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Buga Korean Barbecue Restaurant

₱₱ - ₱₱₱Barbecue, Asian, Korean
5580 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92117-2347
+1 858-560-1010
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good49%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“bulgogi” (7 reviews)
“beef” (4 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Barbecue, Asian, Korean
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
5580 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92117-2347
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Buga used to be our ‘go to’ for Korean BBQ, but on our last visit over the weekend, the quality has dropped dramatically. We ordered the premium (most expensive) beef and it came out with a rotten (old freezer burn) type of smell. It was...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is another good option for korean food if all your other Convoy/ Clairemont korean places are full or have a long wait. It is moderately sized, clean with plenty of parking and attentive servers and food is good. We skipped the all you can...More

Thank mTan66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for dinner with a group of colleagues on a Friday evening. Ordered the usual bbq stuff, steam egg, cold noodle, spicy tofu soup and beef ribs soup. portions were huge as usual and good. Somehow they forgotten about the Bbq and have to...More

Thank Andy T
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Delicious food! Kids had fun grilling their own meat. Japchae was delicious. Service was great & friendly. Definitely recommend.

Thank Jill S
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Very authentic Korean restaurant. We had 14 people who all loved it. Must try the meats you can grill yourself at the table. Most menu items have pictures. Very friendly and efficient staff.

Thank Bartłomiej N
Reviewed 20 September 2017

This is a good value for your money Korean BBQ restaurant. The portions are generous and the price point is reasonable. The meats for BBQ are tender and fresh, while the soup broth is rich and leaves a good after-taste. Fried fish are also good...More

Thank 165Doc
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Looking for a great place to eat, Buga Korean BBQ is your place. Excellent service, Great food, Beautiful atmosphere, Friendly service. Not familiar with Korean food, don't worry just let the waitress (Helen) know and they will be happy to recommend or show you which...More

Thank Naomi S
Reviewed 26 April 2017

First time at this Korean BBQ restaurant. The first impression is that it is a clean and well set up place with very friendly staff. The furnishing is pleasant and tables are well spaced out. There are private room for special gathering and all seating...More

Thank 165Doc
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We booked a table for 8 at 8.00 pm but were made to wait 20 minutes to get our seating. This was disappointing as the table was not ready on time. On the bright side the service was excellent. The BBQ meats were tender and...More

Thank Jaytee62
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

It was so convenient to our motel, we just walked in for a late lunch at 2 PM. I had the spare rib lunch set, Wife had grilled salmon, both ample servings prepared deliciously. Sets come with the variety of little dishes, green salad, and...More

Thank Capo_in_B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5580 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92117-2347
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-560-1010
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