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The 10 Best Korean Restaurants in Albany

Updated: March 13, 2021

Want to find the top Korean spots in Albany? We created the ultimate list of the best Korean restaurants in Albany by checking out the best restaurant and review sites, expert rankings, food blogs and review articles. Check out everything you need to know about the finest Korean restaurants in Albany below.

Find the perfect Korean restaurant

Oori Rice Triangles

Korean · $4 avg. main dish
Albany, West Washington
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Bowl’d Korean Rice Bar

Korean · $10 avg. main dish
Albany, East Washington
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Ohgane Korean Restaurant

Korean · $28 avg. main dish
Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Jong Ga House

Korean · $25 avg. main dish
Oakland, Adams Point
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Dan Sung Sa

Korean
Oakland, Pill Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

KoJa Kitchen

Asian · $22 avg. main dish
Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Bowl’d BBQ

Korean · $13 avg. main dish
Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Kitchen Story

Asian
Oakland, Rockridge
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Spoon Korean Bistro

Korean · $8 avg. main dish
Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Mad Seoul

Korean · $11 avg. main dish
Berkeley
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Why is this list better than others?

Figuring out the best Korean restaurants can take awhile. For these results, 3104661 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 28738 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 1899 lists and articles from Hoodline, Thrillist and Zagat and others were carefully reviewed by Feastfox. For example, we considered Hoodline - The 5 best Korean spots in Berkeley, Thrillist - The Best Korean Food in the East Bay and Zagat - 8 essential spots for Korean BBQ in San Francisco as we sourced this ultimate list. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • The ideal pairing for japchae

    When ordering japchae, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Vouvray, a popular white wine.

Fun facts

  • The traditional kimchi

    Often regarded as one of the most traditional dishes in Korea, kimchi has long been prepared with fermented vegetables.

Parking information

We’ve all struggled to find good parking near restaurants in Albany. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Korean spot.

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