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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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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good49%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“korean food” (8 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 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
Reviewed 9 November 2016

They always have excellent food, and service is prompt and friendly. The salad was a bit bland, but the meat is tender, the side dishes have a good variety, and other dishes are also tasty. Don't take the combination BBQ as it is a huge...More

Thank Sonjee
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Since this is not an all you can eat place, I place a higher importance on the extras. The restaurant is a step above most in quality and ambience in SD, but wish they would have more extras like rice cooked in stone bowls, radish/rice...More

Thank henrykim_sd
Reviewed 16 August 2016

My husband and I love this Korean BBQ restaurant. I always get the Galbi (marinated short ribs) and my husband gets the King Prawns. The banchan (small side dishes) are great, too. One of these days, I am going to try the Bulgogi. I like...More

Thank Julie G
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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
Kids, Large groups, Families with children
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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