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Ilsong Garden

$$ - $$$
North Central
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6905 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78216-6164
+1 210-366-4508
06:30 - 22:00
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New Mexico
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360 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Having lived in Korea for 5 years, I needed a Korean food fix. The restaurant was busy but service was attentive. The lunch menu has several plate lunches all reasonably priced while the dinner menu doubles the price, basically. The kimchi pancake was nicely crisp and ample. Side dishes (banchan) were few and simple. Sadly, they've taped down their grills,... More 

Thank BrianTravelholic
San Antonio Texas
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Food is fabulous. If you go with a group, try several dishes and share. I've eaten here several times. Every dish was very good. Wine list is not extensive but more than adequate and very reasonably priced.

Thank hughesladylawyer
San Antonio, United States
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

After serving in Korea I can say that this is some of the best stateside Korean food I have had. The owners are incredible and take great pride in their food and service. Rumor is that the owner is retiring and selling so one can only hope it will maintain it's caliber for food and service.

Thank David S
San Antonio, Texas
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Yesterday I took a coworker to lunch. We wanted good food, good service and a place we could easily carry on a conversation. IL Song is a regular stop for me but my coworker had never been. He is not easy to please but was blown away. We both had BBQ items off the lunch menu, truly one of the... More 

Thank Frank A
San Antonio, Texas
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78 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

The food is great and the owners are so nice! Love the seafood pancake - it's a must try. There are many traditional dishes and also some fusion ones to try. Convenient location and good parking. Private rooms available.

Thank Maurine C
Midland, United States
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

This is the first time we have been and it was excellent! The food was authentic and plentiful. We got yaki mundo, baby back ribs and chop chae. They also brought us various kimchi dishes to try. Everything was so good. The service was excellent and very friendly. We plan on coming back next time we're in town. I recommend... More 

Thank Jessica S
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95 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

My husband is a regular at the restaurant. I go a few times a year. My favorite dish is the chef's special bulgogi. The meat is New York strip and marinated to perfection. Carrots are on the side. I grab the rice and mix the meat. This visit my husband had the kimchee pancake, which is fried kimchee that looks... More 

Thank Roberta B
Elkin, NC
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470 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015

I had the Steak Bulgogi on the Chef Selection page of the menu and loved it. It went for $19.95 I think. Wine is only $5 a glass and bottles start at $16 for Merlot so that was a plus for me. I like the fish appetizer and cucumbers but not a real fan of the hot spices. A also... More 

Thank John L
San Antonio, Texas
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143 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

Love this place! My partner and I both had the spicy Bulgogi and the Yaki Mandu. I love Korean food. The beef was tender and seasoned to perfection. The sides were good as well. Staff was friendly and service was good. The inside was nicely decorated. We will definitely be back for some more goodness! 🇰🇷🇰🇷🇰🇷

Thank Qness47
Abilene, Texas
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

One of the things we do when we go to San Antonio is eat at a Korean restaurant. We chose this one because it was close to the mall. The interior design was nice. The waitstaff was friendly. With eight people in our group ordering there were some mistakes but everyone got their food. The food was very good. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Asian, Korean, Japanese
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6905 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78216-6164
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > North Central
  • Neighbourhood: North Central
  • Phone Number: +1 210-366-4508

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?