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Kim's Korean BBQ House

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1607 Bowen Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 1G5, Canada
+1 250-591-6369
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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Asian, Korean
$$ - $$$
1607 Bowen Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 1G5, Canada
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Travelling thru town, we wanted something a little different and were hoping this would fit the bill. It was ok food and the staff certainly were friendly and the service was good and the place was clean ... We can't say we did not like...More

Thank WilWegman
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Went here on a chilly October day for lunch. Their selection is great, deep flavours, friendly staff! Cleanest bathrooms I've ever seen.

Thank Jacky D
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Whenever we craved Korean food, we always made the trip to Sura in Victoria. However, our dinner at Kim's Korean completely blew us away. We went as a group of eight, including an infant and three young children. We had three different special dishes, two...More

Thank dann816
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

First time trying Korean food and I loved it!! It's a little house with friendly staff. I highly recommend it if you're an adventurous eater. My boyfriend and I got the $30 combo because you get to try a few different things

Thank Sharlie M
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Korean food is not my favourite as there is too much repetition of the same flavour. That said it was recommended to me by a local Korean Canadian who says it is her favourite in town. We went once, my husband liked the food, I...More

Thank freedom06
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Kim's is a very small restaurant, with absolutely delicious BBQ. Whenever my friends want to go to dinner this is where I take them. The prices are reasonable and I always leave happy and full. Their tea is delicious and menu wise I highly recommend...More

Thank AnyaPorphyria
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Unsuccessful in our quest for a lunch spot in Parksville (Bread & Honey--fully booked), we headed to our destination, Nanaimo, in search of Kim's. It is not in the city center, and, hence, caters to locals or Koreans/Asians in search of good Korean food. It...More

1  Thank alohatripper
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for a late lunch. The food is good, but there isn't much of a BBQ menu. None of the table has the typical grill you see in a Korean BBQ restaurant. And the menu only has cooked dish instead of self grilling style....More

Thank bobster30
Reviewed 26 May 2017

A lovely little restaurant. Very inviting and food was excellent. Good point by previous reviewer that there is lots of parking around back of the restaurant. When driving up to the restaurant it appears there are only a couple of spots. Nope, head to the...More

Thank Suee2012
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Kim's is our go-to restaurant for Korean food in Nanaimo and area. We've visited a number of times and have always had an excellent meal with great service.

Thank Marlowe3
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1607 Bowen Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 1G5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-591-6369
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