Craving Korean food?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Korean restaurants around Portland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill.
Topping the list is Bibi2go. Located at 1019 N.W. 23rd Ave. in Northwest, the eatery is the highest-rated inexpensive Korean restaurant in Portland, boasting 4.5 stars out of 279 reviews on Yelp.
The spot serves bulgogi kimbap, kimchi soup and potstickers.
Yelper Priscilla S., who reviewed Bibi2go on Feb. 7, wrote, "Loved it. I ordered the spicy beef JapChae, and although I wish it had a touch more glass noodle, it was still scrum-diddly-uptoius!"
Yelper Marilyn N. wrote, "It was delicious and the flavors were a perfect melody. It definitely satisfied my craving for authentic Korean food."
2. Teriyaki Bowl
Next up is Teriyaki Bowl, situated at 3168 N.W. 185th Ave. With four stars out of 84 reviews on Yelp, the Japanese and Korean spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a low-priced option.
Stop by for Kung Pao chicken, bibimbap and bento bowls.
Yelper Cynthia G., who reviewed Teriyaki Bowl on Feb. 26, wrote, "This place was amazing. The food was perfect, I had the bento teriyaki chicken and tempura, which I then proceeded to overstuff myself [with.]"
Ying D. noted, "My regular go-to mom-and-pop restaurant for dinner takeout. Great value for the food and quality."
3. St. John's Kitchen
St. John's Kitchen, located at 9501 N. Lombard St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the low-priced Asian fusion spot four stars out of 47 reviews.
The menu features chicken teriyaki, gyoza, egg rolls and yakisoba.
Yelper Pierce C., who reviewed St John's Kitchen on April 9, wrote, "I absolutely love this place and am always happy. The fried rice is my favorite, and I'm never disappointed."
Matthew M. noted, "When you're looking for a good lunch shop, there are typically three things you're after: quick service, low prices and good portion sizes. This spot has all three boxes checked.