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Brother's Korean Restaurant

$$ - $$$
The Richmond
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4128 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118-3102
+1 415-387-7991
11:00 - 00:00
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Baltimore, Maryland
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249 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Have been to this place several times over the years and happy to find it hasn't changed on our recent visit. We enjoy Korean BBQ at home and like that at this place you cook your own meal and do not have a server managing everything for you at the table. On prior visits have experienced larger crowds and were... More 

Thank JC-Meg
Mill Valley, California
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We enjoyed the Korean BBQ at Brother's. It felt authentic and it was fun to taste all of the side dishes and enjoy the chicken and beef. I wish we had gone with more than 2 people so we could have tried more dishes. A fun spot to check out in San Francisco.

Thank jenwolfe28
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Every time I got into SF late, I always know that this restaurant will be open, I have been to this restaurant for couple years, good food and service is fast, wish they have more servers, cause some times you have to walk away from your table to the register to ask what you need, but most of all, pretty... More 

Thank Tony R
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Confession: I got to Korean restaurants for the banchan as much as for the main dishes. And this place has a great selection. My mother and I were served at least 8-9 different dishes. And it seemed like they were willing to bring out seconds on them if you asked. We didn't--there was plenty of food for the two of... More 

Thank MissMichele V
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

A fun experience that everyone should try. Excellent food. Try to make it there every time I am in SF. You cook your own food on a grill in the middle of the table.

Thank Vickie B
Tampa, Florida
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111 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

We came here just after they opened at 5pm, so service was impeccable since we were only one of 3 tables. Being Korean, I have been to many Korean restaurants and this was one of my favorite places ever. My husband had never been to a Korean restaurant where you cook your own meat at the table and he loved... More 

Thank Heather A
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

The interior leaves a little to be desired--rug! No decor! Exposed ventilation! But you'll be paying so much attention to the food it won't matter. My boyfriend is Korean and used to frequent Brothers when he lived in San Fran many years ago. It's just as delicious as he describes. The kalbi was perrrrrfectly marinated and juicy after grilling. We... More 

Thank Stephanie P
Peyton, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2014

Needed to get a late dinner and was looking for something with a little kick. Here it was three blocks away. A huge amount of food for 19.95 -- I got the pork. With the fire grills and the food, this will surely be a spot a take a small gathering to next time.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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255 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014

It was my first time having Korean BBQ and I really enjoyed it. The pork and beef were really flavorful and tangy. We didn't have the ribs so I can't comment on them. The seafood pancake was delicous and the other side dishes were really tasty. We couldn't finish all the food and the prices were reasonable. The atmosphere is... More 

Thank livinginlondon1344
Bethesda, Maryland
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52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

The food here is definitely on the sweet side, and not all that refined. Nonetheless, it's authentic Korean barbecue, done on real charcoal on your table, and the service has always been enthusiastic, if a bit matronly. The price-performance is hard to beat. Strongly recommended. It can get crowded at peak times, but we've been there on weekdays after 8... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$15
Barbecue, Asian, Korean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4128 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118-3102
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Richmond
  • Neighbourhood: The Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 415-387-7991

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?