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Le Kim Chi

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420 Preston St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 4N2, Canada
+1 613-233-2433
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Best Korean restaurant in Ottawa. Order M9 and M6 and finger licking beef short ribs and you would come back every time u think Asian/Korean # Korean #Asian

Thank Waleed Y
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Today was our first visit to Le kimchi. We were greeted and seated quickly even though it was a Friday evening. A relatively small menu compared to a regular restaurant but the food is very delicious. After our terrible experience at Koreana on Somerset this was good sent. Friendly staff, delicious food, very clean, nice decor / colour choice. Will... More 

Thank Arcin B
Vienna, Austria
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205 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

Very Korean eatery. We were the only non-Asian guests and the others were surprised we were here. The server was not very welcoming when we arrived. The drinks chice is limited. Only one choice of red and white wine. When we asked for more he said "we are not a pub". A good restaurant should have at least 5 or... More 

Thank TravelF0rW0rkAndFun
Ottawa, Canada
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157 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015

I had lunch at Le Kim Chi today. It was my first visit, but I will probably go back. I ordered a spicy pork stir fry, which was one of the lunch specials. It was served "bento box" style, with side dishes of spiced potatoes, kimchi and a bean sprout salad. The bent box included sticky rice, a salad that... More 

Thank WJP89
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Stumbled upon this place...have never eaten Korean food before. The lovely server recommended dishes for us and was very friendly and helpful! The food was fantastic - great value for money, lovely and fresh, and quick too! Highly recommend this place for an authentic Korean dining experience... Wish I could have tried one of everything on the menu! Thank you... More 

Thank Iona S
North Bay, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 12 May 2015

We are Americans visiting Ottawa for the Tulip Festival and needed a place to eat before the fireworks started. We ventured down Preston street into Little Italy and unexpectedly found a Korean Restaurant. We had not had Korean in a while because of where we live, so we were very excited to find a place that served Bulgogi and Kimchi.... More 

Thank William M
Ottawa, Canada
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2014

i really liked the elegant atmosphere and friendly staff. Food was really fresh. Turns out my family are not big Korean food fans but food quality and presentation was great.

Thank Laura H
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55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2014

We had a Sunday dinner at Le Kim Chi recently. I ordered the beef short ribs, my husband ordered beef bulgogi, and two others had the supper bento box: shrimp teriyaki, pork, beef, etc. etc. EVERYTHING was delicious! It was our second time trying Korean food and I can't tell you how wonderful it is. The food is so tasty.... More 

Thank MomagerOttawa
Gatineau, Canada
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117 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2014

I am not always up for venturing into new food experiences but this one was worth it. There were choices that I could try and the food was quite good (I think I will try what my friend tried next time). The service was fast and friendly. The atmosphere is quite nice - great place to spend a relaxing evening... More 

Thank Caroline C
Ottawa, Canada
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2013

Have been several times and never disappointed. Quality of food is great. Patient explanations of the menu options. Small, intimate atmosphere, nice for a quiet dinner to relax and unwind.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Korean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 Preston St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 4N2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-233-2433
We pride ourselves on providing high quality Korean food. As soon as you walk in, our friendly staff will always welcome you. See you soon.

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