A Pork Lover’s Paradise: Porkfolio Korean BBQ in Arcadia

When many think of authentic Korean BBQ in Los Angeles, their minds go automatically to the Koreatown restaurants. But the San Gabriel Valley has been catching up in recent years. With SGV winning in the realm of Taiwanese and Chinese cuisine for the past 4 decades, a few quality Korean BBQ restaurants have been able to hang in the major leagues. One of which is Porkfolio, located in Arcadia (west San Gabriel Valley). For those 626’ers, now that you’ve found quality Korean BBQ in Arcadia, you no longer have to rough the insane 60 to 10 freeway traffic to get to Ktown! Quality grade meat with authentic flavors can now be found within SGV. It’s every carnivore’s fantasy. With their signature dish being eight flavors of marinated Pork Belly. Among much more meat and traditional Korean side dishes to choose from.

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This Bohemian Carnivore is drooling and mesmorized by the selection of flavors in Pork Belly and Quality Beef in front of her.

Porkfolio: Traditional Roots ~ Modern Approach

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Porkfolio’s motto is “Our roots are traditional. Our approach is modern.” And that exactly sums up your experience while dining in Arcadia’s favorite Korean BBQ spot. Located outisde on the 2nd floor of the Westfield Santa Anita Mall. The airy, light space is inviting with friendly, enthusiastic waiters. Your meal begins with a dozen of Banchans, which translates to “small cold appetizers”. This typically includes kimchi, tempura, spiced cucumbers, bean sprouts, mayo mac & cheese. Guests have the option of choosing AYCE (all you can eat) options or A La Carte.

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Porkfolio’s featured items are the 8 flavors of Pork Belly marinated for hours to perfection

The menu and concept may look familiar to you, as Porkfolio was born out of the same family at E!GHT BBQ in Koreatown (and other locations). Their signature entree is the 8 different flavors of marinated Pork Belly:

  1. Black Sesame

  2. Garlic

  3. Red Wine

  4. Herb

  5. Miso Paste

  6. Curry

  7. Korean

  8. Red Pepper Paste

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But trust, for those that prefer beef, it’s just as fresh and deliciously marinated. Beyond the Korean bbq meats, Porkfolio also serves up a variety of traditional Korean dishes as well as modern fusions such as their “Smash Burger“. Check out there griddled Korean skewered kkochi menu.

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Porkfolio’s “Ktown Smash Burger” features 2 Pork Belly + Brisket Blend Patties, Gochujang Aioli, Seoul Slaw, Melted Mozzarella, between a Toasted BOLO Bun!

Each table has its own grill. You can decide if you want to grill on your own or the friendly staff can do all the work!

How to Order at Porkfolio:

  1. Options:
    1. Don’t feel like thinking and want a taste of everything? Choose from the four ALL YOU CAN EAT packages starting at $19.99.
    2. Choose from one of the five COMBO PACKAGES for 2-6 people. This way, you won’t have to think while choosing from the best of the best.
    3. Order A La Carte OR do a Combo Package + a La Carte

Quality Beef included: USDA Prime Beef Brisket, Boneless Rib Galbi Bulgogi, USDA Prime Ribeye, Beef Tounge, Galbi Bulgogi, and Short Rib. Marinated Chicken is also available.

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Some Dishes to try Besides the Korean BBQ:

  • Kimchi Fried Rice
  • Kimchi Spicy Seafood Stew
  • Seafood & Scallion Pancake
  • For Vegetarians, don’t worry, there are some tasty delights for you too!
    • Bimbimbap
    • Cold Spicy Kimchi Noodles

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Address: 400 S Baldwin Ave Ste 2315, Arcadia, CA 91007
Upper level, in the outdoors area of the Westfield Santa Anita Mall

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/porkfoliokbbq
Website: https://www.porkfoliokoreanbbq.com
Delivery: Porkfolio also delivers via UberEats and DoorDash

Hours of Operation:

  • Sunday-Thursday: 11:30am-9pm, Saturday-Sunday 11:30am-10pm
  • Lunch Menu available every day

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