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Jong Kak Restaurant

18 W 20th St, Baltimore, MD 21218-6001
+1 410-837-5231
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good51%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“bulgogi” (7 reviews)
“brisket” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Barbecue, Asian, Korean
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
18 W 20th St, Baltimore, MD 21218-6001
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1 - 10 of 32 reviews

Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

No matter what one orders, the server will start one off with 8 small dishes of a tasty variety of preserved vegetable preparations, and one of dried fish. Then miso soup and weak green tea. The main dish portions are generous with piles of fresh...More

Thank megsthelegs
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I need to start by saying that I absolutely love authentic Korean BBQ. We stayed in Baltimore for a football game and decided to look up Korean BBQ in the area. This place had mixed reviews on Yelp and Google and we thought why not?...More

Thank ADLWB
Reviewed 25 August 2016

If you're in the mood for Korean barbecue or just to try something different, you have to try this restaurant. Don't be intimidated by its rather out of place facade - the staff are very friendly and the food is delicious. If you are not...More

Thank Douglas W
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We were visiting Baltimore and decided to go out last minute for some Korean BBQ. After reading some reviews we decided on this place. The food was very very good. I'm use to cooking it myself at the table but they cooked it for us...More

Thank Tdotgirl1969
Reviewed 28 June 2016

My husband and I visited Jong Kak for the first time this past week-end. I had picked it based on the reviews across several sites as it was always rated the highest of the Korean BarBQue places in Baltimore. Jong Kak did not disappoint. We...More

Thank gromeo65
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

The outside of this restaurant truly made me feel much less hungry (looks rundown and wayward looking people seated looking aimless). My party was craving Korean BBQ, and after hours of moving furniture, they opted to go in despite the outward appearance in order to...More

Thank Raqietak
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Small and somewhat hidden jem! But the Korean BBQ and banchan were absolutely to die for. We got the brisket and chicken bulgolgi.

Thank Travelbug474
Reviewed 2 April 2016

This is a great little authentic Korean restaurant located in a small Korean section of Baltimore near the University of Maryland Baltimore campus. We had a party of four and ordered the barbecue value meal for 4 which is a great deal compared to other...More

Thank GeeBen1
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This is a down to earth restaurant, nothing fancy but the food is great! We ordered a value meal course and there was plenty to eat for 3. Set came with chicken, pork and beef to grill, also includes rice, soup, variety of Kim chi...More

Thank WenP
Reviewed 18 September 2015

I had the bibimbap with pork bulgogi. It and all the side dishes were very tasty. The service was excellent - they replenished the side dishes regularly and were very friendly.

Thank John H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 04:00
Monday
11:00 - 04:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 04:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 04:00
Thursday
11:00 - 04:00
Friday
11:00 - 04:00
Saturday
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 W 20th St, Baltimore, MD 21218-6001 (Formerly Korean Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
  • Phone Number: +1 410-837-5231
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