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Poong Lim

Asian, Korean
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2053 Lemoine Avenue, Fort Lee, NJ
201 944 8699
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 8
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dinner with family

We had a wonderful dinner at this establishment. The food was great and have good serving. The place was very clean and classy. The staff was exceptional.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 9, 2015
tka5876
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Fort Lee, New Jersey
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Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Northern New Jersey has its share of Korean style BBQ restaurants. Among these Poong Lim is at the top. Kalbi (short ribs) comes in marinated and non marinated versions and there are other meat varieties as well. Friendly staff will assist with the table top cooking while youth enjoy many side dishes that are unique to the Korean cuisine, including... More 

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Fort Lee, New Jersey
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

We had a wonderful dinner at this establishment. The food was great and have good serving. The place was very clean and classy. The staff was exceptional.

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Thank tka5876
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

Great Korean restaurant, good location. Restaurant has two sections, party rooms and BBQ grills. I love Korean BBQ. My favorite is Galbi(beef). Can't go wrong with it. Seats are comfortable. Just a little smoky. Need to improve the ventilation system.

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1 Thank jcthemouse
Las Vegas, Nevada
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164 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Go for the Bulgogi and the hot Bibimbap... avoid the cold tea and make it piping hot. Worth the meal, the service is very good.

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Thank StratManLou
New York City, New York
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176 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

This huge restaurant serves very average Korean food. It's a good place to come for a wedding reception or a large gathering. But if you're looking for outstanding food or a good place for a dinner with a few friends, keep looking.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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77 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This is only my second experience eating Korean food and I was not disappointed. The service was superb. Dishes kept appearing and everything was very good. The little dumplings covered with chili sauce were the best of all. I had the BBQ marinated beef and it was delicious. The cold noodle soup had a nice subtle flavor. My companion had... More 

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1 Thank Jane T
Toronto, ON, Canada
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121 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

I was visiting my cousin in NJ and she suggested we dine here. I was apprehensive due to my 3 crazy young kids but was dying to eat Korean. There was a wedding reception going on at the same time as we were there but the service was still excellent. We had the sushi/sashimi, kalbi (Korean BBQ marinated beef) and... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska, USA
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164 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Wow, quite an experience. The food was delicious! I had the pleasure of dining at Poonglim in early July while in the area for business. My host, who is Korean, chose Poong lim because he knew of my fondness for Korean bar-b-que and I was not disappointed. The banchan was delicious (especially enjoyed Poong lim’s kimchee) and the bar-b-que was... More 

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2 Thank GoldenBear_Husker
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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92 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Ive been coming here for years as my parents live nearby. The food is the freshest around and plentiful. Its priced a little high but the quality is worth it.

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Thank motowninchapelhill
Woodcliff Lake
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

We have been there twice in the last 2 months - have only been to their Sunday Brunch. We found coupons on Korean/Chinese newspaper so instead of paying $27.95/person, we pay $17.95 - price is definitely reasonable for the amount of food - sushi (all kinds), unlimited kalbi's, noodle, appetizers (ban-chans), kimchi noodles, pasta, western/italian typical Brunch items, escargot, blue... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2053 Lemoine Avenue, Fort Lee, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Fort Lee
  • Phone Number: 201 944 8699

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Korean
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?