Step in to any Korean restaurant and you are instantly greeted by spicy pepper paste, garlic and ginger aromas. Feast your eyes on the delicious meats marinated in Korean BBQ sauce, and scrumptious cold noodle dishes. Korean food is made up of small dishes called Pan Chan. You will find most meals come with 5 to 10 different side dishes such as kimichi and pickled vegetables. Aiming for a new experience? Korean food will deliver your authentic and exotic needs!
Da Rae Jung
5220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
Delicious authentic Korean food is all the rave at Da Rae Jung! Each meal is served with 8 pan chan’s with delish kimichi and pickled radishes. Try there mool naeng myun with they’re divine buck wheat noodles and delicious bi bim bap which is rice with vegetables and a fried egg cooked in a stone bowl. This is truly a hidden gem of truly authentic Korean cuisine.
Cho Sun Ok Restaurant
4200 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
Cho Sun Ok gives an intimate atmosphere with the finest Korean dishes. They are known for their chadolbaegi which is marinated to perfection. To top off the intimate night here, bring the bottle of wine you like with you and enjoy every sip with no cork fee.
6248 N California Ave
Chicago, IL 60659
Looking for more of a late night place with that Korean cuisine? Look no further than Yeowoosai, also spelled Yosi. This Korean sports bar features eight TVs displaying sports and Korean dance shows. All of the meals are prepared with a couple or group in mind, so don’t come alone. Their famous popcorn chicken just explodes with flavor come with the owner’s dipping sauce which has an unmatchable flavor. The Yosi sauce is a home-made secret recipe that can only be found here.
Hae Woon Dae Korean BBQ Restaurant
6240 N California Ave
Chicago, IL 60659
Hae Woon is sure to get your taste-buds’ attention with their pre-marinated and seasoned meats, vegetables, and seafood. Once you’ve picked your meal, a bucket of hot coals is brought to your table and your meal is grilled right in front of you. While you wait, enjoy a delicious array of complimentary Panchan- and Korean-style appetizers. Hae Woon will not disappoint.