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“Friendly staff”
Review of Kalbi Express

Kalbi Express
Ranked #135 of 244 Restaurants in Hilo
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Yokohama, Japan
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Friendly staff”
Reviewed June 30, 2012

They have good amount of food, and nice staff which make you come back to the place. Korean chickens are my favorite.

Visited December 2011
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English first
Hilo, Hawaii, United States
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great place for Korean Cuisine”
Reviewed May 11, 2012

Kalbi has a wide variety of meats on their menu. They have a very good assortment of Korean vegetables to go with your meat. It's very refreshing to get away from the mac salad! They do serve items with the white rice, but their generous servings of vegetables makes it a really good meal. The restaurant is located inside a small food court, a short distance from Wal Mart. There's not much atmosphere, but we usually get our meals by carryout. Good service and the staff are friendly.

  • Visited April 2012
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Millington, New Jersey
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Yummy and Cheap”
Reviewed January 5, 2012

This take out counter has yummy korean barbeque, spicy soup and lots of pickled vegtables.

Visited December 2011
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California
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Loved the BBQ Kalbi beef!”
Reviewed November 3, 2009

Kalbi Express smelled so good throughout the shopping center parking lot at about 1600h, when they were BBQing their beef. Yum!

This is a little plate lunch restaurant in a small food court of the Prince Kuhio Plaza shopping center. Foodies may snub their nose at this place since you choose your veggie sides and the server scoops them from the chafing dishes into your styrofoam box. And of course the "ambiance" is "shopping center food court." Your main entree however (I had the grilled Kalbi beef, but there were a lot of other choices too, some deep fried) is cooked when you order it and served from the kitchen grill or fryer directly, not sitting in a chafing dish.

For good value and tasty beef you can't go wrong!

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