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Oct 22, 2006 10:58 PM

all you can eat korean bbq better than manna

hi everyone! i was wondering if anyone knew the number of moo deung san (sorry if the spelling is off)? it's on the corner of western and olympic right next to galleria. thanks!

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  1. I would recommend Soot Bool Gui Rim 2 on 3rd and Vermont over MDS. Same prices, better food. Meat cooked over charcoals instead of electric or gas grills. If you go, don't forget to ask for mool neng myun. It comes free near the end of the meal.

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    1. re: sumo10

      I've heard about this place from a Korean classmate who lives in K-Town. She said its the real deal. Is it better than Soot Bull Jeep? She said it was $15 for all you can eat. Does that include tax and tip?

      1. re: young_chower

        there are 2 soot bool gui rims in k-town (the 2nd one is named soot bool gui rim 2, yes, quite inventive). and it is indeed $15 AYCE. imo, it is better than manna, and their service is better/friendler as well.

        edit, the meat tastes different from soot bull jeep because you are not cooking it over charcoal.

        1. re: wilafur

          This contradicts sumo10, who says that the meat at Soot Bool gui rim 2 IS cooked over charcoal. Can someone clarify please whether Soot Bool Giu RIm 2 (or even the other one) cookes their meat over charcoal?

          1. re: young_chower

            i stand corrected....was thinking of manna's use of gas grills as i was typing. lol. soot bool gui rim does indeed use charcoal as well. :D

            if you are an endless pit like myself, you owe yourself a trip to SBGR.

    2. My husband and I love Korean BBQ. Dong Il Jang is the only place we know in K-Town (we were just there last Friday). So, between Moo Deung San, Soot Bool Gui Rim 2 and Soot Bull Jeep, which one should we try next?

      1. I've never been to Soot Bull Jeep. So I can't comment on it. However, I've been to MDS, Manna, Family Restaurant (8th and Berendo), Shik Do Rak, Corner Place, Cho San and countless others. I still think Gui Rim 2 is the best hands down. They just do everything well. Some places might have one or two things that are better but they struggle with other things. Gui Rim does everything well. Gui Rim also has excellent pork belly/"bacon"... make sure you ask for the marinade before throwing it on the grill.

        $15 is generally the price for all the AYCE places in K-town and does not include tax and tip.

        The nice thing about Gui Rim 2 is that most the servers understand English very well. There is also one server that speaks fluent Mandarin, Korean, and decent English.

        1. soot bull jeep does not have any all you can eat bbq, however it does arguably have the best kalbi (short ribs), even in when compared with cho-sun kalbi on olympic and western.

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          1. re: divinestyler

            the shrimp at soot bull jeep is to die for.