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Discover The Spoon House: A Korean Gem in Downtown Chula Vista

The Spoon House in downtown Chula Vista

After my last Instagram post, there was some confusion about the Spoon House, so I had to come out and have lunch and learn more about what makes this a stand-out business. Locally owned by Monica, this spot offers a unique blend of delicious food, refreshing drinks, and a friendly atmosphere. Whether you’re looking for a place to have lunch or a fun Friday night date spot, The Spoon House has something for everyone.

Mouth-Watering Dishes You’ll Love

During my visit, I started with a margarita that set the tone for a fantastic meal. Monica first brought out the Beef Bibimbap, a flavorful mix of veggies, beef, rice, and a perfectly fried egg on top. Mixing it all together created an explosion of flavors that was simply delightful. Next, I tried the beef ramen, topped with two slices of American cheese that melted into the broth. The cheese added a rich flavor that made the dish stand out. Both entrees were excellent and left me wanting to return and try even more.

The Spoon House in Downtown Chula Vista
The Beef Bulgogi Ramen with the cheese slices on top was so good. Have you been here? What is your favorite dish?

The Spoon House has a relaxing atmosphere

The Spoon House is not just about great food; it’s also about the ambiance. The interior is chill and beautiful, making it an ideal lunch or night-out spot. There’s a TV playing music and a jukebox for those who want to play their favorite tunes. Many patrons come to hang out, shoot some pool, and have a great time.

Service at The Spoon House is top-notch. Monica, who is the cook, waitress, and bartender, loves her customers and is always ready to answer any questions, especially for those new to Korean cuisine. Her warmth and dedication make every visit special.

A Stand-out Spot in Chula Vista

The Spoon House offers a refreshing change in a downtown area filled with excellent Mexican cuisine. It’s perfect when you’re in the mood for something different. The variety and quality of food make it a stand-out choice for anyone looking to try delicious Korean dishes. I have already added this list of favorite Chula Vista restaurants in the area, and I’m sure you will also.

The Spoon House is open seven days a week for lunch and dinner, making it a convenient spot to grab a meal or play pool with friends. You can also order your meal to go on their new website. For those in a hurry, boba tea and other drink options are available for a quick grab-and-go.

Delightful Drinks at the Full Bar

Monica’s bartending skills shine at The Spoon House. I started my meal with a refreshing margarita and noticed she also serves a variety of beers, including Korean selections. Her margaritas and palomas are highly recommended. Monica’s expertise ensures that every drink is made to perfection.

Versatile Event Space for Any Occasion

Monica has recently added an event space next to the restaurant, perfect for birthday parties, networking groups, or private events. The area includes a TV and requires all food and drinks to be ordered from The Spoonhouse, ensuring a seamless experience for guests.

If you’re looking for an event space in Downtown Chula Vista, contact her. The cost of the space is very reasonable. I might have my next event here.

Support Local and Enjoy Something Different

If you love delicious Korean food and want to try something new along Third Avenue, The Spoon House should be at the top of your list. Be sure to visit, enjoy a meal and drinks, and have a friendly chat with Monica. Supporting local businesses like The Spoon House helps keep our community vibrant and diverse.

Come out and experience The Spoon House for yourself. You won’t be disappointed! To learn more or order online, visit her website here.


I have lived in this great community for over 30 years. In that time I have seen so many changes both good and bad. My goal is to promote this city and all of the good that goes on here. There are so many local events, small businesses and community groups making this city even better. You can always find me at the events taking photos. This site is a passion project of mine and I want to use this platform to get the community engaged. Get out and enjoy Chula Vista and make sure to follow me on all the socials for more!