stable Korean fare such as ddukkochi, rice cake skewers and oden skewers.
If you are planning to visit Soyo Korean Restaurant with a large group (5 or more), be sure to make a reservation. Their service is fast and reliable thanks to the incredible number of restaurant staff who can quickly take orders and help with menu selections.
6. Tofu Hut
Tofu Hut has an AYCE BBQ menu with a low price of only $16.99 + tax per person. A minimum of two people can accept an order, and the last order must not be longer than 1 hour. AYCE’s menu consists of meat, pork, chicken, seafood, soups and sauces. Spicy dishes include Spicy Chicken Thighs, Spicy Pork Belly Slices and Spicy Octopus. Tofu Hut Restaurant managed to survive the lack of customers in 2020 by introducing the “Stay Home Togo Special” menu. The special is still running at $14.99 served with BBQ salad, kimchi, fish cake, pancakes and rice. The two meat options include brisket, beef tongue, pork belly, spicy pork and Bulgogi (ribeye). Check out the special house menu below to get your mouth watering.
7. Korean garden barbecue
Korean Garden BBG restaurant, also known as BBQ Garden, is a high-end restaurant located at 4355 Spring Mountain Road in Las Vegas. It is open all week from 11:00 a.m. to 12 noon and serves all Asian, BBQ and Korean cuisines.
These dishes are authentic Korean dishes made with high quality USDA Certified Angus beef and other quality ingredients. Korean Garden BBQ has grills on site for grilling meat. You can experience the famous 100% charcoal table grill and Korean dishes. Korean table grilling allows you to grill meat, chicken or fish to your liking, so you can enjoy all the flavors you want. It is a great culinary experience and meeting with friends, family or colleagues. If you prefer the professional approach, you can have your meat cooked by Chef Kim, the BBQ Garden’s resident chef.
With every meal you order at Korean Garden, you get six to eight freshly prepared side dishes for free. The menu is extensive with appetizers, BBQ options, grilled fish, Korean street food, Jok Bal, stir-fries and cold noodles. Korean Garden BBQ does not offer an AYCE menu.
8. Island style
Isla-style specialties include homemade kimchi, cold noodles, black bean noodles, handmade Mandu, local Ono and Korean plate lunches. Their acclaimed menu items include Crispy Sweet and Sour Chicken and Tempura Shrimp with Rice and Soup. Try this combination when you come to Island Style; very tasty.
9. 8 oz Korean Steakhouse
We saved the best for last. The 8-ounce Korean steakhouse takes its authenticity and uniqueness seriously. This is one of the best Korean restaurants simply because their food is as authentic as Korean cuisine can get. In addition, customer service is highly praised for speed of delivery and assistance in finding your taste cleanser. The menu consists of a la carte combos and meats