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“Where is the beef?”

Chong's Korean Carryout
Ranked #19 of 55 Restaurants in Aberdeen
Price range: US$6 - US$10
Cuisines: Korean
Dining options: Lunch
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Dining options: Lunch
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This place has a lot of potential, but the ordering line is in the way of the angry lady that takes the food out and obstructs the area that you get the forks and side dishes. If they would consolidate ordering/paying into one transaction and run the line on the side where the cash register is located the efficiency would be much higher. It is like playing dodgeball in there with the server and the payment and ordering process is slow.

I had the spicy beef ramen which my co workers also had, but mine had about a tablespoon of beef while my co-workers had a generous portion. It was like they ran out of meat on mine or forgot to put it in due to the hectic pace of the lunch rush.

The ramen flavor was good, but the temperature is near boiling when it comes out. It is way too hot to eat in temperature not spice. My co-workers confirmed it is always like that and it is just something you deal with. They said at one time they had ice on hand that you could put in the soup to lower the temp, but they discontinued the ice machine a while back.

This place is worth visiting since Aberdeen lacks flavorful food options, but be prepared for a frustrating execution of operations.

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Thank Chris N
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Best Korean food around! It isn't in the best location, but it's worth the trip off of the beaten path. We will miss it when we move.

Thank graham172
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

Some co-workers took me here for lunch a couple years ago and I have been going back ever since. The restaurant is not fancy but the food is good. I usually get the Chicken Bulgogi. You can ask for it mild or spicy. I always get it mild and then add as much pepper sauce as I want. I also really like the fried kim bop. Lines can get long on Fridays at lunch time so you may want to go early.

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Reviewed 12 July 2016

The food is good quality, the establishment is simple no frills. Drinks are done as self serve from a cooler after you order, the menu has enough choices without being overwhelming. The portion sizes are generous without being ridiculous.

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Thank skanderon
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Reviewed 3 June 2016

This restaurant was suggested to us by family and the 'best selling item' is the Bul Goh Gi. This dish is grilled marinated meat (beef, chicken or pork) with sauteed vegetables served with a bowl of rice. The beef dish was very good and we also tried the chicken dish but didn't really care as much for it. When you enter the restaurant, you place your order at the 'right' side of the counter, get a receipt but do not pay for the meal until you are finished eating. You then go to large coolers and pick out your drink. The restaurant has relatively limited seating and noticing the number of patrons enjoying HUGE bowls of Ramen noodle soup it appeared to be a popular dish as well. You order is brought to you at your table. There are several complimentary appetizers available. The inside was clean although the decor is quite plain. The establishment is located next to Ollie's in the Aberdeen Shopping Plaza.

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Thank Arthur S
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