BarKogi

3.7
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127 Reviews
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$30 and under
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Korean
Korean Restaurant & Bar, BarKogi specializes in Korean Fusion Cuisine & Korean Fried Chicken. Full Service Bar & Lounge with 20 Craft Beers on draft.

BarKogi’s enticing menu of Asian fusion fare entertains taste buds with a tantalizing spread of fresh local veggies, juicy cuts of chicken and short rib, fresh seafood, and eclectic cocktails. The restaurant's signature Korean-style fried chicken dances across palates with the wholesome flavor of vegetarian-fed poultry free from hormones, antibiotics, or opinions about whether the egg preceded it. As guests sip specialty soju cocktails or frosty draft beers, they can admire BarKogi’s ultramodern décor, which showcases onyx-black tabletops and pristine white furnishings.

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3.7based on recent ratings
3.8
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3.7
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3.4
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 3, 2020
Overall1food5service1ambience3

Terrible service. Extremely Long wait times and unwilling to do anything to reduce bill or make the issue better.

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NoelleMarie
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall1food1service3ambience3

The food was not good. The restaurant did not live up to the rave reviews.

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vipcduffy
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

It was not open, I was turned away at the door.

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vipDude
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Food is ok, price is great, not bad to stop in here once in a while...

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience3

We sat there for an hour for they told us that their stove wasn’t working. In the cooler and it was a business lunch We were then walking away with no food and then had to go eat somewhere else and no offer of a free lunch the next time.

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vipspiceoflife
San Francisco
38 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Struggling to figure out if they want to be a bar or a restaurant and therefore the food not as good as it used to be. Service was attentive and prompt. Good if you want beers and bar bites

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vipBrusselsSproutManiac
New England
4 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience1

Food was okay but there were hundreds of fruit flies on the wall next to us making the experience not all that pleasant. I’m guessing there was a wine spill as the bugs were on the wine wall but it seemed as if none of the servers cared too much about the bug infestation.

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vipRobinNYC
New York Area
49 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience2

Never will go there on a weekend night Again. We were outside which was at least a little quieter but still impossible to really talk.

My friend did not like the lemon pepper sauce she said it was too spicy to eat. My citrus honey was OK.

The portions were OK the price was good considering it was mid town.

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CVilsack
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent happy hour menu.. good drink prices, and a ton of app choices.. I'll be back!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing!! Best fried chicken ever!! Their lychee martini is unmatched! Just a wonderful place!

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schu35
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Amazing food! Such a unique and fun experience! Helpful employees as well.

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vipEco22
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2019
Overall3food4service4ambience2

Wayyyyy too loud.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 18, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience2

Place too loud. Have to yell to chat at the table

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megana
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall1food3service1ambience3

I honestly can't vouch for the food because they wouldn't let us in! Even with a reservation, we couldn't get a table because my husband and I were with our 12 year old niece. They wanted all our ID's even thought we were hoping to just have dinner. I guess because it was after the St. Patricks day parade they just wanted people in drinking??? Such a weird experience. My niece was excited to try Korean food for the first time, but the bouncer at the door wouldn't even let us past the door. Seems weird for an eating establishment. Don't recommend.

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vipADN1
New York Area
325 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had not been there in a while but it’s good to know that their food is still as good as ever! Their Hot & Spicy Chicken Drumsticks were Fabulous!! A MUST Try!!!

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vipLisettear
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall1food1service4ambience1

If you are looking for a loud, expensive and tiny place - look no further. Met up with friends here and it was hard to hear what they were saying siting just across the table from them. The food was overpriced and honestly... not great.

I order the seafood pancake... and I couldn’t identify what seafood was in it. Even the calamari was over cooked. But at least the sangria was done right.

The price tag didn’t match the experience.

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Happyny
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience3

We ordered beef skews and Korean style fried chickens. The fried chickens were tender and well- seasoned. The service was good, and the waiters were attentive. The skews were overlooked, tasted like beef jerky. The place is good for casual gathering.

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JohnH
Tampa
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall4food4service2ambience3

Korean fried chicken was awesome! Service was pretty slow for the amount of people that were there. Music was pretty cool but a little loud. Great place overall...

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vipStephanieA
Orange County
26 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2018
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Wings, miso soup, bulgogi burger were fantastic. The rice cakes w ramen was terrible. Food was pretty expensive for street Korean food.

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vipKent
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Over the past few years, BarKogi has been my "go-to" spot. I go there for a quick lunch with colleagues, or myself. I go there on weekends and after hours. The service is great and the food is delicious. You can go for a month and have something different every day. I look forward to the next time I'm there!

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
27 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall2food2service1ambience5

Small venue slow service one baretender to service entire establishment . Took order never saw again until bill with tip inclided with bill. I placed otdrer for a small order waitrrss/ bartender changed my order to a more expensive option of a larger portion . I wasn't that hungry so i wasn't able to consume food ordered overall not pleasant experience

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vipBackBayRob
New England
38 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2018
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Nice waitress. Good Korean fried chicken.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2018
Overall1food1service2ambience1

We actually didn't end up eating at this restaurant. While we were waiting for our food, we saw bugs all over the wall. I don't know what type of bugs but they looked like very large fruit flies. I got sick to my stomach at the sight and we decided to leave.

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vipKent
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It’s my go to place and haven’t been in over 7 maybe even 8 months. It was good to go and connect with colleagues and the service and food were great as always.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was AMAZING. And the drinks are great (try the New York Lemonade). I would definitely come back.

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vipLokann14
New England
4 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall1food1service1ambience1

No AC. They avocado toast was a half of sliced brown avocado on a cold burger bun. It was disgustingly pathetic. The waitress was nasty and the menu on open table was totally different then their offered brunch menu. She was so rude and cold and couldn’t answer our questions. I will never step foot in there again

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vipjz188
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2018
Overall3food4service4ambience2

Good food . Music Too loud

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MarVic
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2018
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Ordered beers. Waitress forgot the order. Then brought one beer but told that out of others. Changed the order. They were out of the selection too. Changed the order again. Only 1 out of 3 arrived. Took four tried to get that sorted out. Music way too loud. When asked to lower the volume so could have a conversation was told it was not a fancy French place to converse! Some food arrived. Some did not. Had to ask several times. One dish was forgotten. We paid the check and left early although to be fair the manager comped us for beers and the missing dish. The latter arrived as we were leaving but were told to take it with us as a take out, no matter. Will take out as food is good if pricey. Forget dinning with friends.

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NairaG
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall5food5service3ambience4

Really great food such as BBQ, fried chicken, etc. Love going there!

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vipFabulassy
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall2food3service2ambience3

The staff forgot to put in two big pieces of our order. Then we had to wait 20 minutes for them both. Maybe Sunday isn’t a night to go because of a short staff in the kitchen? The waiter didn’t even follow up, we had to ask him about it. We were just a quiet table and I couldn’t recommend eating here again.

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DeeDee
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice ambiance, the food was delicious and piping hot, and the service was attentive and efficient. My first time there and I will be back again soon!

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SandraG
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love Barkogi! Food is awesome, wait staff is very attentive.
Crazy stuff on the tv but overall fun and delicious. Have been 3 times and will continue to go!

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Lorelei1
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2018
Overall3food2service5ambience4

My family and I had good experience in the past with Barkogi- great food and great service. However, we were quite disappointed last Thursday when our favorite dish of ribs with bone-in was served partially burned. We asked that such be replaced as it was really bitter when we made an effort to eat it. The restaurant told us such dish would take another half an hour to cook. So, they recommended another dish that can be prepared quickly. We said okey but was disappointed to find out that the replacement which was served in a sizzling dish was quickly getting burnt as it was being served to us. We made a futile attempt to save the dish by scooping it out of the hot plate and made suggestion to the waiter to tell the chef to partially cook the dish next time so it will be fully cooked by the time it reaches the table as the plate is still hot. Are we going back there? Yes, as their fried drumsticks chicken in soy garlic flavor is great. We are hoping last Thursday experience was just a fluke and not to be repeated.

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vipRichardY
New York Area
42 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2016
Overall3food4service3ambience2

Barkogi Serves Unqiue Korean Fusion

We lunched at Barkogi after seeing its unique Korean menu online. It is a Korean Gastro Pub with sports playing on its projector screen TVs. Where else can you have Guinness with Korean BBQ. The food was American with a Korean twist. We ate tasty fried soy garlic Korean chicken wings which had a crunchy batter and seasoned taste. It was all natural organic raised chicken. A medium cooked short rib Bulgogi burger was also delicious and had succulent char-broiled juices from the marinated short ribs.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2016
Overall3food4service2ambience3

The host who greeted us was more concerned with his smartphone that the customers. He did not ask us if we had reservations so he did not note that we had made reservations with OpenTable. So, when we got back to the office, OpenTable had sent us a note to ask why we NoShowed. Although the food was good, the service by the staff was just as indifferent as the greeter.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2016
Overall1food1service2ambience1

The food was terrible. We complained about one of the dishes and the waiter's response was that it was supposed to taste that way.

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vipMichaelW
New York Area
24 reviews