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So Kong Dong

Asian, Korean
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5280 Buford Hwy, Doraville, GA 30340
(678) 205-0555
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9:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Good Korean

Good tasting Korean food can be had here=the traditional soups were excellent. Family enjoyed the BBQ. Overall, a quality meal and good time

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 29, 2015
Columbia, South Carolina
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Atlanta, Georgia
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72 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there for lunch. Service was great, very efficient. I found that the flavors though were mispronounced in the dishes we ordered. Our bulgogi were good but with some pieces tough and some being tender. Must say that I have had much better ones before. The tofu hot stone bibimbap rice was overcooked and again, flavors were missing. The... More 

Thank Trieffort
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved this authentic Korean restaurant. The food was excellent. I enjoyed all the little sides that came with the meal. I would recommend ordering a pancake to share with the table. The soups and bbq were awesome! The parking lot fills up fast, so you may need to park across the street and walk there. Don't park in the... More 

Thank Julie A
Columbia, South Carolina
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1,296 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 528 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Good tasting Korean food can be had here=the traditional soups were excellent. Family enjoyed the BBQ. Overall, a quality meal and good time

Thank jlantern3
Atlanta, Georgia
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362 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

My mom and I tried So Kong Dong because it is on the "Eater Atlanta - 25 Iconic Atlanta Dishes" list. When we entered at 1ish on Saturday we were seated immediately. We ordered the Bulgogi (the dish we were supposed to try) along with a tofu soup (seafood) and rib combo. Overall we really enjoyed the experience, our service... More 

Thank ahmonroe5
Marietta, Georgia
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We tried their seafood variety toufu hot pot and it was very good,it comes with white rice with no choice for bean rice as this is what we really like (and many similar place offer them,it comes in a stoneware to keep it hot) but this place comes in a stainless steel bowl. The delicacy they brought with the meal... More 

Thank Panda C
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Very traditional soups and BBQ, good size portions, good service, prices reasonable but going up as of March1

Thank MDmindset
Atlanta, Georgia
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47 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

First time at this place and there were a couple of things that didn't make my visit as pleasant as I would have wanted it to be. It looked a little busy when we walked in so we waited a few minutes to be seated. Menu was easy to look through and to choose from. Most of my friends and... More 

Thank Belinda M
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Visited this place during a business trip to Atlanta. I had a combination which consists of a big bowl of soup and a small plate of grilled Korean ribs, which cost around $20.00. The food was pretty good and came with the usual samplings of Korean side dishes. The service was fast despite being full of customers. If my waitress... More 

Thank TommieP
Stockbridge, Georgia
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

If I went back I would just get the Korean BBQ ribs. They were excellent. $30+ for lunch for two was too expensive. My husband, who is more experienced with Korean BBQ, said this was very expensive and would have cost half as much elsewhere. The appetizers were interesting. Staff was very friendly and helpful to me who had never... More 

Thank ge0rgiatraveler75
Atlanta, Georgia
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113 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

If you want authentic Korean food and experience I highly recommend this place. Once you enter the place you feel like you are stepping into a different place. Staff are all so nice and very helpful. Food comes out real fast and plenty of them. Absolutely love the tofu soup, seafood pancake (really big too), korean bbq. The side dishes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5280 Buford Hwy, Doraville, GA 30340
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Doraville
  • Phone Number: (678) 205-0555

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Asian, Korean


Open Hours
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm

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