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Gyu-Kaku - Huntington Beach
Gyu-Kaku - Huntington Beach
  • Address:
    7862 Warner Avenue, Suite 109
    Huntington Beach, CA 92647
    Neighborhood:
    Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
  • Cuisine:
    Japanese
    Price: $30 and under

Gyu-Kaku - Huntington Beach Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.gyu-kaku.com/ca/huntington_bch.htm
  • Phone: (714) 842-8333
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch:

    Everyday 11:30AM–5PM (last call)



    Dinner:

    Mon–Thu 5PM–10:30PM (last call)

    Fri & Sat 5PM–11:30PM (last call)

    Sun 5PM–10:30PM (last call)
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Barbecue, Steak
  • Executive Chef: YOU!!
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Beer, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: We have a VIP room for up to 16 guests, and the restaurant space can hold up to 45 guests for large group reservation. Special pre set menus are also available. Please contact us and let us help you set up your best BBQ party indoor!

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Beach Boulevard
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Free parking with no time limit is located behind the restaurant in the structure.
    Free parking with a time limit of two (2) hours is located behind the restaurant, in front of Bally's Total Fitness.
    Parking in front of the restaurant is free the first thirty (30) minutes, and charged at a rate of $2 for each additional 30 minutes. We offer a complimentary validation for an additional maximum of thirty (30) more minutes.
A word from Gyu-Kaku - Huntington Beach
Social dining - spending time with friends and family - is what Gyu-Kaku (GEW-KAH-KOO) is all about. Gyu-Kaku offers the fun of ‘shared plates,’ inspiring laughter, conversation, and good times. You can’t help it – with a personal grill installed at every table, everyone instantly becomes an expert cook. The staff at Gyu-Kaku are friendly, leading you through the night with helpful suggestions. The sounds around you are of parties and laughter - the perfect choice for first dates, families, and catching up with friends. Gyu-Kaku, meaning "Horn of the Bull" in Japanese provides the authentic Japanese Yakiniku (barbeque) dining experience where our customers share premium cooked meats over a flaming charcoal grill while sipping on Japanese Sake, Shochu and frosty cold beers. Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerJapanese
  • Diners' Choice WinnerLate Night Find
Diner Reviews
  • "Already made a reservation and wait time more than +30 mins."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "Went to the all you can eat 4th of July special. Great food, fast friendly service, we had a great time "grillin" on the 4th and then walked over to the $3 movie. all in all a great time. We will be back."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "The service was terrible. I have been to almost all of the gyu - kaku restaurant and this one had the worst service I was embarrassed for them after letting my guest know what a great restaurants this was."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "Love going here with friends. Great happy hour and appetizers! Fun to cook on grill and have s'mores for dessert."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Everything was great as always. Our server was attentive and our drinks were always full. We saw another table eating ramen after we had finished and it looked so good, we ordered some to go...it was great also! This is one of our favorite places to come eat, and we always love it"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "This is our favorite restaurant. You can order the amount of food you want, seasoned or marinated perfectly, and cook it yourself on the grill at your table. Even extensive vegetables on the menu for people who are not meat/fish people. Really love the sukiyaki which you can get as a $3 substitution for rice with the course meals. Highly recomment."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "It was my first time here and I be coming back very soon!! I enjoyed every bite! And even when I was full I wanted to continue eating because it was simply so amazing!"
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "Food was good, portions are somewhat small for what you pay. Overall it was a good lunch"
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "We booked our reservation through Open Table. We were seated almost immediately upon arrival. The service was fast and attentive. The food was super good! The meats had tons of flavor and great texture... Not cheap but not to pricy.. A great date spot or to catch up with friends in a group:) good times"
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "5/17/14 visit for my sons 20th bday, 6 in our party. We had reservations and arrived a bit early. Seated within 10 minutes and the waiter was fabulous, the food was fabulous and we even managed to get in before happy hour ended and we recieved the HH discount. The only reason I didnt give it 5 stars for ambiance is the table was tooo small for a party of six. by the time you get the meat lovers course and plates and drink for 6 it was a logistal nightmare.. 2 of our guests coulnt eben reach the cooking area. They do have bigger tables and next time if I have a big party I will defiently ask for the larger table."
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "I enjoyed the food was good very very small quantities of $50 will get you about 10 bites. That's at Happy Hour. Waitress wasn't very attentive maybe because we didn't or a lot. Only about 6 plates. Unsure that we'll ever go back. "
    Dined on 5/12/2014
  • "If you are prone to getting hot ask for a table near the door, airflow can be an issue. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We thought it might be hard to eat gluten free here because the marinades are soy sauce based, but they were able to accomodate by using other seasonings instead."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "I made a reservation for 5 people and we were seated right when we arrived...at a booth for 4. Our group consisted of some pretty large individuals and we ordered a sizable amount of food. Needless to say, we were tangled up the whole time. There was not enough space on the table for the food, and we all had to hold at least one plate in the air the entire time we were eating. We asked to be moved to a larger table, but our waiter said they didn't have anything. Right after he said that, another group came in and sat at the larger table right behind us. A few of our items were forgotten, and our waiter seemed upset when we asked about them, as if we were inconveniencing him. Food was good though. I might be back with fewer friends."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Grill your own food at your table dining. Food is great and fun. S'mores for dessert was so much fun. "
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "Had the spicy kalbi bibimbap and it was delicious. Came back 2 days later to get more :)"
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "Great food! Great service! Server was very attentive. Fun experience! "
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "I really enjoyed their decent quality with very reasonable price, especially for lunch ('til 5pm!!) I will probably go back there again!"
    Dined on 4/16/2014
  • "I come here at least 2-3 times a month! This spot never gets old and I love dining here."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "Service was good, food was good. Dinner for 4 cost us $168 with tip... Not saying it was bad, just a little pricey for cooking our own food..."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "Definitely our go to Korean BBQ hangout and any time of the week! Great FOOD and Happy Hour rocks!"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "This restaurant is one of our absolute favorites. You can attend both on a low and high budget by involving happy hour. We love the ambiance and the servers are great. Each dinner is different because you can mix and match, try new things, and grill several options at once. I would recommend this place to anyone!! Make reservations if you plan to go on Monday evenings for all day happy hour!"
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "After visiting LA downtown leaving there 90 minutes before reservation time on Friday afternoon, we were stuck in traffic and arrived 6 minutes passed but were served soon. Quality of the foods are very good almost not need any marinade nor dipping sauce. Salad leaves are fresh. Seasonal menus are nice for refreshment and thrill. Basically you have customized dishes each time with different combination. Organize order is also key though wait person is very patient. Also liked the space in all the fixtures and looked clean so I hope they keep the way they do for much more years to come. We certainly will come back more times to try out another combination of dishes though need to travel 100 miles, yes we're from SD."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "I love going to Gyu-Kaku for late night happy hour."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Great happy hour. Great prices and options! Love it!!"
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "The food and drinks exceeded expectations. We will return!"
    Dined on 2/26/2014
  • "Food was savory, sweet, hot, and wonderful. Plan to go again. Service was attentive. Waiter went on break, but service was not delayed or forgotten."
    Dined on 2/25/2014
  • "Gyu-Kaku is always my staple for taking friends out to eat - their happy hour menu simply can't be beat. We ordered from the 50% off menu the entire night with a ton of variety and were not disappointed. I've found it's best to order some meat to cook and while it's cooking order the second set - no more than 1 plate per person at a time so when you're taking it off the grill, the next set is arriving. They typically have a longer wait on Mondays as it's happy hour all-day. One of my personal favorite places to eat in Huntington, and we'll be back!"
    Dined on 2/24/2014
  • "GREAT PLACE AND I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND IT TO ANYONE! MY HUSBAND AND I CAN'T WAIT TO GO AGAIN."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "Should have gone to Gen. The portions are small given the price I paid. I would never come here again nor would I recommend it to anyone. The desserts came out of a box -- the mochi ice cream was nothing special. It's a rip-off. I also made a reservation on OpenTable and had to wait 15 minutes before I was seated when there were tables available while I was waiting. I was told I had priority but there were people who had no reservations who were seated before us. Worst restaurant I've been to in a while."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "Staff was very helpful. You cook your own food at the table. We mentioned it was ur first time there. Servers made recommendations and very helpful with cook times. A "must-do" experience!!"
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "I remember coming here when the menu was amazing and the price was affordable and the happy hour was amazing. The array of cocktails and meat during happy hour is what made this place amazing. Now the happy is only decent if you like beer, wine, and sake. I think if they bring back the old menu then they will bring me back."
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "The atmosphere was energetic, the staff was extremely helpful, and the food was delicious. My girlfriend an I had a lot of fun cooking our food on the grill an enjoying a few drinks. I definitely plan on going back and telling my friends about this place."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Think of this place like a blend between Spanish Tapas and Korean BBQ. For the most part it is very good. The food is very tasty, the service well above average and it is a fun place to go in a large group. It is, however, a touch expensive. Is it worth it? Probably good for special occasions but I would find it hard to go back too often."
    Dined on 2/13/2014
  • "Thank you so much. It made my valentines dinner special. The night was great. Your food amazing. The meats were so juicy and prrfect. Your serving staff is so good, on top of there tables"
    Dined on 2/12/2014
  • "Although at times it can be busy, it's a great place to go and one my girlfriend and I frequent regularly"
    Dined on 2/10/2014
  • "One of the best happy hours in terms of food, drink, and value. Best place for groups 4-12 people. Fun, delicious, fulfilling."
    Dined on 2/9/2014
  • "I've never had a bad meal service was excellent I can't wait to go back"
    Dined on 2/2/2014
  • "This is definitely the go-to hot spot to eat good food and have a great time. Their happy hour is almost all day every day. I love their happy hour menu. Although I wouldn't consider the orices to be cheap, it's still very descently affordable. Their garlic noodles is a must! The sake is sweet and smooth. ..goes down too easy and is very strong. Most likely you will feel a head change after the 3rd shot. Customer service is on point!"
    Dined on 1/31/2014
  • "We arrived 5 minutes prior to our reservation time. When we arrived there where five parties waiting to be seated and I was thinking to myself good thing I made reservations, wrong, we still had to wait a very long time. I'm pretty sure not all five parties made reservations. We waited over thirty minutes, only after they sat all five parties before us. Come on, if you don't care about reservations why even bother taking them. I don't mind waiting 15 minutes, but waiting 30 minutes over our reservation time is unacceptable! Never again..."
    Dined on 1/13/2014