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Bowl'd Korean Rice Bar

1479 Solano Ave, Albany, CA 94706-2147
+1 510-526-6223
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“rice bowls” (5 reviews)
“bibimbap” (15 reviews)
“mung bean” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Asian, Korean
$$ - $$$
1479 Solano Ave, Albany, CA 94706-2147
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Two of us went for dinner early one week night. The restaurant quickly filled up with lots of families, mainly non-Asian customers. We were hoping for a nice reasonable meal but were totally disappointed. We had Mung Bean Cake -- tasteless, the sauce that came...More

Thank FarmerRK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

somehow they pulled off authentic Korean cuisine and a very pleasing and high-quality fashion in an American deli sort of environment. Sometimesreally deserves six stars :)

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We visited here during a busy Saturday lunch time. The service is quick and everyone that we encountered were helpful and patient. The food was great. We tried a number of different appetizers and mains that were great. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank JayBeeCA
Reviewed 3 May 2017

EVERYTHING was super D-licious! Our server Sofia was helpful, made great recommendations & was genuinely kind. my husband & father-in-law both LOVE rice so I thought they'd enjoy this place. It was something new for all 3 of us & we can't wait to return.

Thank AronERoss
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Good food and service. Explained menu options well Tasty food. Family friendly. Can be noisy. Lunch options good. Reasonable lunch and dinner prices

Thank Katherine C
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We hadn't been to the Albany location for several years so we went just before 2pm on a Saturday. This location is cozier and quieter than the location on Telegraph Ave in Oakland. We didn't have to wait and we walked the nearly 2 miles...More

Thank flashncrash
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Great , interesting food. We had family members from Pennsylvania, Boston, Sweden, Jordan and SoCal, everyone was happy

Thank gabiandhenry
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Parking: street parking can be difficult at times. Side streets offer more spaces if you don't mind walking Decor: clean and bright but nothing special. Bench seating is not comfortable- stick to the chairs Service: often overwhelmed at peak times- only 2 servers today for...More

Thank russandmarti
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a mid afternoon lunch dinner (one of those days!) at Bowl'd and was delighted by the succession of wonderful tastes and variety. We had mung bean pancakes, fried shrimp potstickers, spicy beef soup, mushroom tofu and hot rock dish with salmon. My main course...More

Thank northernneckinn
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Given my prior experience with Korean cuisine, I was apprehensive about what was in store for me at Bowl'd! But I was so happy to savor the Korean fare that came my way! It was nearly 9 pm on a Monday but the place was...More

Thank Sarina14
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1479 Solano Ave, Albany, CA 94706-2147
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 510-526-6223
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