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Dae Jang Keum

7905 Engineer Rd, San Diego, CA 92111-1903
+1 858-573-2585
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“kimchi” (4 reviews)
“rice” (5 reviews)
“beef” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Barbecue, Asian, Korean
$$ - $$$
7905 Engineer Rd, San Diego, CA 92111-1903
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently a friend was visiting San Diego and we invited him to a late lunch. We ordered the dolsot bee bim bop and the fried mackerel fish. Everything was very good and we got numerous helpings of the great kimchi side dishes. Our friend really...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 13 March 2018

My friends took me here when I visited them. This was so fun and outstanding! We had to wait (on a Friday night, we arrived at 7:15 and had to wait about 45min), but once we sat down, we ordered right away and the food...More

Thank Jeanette E
Reviewed 13 December 2017

My wife and I always likes stopping here for lunch when we're in the area. I got the dolsot bi bim bop. My meal stayed hot to the end. My wife got the tofu jigae, which she enjoyed. We also really like all of the...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 9 November 2017

My wife and I ordered the rice with wild vegetables and the spicy marinated squid. Everything was very tasty with good portions. They have tables where your own meat and tables that don't have the grill. All in all, this was a good meal at...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I very much liked this Korean restaurant because they use real charcoal for their BBQ. All the food was of the highest quality and you can get the good Koreans drinks such as soju. The number of dishes we got and the quantities of food...More

Thank Herman S
Reviewed 4 August 2017

High quality meats and real charcoal make the difference. We got here at about 5:40 on a Saturday night. It was busy at that point, and it got packed within the hour. It seemed to be very popular among Koreans and non-Koreans alike, which is...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This restaurant does not present a high profile or appearance, half hidden in a strip mall with very dated deco. However, the service and food were surprisingly fine and tasty. The grill is the old fashion charcoal type and for those who dislike gas BBQ,...More

Thank 165Doc
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Dae Jang Keum is a good sized Korean restaurant that serves a wide range of Korean food. They also do have BBQ and do it properly over charcoal at your table. I also like the other dishes they serve. It can get smokey in there...More

Thank gzau
Reviewed 10 October 2016

After receiving no service at Pho Little Saigon across the street we ended up in this Korean BBQ. Service and the Bimibamp was so exceptional that we returned 2 days later and ordered the same. We also got some Udon noodles - note this comes...More

Thank Fair_reviewer_NC
Reviewed 6 August 2016

While researching the nearby neighborhood looking for Asian cuisine during a recent business trip, I noticed that this restaurant's menu had a little more choice than others and stopped in. I'm glad I did. The atmosphere is a little better done than many Korean places...More

Thank dXTC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7905 Engineer Rd, San Diego, CA 92111-1903
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-573-2585
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