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Dae Jang Geum

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Ndemi Road Off Ngong Road, Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Jeyuk (pork stir fry) was delicious, I just which there had been more of it. The Bibimbap was good too. The restaurant had a big Korean group which was quite noisy but made us feel we had been transported to Seoul! We will probably go again, but not too often as it's a little pricey.

Thank Cr1spyresa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Menu: My friends and I have been here more than average so we've eaten everything on the menu and nothing disappoints. I'd really like to have pumpkin soup back, the side dishes are usually my favourite part, they vary too much it would be nice being able to pick my side dishes like last time I really wanted radish kimchi... More 

Thank Julie M
Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

This restaurant was hard to find since there is no sign outside - I have lived quite nearby for the past 3 years and didn't know it existed. The actual location is in a guest house on the corner of Ndemi Road and Kilimani Road (not along Ndemi Road as the map suggests). The food was good, but very spicy,... More 

Thank Helen A
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

My boyfriend and I visited the restaurant for my birthday since I love Korean culture. When I saw the menu, i was disappointed alot. There wasn't a variety of foods in the menu. I wish the management would add more food to the menu. So that atleast I can try dokkboki.

Thank cynRth
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

Its real korean food in kenya. Very good!! I will go to dae jang geum again!!

Thank 승호 류
San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We were craving Korean food and were so happy to find this restaurant. It was reassuring that the woman who picked up the phone was Korean. The food was great and tasted authentically Korean, and reasonably priced (we payed 2300 for 2 entrees and a couple drinks). We would recommend this restaurant and would definitely go again.

2 Thank dockets26
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I have been to Dae Jang Geum twice and order my food there for pick up every time I have a craving for Korean good. They make the best spicy fried pork in Nairobi, and the bulgogi is great too! and they make great kimchi (offered in two flavors - green (less spicy) and red (spicy) - I like it... More 

1 Thank BwT_2017
Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We ordered Bulgogi, some pork and pancakes. Food was very good and price wasn't bad compared to the chinese restaurant we went the day before. I also saw a Korean chef cooking in the kitchen which is not a surprise at all. the food is truly local I think.

1 Thank Jessica C
Reston, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I phoned to see if the restaurant was still in business and to my delight a Korean woman answered in Korean so I knew this place was going to be great. I took four of my friends for lunch and we had the Bibimbap, Bulgogi, Stir fried pork, and Soybean soup. Everything was delicious. In true Korean style they bring... More 

3 Thank sushidoo
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

I was delighted to find this restaurant as it is only five minutes from my apartment.The food,and service were excellent. I really enjoyed the sizzling pork,as well as all the side dishes. I'll be returning soon.

2 Thank africanman_840

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Asian, Korean
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ndemi Road Off Ngong Road, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: 254707369355

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?