Gyu-Kaku - Arlington, VA
We have updated our operations in accordance with all government guidelines to put your health and safety first.
To maintain a safe environment for you and Gyu-Kaku staff, we ask that all guests understand and adhere to the following:
- Reservations are mandatory. We hope that you will come to dine-in with us when you are ready. Please make a reservation via telephone or our website so that we can prepare for your visit.
- Please bring a mask and use it all times when you are not eating or drinking.
- We will measure your temperature upon entering the restaurant.
- To comply with spatial distancing rules we have spaced our tables out and limited seating capacity.
- There may be limits on party sizes.
- We are serving a limited menu. Not all Grand Menu items will be available during our immediate reopening.
- We only accept payment via credit or debit card. Cash payments respectfully declined.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Went here for the first time over the weekend. It was a fun dining experience with some really tasty food. We did one of the menu combinations (meat lovers) and added the cucumbers and the garlic mushrooms. Cucumber appetizer was great, mushrooms were ok - just not quite what we were thinking. The various meats were really good and the two of us weren't able to finish it all. We also added the sorbet (basically sorbet ice cubes) at the end and they were a great, refreshing end to the meal along with the s'mores that were included.
Always enjoy Gyu Kaku!
waitress kept reaching over the food
Overall was great!
The place was really great and the food was delicious and so was the house sake. Can't wait to go back.
I had a great experience!
The restaurant experience was nice and they seemed to have great happy hour deals. We did wait around ten minutes before we were served water--after that, the service was really good. I would rate it higher but the value for the money just seems off. It was $4.50 for zucchini and it was probably less than 1/4 of a whole zucchini. With nearby Korean bbq giving much larger portions, it will be hard to go back. The food was really good though!
Food and service was great. The kids meal was perfect for our kids. Will definitely return and recommend for others.
I really enjoyed my dining experience during these time. Following all the protocols and ensuring that we have the best experience. The food was amazing like always and the servers and hostess were on top of everything
Best jbbq place in the DMV, lots of variety and different sets. Service is always on top of it.
I felt that owner or chef have been changed.
Nothing good as they used to be before.
I don’t think I would go back again.
Delicious food and great service. With COVID still being an active issue, they spaced diners with empty tables in between and did temperature checks for people entering the restaurant. I felt they took reasonable precautions. I'd come again!
Discovered this restaurant in Seattle, didn’t know it was a chain! Had to take my family here ASAP when I knew there was one by me. Food was delicious as always, with the set combo you can’t switch out things you don’t like (which is frustrating).
This restaurant is out of our favorites! Great portions, friendly service. Food came out quickly as well.
Except for the price, i have nothing negative to say about Gyu-Kaku. We spent 60/person but wasn't full, which was not really a surprise as we know the good quality comes with high price.
Incredible foot but definitely not cheap. With 3 people our bill rapidly approached north of $200.
My boyfriend and I had an AMAZING time at Gyu-Kaku. We ordered a meat lovers combo and got a plate of beef tongue and Kobe Style Kalbi short rib added to our meal, all the meat was super tender especially the Kalbi and everything tasted amazing!! Our waiter Teguh was phenomenal and very attentive. He made sure that whenever our grill got too charred, he was there to replace it super fast! One of the highlights of the night were the s’mores that were included in the combo. We had such a fun experience making s’mores again, and it’s been a LONG time since we made s’mores, so it was a nice addition to an already outstanding dinner. The atmosphere was pretty quiet considering it was a Saturday night and pretty busy. We had such an awesome time and will definitely be back and hungrier to try new things!!
It was great experience. All my family enjoyed food. Our waiter was very attentive and helpful.
Ita solid food and sokid service each time I go.
Amazing as always! Health screening, temp check, sanitization, social distancing, they were practicing everything the best they could. We really appreciated it.
Everything was incredible. So happy they are open again.
If you like sugar and some meat go here. All the marinates are too sweet. Food was disappointing. Service was good. Appetizers were reheated and not fresh. This is not authentic japanese.
Great spot felt safe and comfortable. Good food. !!
I don’t know whether I just haven’t had this in so long because of covid or the meat was just amazing but that was the best meal I’ve ever had at this location
Food was incredible! Awesome experience, extremely kind staff.
Great food, good job at social distancing, felt very safe. The restaurant was very quiet perhaps due to the social distancing. Service was extremely good too. Highly recommend!
Great food, price is good for the quality you are getting
perfect experience. waiter was actually a friend of ours. pleasant experience overall
Exceptional service and food was great as always.
This is always one of my favorite places to eat.
Good value Lunch. Server is not friendly but does the job.
Came here during lunch with my husband and we got the lunch set. It was just the right portions for both of us at such a great deal. Meat quality is good! Def will come back.
Best service of ANY restaurant in town--Japanese-style, staff always with smiles, squats down to talk orders from customers, observant and efficient. And way better quality beef and more variety of cuts than most Korean BBQ places in town (plus bad attitude at Korean places).
Good food, great service
Great interactive meal. BBQ your own meats and veggies in the center of the table and have fun eating the variety of items. Suggest a pre-built option with starts, mains, and a dessert. Always have a reservation or you'll wait. Saturday at 7pm was an 1:30min wait time, but with a reservation we were seated immediately.
Birthday!!! With friends
So delicious! A go-to spot with friends and family.
The beef quality was really good and worth the money, also the appetizers was delicious, i really enjoyed my time there. Definitely going back someday :)
it was my friends’ first experience at gyu-kaku for one of my friend’s birthday and they already want to go back! thankss!! :D
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Gyu-Kaku - Arlington, VA is rated 4.7 stars by 362 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.