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Sae Jong Kwan

Map & Directions 2680 S. Havana St.
Aurora, CO 80014
  • Barbecue, Korean
  • Daily 11am-12am
  • All Major Credit Cards
  • Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
  • Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • Beer/Wine
  • Accepted
  • Lot Available


Westword's Description

Sae Jong Kwan doesn't look promising from the parking lot. The windows are covered with paper that's lettered in Korean, and the lights behind those windows are dim. Once inside, you may not feel much more welcome: A hostess won't immediately greet you, and the space is sparsely decorated, if crammed with tables (those with grills are located behind a divider wall). But once you're seated, a large, cold Hite beer helps take the edge off, and the food does the rest -- because everything at this eatery is stellar, from garlic-tinged pork bulgogi to some of the hottest kimchi in Denver to bibim naeng myun, fiery cold noodles topped with Asian pear.

Member Reviews

  • Artabanus wrote a review for Sae Jong Kwan
    on 07/15/10

    I've tried a few different Korean BBQ restaurants but I always manage to come back to House of Korean. The food is fresh and the waiters are nice. The decor is so elaborate and you always notice something new when you go even though they haven't touched a thing.

  • Jimmyjoebobs wrote a review for Sae Jong Kwan
    on 05/25/09

    This is THE Korean BBQ in the Denver metro area. If oyu've never HAD Korean BBQ, just get 2-3 other friends together, go here, sit down, and ask for an order of Bulgogi, (marinated rib eye steak), and Kalbi, (marinated ribs, cut off the bones right in fornt of you, tableside), and then they'll cook it right in front of you on the table, and deiliver some tasty side items adn... More >>

  • westwordbestof wrote a review for Sae Jong Kwan
    on 05/06/09

    Korean barbecue isn't barbecue at all by the traditional definition — but when it's as good as what's called barbecue at Sae Jong Kwan, who stands on ceremony? Sae Jong Kwan (aka: House of Korean BBQ) is almost a gastronaut hideout, a spot where adventurous eaters gather to stuff themselves with meats and vegetables and other odds and ends all cooked on the little barbecue grills... More >>

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Tips from foursquare

  • Perry B. on 01/03/14

    Be adventurous and come back to try it all!

  • Cristina W. on 11/24/13

    Not my favorite dwaeji bulgogi.

  • Michael B. on 02/04/13

    Excellent food, atmosphere, and service. Make sure to go there when you are really hungry, huge portions!!!!

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