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Kim Jong Grillin

5427 NE 42nd Ave, Food Truck in parking lot of Pollo Norte, Portland, OR 97218-1511
+1 503-929-0522
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“bulgogi” (4 reviews)
“bibim” (3 reviews)
“spicy pork” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Korean
5427 NE 42nd Ave, Food Truck in parking lot of Pollo Norte, Portland, OR 97218-1511
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

It's true, this is the place in Portland to go for delicious Korean Bulgogi. Lots of options to fulfill your need to eat Korean goodness. We did takeout and ordered the bulgogi bibim box and the bulgogi meal. Good stuff all around Neat setup with...More

Thank TopherOR
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We were at the Timbers game and was pleasantly surprised to find out Kim Jong grillin was the guest food truck served at the stadium. They had there bowls only for ease of service. We had the chicken, it was one of the best meals...More

Thank Tourist606107
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Had dinner this evening. Yummy Spicy Pork with three side dishes in the box. Best Korean foods in Portland. Great place for family and friends. Open everyday at 11:30AM-8:30PM.

Thank 595stevenk
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Had the short rib bimbim bowl and it was amazing- perfectly grilled, succulent, smokey pork rib meat, kimchi, an equally perfectly fried sesame coated egg, hot sauce and vegetables perched atop a mound of rice. High quality ingredients and a delightful introduction to Korean street...More

Thank Dusty1993
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Don't let the North Koreans know -- or the South Koreans, for that matter -- that Kim Jong-un has escaped his despot regime and is now serving up some mean Korean barbecue in Southeast Portland. Who knew that he could put out eats like this?...More

Thank Sowellman
Reviewed 4 February 2017

I say Kim Jong Grillin was an unsurprising delight because I found out about this food cart on the podcast Racist Sandwich-- I know the hosts know what they're talking about. The menu is simple, but you won't have an easy choice picking what to...More

Thank Celia M
Reviewed 14 October 2016

This very popular expanded food cart on SE Division at 46th is generally considered one of the best in Portland. Options come with a choice of protein - chicken, short ribs, beef or pork - and choice of venue - lettuce wrap, rice box, bibim...More

Thank jpora
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

My partner had heard of Kim Jong Grillin' through the excellent podcast, Racist Sandwich, which of course meant we had to check it out. We happened to be passing through Portland on our trip through the States, and the trek to SE became our main...More

Thank ChantalS1306
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Family visit to portland heard about this place had to check it out great food truck food and nice portion

Thank ShantaB
Reviewed 17 July 2016

My first time to this expanded food cart (having had to adapt to its growth and popularity) was nothing short of jaw dropping. The food was to die for - perfect combination of flavors, spice and textures. It was served up quickly and the staff...More

Thank sanguinewanderer
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  • Address: 5427 NE 42nd Ave, Food Truck in parking lot of Pollo Norte, Portland, OR 97218-1511
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-929-0522
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