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Little Korea

8008 Girard Ave, Ste 210, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4160
+1 858-551-0282
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Overview
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good64%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“kimchi” (5 reviews)
“korean food” (12 reviews)
“korean place” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 15:00All hours
CUISINES
Asian, Korean
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LOCATION
8008 Girard Ave, Ste 210, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4160
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 15 April 2017

My girldfriend wanted something to eat oriental wise and we came up with this place on Yelp but we got deceived by its reviews I guess. Food was bland, tasteless for most of the part.

Thank figueroamary6349
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Very casual place. Everything is fresh & very tasty. They serve healthy enjoyable food & portions are a good size. The soups are especially enjoyable. The main downside is that the decor & seating is so basic. The upside is that it is good value....More

Thank Limeturquoise
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Came for an early dinner. Had the beef jeonggol. This was tasty. The service was a bit slow and we had to ask for silverware twice. The self serve banchan was skimpy with few choices although I will give the kimchee a thumbs up. Not...More

Thank runninggnome
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Welcomed lunch surprise -- just what we were looking for after visiting the Cove. Enjoyed the buffet style sides and menu had a good variety. We ordered dukbokki and a beef with rice pot (bulgogi). Good portion sizes and pleasant surroundings. Restaurant is very casual...More

Thank mvginhongkong
Reviewed 11 February 2016

I climbed up the steps to the second floor of Little Korea for dinner on Wednesday night. It is perched above the intersection of Girard and Prospect and only a block from the Cove. There was only one other table in the restaurant at the...More

Thank craigclark
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Found this gem of a place on Google maps and decided to give it a try. We were pleasantly surprised. It's a very small place but the service was quick. The food was outstanding and you can't find a better value at such great quality.

Thank Vamsi N
Reviewed 15 October 2015

This is a little place tucked on the second floor right in the center of the village. I find the Korean food pretty good for the area which is not known for alot of asian food. If your craving Korean food in La Jolla this...More

Thank tubetop
Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Cheap, delicious, and convenient. I ordered the Original Ramen mild. Could easily see myself coming back on a regular basis. Surprised it wasn't busier.

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Best part of this place was the little open air (red) bar where we had Great fried seafood dumplings with a glass of inexpensive wine with an excellent view. Spareribs were really tasty. Prices were very reasonable. It is worth the climb up the stairs...More

Thank Travelhobbyist
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Very authentic Korean food, very tasty, and cheap. My husband lived in Japan and was very impressed with the quality and authenticity of the food.

Thank Indyflower1961
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8008 Girard Ave, Ste 210, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4160
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-551-0282
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