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#25 of 26,560 Restaurants in Seoul
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American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed August 18, 2020 via mobile

100% authentic and absolutely delicious! We've been here 3 or 4 times and we'll continue to come back. Everything is awesome. The brisket, the pulled pork, the ribs, the slaw, the bread, evenn the cocktails are delicious. All the staff were friendly and speak English....The prices are good and the atmosphere is positive and upbeat.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed July 5, 2020

Long overdue review. Linus offers the best BBQ anywhere in the country. Living in the U.S. all my life I never expected to find the best BBQ on the planet at Linus. Tender choice cuts of meat, beautifully smoked, a plate full of happiness. All...of the adjoining dishes that go with the meat dishes are just as good, too. Large portions of great food at a very reasonable price. Sauces and seasonings are spot on flawless. Service is as perfect as the food and you are treated royally by the entire staff. If you are in Seoul and a bit homesick, visit Linus and feel like you just entered an authentic BBQ restaurant in one of our U.S. southern states.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed December 31, 2019 via mobile

This is solid solid American style BBQ. Platters and sliders are excellent, burgers are to die for, all sides are delicious. Service is very good with patient accommodating staff. All done professionally. Great place.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed September 23, 2019 via mobile

Always make sure to make a spot at Linus when visiting Korea. Best American BBQ in Seoul. 访问韩国时,请务必确保在Linus上占一席之地。 首尔最佳美式烧烤。

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed September 3, 2019

My husband and I went here on vacation during lunch on a Tuesday. The pork and beans were a thick texture and full of ingredients which I really liked. The "skinny ass french fries" were the bomb.com with great seasoning. Both the brisket and pork...were extremely flavorful but our favorite was the BBQ sauce. They serve spicy and not spicy. Both are great! The atmosphere was great for a lunch date or dinner with friends.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed June 19, 2019 via mobile

My step son - who lives in Seoul - brought his dad and I here. To be honest, I wasn’t expecting much but Linus’s was excellent and truly better than many, many BBQ places at which I’ve eaten in the US. Highly recommend!!!!

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed May 25, 2019 via mobile

I was concerned due to some of the negative reviews but the food was outstanding ! And the waiting line implies everyone else thinks it is too! I had the da Bomb brisket sandwich and it was as tasty and smokey as Southern USA bbq!...And the side french fries and Cole slaw were also good. Service was sufficient and fast. Will definitely return if given the opportunity.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed April 25, 2019

When we arrived, we had to wait on seating even though we could plainly see there were tables available (saw them wipe them down). I couldn't understand their methodology in seating since a party of three stands there while parties of two or five get...seated. As we were seated, ready to order, we had to wave down the waiter 5 times as he kept sticking his finger out saying one moment. We ordered, got drinks, and got our food. Hard to get refills but the food was pretty good, I liked the OG and the fries, sweet tea was spot on. For some reason, it felt like they wanted us gone, a colleague with us is Korea American which he let us know the staff didn't care for our questions. We paid and left but I'm not sure if we will return.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

I was initially skeptical about Linus' BBQ but they quickly won me over with their great food and service. The portions were not Texas-size but certainly got the job done. If you are looking for some good American BBQ brisket, pork, ribs, etc. in Seoul,...Linus' is certainly worth a visit. Plus, you'll be in Itaewon and can easily tack on some shopping to your time in the area. Enjoy!More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed March 22, 2019

Wanted to understand about their sauce and it was an uphill battle to understand what sort of sauce was available. I will admit it was partly my fault for not explaining well. The sandwich itself was good and the mac-n-cheese was delicious. Place is tough...to find but keep looking and ask folks. I enjoyed my time and look forward to my next visitMore

Date of visit: February 2019
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    • Value: 3.5
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