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Reviewed July 19, 2021

Itaewon grill is really great fast-casual style KBBQ. Their bowls are reasonably priced, and it is one of the most underrated spots in the area!

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed November 3, 2019

Title says everything. At best the owner may had mixed brown and white rice and sell it as brown rice. Shame! Do they really think customers are that stupid.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 16, 2019 via mobile

This place is ok if your not a Korean food snob. Other than the taste itself, Quick service, friendly staff, and reasonable prices. It’s a win.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed July 21, 2019

This is a relatively inexpensive place for Korean-inspired build-your-own bowls but nothing spectacular. It will do in a pinch if you're craving a quick meal but it's probably not completely authentic. It's like a Korean Moe's where you can build your own bowl along an...assembly line. We got a deal on Living Social and visited on a Friday afternoon for a late lunch. It was not crowded but then again it was a holiday weekend. Staff is pleasant and food is okay, but I don't see myself going back anytime real soon. I prefer some of the Korean food trucks and eateries in the area.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

Was really hungry and had tried several of the other restaurants in this strip - however never tried Itaewon. Glad I gave it a try... very casual environment set up almost like Moe’s. Pick your size, main ingredients, toppings, sauces, etc. staff was very nice...and place was CLEAN. Plus, it was very tasty; will be back!More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 5, 2018

We really enjoyed this place! Cafeteria style, not fancy, but delicious food! You're basically getting a bowl with the choices you make, and there are many. I love the spicy noodles! Chicken, pork, beef and tofu proteins plus many fresh veggies and the best sauces!...Service was ultra fast and we both enjoyed our "bowls" so much!More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed November 30, 2018

Am so impressed by this little cafe'. Fresh cooked meats with a variety of toppings and dressings. Can also do vegetarian. Delicious! Counter person offered me a quick sampling of dressings to taste.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

I loved the options here. The service is fast and owners are welcoming. there are various discounts in different days, too

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

I was so excited to finally try Itaewon Grill, after a few months of it being right up the road from me! I loved the fresh ingredients, the unique Korean flavors, and the helpful staff for pointing me in the right direction with the toppings!...(aka getting sesame oil for the "dressing" with the pork and rice bowl, among other things) Everything tasted delicious, and the flavors meshed together well. Overall I was happy to try Itaewon Grill, and look forward to going back! I think it's a neat new place near Duke, that's sure to attract the students, employees, and patients, with the unique flavors and cuisine! Highly recommended. I will say that the price is a bit high (to me) but for the amount of food you get, I guess it's reasonable. Just make sure that the employees pack the food in the bowl and aren't stingy with the serving sizes! :)More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed June 23, 2018

My son and I happened upon Itaewon Grill when my husband was in the hospital. I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw the fare. Korean BBQ was very good! I can't remember what my son had but he enjoyed his food as well. I'd...go again if I get the chance!More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

I stopped in here for dinner today and color me very impressed. It’s the best kind of fast casual restaurant. High quality ingredients, low prices, friendly staff and they have indoor and outdoor seating. Definitely worth a visit

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed April 6, 2018

Got over here for lunch with a coworker today, and was really impressed. The Chipotle version of Korean BBQ, you walk in and join the line. First up, you choose your base - various kinds of rice, noodles, salad, etc. Second up is your veggies...- where you can add salad, pickled veggies (delicious), bean sprouts, then you can do corn, cheese, your choice of a sauce (I tried sesame), and then your meat. You've got braised short rib, which I tried, and it was tender, flavorful, just delicious; other options include beef bulgogi, chicken, pulled pork, tofu, or a combo. The staff was super friendly, and at check-out they encouraged me to mix the bowl up well before eating it. Packed with flavor, this was delicious, unique, and really hit the spot. An excellent addition to the Erwin dining scene - I'll be looking to head this way often!More

Date of visit: April 2018
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  • Value: 4.5