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to view articles & reviews about us, by

  • STLMAG ~ One of "Best New Restaurants in 2017"
  • River Front Times ~ Readers' Choice Winner for "Best Taco"
  • River Front Times ~ Sue's Story and Q&A
  • STLMag Editors' Choice 2017     "A-List Winner for Fusion Food"
  • EATER.COM ~ "The 10 Hottest New Restaurants in St. Louis 2016"​​
  • STLRestaurant.News ~ "The Top 10 Mexican Restaurants in St. Louis"
  • FEAST ~ ​"Spring Menu" Article
  • STLMAG ~ Joe Bonwich's Review
  • RFT ~ Cheryl Baehr's Review
  • STLToday ~ Ian Froeb's Review​
  • STLMag ~ August's 2016"Top 5 Hottest Dining Spots"
  • Radio interview on the "Dave Glover Show, KFTK 97.1"
  • Featured on "Show Me St. Louis KSDK Channel 5 with Heidi Glaus and Dana Dean"
  • FEAST Magazine
  • SAUCE Magazine




Kalbi Taco Shack is located in the heart of South St. Louis at 2301 Cherokee Street on Cherokee Antique Row. The corner of Cherokee and Indiana Ave. Just one block East of Jefferson Ave.  

Metered parking on street except Sunday.


(314) 240-5544

For DELIVERY, Click below

Thank you to our Customers & RFT Readers' for voting us as "Best Taco", we appreciate it!

​Asian food with a Mexican twist!

Counter Service

Bubble Tea!

​Eat in / Carry Out / Patio Seating

Our Banh mi Sandwich was chosen as one of the delicious sandwiches in 2016 by Ian Froeb, STLToday Go Magazine




Kalbi means Korean Barbecued Beef Short Ribs.

We also offer Marinated;

Sweet & Spicy Pork,

Sweet & Spicy Chicken,

Teriyaki Chicken,

Pan-Seared Cod,

Sweet & Spicy Jackfruit,

Delicious Sauteed Tofu

and our Signature Boneless Beef Short Rib.

Served on Tacos, Burritos, Rice Bowls,  Quesadillas and

Banh Mi Sandwiches!

Also available are Vegan Veggie Rice Bowls!

NO MSG  / NO Peanut Oil  

Gluten Free Options


Bubble Teas: 

Flavored Milk Tea Drink with or without Tapioca Balls

Soft Drinks & Bottled Water

Vietnamese Iced Coffee

​Regular Chicory Coffee and

Hot or Iced Teas

Kalbi Taco Shack ​Since 2016