restaurants / Korean

Yechon information

Washington, DC , USA
4121 Hummer Rd, Annandale
+1 703 914 4646
Getting there
Metro: King St then bus 29K
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mains $11-18
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Debates over who does the best Korean in the DC area have been the source of much gastronomic bickering; but Yechon is always among the front-runners. The kalbi (barbecue ribs) is rich, smoky and packed with flavor, and goes nicely with the complex seaweed and searing kimchi.

It's set in Annandale, a suburb on the edge of the beltway west of Arlington and Alexandria, that's the center of the Washington, DC, Korean community – and as you’d guess, the Korean culinary scene. Yechon is open 24/7. A good thing, since nothing works off the soju (Korean alcoholic drink) like 3am tofu and chili.