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Moa Korean Restaraunt

Asian, Korean
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12300 Wilkins Ave, Rockville, MD
Today
11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good place to eat

This is an out of the way hole in the wall type of place. Lived near the place for years and never even knew it existed. The food is good. They got all the classic korean foods. Prices are ok. The walls could use an update. I like the table and chairs. This isn't a place where English is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This is an out of the way hole in the wall type of place. Lived near the place for years and never even knew it existed. The food is good. They got all the classic korean foods. Prices are ok. The walls could use an update. I like the table and chairs. This isn't a place where English is the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Watermelon Cocktail Soju and Korean Barbeque Ribs and Steamed Dumplings for an appetizer. It was all so tasty. Service fast and friendly. We only wish we lived here so we could sample the whole menu.

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Potomac, Md
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Went after seeing this restaurant featured as one of Washington's 100 best cheap eats in Washingtonian magazine. We had galbi, mandu dumplings and a seafood pancake. We usually go to Lighthouse Tofu for Korean food. The galbi and pancake were good and better than Lighthouse. The mandu was unimpressive. Service was friendly. The biggest negative was the price. Galbi was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This is the type of excellent restaurant that will make you feel like a cool local for visiting. Very plain facade, but inside are tastes and smells to make you weep with joy! We had the vege pancake appetizer (could have fed up to four people) and bibimbap. It was so good we ate like it was Thanksgiving, and we... More 

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bethesda, md
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I had never heard of this restaurant, but decided to give it a try with a groupon! My husband and I were pleasantly surprised. This is definitely a place that you might think driving past since the exterior isn't much to look at, and it is in the middle of an industrial park. Park and walk inside - you'll be... More 

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

This is a good Korean restaurant located on one of the very unglamorous industrial streets behind Rt 355. The food is very good standard fare, including BBQ. You'd never stop even if you were driving on the street. It says Moa but not "Korean", except for the Korean lettering. Korean food is surprisingly hard to find near the Red line... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Distinctive and subtle flavorings, careful preparation, high quality ingredients across a wide range of dishes. We returned a second time for kimchi/pork dumplings, kalbi bibimbop, and tofu/pork soup. Do not let the location and bare ambiance turn you off; the place is spotlessly clean. Mostly Asian patrons the evening we went is the best testimony that this is the place... More 

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Washington, DC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Went to Moa for the first time last week. As some reviewers say, the area seems very strange for a restaurant, They're located around a lot of light industry. You keep driving thinking "what?" But don't give up; it's worth hanging in! The place is nice enough but certainly not fancy. The service is good; all these Korean women who... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

The food is typical, but nothing to rave about. A good deal for the price. Servers were nice, atmosphere is chill and very low key. Nice place for a grub with friends on a Saturday lunch time type of place.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Unfortunately Moa doesn't satisfy the Annandale-envy that Rockville residents must feel. The place is pleasant enough but the mediocre food and service mean you still must go to Virginia to get a good Korean meal. On a moderately busy Saturday evening, service was friendly (and apologetic) but abysmal. Drinks (from a poorly stocked bar) took 20 minutes to arrive. The... More 

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Additional Information about Moa Korean Restaraunt

Address: 12300 Wilkins Ave, Rockville, MD
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Rockville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Asian, Korean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12300 Wilkins Ave, Rockville, MD
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Rockville

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Korean
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:00 am

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