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Park's BBQ

$$ - $$$
Central L.A
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955 S Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90006-1647
+1 213-380-1717
11:00 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Somehow I thought a Korean barbecue joint in a strip mall on Vermont wouldn't be terribly expensive. But entree items, which are cooked on a grill at the table, run between $30-40 for cuts of beef, and the menu states that one entree should be ordered per diner (I'm not sure they enforce that). Also you will leave smelling like... More 

Thank Steven C
Ridgecrest, California
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I saw this restaurant on a Food Network tv show, and I decided to go when I was near the area. The atmosphere is nice and the staff was friendly. Once you decide which type of meat you want, it is cooked at the table on a mini grill. Different dipping sauces, and side dishes accompany your selection so you... More 

Thank Charles N
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We are LA natives and have been here with small and larger groups. Marinated ribs (Galbi) are the "go to" order but there are other great items to try including the spicy cod and brisket. Beware it is located in a small strip mall so if you have to wait (not uncommon) there will not be much to do. Don't... More 

Thank Haejung
Beverly Hills, California
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95 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

One of our go-to restaurants for Korean BBQ. The best ggot sal (non-marinated ribeye) in town. We had that and the marinated Kalbi tonight. The kalbi is good but if it you are only going to have marinated meats, there are a couple of places in mind that are probably slightly better. The only other slight knock is that this... More 

Thank hoonieskang
Santa Monica, CA
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224 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

And Park's BBQ is a fine one. Very authentic, in the corner of a strip mall, we had a nice Sunday lunch before the crowds descended. There are 2 parts to the restaurant, so if you want barbeque, be sure to state that at the door. We really enjoyed our meal, and the bonchon were quite excellent (I had jelly... More 

Thank PlumeriaD
San Francisco, California
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

Every time I visited Pasadena, I tried to go and it is my favorite Korean Bar B Q place in US, Including NYC. Excellent assortment of Banchan, great quality of meat and other yummy dishes make this restaurant one of my favorite re- visits.

Thank sfeats
Los Angeles, California
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122 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

Went for Sunday night family dinner and having read Jonathan Gold's rave review went with high expectations. We were not disappointed! I was worried that it would be expensive but actually for 5 people including alcohol bill was under $250. We had the Galbi beef, ribeye, pork belly and shrimp and steamed rice (4 mains for 5 people and it... More 

Thank TheKoonah
Sydney, Australia
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

I thought the ones in sydney were good already but Park's BBQ in LA is just amasing food and service. Loved it. The side dishes were so nice. Love this place!

Thank Pemba K
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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138 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

The experience was tasty and fun, but $50 per person (when only half of us had a drink) took a good bit away from the experience for me.

Thank Roadtripper111
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

We tried to eat here early on a Sunday evening. The host told us in a frankly dismissive and arrogant way that we would have to wait up to one hour. He gave us a 'waiting number'. While we looked for somewhere to wait, eventually we had to queue again to ask where, he then told us we had to... More 

Thank Richard J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Barbecue, Asian, Korean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 955 S Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90006-1647
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 213-380-1717

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