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“Extraordinary seasoned beef sirloin & rib” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bud Namujip Yeoksam

Bud Namujip Yeoksam
Ranked #434 of 122,430 Restaurants in Seoul
Cuisines: Asian, Korean, Barbecue
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Samseongdong / COEX
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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229 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Extraordinary seasoned beef sirloin & rib”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2014

A rather basic looking restaurant but with an absolute outstanding quality of Korean food around their specialty : marinated beef sirloin and rib that is shortly grilled at your table.That was really one of the best beef preparation I ever enjoyed across the globe.By consequence I do consider that the rating "good" that you can see at the entry of the restaurant is too modest. This is simply top food in a non sophisticated environment served by a friendly and passionated team.I found my favourite restaurant in Seoul!

  • Visited April 2014
    • 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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New York City, New York
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“I like the 서초동 one”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2013

Not sure if it's this one - but it's one of my favorite ones and they have always been very nice to my grandmother. The banchan there is always very good too.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank artichoke78
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Beijing, China
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132 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Tasty, classic and expensive”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2013

My Korean peers invited us to this restaurant as a special treat. It was said that the restaurant was famous for the 100% original authentic Korean Beef, which is significantly higher in price then other types of meat. A palm sized slice would cost over 50USD. (My Korean peer told me that the sequence of price rank of the meat in Korea market would be, from higher to lower, Korean Beef/Seafood -> Imported Beef -> Pork -> Chicken). Before the trip to Seoul, honestly, I've tried Korean BBQ in many cosmos including Beijing, NY, London, Taipei, Paris, but none of them could give me the similar experience then this time.

We had two types of beef: original beef, and prepared steak. It seems like a tradition in hosting guests in Seoul to order those two types. I personally preferred the un-prepared beef. It was very juicy. The service was also very good. The most fun part was how to drink the Korean liquor and beer together.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank richyding
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Out of this world dinning experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2013 via mobile

Food was fabulous , service and staffs was even better.
The condiments were very tasty, and kalbi ribs had an excellent favor due to the real charcoal grill for the bbq

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Thank Kin C
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New York City, New York
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128 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Great Korean grilled beef.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2013

There is a bit of debate among my Korean friends on what is the best grilled beef in Korea. Budnamujip is in the running for some of the best grilled beef in Seoul. I prefer Saebyeok-jib, but Budnamujip is just as good and you have normal chairs in the whole restaurant.

All the cuts here are pretty well marbled and can't complain on any of the menu. I tend to to go for the rib cuts and thinly cut brisket here. The restaurant is clean and definitely a great place to spend some money!!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 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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3 Thank Kidkong
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