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“Korean food -average on flavour” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bow Bulgogi House

Bow Bulgogi House
Ranked #618 of 3,490 Restaurants in Calgary
Cuisines: Asian, Korean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Killarney
Calgary, Canada
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134 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Korean food -average on flavour”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2014

We were recommended to this place by an Asian friend, but we were disappointed overall.
The atmosphere is old and tight, but that wouldn't bother us if the food was memorable enough to bring us back. It was tasty, but we always compare the food to a favourite Korean restaurant in Edmonton, and this was not exciting to our tastes. We couldn't find the flavours we were looking for, but its worth a try. Food was fresh though, and ample servings. We will keep looking for another Korean restaurant but not a lot in the city's SW.
The service and family serving were friendly and attentive.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank AlbertaCanadafamily
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English first
Calgary, Canada
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162 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Amazing authentic Korean food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2013

This place is hidden away off 17th Avenue, but well worth the trip to find it. Amazing authentic Korean food in a nice family setting. Wonderful service and the food is to die for!

Visited August 2013
Helpful?
Thank tlhoooper
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Calgary, Canada
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122 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Best Korean Food in Town”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2013

Have enjoyed the food here for many years now. It's always good, never changes. The owners are very dear and sincere. The lunchtime special hasn't changed in all these years and we still love it. You are served a small homemade soup, delicious kimchi and a couple of other items, and the main dish is Korean style beef-ribs, chicken, spring-roll, vegetables and rice. Some interestingly prepared tofu is tasty. Korean bbq is always a good choice. The decor has never changed and I hope it never does. We visit here once a month on average but try to find an excuse to go more often.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank wayouthere
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Calgary
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great Korean food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013

The resturant is in a strip mall, and parking is sketchy at best, but don't let that deter you. Do expect to wait, do expect to be seated closely to others, and do expect some delicious food prepared well and served hot. Family owned operation, everyone seems to work there.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Bonnie E
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2013

The Bulgogi dishes are great. Very tasty. The service is always friendly and correct. The decor is .... Well non existed but the food makes up for it.
I highly recommend this place.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Hungrytravels
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