3880 Satellite Boulevard, Duluth, GA, 30096


678, the latest Korean barbecue restaurant, fuses styles by featuring pork and beef equally, and it weaves in some fresh flourishes.

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BBQ Chicken

3473 Old Norcross Road, Duluth, GA, 30096


The name may conjure quintessentially American backyard grills, but this neon-bright joint is the first area franchise of a Korean chain specializing in olive oil–fried chicken.

Website: http://bbqchickenatl.com/

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2400 Satellite Boulevard, Duluth, GA, 30096


Gobawoo, an obscure spot near an Enterprise outpost and a La Quinta Inn, takes a novel approach to its signature offering: It uses thick glass trays set on portable burners to achieve impressive caramelization on sliced short ribs, pork sirloin, and pork belly.

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Hae Woon Dae

5805 Buford Highway, Doraville, GA, 30340


One of the stalwarts of the Korean barbecue scene, lauded for many years because it uses live charcoal for tabletop grilling, Hae Woon Dae remains a great destination for late-night dining and grilled marinated meats.

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Han Il Kwan

5458 Buford Highway, Doraville, GA, 30340


A wide range of skillfully prepared Korean dishes served in clean digs make this approachable Korean restaurant stand apart from the competition.

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Heirloom Market BBQ

2243 Akers Mill Road, Atlanta, GA, 30339


This tiny barbecue joint has a unique cross-cultural vision. Heirloom pork, juicy-tender beef brisket, and fresh sausages meet kimchi, hot sauce, pickled radishes, and tempura-style Korean sweet potatoes.

Website: http://heirloommarketbbq.com/

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Honey Pig

3473 Old Norcross Road, Suite 305, Duluth, GA, 30096


With its modern decor and breezy service, this outpost of a small California chain is perfect for a fun date. Here, pork belly rather than beef and domed grills rather than embers redefine the notion of Korean barbecue.

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Mega Mart

2100 Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth, GA, 30096


This two-story Korean-owned supermarket hosts a makeup counter, a sit-down, conveyor-belt sushi restaurant, a magnificent dumpling counter, and a fresh bakery.

Website: http://malways.com/

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Myung Ga Won

1960 Day Drive, Duluth, GA, 30096


Among the overload of Korean restaurants, each with its own specialty (tabletop barbecue, spicy stews, grilled fish, noodles served hot and cold), the menu at Myung Ga Won stands out as a one-stop shop for excellence.


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Shabu & Shabu

2605 Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth, GA, 30096


This Korean-owned restaurant riffs on the Japanese tradition of cooking raw meats and veggies in simmering broth. Choose a main ingredient and dunk it with napa cabbage, glass noodles, enoki mushrooms, and more.

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1788 Clairmont Road, Decatur, GA, 30033


Jiyeon Lee and Cody Taylor have followed their success with tiny Heirloom Market BBQ (which we named the best barbecue in Atlanta last year) by opening a restaurant that bills itself as a “Korean Southern diner.”

Website: http://www.sobban.com/

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Yet Tuh

3042 Oakcliff Road, Doraville, GA, 30340


This pristine little spot serves some of the freshest-tasting Korean food in the metro area. Skip over esoteric-sounding ingredients for more accessible dishes like chilled noodles with fresh vegetables and pork-on-the-bone soup.

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