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Yong's Kal-Bi

Waimea Center, Highway 19, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI
+1 808-885-8440
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good44%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“bulgogi” (3 reviews)
“kal bi” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Korean
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LOCATION
Waimea Center, Highway 19, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI
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1 - 10 of 23 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend this place if need a fix of korean food! Kalbi plate is big - gives you kalbi, rice, and 3 side dishes. Portions are big. My parents ordered the kimchi stew and kalbi soup which were fantastic as well. Both dishes also came...More

Thank Tina B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here looking for Kalbi and was not disappointed. Plates are large and filling and they have a large variety of choices. Will definitely come back next time I'm in Hawaii

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This spot is popular with the locals for a reason. Wide selection of Korean dishes. We each had a combo (nos. 24 & 25) that came with generous portions and included three side dishes of your choice. Very tasty and very reasonably priced. You order...More

Thank alaskantravelnut
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I was there with my wife and some friends. Food was excellent and authentic! I had the kalbi chicken platter with pipinola, kimchi and sprouts. Food was nicely done and very tasty! Bill was also very light! Definitely a must go!

Thank The_Chiappone
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We stayed at Kona and was craving for Hawaiian food but didn't find one with kalbi on the menu so drove 35 mins to Waimea for this place. Not a typical dine in restaurant where you sit down and get a menu. This is more...More

Thank Trojan4Life
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We wanted to eat Asian food for supper and read about this restaurant in our hotel in room dining magazine and decided to give it a try. It is located in a strip mall. Its exterior and interior are not impressive. Cafeteria style. However, its...More

1  Thank K12310530
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped here with a group of 24 for dinner on a Saturday. I have never eaten in a Korean restaurant before and this was a great one to start with. The choice was excellent and the beef I had was delightful. The mains came with...More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Took my son and his wife here for dinner because I wanted to taste their Korean BBQ ribs. I was NOT disappointed. The taste of shoyu, sake and whatever else is used to create this delicious dish was out of this world....stupendous!!! Their portions of...More

Thank gpkai2003
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I went to this place last night based on the reviews and my affinity for Korean BBQ. I was not disappointed. I had the combo with Bulgogi and Korean Chicken -- both were very tasty. The sides were also excellent. The portions were large (easily...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Wow! Who knew. Didn't expect to see Korean restaurant in Waimea. Passed this junction many times on the way back from Hilo and Waipio and but never noticed before. It's a little hole in the wall behind the McDonald but the variety of menu items...More

Thank runfeelbetter
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
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Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waimea Center, Highway 19, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-885-8440
Description
A small but excellent Korean restaurant.
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