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Bowl'd Korean Rice Bar


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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Asian, Korean
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed February 6, 2017

Great , interesting food. We had family members from Pennsylvania, Boston, Sweden, Jordan and SoCal, everyone was happy

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank gabiandhenry
Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

Parking: street parking can be difficult at times. Side streets offer more spaces if you don't mind walking Decor: clean and bright but nothing special. Bench seating is not comfortable- stick to the chairs Service: often overwhelmed at peak times- only 2 servers today for...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank russandmarti
Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a mid afternoon lunch dinner (one of those days!) at Bowl'd and was delighted by the succession of wonderful tastes and variety. We had mung bean pancakes, fried shrimp potstickers, spicy beef soup, mushroom tofu and hot rock dish with salmon. My main course...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank northernneckinn
Reviewed November 20, 2016

Given my prior experience with Korean cuisine, I was apprehensive about what was in store for me at Bowl'd! But I was so happy to savor the Korean fare that came my way! It was nearly 9 pm on a Monday but the place was...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Sarina14
Reviewed November 9, 2016

I love Korean food and this restaurant offers decent Korean food and is conveniently located near my house. I would love to dine there more often. However, I cannot bring myself to eat there because their service has been consistently bad. Where do I start?...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank kimsusun
Reviewed November 1, 2016

We have been here a few times and return here for the not so common Korean food restaurant that does not mystify a non Korean and is really good. Nothing fancy here. Clean and simple decor, good service and tasty food at very reasonable price....More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank RamSRam
Reviewed October 15, 2016

Great food and excellent customer service. I went there many times and tried all different dishes, they are all good. I brought my friend there yesterday for dinner, he was so happy about the food.

Date of visit: October 2016
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Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the better places to grab a bite in Berkeley. You may wait a while for a table, but service is quick. Both hot and cold bibimbap dishes are delicious, and generous portions for one- or good for sharing if you have...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank BemusedBee
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Bowl'd has great food that those who are not familiar with Korean food can dine with the most experienced Korean food eaters and understand what they are eating. The staff is very friendly and helpful at suggesting dishes you may not normally try. However, it...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Adriana M
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Food is always good. The Sizzling Works (hot stone bi bim bop) is excellent, as is the seafood pancake. Wings are to die for. The bbq dishes are all great, especially spicy pork belly. Usually a line at dinner time, esp on Fri and Sat....More

Date of visit: September 2016
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