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Manna Korean BBQ

#515 of 3,766 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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4428 Convoy St, San Diego, CA 92111
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is best Korean AYCE in town. Very fresh meat and quick and nice service. Definitely recommend it.

Thank Yun Jung M
Hillsboro, United States
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant caters to the persons with large appetite. The menu is all you can eat, but the waiters will bring out your meat selection, and you can only order 3 types at a time to prevent waste. The quality of the meats are fresh and delicious. The Side dishes (ban Chan) are equally good and filling. The price for... More 

Thank Allan K
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

I forgot to review this restaurant. Probably because it was not too memorable. My friends were raving about how good this place was. Some of my friends and I got together to check it out ourselves. As soon as you walk in, you smell food cooking and smoke. We were greeted by a waitress that sat us down in a... More 

Thank Irene F
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

qe we're qith just the two of us. watch uf you order a dish, it's a lot! After round 1 wd asked for smaller sizes and that was fine! the food is really goid. if you ring tge vell the waitress will help you immediately Very nice people!

Thank fionalee88
Basel, Switzerland
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016

Might be a little bit expensive, but oh my god it's so good! Did not knew what Korean BBQ is but the Stuff did help us out very good and the were very friendly. Gone a lot of times there and if I ever go to SD again I'm for sure gonna go there!

Thank Jassine-L
San Diego, California
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116 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Great family-like cook at your table BBQ. Lot of food if you go for the AYCE option. Nice to have the half-dish option when you try something new and not sure if you like it (they charge extra if you waste food... Which is the right approach to control cost.) Will come back. Make reservation b/c the wait will be... More 

Thank JimmyThai
Chandler, Arizona
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151 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2016

I'm not a big fan of AYCE Korean BBQ. However, Manna delivered with a combination of meat quality and service. We went with the mid-level A-1 tier of meats. Unless you're a pork jowel lover like me, paying $5 less per person and going with the standard A-2 tier is the way to go. My wife makes kickass galbi and... More 

Thank Huck K
California, Maryland
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62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016

I don't particularly enjoy Korean BBQ. The staff was very courteous and cheerful. Very responsive, even as the main dinner time crowd filled up the restaurant. The waiters were very attentive that one end of the table was gobbling done one cut, while the other end slowed down to let the food settle.

Thank Stewfoot
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2016

So a coworker brought me to his local Korean BBQ and showed me the ropes. It is a very fun way to have a meal. I can not compare it to any other BBQ place but service was fast and efficient. Prices seem in line with the area. It gets pretty busy so if you do not make a reservation... More 

Thank straker53
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37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

Meats, veggies, meats, garnishes, meats, and did I mention meats? You can order as much meat as you like, cook it on the grill, and voila! Dinner. Really, though, this is the best Korean BBQ I have had in the USA, hands down. Parking is a massive problem (and the only problem) with this restaurant. I've had my car towed... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Barbecue, Asian, Korean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4428 Convoy St, San Diego, CA 92111
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 18582783300

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