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Bon chon chicken

572 East El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA
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Ranked #133 of 327 restaurants in Sunnyvale
Cuisines: Korean
Most recent review
- Jun 2, 2014
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7 reviews from our community

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English first
Mountain View, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

So apparently the key is that they fry it twice. We've come here several times and have a consistently great meal. The kimchee coleslaw is tasty and the spicy chicken is delish! There aren't a lot of tables so there's generally a bit of a wait but the service is fast, the staff is nice, and the food is awesome!

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Marina del Rey, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Long wait, well worth it. Lots of delicious sweet and spicy fried chicken., sides were great. Service really good.

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San Francisco, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

The Korean fried chicken at this restaurant is completely different from anything I've had before. The chicken is fried until the skin is crispy shell and coated with a sweet soy garlic sauce. It's totally addicting! The spicy chicken is good, but a little too spicy for me so I have to stick with the soy garlic version. They also... More

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San Jose, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

My first yelp review ever. I'm usually ridiculously lazy to write a review but I will make an exception. This Bon Chon was extremely disappointing (I've been to the 1 in Los Angeles and I absolutely loved it but I heard that they closed down that location recently). Due to the lack of competition in San Jose, I can understand... More

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San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

This fried chicken is not so good. Only available in two flavors and neither of them are very tasty. The spicy version tastes like they just added tabasco sauce. Service is slow and we waited a long time just to get two glasses of water - and that was before the food arrived. Kimchee salad was bland and the biscuit... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

While visiting friends in Sunnyvale, my husband and I had the wonderful opportunity to taste Bon Chon chicken. What a delight! The chicken was unique, crisp, and full of flavor! We all shared one of the large meals, which has plenty of food and variety for one great price.

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New Delhi, India
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383 reviews 383 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
234 helpful votes 234 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

We have been to Bon Chon Chicken in Sunnyvale, California, several times for lunch and dinner. Our favorites are: Spicy Potstickers ($6.99) and/or Sweet Potato Fries ($4.89) for starters, followed by the BonChon House-Special Korean Fried Chicken-flavor: Spicy Hot Garlic Sauce (Small:$6.99; Medium:$10.99; Large;$18.99). One can order in various combinations of Wings, Drums, Mixed or Breast Strips. Alongwith the order... More

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