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Reviewed June 5, 2021 via mobile

Great food. Authentic Korean. Really like the rice cake and fish cake appetizer. Get the small because the regular is very big. Stone bowel dishes and beef bulgogi. Charms Soju. Kimchi is very good and not overpowering. One of the few places I like it....Unique in Columbia. Good service.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed October 1, 2019 via mobile

We were looking for something different in Asian restaurants on TripAdvisor. The reviews sounded great for Kojaba and patrons had their favorites and good things to say. We followed one’s lead and ordered the Dolsot Bibim bap with Beef. It tasted fabulous and was served...in a stone bowl (too hot to touch!!!). We also ordered the Seafood noodle soup that had shrimp, mussels, etc. It was equally hot and delicious. On the side, our meals came with kimchi and a side dish (meat, potato and bean sprouts). Again, this tasted excellent as well!!! We didn’t order spicy, since we were given “hot sauce” to add to our liking. Our server was especially nice and she explained everything we didn’t understand. I tried a Korean beer called “Cass” which I liked. Our meal was priced extremely reasonable and we took home some of the Bibim bop entree. It was so good I have attached a few pictures. Enjoy!!!More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

Delicious food with authentic feel and reasonable prices. Lots of tasty soups. Great place to take a date.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed July 4, 2019

Having lived in Korea for three years and eating Korean fare as much as possible. I can honestly say this is 100% authentic. There is some other American Asian food in the menu. That's mainly to make money I assume (teriyaki chicken, egg rolls, etc)....The Korean food is very authentic. The ban Chan is all amazing. I honestly can't come to Columbia with out stopping and getting something. Trip advisor is 100% wrong saying this is number 2 under seoul taco. Seoul Taco is at best a Korean fuse themed taco joint. Still delicious but not the best Korean in town.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 24, 2018

We found this wonderful little place in a strip mall, not knowing what to expect. We couldn't have been happier with our meal. My husband ordered the spicy pork, and I opted for the chicken teriyaki. Both came with fried rice (or white) and an...egg roll (or two wontons) The flavors were excellent, just spicy enough, and the serving size was just right. I was also impressed by the prices, especially considering the quality and quantity of the food. Service was also excellent, with the waitress answering our questions and bringing refills. If we're ever out this way again, we'll definitely stop here again!More

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

On a strip mall on the north side of business loop 70, easy to miss while driving by, is a very outstanding food experience featuring fresh, flavorful, mostly Korean (touched with some Japanese) food. Flavorful, fresh. Very pleasant staff. Don’t let the mall-like decor fool...you though. Superb food, well priced.More

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

We had the kimchi chigae, galbi, spicy pork and the kimchi pancake to share. All were wonderful. Quite a few people were barbecuing when we were there. Little bit a wait since it was busy but it was fine. The pancake was crispy and nice.

Date of visit: April 2018
Reviewed March 17, 2018

Great service, a big menu and you get a lot at this Korean BBQ/Japanese eatery. The BBQ pork dish in a sweet sauce was delicious. It came with rice, crab Rangoon and three Korean appetizer dishes at one price. So much to choose from, I...will HAVE to come back!More

Date of visit: March 2018
Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful experience. The Korean selections were pretty extensive. Stayed as true as possible to real Korean food. Service was laidback and easy. Friendly and respectful. Simple deco but still pleasant dining experience.

Date of visit: January 2018
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

We were passing through town, looking for Barbeque. Our search turned up “Korean Barbeque” at Kojaba. Given the multitude of menu choices, we asked our knowledgeable & very helpful server for advice. My wife got a seafood noodle dish. This was a bit spicy, as...she had requested, loaded with savory broth & hand cut noodles. The seafood consisted of shrimp, mussels, & calamari. (There was even some beef.) Everything was tender. The portion was so generous we ended up taking some home for later. I wanted Bibimbop, of which there were several choices. I ordered a hot bowl with beef. It was the best I’ve ever tasted, basically due to the quality of meat (ribeye) & the fact that the vegetables were marinated. The rice was somewhat crispy, and the egg on top cooked perfectly. Both servers were genuinely friendly and made us feel at home. They patiently answered our questions and explained the differences between the dishes. We didn’t get to try the barbecue, but were very pleased with our meals. Kojaba is truly a 5 Star Korean restaurant!More

Date of visit: October 2017
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Yes, Kojaba Korean Japanese BBQ offers takeout services.

Kojaba Korean Japanese BBQ is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5