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About Gyu-Kaku - Huntington Beach

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ in Huntington Beach, CA is the ideal spot for an amazing experience in Orange County! Enjoy delicious grilled meats at your table in this beach city! Traditionally called Yakiniku, this Japanese barbecue spot is known for their delicious, fresh (never frozen), high-quality meats! Enjoy an ice cold beer as you grill your own meat. Happy Hours offer the best deals on food and drinks, so be sure to wind down and get the night started right with us.

7862 Warner Avenue, Suite 109
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Japanese, Barbecue, Tapas / Small Plates

Hours of Operation:
Lunch:

Everyday 11:00AM–5PM (last call)



Dinner:

Sun–Thu 5PM–10:30PM (last call)

Fri & Sat 5PM–11:30PM (last call)

Happy Hour

Monday All Day Long

Tue–Thu 11:00AM–4:30PM
& 6:30PM–10:30PM last call

Fri & Sat: 11:00AM–4:30PM
& 6:30PM–11:30PM last call

Sun: 11:00AM–4:30PM
& 6:30PM–10:30PM last call

Cross Street:
Beach Boulevard

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(714) 842-8333

Website:
http://www.gyu-kaku.com/

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.

Executive Chef:
YOU!!

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!

Private Party Contact:
Private Dining Coordinator: (844) 493-2954

Additional:
Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Gyu-Kaku - Huntington Beach Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (10)
Happy Hour (10)
Fun (9)
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Good for Birthdays (7)
Casual (7)
Great for Lunch (6)
Special Occasion (6)
Late-night Find (5)
Kid-friendly (5)
Comfort Food (4)
Creative Cuisine (4)
Great Beer (4)
Good for Groups (4)
Neighborhood Gem (4)
Good for Anniversaries (4)
Business Meals (3)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Cozy (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
People Watching (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
Healthy (2)
Authentic (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Romantic (1)
Seasonal (1)
Spicy (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
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 (San Francisco)·Dined a day ago

The service was amazing, I love going to gyu kaku.

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 (Central Coast)·Dined 4 days ago

Always a pleasure dining at Gyu Kaku. My girlfriend and I love coming in for their All Day Happy hours on Monday. It's such a great deal. I believe Henry was our server. He did a wonderful job taking care of us on refills and knowledgeable about the menu. I believe Jordan was our busser and he was on it as well. Great support staff. Thank you again!

Tags: Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 6 days ago

This place is amazing! The food, the service and the price. This is a hidden gem! If you haven't eaten here well, what are you waiting for???

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Kid-friendly, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options, Fun, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Authentic, Healthy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Great Beer, Casual, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Quick Bite, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups
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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 2, 2017

It was a great experience for my wife and I. I will be back for sure.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on October 26, 2017

The ambiance was cramped and the food didn’t smell good. They had sweet Potato Shochu which was exciting so I ordered it served exactly like in Japan; with hot water. The waiter brought me what looked like a tiny ice water. I said, sorry, no, I ordered it with hot water. He took it back and brought the same thing back a second time. It was bizarre. My 4 year old knows the difference between hot water and ice water. Then he said, that’s just how we serve it. Well, that’s NOT how I ordered it and it’d be simple to fix it. I’m sure the place didn’t run out of hot water. The food didn’t smell good. Between the incompetent service, the cramped ambiance and the bad smells, we told them we’re not interested and we left. Disappointing. I was looking forward to date night with the hubby all week. This place was a let down. Don’t bother.

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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on October 25, 2017

My favorite Gyukaku location in OC. Always great happy hour deals, friendly service, and good food. If you reserve through Open Table you also get happy hour all night long!

Tags: Happy Hour
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 (Orange County)·Dined on October 22, 2017

All their meats are marinated so it is somewhat better than most Korean BBQ where they don’t marinate their meat except for a few dishes . But I m still not impressed with the quality and cut of meats.
Price is slightly higher than most all you can eat Korean BBQ but I like this place because I don’t have to stuff myself with all you can eat menu and rather only order what I want to eat

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·Dined on October 19, 2017

great location to go to, foods great and service was spot on.

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·Dined on October 14, 2017

I called 3-4 times on different date to make my reservations, but this location (Huntington Beach) NEVER answer the phone.
So one time I ended up reserving Cerritos location instead, and this time used OpenTable.

The management should acknowledge and improve the customer service that the no one never answer the phone especially during night operations. This is not good!

Tags: Special Occasion, Paleo Friendly, Happy Hour
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 (Orange County)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Overall good but the check in process seems a bit unorganized. Had to wait 10 mins to get seated with a reservation while another party was seated in front of us.

Tags: Fun, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Late-night Find, People Watching, Cozy
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 (Orange County)·Dined on October 6, 2017

It was great! A favorite for us!

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·Dined on October 1, 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed spending an afternoon here for a unique dining experience. The meats were seasoned and/or spiced just perfect. Three sauces available but I truly didn’t need them. It was fun to cook each type and then savor the deliciousness. Wish I had known could pull ring off sooner for hotter grill. Also wish the server left key of the meat types. Saying them seven in a row as they were set down went right out of my memory. Great place.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Love this place, we eat here at least twice a month. Great date nights

Tags: Tasting Menu
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·Dined on September 17, 2017

We had a reservation for 7:15 and were then told to that there was a wait. We did not get seated until 20 minutes after our reservation time. The hostess also informed us that the two parties that had reservations before us were also waiting. I don't understand what's the point of making a reservation if when you show up the hostess tells you that you still have to wait for a table.

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·Dined on September 16, 2017

Gyu-Kaku needs a major refresh. The place does not look well kept or maintained. The music was loud which gave the restaurant a nightclub feel. If you want a gritty inner city experience this may work for you.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Orange County)·Dined on September 6, 2017

Great but usually happy hour

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·Dined on September 3, 2017

Amazing good and amazing service . First time coming to a restaurant like this and I will definitely be coming back.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Disabled Access, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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·Dined on September 1, 2017

Waitress Eugie is wonderful . We really like her, and appreciated her help. Thanks

Tags: Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Great Beer, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Good Vegetarian Options, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups
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·Dined on August 27, 2017

Loved it!!

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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Always get great service. Food is on point. Great happy hour specials. Josh and JUSTIN are the best servers.

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 (東京)·Dined on August 17, 2017

日本の牛角より、全然美味しい。アメリカにいて日本の焼き肉に飢えてたので幸せでした。サービスも良く心地よかったです。
お一人様焼き肉の現地の人が意外と多いのにおどろきました。

Tags: Good for Groups, Great Beer, Kid-friendly, Casual
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 (Orange County)·Dined on August 10, 2017

I've been here a few times and every time I enjoy it. Service is great and good place to eat with a group of people.

Tags: Great Beer
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 7, 2017

Great service!

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 (Orange County)·Dined on August 1, 2017

Great everything.

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·Dined on July 25, 2017

Great atmosphere. Yummy food!!

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 (Orange County)·Dined on July 7, 2017

food is good and fresh... service is either on or off... hit or miss... overall great food great atmosphere..

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Orange County)·Dined on June 21, 2017

Love this place! Great service and delicious food!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Quick Bite, Fun, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Sunday Lunch
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 (Orange County)·Dined on June 18, 2017

I've been to Gyu-Kaku at Huntington Beach about 4 times within this year. I keep coming back because of their wonderful lunch specials! For about $10, you get an adequate amount of meats, miso soup, delicious house salad, and gyoza. I always leave feeling satisfied. The servers are very kind and always check on meal, refill our water, clean up, etc., even when the restaurant is busy. Stellar service and great food!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Seasonal, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Fun, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Sunday Lunch, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot, Casual, Comfort Food, Good for Groups
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 (Orange County)·Dined on June 14, 2017

Service was good but it is overpriced and loud.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Orange County)·Dined on June 9, 2017

My wife and I absolutely love Gyu!!!! We always receive great service and quality food. The happy hour can't be beat!!!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fun, Casual, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Happy Hour
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 (Orange County)·Dined on June 3, 2017

We've been there twice, and each time the service was excellent, and the food was very delicious. I would recommend this restaurant to everyone!!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Hot Spot, Good for Groups, Casual, Good for a Date, Authentic
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on June 2, 2017

Terrific as always! Service was on point with every server running on all cylinders, never once had to ask for anything they were very preemptive. Happy Hour menu pricing is a tremendous value and make sure you sign up for their loyalty program, it has great benefits will easily earned points!

Tags: Fun, Hot Spot, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Special Occasion
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 (Orange County)·Dined on May 13, 2017

I had a great time while I was there with my mother for Mother's Day. She had never been to Japanese BBQ. The manager was our server, he was incredibly helpful. Also, we had many other servers repeatedly ask us for grill changes, or if we were doing okay. We also got Happy Hour pricing because we had made a reservation through OpenTable, which I didn't know about until we got there. It was great food, at a great price! We had a lot of fun.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Happy Hour
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 (San Diego)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Great food and all the servers were awesome. I think every server eventually asked if we were doing ok. It didn't matter if we were there table. We had $55 AYCE. it was my parents first time so I wanted them to be able to try everything. You could do fine with the cheaper menus though.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Orange County)·Dined on May 7, 2017

This place was a fun date night! I would definitely come back for a party or even just a nice dinner. So much fun!

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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on May 2, 2017

We always come here to celebrate our family's special occasions. My kids love their BBQ, we go for tapas to try many different dishes, but be careful the bill adds up at the end. It's well worth it as long as my family enjoys it.

Tags: Happy Hour, Tapas, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Fun
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 (Orange County)·Dined on April 28, 2017

We love his place! The beef sukiyaki bibimap is the best thing ever! The meats and veggies are great quality as well.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on April 26, 2017

Good customer service . Fast and friendly . Clean environment. Lots of variety. Desert is delicious

Tags: Good for Groups, Business Meals, Healthy, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Orange County)·Dined on April 21, 2017

I love the garlic shrimp noodles!

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 (Orange County)·Dined on April 20, 2017

Menu is good with variety of different quality meat, vegetables, and seasoning. Service was excellent. Our server, Justin, was patient while we peruse the meat selection. They cleared the stacking plates timely which allowed us to order more meat. The staff was friendly which made the environment much more enjoyable. We would definitely come back.

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date, Late-night Find, Good for Groups, Casual
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