I wanted to try some Korean food and got a recommendation for Island Style on a restaurant Web site I guess we’re not supposed to mention on Chowhound. It was a good recommendation.
Island Style isn’t a destination-type of restaurant like Lotus of Siam or Michael Mina. It’s a neighborhood restaurant but it does a pretty good job with Korean food.
I ordered the combination plate, which came with ghalbi, meat jun and grilled chicken. The ghalbi was excellent and that’s what earns it a mention on Chowhound from me. Really good grilled flavor. The meat jun is like an omelet and it was nice too. The grilled chicken was petty much standard grilled chicken.
Island Style is a fusion Korean and Hawaiian restaurant and I guess that showed in my meal with the inclusion of macaroni salad with the meat and steamed rice. It was nice, too. There were only two banchan dishes, white radish kim chee and cabbage kim chee. But the dishes were quite large for banchan. The white radish kim chee was a stand out. It was a pretty good version. The kim chee at Island Style is not especially spicy but still good.
If I were to go back, I’d skip the combo and just order a plate of ghalbi. But it looks like there’s other good things on the menu, too.
3909 W Sahara Ave Ste 1
Las Vegas, NV 89102
From left to right are the combo plate, the cabbage kim chee and white radish kim chee.
Island Style Restaurant
3909 W Sahara Ave Ste 1, Las Vegas, NV 89102