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“Foul Food”
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Korea House
Cuisines: Korean
Restaurant details
San Jose, CA
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Foul Food”
Reviewed October 10, 2012

This Korean buffet-style eatery used to be a good place for lunch about 15 yrs. ago. Since then I think it has changed hands many times. My husband and I happened to be in Santa Clara this past weekend and decided to have another go at this restaurant. The food just isn't the same and the quality is lacking. Don't eat the Daikon smothered in chili as it is extremely fermented and foul tasting. I almost lost my lunch and had to get a clean plate to get rid of the stench that was coming from that Daikon. I asked the management about this and they claim it is intentional and that some people like it and some hate it. I really feel that it should be posted that this dish is spoiled so that people can decide if they want to really eat something that could literally make you ill and possibly hospitalize you. Most everything thing that is offerd is deep fried and flies are always hovering over the cold dishes and fruit. Extremely unhealthy and no value. A waste of your time and money!

  • Visited October 2012
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English first
Titusville, Florida
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Worth a trip”
Reviewed March 8, 2012

Food was good, soups as well. Stopped for lunch and were satisfied with the buffet. Would go again.

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San Francisco, California
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Excellent lunch buffet with friendly staff”
Reviewed July 21, 2011

We're frequent lunch-ers at KH! They have great Korean BBQ (kalbi) and awesome buffet selections such as fried chicken, spicy tofu, chap che, etc. You even get free fruit punch drink. The food here is very tasty. Lines could get long around noon, thus it is recommended to get there earlier.

Great Korean food, clean, friendly staff, and reasonably priced! What else can you ask for?

  • Visited June 2011
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“This is not real Korean food. If you want...”
Reviewed April 3, 2010

This is not real Korean food. If you want to try Korean food find Another one. I couldn't believe their name is Korea house

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“Good food - loved the kimchee, side dishes, fried fish, egg fish roll, bbq beef and rice cake soup. Lots of food. A...”
Reviewed July 25, 2009

Good food - loved the kimchee, side dishes, fried fish, egg fish roll, bbq beef and rice cake soup. Lots of food. A little pricey. Service is a little slow.

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