Girin Steakhouse & Ssam Bar

Korean

  • 89
  • 2015 Best Steakhouse
Overview

Girin Steakhouse & Ssam Bar showcases innovative approaches to classic Korean cuisine with ssam plates like grilled mackerel, short ribs wrapped in greens, spicy kimchee stew or pork steamed buns. Makgeolli, soju and sake flow, as do house cocktails and Korean and Washington beers. Guests enter the Zen-like restaurant through a welcoming garden into a wood-accented dining room.

Girin Steakhouse & Ssam Bar Girin Steakhouse & Ssam Bar Girin Steakhouse & Ssam Bar

ACCOLADES

  • Semi-Finalist: James Beard Foundation Best New Restaurant 2016
  • Seattle's 100 Very Best Restaurants 2016 - Seattle Met
  • Seattle's Best New Restaurants 2015 - Zagat
  • The 20 New Restaurants and Bars You Should Try Right Now 2015 - The Stranger

Menu for Girin Steakhouse & Ssam Bar

Dinner Menu

Ssam Plates

  • 10oz Kalbi Marinated Short Rib* soy-pickled perilla leaf
    $32.00
  • 10oz Ssamjang Marinated Skirt Steak* soy-glazed marble potato, toasted sesame garlic
    $28.00
  • 8oz 5 Star Mishima Wagyu Eye of Ribeye* turnip kimchi
    $65.00
  • 10oz Hanger Steak* pickled mu, soy pickled shiitake mushrooms
    $28.00
  • Whole Grilled Mackerel pepper paste, pickled cucumber
    $36.00
  • 10oz Red Wattle Pork Rib Eye charred onion puree, pa kimchi
    $34.00
  • Grilled Pork Belly gochujang grilled honey crisp apple
    $26.00
  • Charred Scallion & Ginger Pork Sausage buchu kimchi, Girin dressing
    $24.00
  • Bossam crispy braised pork belly, radish oyster kimchi
    $28.00
  • Seasonal Vegetable ask your server
    $22.00

Family Style Flights

  • Kangnam yukhwe*, half dozen oysters on half shell, kimchi jjigae, gaeran jjim, kimchi platter wagyu eye of ribeye*, pork rib eye
    $170.00
  • Insadong yukhwe*, kimchi jjigae, mung bean pancake, gaeran jjim, kimchi platter, kalbi short rib*, bossam
    $115.00
  • Busan Seafood fried oysters, doenjang jjigae, spicy octopus tteokbokki, gaeran jjim, whole fish of the day
    $90.00
  • Seoraksan vegetable mandu, doenjang jjigae, gung jung tteokbokki, gaeran jjim, japchae, seasonal vegetables
    $85.00

Sides

  • Kimchi
    $3.00
  • Banchan
    $5.00
  • Kimchi Platter
    $10.00
  • Leafy Green Salad
    $5.00
  • Daily Vegetable
    $5.00
  • Rice
    $2.00
  • Ssam
    $4.00

Oysters*

  • Kusshi clean, delicate flavor
  • Kumamoto smooth texture, sweet fruity flavor
  • Shigoku tide tumbled, mild flavor
  • Pacific rich flavor and deep characteristics, varies bay to bay

Starters

  • Yukhwe* raw beef, pear, pine nut, egg yolk
    $15.00
  • Fried Pacific Oysters kimchi salt, gochujang mayo, scallion
    $12.00
  • Kimchi Pancake** mung bean, potato, zucchini
    $10.00
  • Mung Bean Pancake** spicy ground beef, potato, bean sprouts
    $10.00
  • Kalbi Jjim** soy and pear braised short rib, carrot kimchi
    $18.00
  • Gochujang Chicken Wings sweet and spicy glaze, toasted sesame pickled mu
    $12.00
  • Grilled Baby Back Ribs makgeolli braised, gochujang glaze black sesame paste
    $14.00
  • Flank Steak Bulgogi korean green chili, bean sprouts, sweet soy
    $14.00
  • Gaeran Jjim** egg custard w/ salmon roe, scallion
    $10.00

Soups / Noodles

  • Kimchi Jjigae spicy kimchi stew, pork belly, tofu
    $12.00
  • Doenjang Jjigae fermented soybean paste stew, potato tofu, zucchini, Korean green chili
    $12.00
  • Kal Guksu clean or spicy squid ink noodles, kombu broth, mussels clams, zucchini, seaweed
    $15.00
  • Bibim Guksu spicy chilled buckwheat noodles, bok choy kimchi, quail egg, pickled mustard seed
    $13.00
  • Japchae potato starch noodles, dungeness crab bok choy
    $19.00

Dumplings**

  • Pork & Beef Mandu mustard greens, bean sprout, buchu
    $12.00
  • Seasonal Vegetable Mandu ask your server
    $12.00
  • Gung Jung Tteokbokki crispy rice cakes, roasted mushrooms, soy glaze
    $14.00
  • Spicy Octopus Tteokbokki crispy rice cakes, sweet potato, pickled carrot
    $16.00

Happy Hour Menu

Happy Hour Menu

Ssam Cups

  • Kalbi Beef Short Rib*
  • Scallion & Ginger Sausage
  • Grilled Pork Belly
  • Seasonal Grilled Vegetables

Main

  • Ground Short Rib Burger ssamjang, roasted kimchi, pickled radish
    $8.00
  • Gochujang Wings spicy honey glaze, toasted sesame, scallion
    $7.00
  • Baby Back Ribs makgeolli braised, spicy chili glaze
    $6.00
  • Mushroom Japchae potato starch noodles, bok choy
    $6.00
  • Bibim Guksu chilled somyeon noodles, bok choy kimchi, cucumber pickled radish and mustard seeds, quail egg
    $5.00
  • Pork & Beef Mandu^ (dumplings) mustard green, bean sprout, buchu
    $5.00
  • Vegetable Mandu^ (dumplings) carrot, daikon, potato, pickled horseradish
    $5.00
  • Mung Bean Pancake^ spicy ground beef, bean sprouts, potato
    $5.00
  • Kimchi Pancake^ mung bean, potato, zucchini
    $5.00
  • Oysters on the half shell (late night $1)
    Half Dozen $9.00
    Dozen $18.00
  • Yukhwe* shaved raw beef, pine nut, quail egg yolk
    $7.00
  • Fried Oysters kimchi salt, gochujang mayo, scallion
    $7.00
  • Gaeran Jjim egg custard w/ salmon roe, scallion
    $5.00
  • Haemul Miyeokguk (steamed shellfish) seaweed broth, clams, mussels
    $6.00

Booze

  • Draft Beers $2 Off

Wine

  • Wine red, white, sparkling
    $6.00

Cocktails

  • Sazerac rye whiskey, peychaud's bitters, absinthe, sugar
    $6.00
  • Old Fashioned bourbon, angostura bitters, sugar
    $6.00
  • Moscow Mule vodka, ginger, lime, soda
    $6.00
  • Aperol Spritz sparkling white wine, aperol, lemon
    $6.00
  • Lunar Brew House Makgeolli
    $6.00
    $24.00

Lunch Menu

Main

  • Lunch Set w/ ssam, banchan, rice & soup, kalbi shortrib, ginger sausage, pork belly, grilled vegetables
    $15.00
  • Dolsot Bibimbap stone pot rice bowl w/ bok choy, bean sprout, cucumber kimchi, poached egg, beef tongue bulgogi or spicy octopus
    $15.00
  • Sullungtang oxtails, beef broth, rice cake, braised daikon, green onion, served w/ radish kimchi & rice
    $13.00
  • Kimchi Jjigae spicy kimchi stew, pork belly, tofu, served w/ rice
    $12.00
  • Kal Guksu hand-cut noodles, kombu broth, clams, zucchini & roasted seaweed
    $15.00
  • Bibim Guksu spicy chilled buckwheat noodles, bok choy kimchi, quail egg, pickled mustard seed
    $11.00
  • Mandu (house-made dumplings steamed or pan fried) pork, beef, bean sprout, buchu, roasted chanterelle, tofu, chive
    $7.00
  • Grilled Baby Back Ribs makgeolli braised ribs, spicy chili glaze
    $8.00
  • Gochujang Wings spicy honey glaze, toasted sesame, scallion
    $7.00
  • Yukhoe shaved raw beef, pine nut, quail egg yolk
    $7.00
  • Fried Oysters pacific oyster, kimchi mayo, scallion
    $8.00

Beverages

  • Elm Coffee Roasters press pot: nine swans house blend or decaf
    $5.00
    $9.00
  • Barley Tea
    $3.00
  • San Pellegrino
    $4.00
  • Juice
    $3.00
  • Coconut Water
    $5.00
  • Ginger Lemon Cooler
    $4.00
  • Pomegranate Limeade
    $4.00
  • Blackberry Lemonade
    $4.00
  • Mango Sprite
    $4.00

501 Stadium Place S
Seattle, WA 98134

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Refined, Rustic, Trendy/Scene
  • Dress Code: Casual
    Good For: Family, Groups, Hot Spot, Late Night
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (206) 257-4259
  • Private Dining Room: No