The Best Korean BBQ in Washington D.C.

Best known as the nation’s capital, Washington DC forms the hotbed of political action in the United States. This historical city pulses as a cultural mecca when it comes to museums, arts organizations, and sports teams. Visitors have all sorts of attractions available, from the famous Lincoln and Washington Monuments and the White House to the art at the National Gallery. Along the way, DC presents every international cuisine, from American southern to Asian fusion. Korean barbeque restaurants have opened all over the city, serving authentic banchan and bubbling bowls of jjigae. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out for KBBQ in DC? Welcome to the Tastemaker Lists. We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. Book a table today!

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:O-Ku - DC, Logan Tavern, Mandu - K Street
Price Range:$$ - $$
Cuisines:Sushi, American, Korean
Neighborhoods:Washington, Logan Circle, Mt. Vernon Square
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

O-Ku - DC

$$$$·Sushi·
Washington
967 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies

O-Ku DC is a modern Japanese restaurant located in the Union Market neighborhood of Northeast Washington, DC, close to the NoMa Gallaudet U New York Avenue Metro Stop. The restaurant features a menu o...

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Logan Tavern

$$$$·American·
Logan Circle
1,475 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch

Located in the dynamic Logan Circle neighborhood, Logan Tavern is a neighborhood restaurant and bar that’s as perfect for a quick weekday bite as it is for a Friday night out with friends. They serve ...

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Mandu - K Street

$$$$·Korean·
Mt. Vernon Square
574 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Good for Groups
  • Romantic

This is the newest location of Mandu, opened in January 2011, and serves up the same delicious recipes of Korean delights as the other popular spots. Located at the City Vista building in the Mount Ve...

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Succotash PRIME

$$$$·American·
Penn Quarter
2,197 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies

Succotash, located right in the heart of Penn Quarter, takes a progressive perspective on classic Southern Favorites. Chef Edward Lee brings his Korean roots and Southern repertoire to a soulful South...

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Gyu-Kaku - Arlington, VA

$$$$·Japanese·
Arlington
451 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Fun
  • Fit for Foodies

Gyu-Kaku means “Horn of the Bull” in Japanese and it is the place where diners come to grab the bull by the horns and sizzle up their own delicious BBQ on the grill! It’s an authentic grilled barbecue...

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Good for Groups in Washington, D.C. Area

Earls Kitchen + Bar - Tysons Corner

$$$$·American·
Tysons Corner / McLean
1,126 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Vibrant Bar Scene

Earls Kitchen and Bar in Tysons Corner is an upscale-casual eatery offering a friendly and sophisticated setting. It’s a great place to gather after work, shopping or for a spirited night out as you e...

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Late Night Find in Virginia - DC Suburbs
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Ginger - MGM National Harbor

$$$$·Asian·
Oxon Hill
580 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
  • Pre/post Theatre

At Ginger, diners can immerse themselves in a culinary tour of Asia with authentic Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, Korean and Japanese dishes! They have an extensive menu of signature dishes, including Vie...

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Fit for Foodies in Washington, D.C. Area
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Firepan Korean BBQ

$$$$·Korean·
Falls Church
77 reviews
  • Hot Spot
  • Special Occasion
  • Authentic

Conveniently located on Wilson Boulevard in the Fall Church neighborhood of DC, Firepan Korean BBQ offers a varied KBBQ menu that locals and visitors adore. It's a casual dining spot that makes a grea...

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Hot Spot in Washington, D.C. Area
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