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Korean Restaurant recommendations in Orlando?

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laboheme Oct 26, 2011 08:30 AM

Hi there - we are heading to Orlando on Saturday for Halloween Horror nights and would love to get a recommendation for a great Korean restaurant to hit first. Searched the board but only found one. Would appreciate your help, thanks!

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    fsupilam33 RE: laboheme Oct 26, 2011 02:18 PM

    Seoul gardens in maitland but kind of far from universal

    1. askdrtodd RE: laboheme Oct 27, 2011 12:17 PM

      Shin Jung is the most authentic Korean in FL I've had since I got back from Seoul. On 50 near Mills I believe.

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        YosemiteSam RE: laboheme Oct 28, 2011 07:18 AM

        Right around the corner from Universal (like within 5 minutes) is one of the area's best - Beewon Korean. Go there for sure, it's great and convenient

        By the way, Universal is featuring Korean tacos in the park for Halloween Horror Nights thiis year - both beef and pork. They're not at the level of say a great food truck - but defintely better than your regular theme park fare.

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          laboheme RE: laboheme Oct 31, 2011 05:42 PM

          Thank you all for your recommendations. Based on Dr. Todd's and ratings on Urbanspoon/Yelp, we ended up at Shin Jung. We had a great time grilling out own kal bi (gal bi) short ribs and chicken and enjoying the ban chan...the daikon kim chee was our favorite. I look forward to having the chance to try Beewon next time. I will say that the portions were so generous (and so tasty) that we couldnt' even attempt a Korean taco at Halloween Horror nights 7 hours later...still too full. But they smelled delicous. Thanks again for your great suggestions!

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            pdpredtide RE: laboheme Apr 21, 2012 12:54 PM

            lol you bet you will smell like kal bi for a good day after

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            wchoi82 RE: laboheme Apr 20, 2012 11:58 AM

            Korea House Restaurant in Longwood. It is a little far from universal, but worth the drive.
            check their website www.koreahouseorlando.com

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