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Genghis Khan in Smithtown; any CHers been?

mcf Feb 17, 2010 02:19 PM

I drove by this place today and noticed that it said it had Korean bbq, which we would love to find on LI instead of having to go into Korea town/NYC. From the few reviews online, it sounds like it's basically a takeout storefront and no tabletop bbq at all.

Any recent visits or experiences to report from CHers?

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    jmax RE: mcf Feb 18, 2010 03:08 AM

    I've been a few times - i like it. An older couple run it and are very nice. It has about 20 seats, and has always been over 1/2 full when I have gone. It gets some Korean students from Stony Brook. I've only ordered seafood pancake, bimbimbap, a tofu/seafood soup and a shrimp stir fry. I've never gotten BBQ, and yes - there is no tabletop BBQ - I usually drive into Bayside for that.

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      whynokey RE: jmax Feb 18, 2010 07:18 AM

      koreana in plainview now does tabletop bbq for dinner now i think

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        blitzjb RE: jmax Jun 24, 2010 05:53 PM

        Our family goes there once a week. It is my daughters favorite restaurant. We are not Korean. The Galbi is amazing.

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          jmax RE: blitzjb Jun 25, 2010 10:51 AM

          I had the Galbi a couple months ago and thought it was good. However, I was a bit surpirsed how it was served - on a sizzle plate with onions and a bowl of rice. I guess I was expecting a few BBQ accompmanients - lettuce, chili paste, sprouts, dipping sauce, etc...

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        jmax RE: mcf Jun 23, 2010 05:54 AM

        Ate here again last night. We were the only ones there til around 7 - when two other couples came in and someone got take out. This is the type of place that needs support - mom and pop store that serves an under represented cuisine on LI. I really enjoyed my spicy pork stir fry.

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