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116 Harvard Ave, Boston, MA 02134-2701
+1 617-779-7907
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible15%
11 Apr 2017
6 Apr 2017
“Bad, Bad, Bad”
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Asian, Korean, Japanese
116 Harvard Ave, Boston, MA 02134-2701
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Hanmaru is definitely one of the best Korean restaurants in Boston area. You have to try Gamjatang, their main offering. It comes with pork bones(good amount of meat on them), potatoes, tofu, and veggies. Side dishes and other menus such as Scallion Beef and Ramen...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2017

The food is horrible. Not just "not tasty", it is just not edible. We were sick the 3 of us the entire night. It is not clean, the place and the food doesn't smell well, everything is cooked with tons of OIL, OIL and OIL...More

Thank MisoSoupp
Reviewed 3 March 2017

There are so many Asian and Korean options around this area. This one is likely the worst. The food didn't look appetizing, the soups were too spicy (and I always ask for extra sauce to be brought out), the Bibimpap was too sweet, the food...More

Reviewed 3 February 2015

Delighted to find this modest but excellent place, thanks to previous astute reviewers. The menu includes nods to other Asian dishes, but is largely Korean. (If you're not that familiar with the cuisine, the short video on their website may give you some ideas for...More

Thank Bern_Shen
Reviewed 16 October 2014

During my brief 7-day-trip to Boston, I kept coming back to Hanmaru. Not only doez Hanmaru offer a cozy and familiar setting, but the food there is also great. Portions are huge, definitely worth every penny, and the chef there, Wahyu, is also congenial to...More

Thank Wilfrid A
Reviewed 3 October 2014 via mobile

I occasionally go to hanmaru when i visit allston. Though it is not 100% korean restaurant, (they have thai and other asian food) the korean food that they serve is very authentic and tasty. Try 'gam ja tang' here if you like korean food. You...More

Thank HoonyK
Reviewed 25 February 2014

Recently tried this restaurant on a Saturday night. Busy with almost every table filled, (we had to sit in the back near the kitchen), but you don't go here for the atmosphere anyway. Service was good, and focus is definitely Korean food. I think we...More

Thank JenMBoston
Reviewed 6 March 2013

Although this restaurant offer food from Japan, China and Thailand in their menu, it is mainly Korean. Inside is clean and well organized. They have good service and stuff has always been very friendly. I have tried many items from the menu and never disappointing....More

Thank Noa Ayse T
Reviewed 17 November 2012 via mobile

I've been here approximately 10-15 times. Though i have tried many different items on the menu, the only item worth getting here is the gamjatang - it's large enough for 2-3 people and its spicy and delicious!

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 29 September 2011

I've been to this places SEVEN times now since I found out about ths place from korean friend i have in boston. I feel like this is only ONE place in Boston worth spending money. if you are in boston, it's hard to stay away....More

Thank greg b
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12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Harvard Ave, Boston, MA 02134-2701
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Allston / Brighton
  • Neighbourhood: Allston / Brighton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-779-7907
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