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Dokebi

199 Grand St., Brooklyn, NY 11211 40.71416 -73.9604
nr. Bedford Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-782-1424 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Japanese/Sushi, Korean
  • Price Range: $$

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Hours

Daily, 12:30pm-midnight

Nearby Subway Stops

L at Bedford Ave.

Prices

$13-$25

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Bar Scene
  • Delivery
  • Good for Groups
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out
  • Online Ordering

Alcohol

  • Sake and Soju
  • Full Bar

Reservations

Recommended

Delivery Area

Broadway to N. 6th St., Marcy Ave. to Kent Ave.

Profile

Back in 2006, when Dokebi opened, if you saw a Korean restaurant in Williamsburg, you might immediately think scene over substance or at least be surprised. That’s changed, but it was never the case at Dokebi. It’s evident as soon as start slurping soon dubu, an unapologetically briny, fiery stew of clams, shrimp, and tofu. Fortunately, this dish is no aberration. Except for a flavorless rendition of japchae, the classic glass-noodle stir-fry, the food is fresh and tasty, from the banchan, the collection of little dishes that accompany the Korean meal, to the bibimbap, a pile of rice, meat, and vegetables that cooks in front of you in a scalding hot stone bowl. And, of course, as long as the food is good, a little scene can’t hurt. So feel free to relish the airy room with its polished wood benches and bright-red chairs and tables that stand in for K-town restaurants’ drab décor. Another bonus: great beers that go well with grill-’em-yourself marinated short ribs.

Recommended Dishes

Soon dubu, $13; bibimbap, $13; short ribs, $23; pajeon, $8

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