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“❤️ this Korean Restaurant ”
Review of Genwa

Genwa
Ranked #24 of 11,727 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Asian, Barbecue, Korean
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Central L.A
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

Stop by this place for lunch at couple of days ago. We love everything about this place. From veggie-cold dishes, salads , steam eggs , Yummy juicy beef plus outstanding stir fried squid. We enjoyed awesome services, great food, nice ambience. Highly recommended this place .

Thank Alice H
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Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

So East Coast Family of 6 on last night of weeklong LA/OC trip. Stuck in a LAX hotel looking for one last meal. Daughter pulls up online Genwa restaurant and off we go.

Hallelujah is all I can say. We loved the place. Now it was a Tues nite so we walked right in and got a seat but could see how it could be packed on weekends.

The food was above average but reason we loved it so was the attention to detail and the customer service. You immediately realize that the employees have been trained well and are invested in the success of the restaurant. From the bartender to the waiters to the bus boy u got a feeling of group effort intended to please the customer. There were no sad faces and servers were very helpful in advising the dinner.
Attentiveness to my 3 young children was a plus.

The only negative was my wallet was left much depleted after trip but hey we are on vacation.

1  Thank stolat33
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Reviewed January 16, 2018

Never saw as many little plates that were all interesting and tasty, nice meat selection and reasonably priced. Avoid the tongue and order the brisket.

Thank elfox8
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Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

The meat was premium quality and super good. So juicy and flavorful. Service was good and I loved the side dishes. Will definitely be returning.

Thank Michelle J
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

Came in for a late weekend lunch, and was seated right away. However, it took a solid 10 minutes for a server to acknowledge us and even serve us drinks. Definitely frustrating especially when the servers pass your table to serve others, and the dining room isn't even a third full.

Cha Dol - The thinly sliced beef brisket was marked as Australian Wagyu, and while it certainly had fantastic marbling out the gate, it was not as tasty as you'd expect. It was not as tender as other Korean BBQ restaurants, let alone AYCE places where the quality of meat may not be great. Disappointing.

Beef Bibimbap - They put it all together table side in a sizzling clay pot. The crispy rice added a great texture, and the fried rice was definitely vibrant in color. However, it fell flat in flavor, especially since the vegetables tasted old. They simply did not seem fresh.

The side dishes were better than most places, but in all the food left more to be desired. With all Korean restaurant options in the immediate area, I'll be looking elsewhere next time!

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Thank Kaysonwel
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