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Dae Jang Keum

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7905 Engineer Rd, San Diego, CA 92111-1903
+1 858-573-2585
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“bulgogi” (3 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
“korean bbq” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Barbecue, Asian, Korean
$$ - $$$
7905 Engineer Rd, San Diego, CA 92111-1903
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I ordered the rice with wild vegetables and the spicy marinated squid. Everything was very tasty with good portions. They have tables where your own meat and tables that don't have the grill. All in all, this was a good meal at...More

Thank David D
Reviewed August 8, 2017

I very much liked this Korean restaurant because they use real charcoal for their BBQ. All the food was of the highest quality and you can get the good Koreans drinks such as soju. The number of dishes we got and the quantities of food...More

Thank Herman S
Reviewed August 4, 2017

High quality meats and real charcoal make the difference. We got here at about 5:40 on a Saturday night. It was busy at that point, and it got packed within the hour. It seemed to be very popular among Koreans and non-Koreans alike, which is...More

Thank David L
Reviewed June 6, 2017

This restaurant does not present a high profile or appearance, half hidden in a strip mall with very dated deco. However, the service and food were surprisingly fine and tasty. The grill is the old fashion charcoal type and for those who dislike gas BBQ,...More

Thank 165Doc
Reviewed February 23, 2017

Dae Jang Keum is a good sized Korean restaurant that serves a wide range of Korean food. They also do have BBQ and do it properly over charcoal at your table. I also like the other dishes they serve. It can get smokey in there...More

Thank gzau
Reviewed October 10, 2016

After receiving no service at Pho Little Saigon across the street we ended up in this Korean BBQ. Service and the Bimibamp was so exceptional that we returned 2 days later and ordered the same. We also got some Udon noodles - note this comes...More

Thank Fair_reviewer_NC
Reviewed August 5, 2016

While researching the nearby neighborhood looking for Asian cuisine during a recent business trip, I noticed that this restaurant's menu had a little more choice than others and stopped in. I'm glad I did. The atmosphere is a little better done than many Korean places...More

Thank dXTC
Reviewed May 16, 2016

We experienced Korean BBQ many years ago in Seoul and have been looking for a place in the US that was just as good as the BBQ is Seoul. This place is the best we have been to in the US. Granted we are not...More

Thank miltonman196
Reviewed April 28, 2016

I normally don't say this about too many places, but it's true for me. I guess I've been deprived in the SF Bay Area, but my experience here is by far the best I have had. They actually cut the meat up in front of...More

Thank Mike Y
Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

I was staying nearby for business and this restaurant wasjust minutes from my hotel the - Courtyard by Marriott. Parking was no issue since it's located in a tiny strip center with a few other eatery's and a fish market. Since they have a minimum...More

Thank Sandy K
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7905 Engineer Rd, San Diego, CA 92111-1903
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-573-2585
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