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Review of Kalbi Express

Kalbi Express
Ranked #116 of 262 Restaurants in Hilo
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Reviewed February 18, 2015

Hilo doesn't have any truly authentic Korean restaurants. That aside, the Korean restaurants are geared to local tastes, thus offer namool (salad sides) accordingly. This is off a cold tray, if you order Kalbi, you get to pick four namools, for example. The food is fast enough, and very tasty for food-court restaurant. The staff is friendly and helpful. It is one of the places I like to go to when I am in the mood for soup. If not eating there, and if you plan to go there, you might want to bring your own container, because the soup is HOT and the take out containers are never adequate.
I would recommend this Korean "fast food" restaurant for its fresh namool and good taste, but remember that it is a food court, no table service whatsoever.

Thank donnaspeaks
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Reviewed December 9, 2014

Bibim Pap is a dish that has a layer of rice on the bottom. It is then covered with different vegetables, barbeque meat, kim chee, and a fried egg. The best is at Kalbi Express. Make sure that you ask for kochujang sauce to go with the meal. Pour the sauce over the vegetables and meat and stir everything around. This is how the Koreans do it. Wonderful and healthy meal that serves enough for two.

Thank Mrl84
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Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

Quick Service, good food, excellent price. Food Court atmosphere of course - because it is on a food court in a shopping mall.

1  Thank Norm-in-Hilo
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

The food is great, but it's in a food court, but generally this food court isn't very crowded. Prices are very reasonable, I have a hard time deciding what side dishes to order, because they're all really ono!

Thank Volcano09
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Reviewed June 30, 2012

They have good amount of food, and nice staff which make you come back to the place. Korean chickens are my favorite.

Thank s0phiai
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