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229 Harvard Dr, Edwardsville, IL 62025-2702
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Ranked #15 of 106 Restaurants in Edwardsville
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Korean
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56 reviews 56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I don't recall giving Oriental Spoon my review even though I have been visited them since their opening. Edwardsville has caught quite attention lately with Peel Wood Fire Pizzas, 1820 Chop House..Oriental Spoon just gives Edwardsville another stamp of diversity. The place is quite small yet they are clean and you can see part of the kitchen floor, which is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My wife and I have eaten here multiple times. It's definitely not fast food. Everything is made to order, and it shows in the final product. The chef clearly knows what he is doing, from the Korean egg drop soup (some of the best we've ever had) to the Bibimbap, the Bulgogi, and the Ramyun. The Gim rolls are awesome... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Great food! We ate the chicken bulgogi bowl and bibimbap. It tasted like the food I had when I was in Korea. The restaurant was really nice, and clean. Would definitely recommend this place to anyone!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I had never had Korean food. But this was really good. The egg rolls were delicious and we both had the chicken bowl and it was very good. The portion size was small, but it was the lunch size. Next time I think I will order off the menu in hopes of having a bigger portion. The service was very... More 

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Highland, Illinois, United States
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

I stopped in while on a trip to Edwardsville for home repair supplies. Honestly just thought it was a Chinese restaurant. Turned out to be Korean food which I've never had before. The server very patiently explained what a few dishes were for me since I had no clue what I was looking at. IT WAS GREAT! Very light, not... More 

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Caseyville, Illinois
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68 reviews 68 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

My husband and I enjoy the Oriental Spoon and often stop in just to get their pork egg rolls served with peanut sauce. For dinner I usually order the pork Bulogogi - very good.

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Edwardsville, Illinois
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58 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

The food was fine, but I thought it was overpriced. The iced teas are scrumptious, but, again, pricey.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

I lived in Taegu, South Korea/ROK, for three years back in the early 80's and so ate quite a bit of Korean food. This place has several of my favorites, and the cooks do a great job. We sometimes eat in and sometimes get carry-outs, and the food has been consistently excellent. Get the glass noodles. You won't be sorry.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

I love Oriental Spoon and they have won awards, but when I go it is not crowded. I would like to see more people there, because the food is good and I want to keep eating there.

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Edwardsville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

The Oriental Spoon is an upscale, yet cozy little Korean restaurant. The servers are very knowledgeable and are great at explaining what all of the difficult-to-pronounce dishes really are and recommending something. Their appetizers are great- I would recommend the gim rolls or Man-du. To drink, try some of their real fruit hot tea- pear and plum are my favorites... More 

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Additional Information about Oriental Spoon

Address: 229 Harvard Dr, Edwardsville, IL 62025-2702
Phone Number: 618-655-9633
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Edwardsville
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Korean

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