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Chamblee: Tofu House

Tofu House is at the intersection of Buford Highway and I-285. A more accurate name would be Soup House since it has a lot of soups, many of which have meats and seafood.

Tofu House is Korean restaurant. Given the name, I decided to order the tofu soup. This was my spread, which cost $9. This seems to me to be a traditional Korean spread, with a variety of hot and cold side dishes. The egg is raw and is to be dumped into the soup to cook. This was really excellent and enjoyable. The soup had a vegetable base that I couldn't easily identify but was both delicious and thick. The fish was served warm and was a very nice complement. The rice and beans includes both red beans and sprout beans; I'm not sure I've had it before but I liked it. I'm a kimchi fan and this is the first I've had in awhile, so I enjoyed it. I ordered everything with medium heat, but that was still enough to restore my sinuses.

Just to be clear---this is very good food, not to mention an incredible bargain. I will definitely be back to try more dishes.


  1. When we first moved to Atlanta, 88TH was a lot cheaper. It won the best 24-hour restaurant category in Creative Loafing a couple years in a row, and so it started getting a lot more traffic and the prices started moving up. The tofu soup was more like $5-6 rather than the $8-9 it is today.


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