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The 10 Best Korean Restaurants in Seattle

Updated: December 12, 2020

Want to find the finest Korean spots in Seattle? We did the heavy lifting for you by checking out all the best review sites to find the top 10 Korean restaurants. Scroll down to easily compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours.

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Korean · $20 avg. main dish
Seattle, Wallingford
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Marination Ma Kai

Korean · $9 avg. main dish
Seattle, Alki
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0


Korean · $17 avg. main dish
Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5


$14 avg. main dish
Seattle, Georgetown
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Watson's Counter

$12 avg. main dish
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Seoul Zip

$9 avg. main dish
Seattle, Belltown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5


$7 avg. main dish
Seattle, Madison Park
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

Kimchi House

Korean · $12 avg. main dish
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Chi Mac

$11 avg. main dish
Seattle, University District
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Bok a Bok Fried Chicken

$8 avg. main dish
Seattle, First Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

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 4854 restaurants, and 1116 lists and articles from top sources like Seattle Magazine and SeattleMet. These spots have been featured in Seattle Magazine - The Best Korean Restaurants in Seattle and SeattleMet - Seattle's Best New Korean Food. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy Seattle’s hidden gems. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • The ideal pairing for ddeokbokki

    Experts often pair ddeokbokki with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.

Did you know?

  • A long-held tradition

    One of the most popular dishes in Korea is kimchi, often prepared with fermented vegetables.

Parking in the area

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in Seattle. 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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