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Kaya Tofu and Barbeque

39 El Camino Real, San Carlos, CA 94070 · McDougal
(650) 595-9292 · $$ · Korean
Rating: 3.0 out of 5"196 Yelp reviews ·


  • Tue - Sat11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Sun5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

General info

Casual · Family Friendly



Latest reviews

  • Rating: 5.0 out of 5"Jun 02, 2014 · by Steven E. from YelpOne of our go to spots! Great selection of traditional favorites. Kim Chee soup! If you love Korean food, go! Full review
  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"May 19, 2014 · by Ch B. from YelpInformation about the restaurant for someone new to Korean BBQ://----- New To Korean BBQ -----------One half, the left side, is a "BBQ meat at your table" setup.The right side is a "have prepared food brought to your table only" setup.-The BBQ side also allows you to order standard food, but the good stuff is … Full review
  • Rating: 2.0 out of 5"May 02, 2014 · by Laura R. from YelpThe bulgogi was delicious, but holy crap was the service terrible...or nonexistent, I should say. I'd give them the benefit of the doubt, but judging by other reviews, such is normal here. It took forever to get seated, then to get anyone to take our drink order. The food wait wasn't thaaaaat bad, but it was the last actual … Full review
  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"Apr 29, 2014 · by G Y. from YelpSeafood pancake is the bomb! Huge portions and reasonable prices. Another great San Carlos restaurant! Full review
  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"Apr 25, 2014 · by Howard H. from YelpI come here for takeout all the time. Basically have always ordered the kalbi and spicy rice cakes. Tastes great, but I think it's slightly on the pricey side. The restaurant is typically not too busy, and my usual wait time is about 10-15 minutes. Portions are decent, and the appetizers aren't bad. Would like to try some other places, but proximity makes this my go-to place for Korean BBQ. Full review
  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"Mar 25, 2014 · by Yeongin K. from YelpAll you can eat is very good, but they need to hire more waitresses or waiters to serve people. Full review
  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"Mar 25, 2014 · by Easter E. from YelpThis place was OK.Walked in for a late lunch on a Saturday afternoon.Place was completely empty with one ah-joo-mah working there.We got a pah-jun, a yook-keh-jahng, and a neung-myun.The portions are humongous.HUGE bowls and huge pah-juhn.I finished most of my neung-myun, but we … Full review
  • Rating: 2.0 out of 5"Mar 14, 2014 · by Joanne L. from YelpOrdered three meat dishes. All burnt!! Could not eat the pork belly because it tasted like char. The bulgogi and spicy pork were .. edible. Full review
  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"Feb 21, 2014 · by Elliott N. from YelpAccessibility (Parking / Wait Time)1/1 Star: parking lot. No wait. _____Service (Waiter / Cleanness / Ambiance)1/1 Star: nice waitress. Clean. _____Taste (0=Not Edible / 1=Edible / 2=Good (average) / 3=Must Try!)2/3 Stars: food was good. Gal bi was good but the platter didn't sizzle. Fish cake side dish was good. _____Overall Experience4/5 Stars _____Last WordsHad 4 side dish refills. Full review
  • Rating: 5.0 out of 5"Feb 10, 2014 · by J G. from YelpI almost never go to places rated 3 stars or lower, but I had no choice today because I was with co-workers.Being half-Korean, I eat a LOT of Korean food.The place was actually really good.I ordered the Beef Soon Tofu and a plate of Spicy chicken.The Beef Soon Tofu was solid.I'd definitely come … Full review
  • Rating: 5.0 out of 5"Jan 14, 2014 · by Stephanie C. from YelpVery accommodating... Has TV.. Played the game for us. Very good korean bbq! Full review