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“Worst service”

Soban Korean Bistro
Ranked #87 of 612 Restaurants in Kelowna
Price range: $1 - $15
Cuisines: Asian, Korean, Fusion
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Neighborhood: Central City
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Worst service”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2013

There was a party of 10-12 people and I could tell the server was busy with them. We waited for 5 minutes for menu to arrive. No water was serviced....I even saw other table asking for plates. The owner/manager was just sitting and didn't help with other customers. After waiting for 10 minutes, we just left. Worst service ever.

Visited August 2013
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  • English first
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English first
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2013

We chose this place for lunch based on other trip advisor reviews. We were not disappointed. Great food at a great price. Service was adequate. I would definitely recommend this place for lunch at least.

  • Visited July 2013
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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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104 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Not your Mother's Korean BBQ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2013

We love Korean food, but have never had such delicious dishes. This is Korean fine dining. The chef does an amazing job with layers of flavor and texture. The prices are reasonable and the cuisine is approachable. Don't miss this gem in downtown!

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank joyinthedesert
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Vancouver
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Ideal casual dining”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2013

Lovely, tranquil setting with great service. Waitress was very knowledgeable about all items on the menu. Wonderful food at very reasonable prices. Will definitely visit again.

  • Visited July 2013
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Tasty and Light”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2013

It's not so easy to eat light in Canada, portions can be large, and if you want to taste an appetiser as well as an entree, you need to take care. We hardly ever get to dessert!
The mixed seafood tempura app was excellent, the entree courses of a vegetarian soup, and a pork based soup (sorry can't remember the proper dish names) were manageable, with one rice side, and very well spiced. If you're not used to a lot of ginger and galangal flavour beware!

The owner chefs, and will come and talk to you unless under pressure in the kitchen, it was quiet when we were there and we had a good talk with him.

The food is not for the faint hearted, but if you eat Indian/Bangladeshi food regularly, this will be an interesting and different flavour base.

Excellent value, really not expensive, we we full for less than $ 35

  • Visited July 2013
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