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Soon's Tofu and Korean BBQ

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1062 Foster City Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404-2301
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

I've been here many times and all I can say is that this place is one of my favourite Korean places in the US. LOTS of side dishes and the boss is super friendly. Food is great. I recommend the beef bulgolgi, ginseng chicken and the kimchi jigae (soup). Usually crowded but you probably don't need to get a reservation... More 

Thank kellylby
South Korea
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

First of all, their foods, and services are perfect. We ate spicy pork, and it was fantastic, and we we bought their mocci, and I loved it.

Thank Sanghyun K
Chesterfield, MO
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

Great location and good food. The variety offered was plentful and the food was good. I had the Bibimbap. It was a huge portion. The service was also very attentive. The only minor negative is that they do not accept Amex which I use when for business trips.

Thank whoop1995
Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016

We are new to the area and are out exploring and trying new cuisine. Soon's Tofu and Korean BBQ has made it to our list of favorites. We've been there twice already and can't wait to go back again. Their banchan is decent not extensive like some other places we've been to, but every single item in the banchan was... More 

Thank Poorna K
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

We ate here every time we visited family in Foster City and sometimes when driving up thec101. Really good food and friendly staff.

Thank mikeT-LA
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2014

I like Korean food and was staying in Foster City for some time and couldn't go too far. Service is decent but food is just OK. It tastes watered down, too sweet. I've tried a variety of food over the period: grilled ribs, cold buckwheat noodle, spicy rice cake , sauteed squid, and of course, soft tofu stew. Over and... More 

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Belmont, California
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

Just visited this place and I had a sticker shock. Compare to the Korean restaurant in Marina center in foster city where both restaurants have similar settings and the quality of food is similar. But this place is pricier. Compare to Kaya in Belmont, the setting of this place is not as nice and food quality is not as good.... More 

Thank Winnie W
Santa Cruz, CA
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153 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2014

My wife and I were shopping at 99 Ranch Market, and noted the Soon's next door. It was only 11 am, so we grabbed a table in front of Starbucks and read our books. By 11:30, the restaurant was beginning to fill up with lunchtime customers, so we headed in. It's a big open space, plenty of space between tables,... More 

Thank JimBrown
San Francisco, California
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139 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2012

This is the new Korean restaurant that opened next door to Ranch 99 in Foster City. I have been here several times and the service is excellent. The combination dishes are a bargain and can be shared by two people. Price range is about $10-$14 for the standard Korean faire. The service is excellent, with attentive waiters that keep your... More 

Thank takeahike66
Foster City, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2012

This is the second time we have been here and both times were outstanding. The servers were VERY helpful the first time - we really didn't have much experience with Korean food. This time, we came with our daughter and her friend from college who went to high school in Korea. She said it was among the best she's had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Korean, Barbecue
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1062 Foster City Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404-2301
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Foster City
  • Phone Number: 650-286-0860
Worth listing for other travelelrs in vicinity. Excellent dishes.

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