10 Korean BBQ & Chinese BBQ Spots In Penang You Need To Know
Posted On June 26, 2019
2019 is halfway through and we’re worried that you Foodies have no
idea where to treat yourselves with good food. So today we’ll be tipping
you off with 8 places to enjoy Korean BBQ in Penang and 2 for Chinese
BBQ. Barbeque, where slices of meats are slow-cooked over indirect heat,
over wood, charcoal or gas flame. The rich and smoky flavor of the fire
will be infused with the meats. That’s why fam, we love BBQ so much!
1. Daorae Korean BBQ
Daorae has set its foot in Penang for a long time now but their
tastiness has never seemed to fail at amazing us. It is considered as
one of the higher-end Korean BBQ restaurants. The waiter will assist you
in your grilling so you don’t have to worry if you’re an amateur in
BBQ-ing! Side dishes are complimentary and will be served again once
your plate is empty or upon request.
Address: 104;104-A, Jln Tanjung Tokong, 11200 Tanjung Tokong, Penang
KO.B.Q is located at Bayan Lepas and is a popular choice among
locals. This is somewhere you can get pretty decent meats for BBQ and is
not necessarily expensive. The meats have amazing textures after
barbequing and do not taste dull, in fact, they’re pretty juicy!
They often have promotions where you don’t have to worry about spending too much money so be sure to keep an eye open!
Address: 10-C-18.Precinct 10, Jalan, 10470 Tanjung Tokong, Penang
Mr.Dakgalbi is a good choice when looking for a Halal Korean BBQ
spot. Famous for their spicy stir-fried/pan grilled chickens, you can
add on ramen, tteok-bokki for a fulfilling meal, sided with their
all-time favorite Cheese Ring. The enjoyment of pulling the extensible
melted cheese with hot and spicy grilled chicken is beyond explanations.
You don’t have to worry when to stir because there’ll be waiters
helping you to stir and time them. This place is definitely a must try!
Address: Gurney Plaza, 170, Persiaran Gurney, George Town, 10250 George Town, Pulau Pinang
This is where you get to barbeque without having to suffer from the
smoke. Cho Dong Jib has 2 branches, one in Gurney Paragon and another
in Queensbay Mall, so you never have to travel too far for a taste of
their authentic recipe. They use premium charcoal to make sure the taste
of barbequed meats and ingredients absorb all the fiery flavors and one
plus point is the cleanliness of their stores. It is definitely the
place for a family outing to enjoy authentic dishes from Korea.
Seoul Garden is a buffet-themed Korean BBQ restaurant. This is where
you get to eat lots of meats bottomlessly at a tolerable fixed price.
Stay as long as you want and eat as much as you want. Enjoy them with
your friends or family because Seoul Garden is meant for people to hang
out and have fun while enjoying lots of food. The Korean food here might
not be entirely authentic but it’s definitely a place you’d enjoy
refilling your plates with all kinds of different meats and ingredients!
Address: 170-B1-46, Plaza Gurney, Gurney Dr, 10250, Penang
Sae Ma Eul is a popular choice located at Karpal Singh. It’s an
amazing spot for al fresco Korean BBQ spot in Penang where you can feel
the sea breeze and smells of the barbequed meats. Despite being an
outdoor restaurant, visitors seem to forget about the heat when they’re
enjoying the juicy meats with free flow of lettuce to wrap up the
well-barbequed meats. Go early to secure your seats because it’s always
Aza Aza might not as widely known but it might as well be one of the
coziest. Run by a Korean, authentic Korean dishes and meats are served
with big smiles from the waiters. The price is acceptable given that
they serve with a fairly large portion. They might look ordinary from
the outside but you’ll feel the aura once you stepped into it. The meats
are thick and juicy, but let’s not forget to try their well-marinated
chickens as well!
Address: 47-G, Persiaran Bayan Indah, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang
Miga in Penang is a small joint but it will not disappoint you after
your first bite. Despite being an affordable Korean BBQ restaurant that
has been popular among locals, customers praise for their amazingly big
portions and friendliness of the waiters. The side dishes are just fine
but people don’t mind about it because they focus on the tenderness of
soy sauce marinated meats.
Address: 8G, Persiaran Bayan Indah, 11900 tBayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang
BBQ Bar is where you can find a bar and restaurant in the same place.
BBQ restaurant on the 1st floor and bar on the 2nd have attracted
mortals with awe and wonder.
Despite being a bar on top, people never seemed to mind owing to the
fact that the food talks! You get to witness your sticks of food being
turned by the gears hidden in the machine to even the heat and fasten
the process. There are lots of choices written on the menu, the hard
part is to pick them because you’ll want to order all of ’em! There’ll
be types of sauces and flakes on every table, don’t be afraid to try out
every single one to find the one that suits you the most! The
environment feels like another dimension due to its purple and blue
Address: 10, Jln Icon City, Bukit Tengah, 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Pulau Pinang
Not long ago, Long Time Ago set foot on Gurney Paragon Mall. ( Heh,
see what I did there? ) Anyways, they’re famous for extraordinarily
delicious Mongolian Lamb Skewer and it’s the one you can’t afford to
miss! Much like the one mentioned earlier, it has automatic features to
turn the sticks. However, this is a much brighter place and is suitable
for those who enjoy a quieter place for barbeque. Unlike other BBQ
joints which offer various types of dipping sauces, here you use only
powder spices. That’s how confident they are with their own marinated
Address: 163D-1-01, Gurney Paragon Mall, Gurney Dr, 10250 George Town
Let’s be frank, who wouldn’t want to stay in this food heaven state.
There are tons of restaurants waiting for us to try out but make sure to
keep these BBQ restaurants in your bucket list too. We would definitely
empty our pockets to fill up our stomach with such amazing food. Leave a
comment down below if you have more suggestions and give us your