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New Seoul Restaurant

638 W Algonquin Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60016-5703
+1 847-439-3720
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“kimchi” (5 reviews)
“kalbi” (4 reviews)
“korean food” (4 reviews)
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Barbecue, Asian, Korean
$$ - $$$
638 W Algonquin Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60016-5703
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

The restaurant is not fancy, but family run and authentic. We had the beef ribs, lots of kim chi, pickles and chilled beer. Service was fast, but we were tucked away behind a screen in a semi private room, so it wasn't always easy to...More

Thank Spincs
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Hidden gem! Was a little apprehensive when we arrived, we were the only patrons at 6:30p. But what a surprise! Customers, mostly Korean, started to arrive. The food was absolutely delicious! We ordered Kalbi BBQ and the hot coal pot really adds to the flavors!...More

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We are visiting family in Chicago and wanted my family to experience the flavors of Korean food. This place surpassed my expectations. It had all the real spices and taste of authentic Korean food.

Thank maria r
Reviewed 9 August 2015

The restaurant's decor is a bit nicer than a hole in the wall place. We were there around 6:30 on Saturday evening. The service is good and friendly. The menu does not have much English explanation on the dishes, which could be a bit challenge...More

Thank Hwydave
Reviewed 15 May 2015

Although this place looks far from impressive from the outside, and the interior could use some work as well, you will be hard pressed to find better Korean at such great prices in this area. They offer great Korean BBQ along with other traditional Korean...More

Thank Austin W
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

Just went there with family. The BBQ is excellent and the kimchi plates are with surprise and very delightful. Service is good. If you like Korean style BBQ this is definitely a Go!

Thank zlee6
Reviewed 29 January 2015

I been going to this restaurant for over 3 years now.It is family owned small restaurant.Sometimes service might be slow but the food and what they offer always the best.If you do bbq dinner you have unlimited side dishes comes with it,and they are happy...More

Thank chris a
Reviewed 29 June 2014

spent time in Korean as part of a university cultural exchange program. That was where I fell in love with many Korean dishes. New Seoul has some of the best Korean food I have had outside of Korea. They have the authentic charcoal grills at...More

1  Thank Eric K
Reviewed 27 March 2014

Was here alone, so I didn't do the whole BBQ-at-the-table thing. A bit intimidating, as the menu is mostly in Korean with just a bit of English description. Had the Bi Bim Bap (excellent), and the side pickles / kimchi / etc. were all quite...More

Thank adavitz
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Korean BBQ at the table. So much fun! The soup and meats are excellent. Lots of veggies. If your not interested in BBQ they have a full menu.

Thank Beab03
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 638 W Algonquin Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60016-5703
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Des Plaines
  • Phone Number: +1 847-439-3720
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