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Mama Kim's

349 King St, Charleston, SC 29401-1438
+1 843-577-7177
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“beef bulgogi” (3 reviews)
“korean food” (12 reviews)
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Asian, Korean
$$ - $$$
349 King St, Charleston, SC 29401-1438
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited as a surprise when others closed in the afternoon, this had a good bim bin Bap and fillet mignon special, good portion sizes and interesting setting , design is not here but the food is ample, judging by all the student followers.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ed L
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Large portions, delicious food. Service is good. Staff are pleasant. They love the citadel cadets. Will be back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank HR218guy
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Went with a Korean friend - I had really no idea of what to expect except that I was told that it is like what you would be served in Korea. Unforgettable tastes, and large quantities - had steamed dumplings, BBQ ribs, beef bulgogi and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Marshall B
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

If you have a crying/screaming/hungry child, skip this place. The owner will make sure you feel unwelcome and give you unsolicited parenting advice and insulting comments. We were out with our almost two year old son all day, followed by a trip to the ER...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DayTrip556660
Reviewed August 17, 2018

This is a favorite of my cadet! He always picks this place to go for lunch or dinner. Whenever we ask where to go to eat - he always says Mama Kim's!

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Amazing food and service Mama Kim actually came to the table and showed my husband how to stir is bowl and told him the history behind the meal! We will definitely go back!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Diane H
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

We had family in town and wanted to take them out to eat in Charleston. As soon as my wife’s parents saw Mama Kim’s, they wanted to stop in for Korean food(my wife is Korean). The restaurant is a little rough looking but the pictures...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Reitz37
Reviewed September 8, 2017

The family was on vacation and we stayed at the courtyard and was late getting dinner but Mama Kims was open and a short walk from the Hotel .. I had Bulgogi which is average and a little dry but you got plenty of food....More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Donald T
Reviewed August 12, 2017

A good alternative to the usual fast food. The Korean dishes are close to what one will find in small eateries in Seoul. Nothing fancy but wolesome food served canteen style. The menu offers a wide variety of Korean and Japanese items, including dishes for...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank DrParticle
Reviewed August 12, 2017

I loved my experience at Mama Kims! only spent a few days in Charleston and it was hands down best place we ate there!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank shortcake2320
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
1:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 349 King St, Charleston, SC 29401-1438
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-577-7177
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