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Madtongsan Restaurant

99 Elizabeth St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
+61 7 3210 2773
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good52%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“kimchi” (4 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
“fast service” (3 reviews)
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11:00 - 20:00All hours
Asian, Korean
99 Elizabeth St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

on second floor, the place is always busy and crowded, sometimes have to wait but staff are always trying the best to get you a seat. tables are small n close to others. you'll walk out with BBQ smell all over your clothe. But the...More

Thank kyielee
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Good Korean restaurant with a large menu. Prices about $14 for a main serviced with rice and side dishes of kim-chi and pickled potatoes etc. Fast service - tables have a button to call waiters who respond very quickly. A lot of Koreans eat there...More

Thank RBH8081
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

A disappointing experience. The service was poor. The food was ordinary. One pork dish was almost inedible. A busy place on a Saturday night, but I doubt we'll return.

Thank Grace and Wayne M
Reviewed 9 September 2016

The food was excellent, the service was prompt and efficient. This restaurant was very popular, but certainly crowded by people having dinner in a small restaurant, tables on top of each other which made for a lot of background noise. The public bathroom and staff...More

Thank Bishal M
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Convenient hidden location. I really enjoy the menu and side dish. Every time my girlfriend and I have been there we have received fast service due to the bell system and consistent menu and experience. The atmosphere and music is pleasant and the tables and...More

Thank Jay E
Reviewed 7 March 2016

I've eaten in quite a few of their outlets and the food is consistently good. Whatever you order comes with delicious sides of pasta salad, eggplant and kimchi which the staff replenish for you if you ask nicely. The stone pot Bi Bim Bap is...More

Thank Liam S
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Found this restaurant up a side ally just off Albert and Queens Street. ( Elizabeth Arcade ) We looked at the menu outside and decided to give it a go. As my partner and I had never had Koren before. We were greeted by a...More

Thank jturne_782045
Reviewed 11 November 2015

dinner after work on Friday night wanted Aian fusion so decided on this place..chicken rice was not as good as other places the pho soup was just ok being the place was Korean and the service not so freindly no one smiled ..not going again

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 2 October 2015

We found this place by walking through the Elizabeth Arcade. My partner and I have been chasing yummy Korean pancakes since our trip to Seoul last year. Thank goodness for stumbling upon this hidden hole in the wall. Although, it was a brightly lit restaurant...More

Thank Nikola85
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Very disappointed at the quality and authenticity of the Korean food here. In fact you could say I am disgusted at the authenticity, never go here, but rather I recommend Maru Korean BBQ which is at least $5 cheaper, being far tastier and better in...More

2  Thank William Z
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Elizabeth St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3210 2773
  • E-mail
Located inside the long-standing Elizabeth Arcade of Brisbane CBD, Madtongsan I is the place to enjoy unique Korean cuisine. For over 10 years, Madtongsan I has been adored by office workers and students craving for hearty and wholesome Korean food from traditional hot stone pot Bibimbap to delectably spicy beef rib stew. With vibrant ambiance and generously-portioned meal, Madtongsan I is sure to offer you a delightful experience. Be MAD for Madtongsan I!
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