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San Soo Gab San Korean Restaurant & Sushi House

5247 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2447
+1 773-334-1589
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good45%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“kalbi” (6 reviews)
“beef” (5 reviews)
“short ribs” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Korean, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
5247 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2447
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

I tried their table BBQ with 2 cuts of their pork belly and unseasoned beef ribs which neared $60.00. Well, the expensive dinner wasn't quite so wonderful. It was a flavorless outing here and a visit my purse absolutely regrets; a place I now wish...More

1  Thank My N
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We enjoy Korean food and ventured into the city for lunch at San Soo. Food was excellent, servers were pleasant but not overly friendly - could be the language barrier. Plenty of options on the menu, with a wide selection of banchan accompanying the meal....More

Thank bkp21
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We are novices when it comes to Korean food but this place got a 2016 Bib Gourmand from the Michelin Guide (meaning it's good food, under $40pp for 2 courses plus either a glass of wine or dessert). So we figured we couldn't go wrong....More

Thank CultureVulture60657
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I have heard about the place from many resources and a strong recommendation from a Korean. Finally got to try this place. BBQ is good but not the best.delicious and generous side dishes.if you like to be walked away from and totally ignored while she...More

Thank Nonnie Y
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

But be prepped to.get quick, impersonal service along with not knowing EXACTLY what ur eating, and itll be tasty and hot

Thank Nolivap
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Holy banchans! They aren't kidding about the plethora of banchans, we got a total of 26 and most were really good! It was a great way to start our meal. We ordered the seafood pancake, bulgogi and the kalbi short ribs. The seafood pancake is...More

Thank rcmrunner70
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

This place is a hiidden gem on the North Side of Chicago. Its a Korean Restaraunt where you cook your own Dishes(BBQ Style) on your table. I have never ordered any Cooked dishes, but I am pretty sure they have them. Besides, coming here for...More

Thank Joeycapone23
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We had lunch and it was delicious! But for me it was too many sides that I did not had the chance to eat. If you want to use the Yakiniku table you have to order 2 orders otherwise they will cook your order in...More

Thank Theresa E
Reviewed 29 July 2016

This was our second time going to this location for Korean and it was amazing. It was filled with asian guests and the tasty smells assaulted your senses as you walked up close to the building. You pick the kinds of meat, and then they...More

Thank joe r
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Excellent korean BBQ. The variety is amazing and they start off by serving you atleast 25 bowls of short eats. The bulgogi is to die for ... Would go there again purely for the Bulgogi.

Thank Aftab T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5247 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2447
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Square
  • Neighbourhood: Lincoln Square
  • Phone Number: +1 773-334-1589
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