Dawa Kitchen in Garden Grove, CA.

Nestled in the heart of Garden Grove, CA, Dawa Kitchen offers a delightful Korean dining experience that captures the essence of traditional Korean cuisine with a modern twist. Located at 12506 Westminster Ave, Garden Grove, CA 92843, this restaurant has quickly become a favorite spot for both locals and visitors. 


The Highlight: Giant Curry Pork Katsu

One of the standout dishes at Dawa Kitchen is their Giant Curry Pork Katsu. This dish is a must-try for anyone who loves a hearty meal. The katsu is made from handmade panko-fried pork, perfectly crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. Served with a generous portion of rice and a rich, flavorful curry, this dish is massive and satisfying, making it an excellent choice for those with a big appetite.

This is the dish you must order because it has become such a hit from Instagram.

Exploring the Menu

Dawa Kitchen’s menu offers a variety of options that cater to different tastes and preferences. Here are some of the highlights:


  • Beef Soup ($15): A comforting beef bone broth with sliced beef and green onion. Choose between glass noodle, ramen noodle, or steamed rice.
  • Spicy Tofu Soup ($16): A spicy soft tofu soup served with steamed rice, available with beef or shrimp.


  • Army Ramen ($17): A spicy soup with instant ramen noodles, spam, sausage, rice cakes, kimchi, American cheese, and bacon. Add an egg for $2 or steamed rice for $2.
  • Beef Belly Ramen ($17): A beef broth with instant ramen noodles, beef belly, bean sprouts, and green onion. Add a fried egg for $2.


  • Pork Katsu ($21): Handmade panko-fried pork served with rice.
  • Curry Pork Katsu ($25): The giant curry pork katsu, a favorite among patrons.

Dawa Specials

  • Dduk Bok Ki ($17): Rice cakes, deep-fried fish cake, vegetables with spicy red pepper paste on a hot stone pot. Add cheese for $4 or ramen noodles for $3.
  • Dawa Chicken ($17): Deep-fried boneless chicken tossed in a K-style sauce.
  • Pork Back Rib ($17): Deep-fried pork back rib marinated with house garlic seasoning, served with garlic and onion flakes.
  • Garlic Su Yuk ($33): A 10-hour sous vide pork belly, beef bone broth with house rice sauce on a hot stone pot, served with steamed rice.
  • Mandu (8 pcs) ($11): Deep-fried Korean dumplings.
  • Korean Pancake ($24): Korean-style pancake with green onion on a hot stone pot, available with bulgogi or shrimp.

Additional Entrees

  • Braised Beef ($58): Braised beef short rib, shank, brisket, assorted vegetables, and rice cake in soy-based sauce. Served with 2 rices, available in original or spicy. Add cheese for $4.
  • Beef Belly ($24): Beef belly, onion, bean sprout, black pepper, corn, garlic, and onion flakes with rice on a hot stone pot. Add a fried egg for $2.
  • Bulgogi ($24): Marinated bulgogi with rice on a hot stone pot. Add a fried egg for $2.
  • Pork ($24): Marinated pork with rice on a hot stone pot, available in original or spicy. Add a fried egg for $2.
  • Bibimbap ($22): Assorted vegetables and rice with Go Chu Jang sauce on a hot stone pot. Add a fried egg for $2 or bulgogi for $3.

Visit Dawa Kitchen Today

Whether you’re craving a hearty ramen, a delicious katsu, or a variety of Korean specialties, Dawa in Garden Grove has something for everyone. Their extensive menu ensures that every guest leaves satisfied. Don’t miss out on their Giant Curry Pork Katsu, a dish that is as impressive in size as it is in taste. Visit Dawa today and indulge in the rich flavors of Korean cuisine.

For more information or to make a reservation, call Dawa Kitchen at 714-881-0149.


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