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Koba Tofu Grill

14370 Culver Dr, #J,, Irvine, CA
(949) 262-0261
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Ranked #178 of 533 Restaurants in Irvine
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Cuisines: Korean
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- Jul 9, 2013
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  • English first
  • Japanese first
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English first
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61 reviews 61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

The restaurant has a pleasant, modern, decor and the parking is ample.We visited Koba late Saturday nite and there seemed to be only one waiter plus a bus boy both of whom seemed overworked. The food provided was an interesting variety but only of average quality. The waiter who was quite busy did not explain any of the dishes and... More

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northridge,ca
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This was the first time trying out this restaurant on my family's way up from San Diego and visiting UC Irvine (alumni - go 'Eaters!!). We just happened to see this place looking for a place to grab a quick lunch. We decided to stop by and try it out. The menu and different options were quite extensive and was... More

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Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

I go there often for my Korean food fix. The place is located off freeway 5 on culver and is always busy (which is a good thing). They have an easy to understand menu for the people unfamiliar with Korean cuisine and the servers are happy to answer any questions you have. I usually go for the combination meal consisting... More

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10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

This place serves korean tofu stews with rice and side dishes. The food is healthy, good quality, and relatively cheap. However, the service can be rather slow some days. If you come on a Friday or Saturday evening the service is outright bad. The place seems to be perpetually understaffed by a waiter or two.

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117 reviews 117 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

My son and I went there for lunch for the first time. The place is modern and decorated simply. The lunch came with 5 different kim chees and a whole makerel. My son is vegetarian and has tried Bimibap at many restaurants and said this was the best. I had seafood tofu soup which also was among the best I've... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2008

Best Korean in the area. Not a traditional BBQ place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2008

I thnk i found a better BCD. Totally worth the effort in finding the place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2008

Love this place! Great combo meals...love the crab tofu + kalbi combo...cheap and super clean (and pretty modern) place. Fast service too!

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