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Park's BBQ

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Central L.A
Korean
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955 S Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90006-1647
213-380-1717
Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Decent BBQ

Came here with friends (first time) when visiting LA. The food, service, and atmosphere was great! A little on the expensive side for the portion and quality. The waiters will serve and cook the meat for you at your table.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
Adam N
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United States
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Came here with friends (first time) when visiting LA. The food, service, and atmosphere was great! A little on the expensive side for the portion and quality. The waiters will serve and cook the meat for you at your table.

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27 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

My boyfriend loves yukke and finding it is really hard. We came to this restaurant mainly because it had yukke, but we were extremely glad we did because it was a chill experience the side dishes are awesome, specially the the salad. I order a tofu stew with shrimp, unfortunately........... They didn't clean the shrimp( that were tiny) correctly and... More 

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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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141 reviews 141 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

On a second visit, things have changed. Most importantly, the food (meat and banchan) remain the same, pricey but good quality and well-seasoned. This time, we had a Justin Bieber wannabe for a waiter with an attitude to match. It really made for an unpleasant meal to have a young punk with no discernible achievements other than being a waiter... More 

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

You cook your meat and veggie over a BBQ set on your table. You can do your own seasoning or order ones that are already marinated. The price is reasonable like most family restaurants, service is quick and efficient. The quality of meat and veggie is excellent. Portions are generous and the Korean beer goes down well with the BBQ.... More 

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Redwood City, California
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56 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The place was very good except for the first waiter who really was not courteous and could care less about making the waiting time enjoyable for the guests. However, the rest of the experience and service was awesome. The food is authentic and very diverse. My advice is to either do a reservation or don't show up very hungry because... More 

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New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I recently had dinner at Park's BBQ with my son and his girlfriend. We had reservations for dinner, which is very much recommended. We had a beef dish and a pork dish, both of which were very tasty. We also got an octopus hot pot, which was spicy and also very tasty. Service was extremely attentive and friendly. It was... More 

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Hampton, Virginia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

It's kind of like upscale native Korean food. The BBQ at your table is fun, the portions are insanely large, and it's always fun. It doesn't remind me that much of Seoul; the food is honestly too good because the quality of ingredients is far beyond most of the cheap restaurants in South Korea. Great experience and the portions and... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Wonderful Korean barbecue cooked Korean style at the table. Delicious. Fresh. We also had BBQ vegetables and mushrooms (some I've never seen before). A bit expensive for lunch but very reasonable for dinner. Parking lot packed but valet available. If you are in Korea Town then worth it.

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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Located in a run-down looking strip mall. Parking is valet only for $2 (I wouldn't want to park my car myself in that congested area). Meat is pricey but not compared to NYC where one serving is around $33 but much less in amount. They give you a lot per serving here plus the price of beef is astronomical these... More 

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Tampa, FL
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Our family of 5 went to this Korean BBQ restaurant in Korean town. The restaurant is located in a run down neighborhood just outside LA. As you pull into the parking lot, only valet parking is available for $2, which is not bad. Korean BBQ is mostly beef, with a couple of pork dishes, and no chicken on the menu.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 955 S Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90006-1647
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighborhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: 213-380-1717

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Korean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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