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SSAM Korean BBQ

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508 King St, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
(02) 9519 1991
Today
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

My wife and I visited here twice during our stay in Sydney. On both occasions we ordered the special menu and loved it! Plenty of meat, sauces and salad to accompany a great dish. Loved the way in which the meat is cooked before your eyes, very filling and reasonably priced. The staff gave great service and would repeatedly change... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

My friend and I visited the store today, and a waitress came saying they are under new management. She recommended a special menu, $22/person and for that the minimum possible order quantity was 2 servings. $44 for two person. We wanted to pass the special and wanted to order something else but the staff and the manager didn't give us... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Really fun cooking your own food on the grill. We had the bulgogi and some pork. All the lettuce and pickles we could get through. Very tasty. The side dish of pancake was not as good as I've had at other Korean places (outside of Sydney). We had a couple of beers and we came out having spent under $60.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Just sit back and relax, then cook your food and eat it. Sipping on a Korean beer will make it all the more fun.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

The idea is that you sit around a smokey BBQ and cook your own food and drink your own beer. Not a good idea for a first date but a unique restaurant and a good night out with a bunch of open minded friends. nb: you will smell like smoke when you emerge after your feed.

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Sydney
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206 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2010

I have eaten at SSAM Korean BBQ several times and am never disappointed. The atmosphere is relaxed and the food delicious. You sit around a round, stainless steel table that in the middle has a pit for red hot coals and a grill. The food is bought to the table raw and is cooked on he grill. The staff help... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Barbecue, Asian, Korean
Restaurant features
Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 508 King St, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Newtown
  • Neighborhood: Newtown
  • Phone Number: (02) 9519 1991

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Newtown

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Newtown
A Bohemian inner-west suburb known for its alternative music scene, Newtown is a diverse community offering a multitude of restaurants, art galleries, performance spaces, thrift stores and bars. Home of some of the best live music venues in the city, shows can be found everywhere from the official theaters to the neighborhood pubs. From its humble beginnings as a neighborhood primarily known for its many Thai restaurants, Newtown has evolved into a foodie's paradise with a delightful array of highly innovative cuisines from around the world. It is still possible to eat on a budget, but if you crave a more sophisticated menu, Newtown will not disappoint.