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The 6 Best Korean Restaurants in Oakland

Updated: February 19, 2021

Did someone say Korean food? To get you the definitive list of the best Korean restaurants in Oakland, we examined the top review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Explore everything you need to know about the finest Korean restaurants below.

Find the perfect Korean restaurant

Ohgane Korean Restaurant

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

Dan Sung Sa

Korean
Oakland, Pill Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Bowl’d BBQ

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

Daol Tofu

Korean · $40 avg. main dish
Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Hancook

Korean
Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Oori Rice Triangles

Japanese · $14 avg. main dish
Oakland, Rockridge
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

How did these spots get chosen?

Figuring out the best Korean restaurants can take awhile. We used our Feastfox magic powers to analyze 1095134 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 31320 restaurants, and 1539 lists and articles from top sources like Zagat and Thrillist. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Zagat - 8 essential spots for Korean BBQ in San Francisco, Thrillist - The 10 Best Korean BBQ Restaurants in the Bay Area and Thrillist - The Best Korean Food in the East Bay. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy Seattle’s hidden gems. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for godeungeo gui

    When having godeungeo gui, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Rosé, a popular pink wine.

Did you know?

  • A classic meal

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

Parking tips

We’ve all struggled to find good parking near restaurants in Oakland. 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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