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Soot Bull Jeep

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Central L.A
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3136 W 8th St, Los Angeles, CA 90005-1903
+1 213-387-3865
Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

You will come out reeking of beef--but "ahh" smells so good. Means that you were at a real traditional, old-style, coal fired BBQ joint with great marinated meats. Delish! Gotta go here if you are in LA

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Thank saeyoungmin
Santa Clarita, California
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Very helpful as we were not familiar with there menu. Good Charcoal BBQ. That's their specialty so if you're looking for other Korean dishes those are limited.

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Thank sibemania
Duvall, Washington
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67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Totally fast food like but at a grill. The beef was amazing, short rib pretty good. Chicken good. The squid was even ok! The cold noodle soup? Just not my thing. This is not fancy, or even mid way. It's sort of a dive. But in a good way. Will go back!

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Thank j0hnbull
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

This place is a gem. Can't fault it superb service from extremely friendly people. We had no idea what to order or what to do! Great recommendations from the lady boss! If you're in the area don't miss it. Great price as well

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Thank Debbie H
Milan, Italy
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

Nothing else to say, simply the best Korean BBQ in LA. I tried several others in town, both in Korea town and else where in the city, but I always come back here. It's not a fancy restaurant, so don't dress up. And you'll end up smelling like BBQ for sure. But the food is amazing and authentic, I can't... More 

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Thank ale_suzie
Las Vegas, Nevada
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2015

This is an amazing place, that still does the whole charcoal thing. Every time I come to LA from Vegas, I have to eat here. The Korean Short Ribs are amazing, and cooking it over the Charcoal gives it that flavor. Personally I like tasting the meat as well as the heat. I you like the char-broiled meat, this is... More 

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Bethesda, MD
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2015

My son lives in L.A. and eats in Korea town a lot. This was his 2nd favorite spot. Couldn't get to his top spot because of an accident and resulting traffic jam. Don't know how the other place could have topped this one except perhaps it has a more appetizing name. Very gracious and attentive staff. After picking meats to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2014 via mobile

Excellent Korean BBQ experience. The food was outstanding (especially the thin marinated beef) and the service was very attentive. As you'd expect, the bbqs are literally in front of you on each table so be prepared to smell a little of smoke by the end of the evening. The only drawback for us was that you are required to order... More 

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Thank Michael K
Spain
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2014

The only way we would have found this restaurant was if a local would take us there and that is exactly what happened. After going to Korea two years ago I was craving Korean Barbacue and a friend of ours suggested this restaurant. I must warn travellers that it does not look like much from outside (or even from inside)... More 

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Thank devicentem
guadalajara
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2014 via mobile

My First time in a Korean BBQ place. It was recommended by a Korean sales clerk in the fashion district and wow. It was a great experience to go there. Please order the shirt ribs. You cook your meat in your table. It's delicious and fair in price. Great concept. You can tell this is the place for that!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30
Cuisine
Barbecue, Asian, Korean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3136 W 8th St, Los Angeles, CA 90005-1903
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 213-387-3865

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?