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The 5 Best Korean Restaurants in San Jose

Updated: February 19, 2021

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

Find the perfect Korean restaurant

Gen Korean BBQ House

San Jose, North Valley
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5


Korean · $29 avg. main dish
San Jose, Evergreen
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Hanul Korean

Korean · $13 avg. main dish
San Jose, Blossom Valley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

SGD Tofu House

Korean · $13 avg. main dish
San Jose, Almaden Valley
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Bonchon Santa Teresa

Asian · $14 avg. main dish
San Jose, Santa Teresa
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Figuring out the best Korean restaurants can take awhile. We analyzed 1539 lists and articles from top sources like Hoodline and Eater, 31320 San Jose restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 1095134 reviews – all with some Feastfox magic to make sense of the madness. For example, we considered Hoodline - Here are San Jose's top 5 Korean spots and Eater - Where to Eat Near Levi's Stadium as we sourced this ultimate list. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Since Feastfox gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • The ideal pairing for japchae

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

Did you know?

  • A long-held tradition

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

Parking tips

Parking in San Jose can be a challenge. 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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