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“5 star Korean Restaurant!”
Review of Sonamu

Sonamu
Ranked #826 of 9,759 Restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Korean
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed November 24, 2012

What a terrific experience. From reservation until we left the restaurant. The setting, ambiance, food and service is really 5 star!

We requested to be seated in a grill table which has a unique set-up. It has a huge table and though seemed to be seated low, actually is a normal seat and adjustable. We ordered dolsot bibimbap and marinated beef which is grilled in our table. The beef was very soft and tasty. I highly recommend it.
Dont count on dessert. They dont have choices for this, instead they will give a sweet cinnamon drink at the end. That and the appetizers (kimchi, seaweeds, anchovies) comes free.

We ordered for 2:
Carrot juice
Water
Wine (one glass)
Dolsot Bibimbap
Marinated beef (short) - for grilling

It totalled to 218.00 AED
They have 10% off for "Just Dine" card holders or check "round menu" for discounts.

Very popular with Koreans as they are mostly the ones in this restaurant. Plus the staffs are korean.

5 star Korean restaurant in Dubai.

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Reviewed May 16, 2012

Atmosphere is very nice, with a number of korean waiters / waitresses to make you feel at home in Korea. Plenty of 'local' Koreans too.

The small dishes by the side are very typical of Korean style eating and were very nice..

But most of the main courses were a bit of a miss. we ordered the bulgogi and had them cooked it, instead of us cooking it ourselves. Wrong decision: it was overcooked and meat became quite tough...

Also had the bibimpap which was way too spicy (and i had 3 koreans with me who concurred!!)...

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2  Thank han_ching
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Reviewed January 20, 2012

Food was delicious and plentiful. Atmosphere very nice and welcoming. Busy with many Korean guests, which testifies to authenticity. The only negative was the language barrier: Servers were friendly but did not undertstand English so well. This led to misunderstandings as they were not able to answer our questions about the menu. Overall: A great place, we will come back.

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2  Thank Jaiwana
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Reviewed July 27, 2011

there are pretty many Korean restaurants in Dubai and Sonamu(meaning Pine tree in Korean) should be the latest opened one in Dubai. could feel that there was an effort to launch the restaurant differently as they will be facing the other Korean restaurants that already have lots of customers. there are a few Korean restaurants inside hotels but Sonamu presents a fascinating interior - I personally never liked any interior or atmosphere of the others - just enjoyed food.

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2  Thank Solios
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Reviewed February 13, 2017
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