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Apr 4, 2007 09:41 AM

Korean BBQ - Central Corridor (PHX)

Is there any? I haven't found any on Google Maps...been in the mood and don't want to have to drive to Mesa. Thanks.

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  1. I am not sure if they are still around...Tabletop Grill and Sushi has/had great Korean food the bulgogi was tender and delish. I haven't been in a few years! 43rd and Bethany Home area.
    Also Takamatsu on Dunlap and 43rd offers Korean fare...

    1. Well, it's not exactly Central, but I know a couple, but both are in West Phoenix -- Table Top Grill and Takamatsu. I haven't had the BBQ from either of them, but the other dishes I ordered were quite good. Table Top Grill is closer to Central PHX. I wrote a review of it here:

      I work in the Central Corridor, and will keep my eyes peeled for any here.

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      1. re: grrlscout

        Great, I'm on 24th St/Camelback so anything within 5 miles is reasonable for lunch. The previous two...probably a little too far.

        1. re: azhotdish

          Had Lunch at Takamatsu was wonderful!

          The place was busy when I walked in.....the sushi bar was packed and almost every table was full. Being a solo diner I would have prefered the sushi bar.....unfortunately I was directed to a 4-top booth w/ the Grill in the middle.
          Dining alone I couldn't be that adventurous so I chose a Korean entree from the lunch menu...I was not disappointed.
          I ordered the Haemul Jajang Dolsot Bi Bim Bap which was: Bi Bim Bap with Seafood and Black Bean Sauce served in a Hot Stone was flavorful, full of Mussels, Shrimp, Squid and Vegetables served over rice w/ a wonderful Black Bean Sauce...along with all the condiments of Kimchi, pickled cucumbers in hot sauce, pickled bean sprouts, fried picled tofu......

          It looked as if most of the patrons were eating either bento boxes or sushi for lunch....
          Has anyone been for dinner? I was thinking of taking my SO for Korean BBQ for his bday...any recommendations?

          1. re: ciaogal

            Takamatsu is great for dinner. All of the marinated meats are great (short ribs, beef, chicken, pork, etc.). You can either have them cook it for you or you can cook it yourself at the table. We also like the chap chae (clear noodles w/ onions, beef, mushrooms), seafood "pancake", and the various soups/stews.

            We've never had a bad meal there...just be prepared for the korean bbq "smoke" smell on your clothes and hair after you leave the place!