1066 Kiely Blvd (At Benton)
Santa Clara, CA 95051
Why did we dine here? – Kunjip is a top rated Korean restaurant in Santa Clara, situated in a Korean focused strip mall. They focus on soups and noodles, no BBQ unlike most other places.
Insider Tip – Make sure you are satisfied with the limited menu.
Cuisine – Korean
Location – Santa Clara
Opened – 2009
Service – Kunjip had reasonable service, but you have to flag the servers down to get things done.
Verdict – Kunjip serves up authentic Korean soups and noodle dishes. Food comes fast.
BBQ stronghold Tobang is next door. Be sure to check out Sura and Pyung Chang in Oakland. Jang Su Jang is more famous and has nicer interior decor but we like the food here better.
Signature Dishes – Korean Soups, Noodles.
Kunjip’s Menu is very short, 11 dishes, no BBQ. Soups, cold noodles, 4 special plates.
Banchan of radish kimchee, leaf kimchee, oyster kimchee.
Galbi Tang ($12.45) Beef Short Ribs with clear cellophane noodles, steamed rice. Authentic soup flavors from the bone. Low key meat flavors required the dipping sauce to make them more palatable.
Galbi Jim ($31.22) Steamed short ribs with house special soy sauce. Is big enough for 2 people. Very meaty, sizzling hot, tender meat with good flavors. Accompaniments included potatoes, broccoli, and carrots.
Free Yakult drinks for dessert.
OK: (Order if you like this dish)
Pans: (We would not reorder these dishes)