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#1 Korean BBQ

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7131 Martin Way E, Lacey, WA 98516-5535
+1 360-455-9292
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Olympia, Washington
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

There used to only be two people working here. Now they are all new,slow and food is so / so. Sometimes the Bulgogi is good sometimes not. I miss the mom/pop duo. I stopped coming when the ruined my birthday by taking 40 min to take our order another 30 minutes to gives us drinks and the wrong meat selection... More 

Thank catali332016
Sequim, Washington
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Good Korean food. Restaurant is separated between tables with grills and tables where the kitchen cooks your food. We all ordered different dishes (I had spicy chicken Bibimbap) and we all enjoyed our meals. Lots of tasty side dishes and large enough portions so that I had lunch for the next day.

Thank DogStar2014
Olympia, Washington
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Came here as they have the grills here and we wanted to try them out. We got the bbq meal with bulgolgi, spicy marinated pork, pork belly, chicken and shrimp. Of course they come wth rice and banchan (side dishes). Some of the sides were a little strong on the vinegar for me. The meats were all good and we... More 

Thank Danilynn B
Dongducheon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We had the all you can eat for 20.99 per person. Disappointed that we cannot pick and choose which meats for the 'all you can eat 'list of choices. Forced to have every meat in one big platter. This forces you to not get another platter. If you do not like certain types of meat, it's a big waste. This... More 

Thank Nekoahn
Yelm, Washington
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111 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Great Korean restaurant in the Lacey area. The owner and his wife are very friendly. The food is wonderful.....for those of you who like cooking your meat at your table, they have it available!!! The food was good, fresh and nicely presented. Amazing place. We will definitely be returning!

Thank Charlie P
Rexburg, Idaho
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Delicious Authentic Korean Food! I go here to eat with family whenever I'm in Washington visiting. I love the food and the service is always wonderful! My sisters, cousins, aunts, uncles, husband, and in-laws all love eating at #1 Korean BBQ! They serve an abundance and variety of all you can eat kimchee sides. The bulgolgi and soup dishes never... More 

Thank Amanda O
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

The place is comfy with big booths. Lots of cooking at table apparatus, but at first the menu seemed extremely expensive until we realized that the dinners were for 6 people. Once we got the food & sides recommended by our sweet Korean waitress we realized the $99 family dinners could easily feed 8. The waitress could not communicate well... More 

Thank pjvacation
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82 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

I ate here four years ago and it was excellent...but the restaurant has substantially decreased in quality. The pile of spicy pork on my skillet was greasy and fatty with the bed of onions totally raw. My wife's chicken was plain and uninspired. The staff was indifferent to our needs, which fit the cafeteria environment in the restaurant. Next time... More 

Thank Peter C
Lacey, Washington
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 December 2014

wonderful food, great sit in area, wonderful staff, also they have great drinks! #1 Korean BBQ is my favorite restaurant in town.

1 Thank Lucky J
Jakarta, Indonesia
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2014 via mobile

Thy have really good food korean bbq, beef bulgogi and spicy chicken my fav. i just can't eating until plate is empty lol. The staff are helpful and friendly. Verry satisfied

1 Thank amera89

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Restaurant Details

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Asian, Korean, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 7131 Martin Way E, Lacey, WA 98516-5535
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Lacey
  • Phone Number: +1 360-455-9292

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