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KalBee Restaurant

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609 Snidow St, Pembroke, VA 24136-3489
+1 540-626-6011
Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Thu - Fri 16:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Catawba, Virginia
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small restaurant in an even smaller town. Food is uniformly very good and plentiful! Different types of kimchee are provided as starters. Everything is cooked to order, so food may take a little longer if the restaurant is busy, but I've never had to wait overly long. And it's absolutely worth waiting for. The hosts are uniformly... More 

Thank foxtail1
Hauppauge, New York
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

During a recent trip to Blacksburg to visit our son at Virginia Tech we went hiking at the Cascades. And stumbled upon great little Korean restaurant. Be careful when you order the portions are enormous. definitely have the scallion pancake it's amazing, and is a meal on itself. The lettuce wraps were also great. The decor is s bit odd,... More 

Thank TomBHauppauge
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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100 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Place was recommended by our hostess. You can't go wrong if you are really hungry. Various kimchee are brought out, large portions of anything, and it keeps on coming if you are still hungry.

Thank TarHeel071
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I will admit that I didn't expect to have an amazing Korean meal in Pembroke, Virginia. But that's exactly what happened. Really delicious and flavorful food with generous portions so you get to enjoy it twice. A small family-owned and -run place. And all the cooking by one amazing chef.

Thank nashpaul
Newport, Virginia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We went there hungry, and we were not disappointed! The food is home made, very generous portions! We had the BBQ rib special- 2 of us ate from it and were satisfied! Served with it was whole grain rice, and Chim Chee as a free appetizer. The dessert was a shared double portion of chocolate fudge brownie, topped with salted... More 

Thank Mollycapps
Texas, USA
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We love Korean food and we delighted to find this authentic Korean restaurant tucked into a small town in western VA. "Mom" was the cook, her son was our waiter, and it looked like dad was the other waiter. Love it!! They've been open 14 years and the night we ate, there was a table of Asians (guessing grad students)... More 

Thank devoful
Union, West Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Who would expect to find an excellent, family style Korean restaurant in an Allegheny Mountain town of 1,000 folks? Kalbee, a small, warm-feeling place run by a Korean-born wife and her Army vet husband - often helped out by their son, serves an amazing (to my unexpert palate) variety of delicious Korean dishes, from mild to quite hot. A sample... More 

Thank Gibbs K
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

If you're not familiar with Korean food just come in tell the owner, Kim the things that you like and she will give great recommendations might even surprise you

Thank TiffyjSells
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56 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant several times when they first opened years ago & loved it. Kalbee is around 45 minutes from our home and I had forgotten about it until we spotted the sign while driving today on Route 460. We ordered takeout to bring home & share with friends. The staff was super friendly & accommodating. The vegetable dumpling... More 

Thank Jacinda S
Pineville, West Virginia
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107 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

You didn’t come for the décor. This place was shabby on the outside and not much better on the inside. I am assuming the health inspector makes a routine visit. The menu was extremely limited and even one of those few items was unavailable on the day of our lunch. Also, a beer license would have been appreciated for the... More 

Thank K L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Korean
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 609 Snidow St, Pembroke, VA 24136-3489
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Pembroke
  • Phone Number: +1 540-626-6011

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?