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San Kil

#1,522 of 8,102 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Gracia
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Legalitat, 22, 08024 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 84 41 79
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I come from a Korean family and this food tastes just like home. Great food, great service, very "homey" and cosy. I highly recommend the spicy pork!

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Thank Ella H
Seville, Spain
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283 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

It was a pleasant surprise to find an authentic Korean restaurant so close to our hotel. We took a chance not having a reservation on a Saturday night, but we were lucky (only just). The place was already buys, with a highly convivial atmosphere - expat Koreans, locals and tourists. Food was excellent - although the raw fish was unavailable... More 

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Thank mabinho
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The local is not very big, but you can make a reservation. Asian paintings on the walls and a very friendly stuff brings good atmosphere to this place. The food is done in a Korean way, you can both see and taste the difference. The price is not very low, but I think it is worth it (especially that they... More 

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Thank Mateusz Ś
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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

We came back to this restaurant because we loved it and we were again happy to have chosen it for our anniversary lunch. The food is amazing. Authentic Korean cuisine in the heart of Barrio de Gracia. We were again impressed by the kindness of the owner, she was lovely with our two moths son. We will for sure come... More 

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Thank Daniela M
Barcelona, Spain
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 July 2016

This restaurant has incredible food and really nice service, the side dishes are for free like all korean restaurants and you can get the best bibimbap ever. I get one at last one time a month because I miss it....

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Thank Carlota D
1 review
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

This place made me a fan of korean cousine. I tried 3 different korean restaurant in barcelona but Sankil is way better. Delicious food, friendly owners and waiters, reasonable price 😊 don't miss to try kimchi jige, kimchi bokum bab, bibimbap, galbi, jabche, spicy chicken and haemulpajeon👍 enjoy!!!

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Thank Bercin D
Melbourne, Australia
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

We ordered seafood pancake, bibimbap, pork bulgogi, fried glass noodles and kimchi soup to share amongst 4 of us. The portions were generous and the cooking done with care and pride. All of them were excellent and we particularly liked the seafood pancake. Prices were a little high but we felt it was well worth it for the food quality... More 

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Province of Barcelona, Spain
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

We have stumbled upon this well-hidden restaurant on our way back from Guell Park. It was, hands-down, the best Korean meal we had outside of Korea. I will say more: their bibimbap was the best I ever had! We also tried bulgogi and soft tofu stew (also great). Banchan (selection of kimchi side dishes) are complimentary. The menu is in... More 

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Thank Monika_London2015
Stockholm, Sweden
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2015

The chef here cooks amazing food! With a huge crave for sondubu chigae, we went into this restaurant for lunch twice. The sondubu chigae is a feast so luciuos, filled with seafood, very comforting! We had the bibimbap and I have not had a bibimbap this good even, in S Korea! I highly recommend the dolsot Bibimbap here, very tasty.... More 

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Thank sjgrn
Barcelona, Spain
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2014

We've been to Korea and were amazed by every single meal we had there, and I must say Sna Kil is the best Korean restaurant in town. It's in Gracia, 2 min walk from Joanic Underground Station. The veggies always taste fresh and crunchy and everything is tasty, from the Pan Chan (starters) to their Bibimbap. My fav is their... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$22 - US$30
Cuisine
Asian, Korean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Legalitat, 22, 08024 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Gracia
  • Neighbourhood: Gracia
  • Phone Number: +34 932 84 41 79

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

Staying in Gracia

Neighbourhood Profile
Gracia
Gracia literally stands out from the pack. It used to be an independent town until late into the 19th century. Though it’s just a short commute away from the centre, a visit here feels like you’re in a whole different city. The bohemian vibe has drawn many international artists to this area, resulting in a wide selection of galleries, live music and artsy boutique stores. The nightlife is centered around the vibrant Gracia’s plaças, where young and old gather to enjoy a drink outside. Carrer de Verdi, its main street, offers affordable restaurants and a movie theatre that screens new as well as classic films in their original language. However Gracia's greatest treasure lies just up the hill at Guell Park, where Antoni Gaudi's vibrant and revolutionary art sculptures stand atop unequaled views of Barcelona.
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