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Lighthouse Tofu

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12710 Twinbrook Pkwy, Rockville, MD 20852-1720
+1 301-881-1178
10:30 - 22:30
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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330 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our daughter/son in law were excited for us to experience this place for my wife's celebration as they had been here previously, having researched online for a Korean restaurant. The distinctive red brick, white walled, and blue roofed building sits next to the street in southeast Rockville. After parking in their large lot, we walked into the bright clean wood... More 

Thank Gene J
North Bethesda, Maryland
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Their combos are a great idea. Enjoyed tofu soup with delicious fried mackerel entree. We also tried another soup that was large enough to provide the next day's lunch. They don't go overboard with the Korean appetizers but they were quite adequate.

Thank Jay W
Baltimore, Maryland
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48 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Oddly shaped building from the outside, but warm and inviting korean style inside. Waitress was frendly and somewhat attentive. We ordered the Seafood tofu soup "spicy", (which wasn't too hot if you like spicy stuff), Beef bulgogi and the Bibimbap. All were delicious, seafood tofu i wish had alittle more clams, beef bulgogi is a must have although admittedly alittle... More 

Thank noplans4now
Kensington, Maryland
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144 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

When I have a craving for bulgogi this is the place I visit! I've been here for both lunch and dinner and it's great anytime. The spicy cucumbers served with the kimchi and other stuff are my favorite. Prices are decent. The tofu soup is perfect on a cold day. Highly recommend this place.

1 Thank Sara W
Arlington, Virginia
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

I adore soups and tofu, but this is a nope sort of place. Crowded, loud, not super clean, so so food, inattentive service... Go to check it out, but you probably won't want a second visit.

Thank Ashley W
Bowie, MD
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I don't know about you but I've found that my taste buds have changed over the years; things that I normally wouldn't go for seem to be more palatable now, or maybe I'm just getting more adventurous with age. Be that as it may, if you've never had authentic Korean, you owe it to yourself to try this place out.... More 

Thank MarylandKnights
Rockville, Maryland
1 review
Reviewed 1 May 2016

This restaurant might be a good place for those who don't know about Korean food well, but I had bad experience twice with them. Basically, they are not honest. Actually I live nearby from the restaurant. Several years ago, we felt no-good smell from Korean soup, so I let the host know. He apologized for it. They served a new... More 

Thank anybut
Silver Spring, Maryland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 December 2015

I don't really understand the wide split in reviews unless (as someone suggested) some of the visitors are expected Chinese food. My daughter had been here before with a friend and they both love Korean food and thought it terrific. This visit my daughter and I brought a friend who had just been in Korea. He had chicken bulgogi, my... More 

1 Thank Leslie S
Clarksburg, Maryland
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Went there on a Sunday dinner. Suprisingly, there were not that many customers. Even though we got a table quickly, there was a long wait before someone came around to take our orders. We were a party of four and ordered different dishes. None of them stood out. We have eaten Korean before, and will revist the better one in... More 

Thank rsivarajan0
Oceanside, California
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202 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

This place did not have value food value- went for party and one person in the party did not get his orders until dinner almost done. The soup my son ordered having 2 pieces of meat in there, this happened once when we ate at Korea town lunch special.

Thank adac1121

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Asian, Korean, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12710 Twinbrook Pkwy, Rockville, MD 20852-1720
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Rockville
  • Phone Number: +1 301-881-1178

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?