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“Best Korean food in town”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Garlic & Ginger

Garlic & Ginger
Ranked #106 of 567 Restaurants in Gainesville
Cuisines: Asian, Korean
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Newly opened and a wonderful restaurant...we drove 90 miles and found this jewel...we plan to return monthly! And NO, we do NOT own or benefit from this place of business. "Thank You" for considering to place fine restaurant on TripAdvisor...
Atlanta, Georgia
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Best Korean food in town”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2012

They have the freshest side dishes and all the food are aesthetically pleasing and taste delicious. You can tell they are good when all their customers are Korean.

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Gainesville, Florida
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Good”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2011

We had good service and good food. The portions are large for the price!

Visited November 2011
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Stafford, Virginia
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Authentic Korean”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2011

I lived in Korea for a year and love Korean food. I have eaten at many Korean places over the years. This place is as close to authentic as I have seen in the US. I ordered the lunch special Kalbi (grilled beef ribs). The flavors were spot on. The portion size was fair for the price. Some of the banchan (side dishes) seemed more Japanese (tempura sweet potato and miso soup) than Korean but they tasted good. The rice was a real treat. It was properly prepared in the korean style, which is thick and sticky, not loose grains like they serve here in the west. Other than taking off my shoes and sitting on the floor this is as close to Korea as I've come. I cannot wait to go back and try the dolsot bibimbap. I am sorry I am only in town a few more days.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Wonderful!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2011

Stopped for lunch in Gainesville and chose Garlic & Ginger based on other reviews here. We agree. It was excellent! Best veggie fried rice ever. We've eaten a lot of Asian food and this was the best. Everything was perfect. The staff was knowledgeable, friendly, and the food was excellent. Will definitely come back when in the area...

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“Delightful find for passage through.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2011

Good and healthy food and truly excellent, friendly service. Prices seemingly a bit high on top of our snowbird gas bill up and down florida, but portions are so generous we just take half with us for ready-to-eat dinner at one home or the other. Very happy to recommend.

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