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Genwa

5115 Wilshire Blvd Suite #A, Los Angeles, CA 90036-4366 (Central L.A)
323-549-0760
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Annapolis, Maryland, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

One of the best Korean BBQ places we've been to. Clean and comfrey, with downdraft grills, so no cooking smells pervade the place. We got a set dinner for four with five types of meat including excellent wagyu beef and marinated galbi beef. Huge number of panchan, 20 dishes at least and table made bibimbap. Soju served with fresh squeezed... More

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Poole, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I visited Genwa for lunch with my sister and her husband. Service was faultless, nothing was too much trouble. All the little side dishes were explained to us, the sheer variety means you'll like something-the beef was my favourite. We shared two types of bibbimbap, which was plenty for the three of us. They tasted so good I hummed a... More

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Fresno, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Genwa is on the way to Koreatown which we liked. It's far enough to keep away from all the crowds and the horrible parking. The place itself has a really nice ambiance and clean. A lof of side dishes! No idea what they were. Tried them all, loved some, and could live life without some. Had one of the dinner... More

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san francisco
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Visited this place last weekend. We shared a Kal Bi lunch. The quantity was a little less than what I had expected, but the quality totally made it up. The Kal Bi meat is probably the best I ever had. All the little Korean side dishes were also very good. Service was also above average. This is one of the... More

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Manila, Philippines
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This food is authentic, well prepared and delicious. You have to be prepared to eat much because there were several side dishes with the set meal. However, unless you have a big party they don't take reservations so you may have to wait for a table.

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Santa Barbara, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I thought I'd tried the best in Korean having lived in NYC for many years and reveled in the wealth of Korean BBQ available there. But Genwa was a revelation. Not only for the vast array of little dishes that accompanied the BBQ (loved their white kimchee), but also in the quality of the meats offered. Four of us ordered... More

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Culver City
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This is one of the cleanest korean bbq places I've ever been to. Not only is the restaurant super clean, they also have a fancy exhaust system where you leave the restaurant smelling the same way you went in there, very impressed. They don't take reservations, but put you on a wait list when you call. Going there on a... More

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Hayward, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My daughter treat the whole family for my birthday and we really had fun last night. The food is very good and they have a lot of side dishes. Our waiter Daniel is very attentive, caring and funny. Prices are really high but worth for a good meal. I strongly recommend this restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We are from Italy and we have been today for lunch and really enjoyed everything: the place, service and food (galbi udon, soon-tofu, beef dumplings)! An additional positive thing for us was the kids' menu (bowl of rice, soup and seaweed and my 2 years old daughter simply loved it and had it all!). We strongly recommend this place :-)... More

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Toronto, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We are visiting from Toronto and thought this was the best kbbq place we had ever been to. Meat was marinated well and beef quality was excellent. The bibimbap was tasty and the selection of banchan was amazing. Pricing is competitive and service was nice considering an usually busy Wednesday evening. This is the next best thing to mom's home... More

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