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Mama Kim's

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349 King St, Charleston, SC 29401-1438
+1 843-577-7177
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:30 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Bradenton, Florida
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144 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Korean food here was very good, well-prepared and served with delicious sides and rice. The portions were plentiful and the pickled flavors combined with the rice and sauces were spot on. A yummy meal in a very casual atmosphere. Quick and pleasant service too.

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Thank AvaE27
Cape Charles, VA
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108 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

After a long day on the road and a lot of moving and cleaning ahead for the evening this was the perfect choice for dinner! We ordered two dinners and took back to the apartment and enjoyed every bite!!

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Thank ESGal
Lake George, Colorado
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Visited this restaurant since it listed spicy seafood noodles on its menu. I've been looking for a restaurant that serves this dish since I left Korea in 1977. Mama Kim's nailed it! Just the right amount of heat lots of seafood great broth. Only complaint was that the portion was so large I had a hard time finishing it. Staff... More 

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Thank James L
Cape Charles, VA
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108 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Some nights you just want something fast and yummy with no frills! A local favorite with the college kids, this restaurant offers a great menu of hibachi choices! Large quantities adequate for sharing!

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Thank ESGal
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115 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely delicious filet mignon dinner! Portion was generous and cooked perfectly. Teriyaki chicken and soup is also very good. Definitely a Charleston favorite for me. We will be back!

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Thank HR218guy
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome as always! Could not have been any happier with my dol bee bim bop. It is a great place to eat if you want something quick and easy. Prices are awesome for the amount of food that you get.

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Thank Michelle N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

I'm Korean and i always visit Korean restaurand anywhere I go. Here, it's quite Korean flavor. Seems to be nice to Korean visitor

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Charleston, South Carolina
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Delectable, fresh food; always prepared with love! We love the food and we love how we're treated as soon as we walk through the door, better than family. I always get the Chicken Bulgogi and hubby always gets the Beef Bulgogi. They come with all the various sides too share, such as: beansprouts, kimchi, pickled radish, spicy cucumber, black beans...whatever... More 

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Thank 5star~C.
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

This place is the absolute best. Customer service is always great. The food is amazing, especially the pork bul go gee it's super spicy and good :) I usually get the beef bul go gee not as spicy but very very good. They also have great sushi. I love the tuna avocado appetizer

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Thank Charlene R
Charleston, South Carolina
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

This is by far the most authentic Korean food I've had on the East Coast. It's a family affair, cooked and served with care and style. If there's no room to sit in front, walk fast the order station to the back room. Plenty of tables there to enjoy this quality cuisine!

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Thank FollyBeachBebe

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Korean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 349 King St, Charleston, SC 29401-1438
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-577-7177

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?