(Hoodline) — Looking for a tasty Korean meal near you?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Korean spots around Atlanta, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings.
1. Blossom Tree
Topping the list is Blossom Tree. Located at 64 Peachtree St. NW downtown, it is the highest-rated Korean restaurant in Atlanta, boasting 4.5 stars out of 291 reviews on Yelp.
Yelper Kathryn G. said on March 17, “I knew I wanted to give Blossom Tree a try when I saw they served Korean-American fusion cooking, and they did not disappoint!”
2. Hankook Taqueria
Next up is Underwood Hills’ Hankook Taqueria, situated at 1341 Collier Road NW. With four stars out of 890 reviews on Yelp, the Mexican, Korean and Asian fusion spot has proven to be a local favorite.
On April 22, Yelper Jonetta V. wrote, “Talk about flavorful Korean-inspired Tex-Mex hole in the wall. … I had the special sweet chili taco, which is awesome. The fried chicken is crispy and the sweet chili is really good.”
3. Char Korean Bar & Grill
Inman Park’s Char Korean Bar & Grill, located at 299 N. Highland Ave. NE, Suite S, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Korean and Asian fusion spot, which also has a full bar, four stars out of 305 reviews.
On March 24, Yelper J B. wrote, “The restaurant is small on the inside, but the vibe and music are the best! Me and my friend decided to grill our food and it was great. We ordered the bulgogi, pork belly, chicken and short rib. The pork belly was the best.”
4. Kwan’s Deli and Korean Kitchen
Kwan’s Deli and Korean Kitchen is another go-to, with four stars out of 302 Yelp reviews. Head downtown to 267 Marietta St. NW, Suite 100, to see for yourself.
Yelper Sandy S. wrote on Jan. 29, “Hidden gem! This casual and affordable restaurant is a really great. Their food is fresh, delicious and affordable, and the owner is super nice. They have so many options, you could go with a large group and everyone would find something to make them happy.”
5. Gaja Korean Bar
Over in East Atlanta, check out Gaja Korean Bar, which has earned four stars out of 180 reviews on Yelp. You can find this Korean restaurant and bar at 491 Flat Shoals Ave. SE, Suite A.
On Jan. 24, Dan H. wrote on Yelp, “Great vibe, decor, food, drinks! Gimme more! Try the Gurt Sugerman drink (soju, biofuel yogurt and soda). The spicy pork bulgogi dish comes with white rice side and a side of kimchi. Best spicy pork bulgogi I’ve had since leaving Korea!”