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So Kong Dong (Soft Tofu Restaurant)

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130 Main St, Fort Lee, NJ 07024-6934
201-242-0026
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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This is the best soondubu place in Fort Lee! Everyone comes here and if all us Asians come here then you know it's good!!! Spicy Mushroom or Beef soondubu and BBQ ribs all the way! The side dishes they offer is so good, from the spicy vinegar cucumbers, bean sprouts, kimchi to the radish. Quick... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Pengylove
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New Jersey
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English first
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I loved this place until they hired some irresponsible non-English speaking employee. Haven't been there since a negative encounter with these waiter/waitress (maybe 4-5 years). However, the management totally changed and it is back to it's roots again! They have very kind waiter/waitress that knows how to speak English. The flavor is back again as well. They had a time... More 

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New Jersey
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43 reviews 43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This is the best soondubu place in Fort Lee! Everyone comes here and if all us Asians come here then you know it's good!!! Spicy Mushroom or Beef soondubu and BBQ ribs all the way! The side dishes they offer is so good, from the spicy vinegar cucumbers, bean sprouts, kimchi to the radish. Quick, tasty, filling authentic Korean food!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The good: The tofu soup is very good. You can choose what you want in it and the degree of spiciness. The service is prompt. The bad: the restaurant is small and so is the parking lot. If you hit it at peak time, you may have a problem. Bottom line: Give it a try. If you are tight on... More 

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West New York, New Jersey
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130 reviews 130 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Main draw is the soft tofu soup that is so flavorful and on the cheap! The portion is big and could be shared with 2 people easily. As with other Korean restaurants they offered the little dishes of Kimchi and other snacks as starter. The kimchi was good and not too spicy. Another dish I always order is the BBQ... More 

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Great Neck, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We have traveled religiously to So Kong Dong ever since Anthony Bourdain No Reservation showcased this gem of a restaurant tucked in the middle of a small row of restaurant on Main St in Fort Lee. Parking is limited so if you get there early, you're good. Otherwise, you have to wait or park in municipal parking across the street... More 

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New Jersey
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43 reviews 43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

This is the best soondubu place in Fort Lee! Everyone comes here and if all us Asians come here then you know it's good!!! Spicy Mushroom or Beef soondubu and BBQ ribs all the way! The side dishes they offer is so good, from the spicy vinegar cucumbers, bean sprouts, kimchi to the radish. Quick, tasty, filling authentic Korean food!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

They serve fine tofu stew. There are about 8 different kinds of tofu stew. I tried them all and they are all great! They are even nicer with kalbi which is korean barbequed beef short ribs. Try Gejang if you like challenging foods. It is a fresh raw crabs marinated with chili pepper powder.

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New York, New York, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Going to get the dislike out of the way since theres only one, PARKING. It's a pain in but worth it!! This place is the BIZZZOOOOMMMB! Simply put, the best soft tofu house I've been to in NJ and NYC in my humble opinion. The grilled kalbi is cooked to perfection, with a taste that brings you back to Korea..... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Alwas enjoy their food. Tofu and L.A. style short ribs but need to vamp up their service. Atmosphere is not up to my taste. Too loud. Cleanliness is questionable. I rather go to BCD tofu place couple of blocks down.

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The environment is so so, but if you want to taste an authentic tofu soup within your budget, it is a good place to go.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 130 Main St, Fort Lee, NJ 07024-6934
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Fort Lee
  • Phone Number: 201-242-0026

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 15
  • Cuisine: Korean
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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