We went here on the advice of a couple of seoul guidebooks that called it one of the best bbq places in seoul. The restaurant is beautiful, with traditional decor on the inside and a nice waterfall by the outside seating area. Service was great, and everyone was very polite and respectful. The server cooked all the meat for us on the grill. There were a lot of foreign business people eating here with Koreans, so it seems like this is the type of place that they take their clients. However, the food was very expensive, at least compared to korean bbq places in the states. The cheapest meat was 39,000 won per person for the marinated kalbi. We got the second cheapest meat, the non-marinated kalbi kkot-sal for 50,000 won per person. The meat was outstanding. It was well-marbled when they brought it out, and tender and juicy when cooked. But the quantity was so little for the price we paid. They gave us 3 small strips of meat, which wasn't nearly enough for a full meal. We ordered a dweng-jang jjigae in addition to the meat since it wasn't included, which was good too but still wasn't enough to fill us up. And we are definitely not big eaters. Overall, the food was very good, but over priced for what you get. By comparison, the kalbi at Parks BBQ in LA is maybe $35 per serving, and you get more food and the meat quality is just as good or better.
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