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Level 2, 605-609 | George Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“beef” (5 reviews)
“kimchi” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Korean, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Level 2, 605-609 | George Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we really enjoyed the food make me want to go back to Seoul for another visit. We had the BBQ beef and pork belly and yummy side dishes. Service was good. It is a open plan restaurant and was quite noisy at times. Would return...More

Thank samsonSydney
Reviewed 26 October 2017

My search for Sydney’s best fire chicken took me through a neon little hallway and up a shuddering old elevator into the barn-like expanses of Seoul-Ria. This big Korean barbeque restaurant has overlooked George Street for more than a decade, though it’s the first time...More

Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Was going to another Korean Restaurant, then decided to come here because of its bigger place, Wagyu beef. First of all the sittings were very comfortable and hig rectangular table with barbeque cooker. The menu we reasonable in price, the beef was even better that...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 21 August 2017

My partner and I found Seoul-Ria by accident and glad we did. The staff kindly sat us at a window seat. We started with dumplings and chicken wings before moving on to an assortment of meats to BBQ. Korean BBQ is a great way to...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Came here with some friends for a long overdue catch-up and we all had an excellent night and a very good meal here. Our friends (all non-Asians) wanted something different in Chinatown and asked me to suggest a dinner location. Having been here on a...More

Thank Tomme T
Reviewed 7 July 2017

A couple of floors above street level in the heart of Sydney's bustling Chinatown, Seoul Ria is always a popular spot for couples, large groups and everyone in between. This isn't haute cuisine, but the big Korean flavours, generous portions and reasonable prices rarely disappoint....More

Thank unapalomablanca
Reviewed 7 July 2017

A good place for late dinner; spicy/sizzling beef and beer. I noticed most staff are young guys from Asia (Korea?), and their service were excellent. I just don't like that it was so messy and dark -- it looks like a night club or something....More

Thank jpron3009
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Food is good, although quality of the meat might be better (shrinks and looses lots of water). However it is a good place to go out with friends and share a BBQ Don't expect privacy there - crowded place and can get quite noisy. ;)

Thank shoilein
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The dumplings and pancake were ridiculously oily. Dinner was disturbed by a group of 20 teenagers screaming and sculling beers. 2% credit card surcharge, which is well above the cost to the restaurant. Prices were on the expensive side for Korean BBQ. Toilets were disgustingly...More

Thank pacersam
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This restaurant is patronised mostly by Koreans and the menu is extensive. Service by way of tabletop bell is good, food is quick and tasty. A nice dining experience for Korean meals.

Thank Vickisyd
Tiger-flanked archways on Dixon Street mark the
entrance to the “little Asia” of Sydney. A walk
through Chinatown is a feast for the senses where
aromas, tastes, sounds and visions of dancing tigers
transport you to a different world. Chinatown visitors
can expect a melting pot of Asian food at the
neighbourhood's specialty delis and groceries. From
yum cha to handmade noodles, BBQ ducks hanging in the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Level 2, 605-609 | George Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: 92690222
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