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Yong's Kal-Bi

Waimea Center, Highway 19, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI
+1 808-885-8440
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good45%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“kal bi” (2 reviews)
Closed
10:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Asian, Korean
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LOCATION
Waimea Center, Highway 19, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI
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1 - 10 of 25 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm always looking for a good vegetarian bibimbap, and this is the best I've found on the island. Consistently good and inexpensive. My husband also enjoys the eclectic and frequently surreal choice of music in this establishment. :)

Thank AstroAli
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can't say enough about how much I enjoyed eating here! I'll echo previous comments and recommend #3 as well! It was soooo very good. Restaurant is set up cafeteria style and has plain decor, you wouldn't expect to find such great food looking into...More

Thank fly0nthewall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend this place if need a fix of korean food! Kalbi plate is big - gives you kalbi, rice, and 3 side dishes. Portions are big. My parents ordered the kimchi stew and kalbi soup which were fantastic as well. Both dishes also came...More

Thank Tina B
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Came here looking for Kalbi and was not disappointed. Plates are large and filling and they have a large variety of choices. Will definitely come back next time I'm in Hawaii

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This spot is popular with the locals for a reason. Wide selection of Korean dishes. We each had a combo (nos. 24 & 25) that came with generous portions and included three side dishes of your choice. Very tasty and very reasonably priced. You order...More

Thank alaskantravelnut
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I was there with my wife and some friends. Food was excellent and authentic! I had the kalbi chicken platter with pipinola, kimchi and sprouts. Food was nicely done and very tasty! Bill was also very light! Definitely a must go!

Thank The_Chiappone
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We stayed at Kona and was craving for Hawaiian food but didn't find one with kalbi on the menu so drove 35 mins to Waimea for this place. Not a typical dine in restaurant where you sit down and get a menu. This is more...More

Thank Trojan4Life
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We wanted to eat Asian food for supper and read about this restaurant in our hotel in room dining magazine and decided to give it a try. It is located in a strip mall. Its exterior and interior are not impressive. Cafeteria style. However, its...More

1  Thank K12310530
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped here with a group of 24 for dinner on a Saturday. I have never eaten in a Korean restaurant before and this was a great one to start with. The choice was excellent and the beef I had was delightful. The mains came with...More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Took my son and his wife here for dinner because I wanted to taste their Korean BBQ ribs. I was NOT disappointed. The taste of shoyu, sake and whatever else is used to create this delicious dish was out of this world....stupendous!!! Their portions of...More

Thank gpkai2003
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waimea Center, Highway 19, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-885-8440
Description
A small but excellent Korean restaurant.
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