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346 W 52nd St, Frnt 2, New York City, NY 10019-6218
212-586-2880
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Ranked #324 of 11,771 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Wed 5:30 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Korean
Neighborhood:
Midtown
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Iqaluit, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Quite possibly the best dining experience I have ever had. The food was all so tasty. The spicy wings were the best chicken wings I have ever had in my life. The beef and pork belly sliders were excellent, amazing spice on pork belly sliders. The egg rice was so good that even though my fiance and I were both... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We were not looking for this restaurant, we were just a hungry walkers, suddenly we saw this restaurant, looks good, not too much people (6:30 pm), as soon as we jump in we knew that magic is inside. What an exceptional evening, the egg rice, too many flavors for a simple rice was incredible, the " bulgogi not sure about... More 

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montreal
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

great asian food in cool little resto. small plates of heaven: the tofu, the wings, the sliders...delicious.

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Charlotte, NC
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

My wife and I quickly scored two great seats at the bar for a recent dinner, and we really enjoyed an exceptional evening! The bartender took wonderful care of us, offering helpful recommendations and generously allowing us to taste unfamiliar beverages. We settled on Dassai 50 sake, one of the better reasonably-priced sakes we've tasted. We selected five small plates... More 

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New York City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Superb meal and experience! Wonderful food accompanied by great service and people who enjoy what they do - thank you Ester!!

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Montreal, Canada
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13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We visited Danji on a Friday night. We were there early so that we could get a table as the restaurant does not take reservations for smaller parties and it is quite small. We arrived at around 5:30pm and were seated promptly. The place is super cute and the service was great. We ordered 4 dishes between the two of... More 

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New York City, New York
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342 reviews 342 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Delicious Korean food with a couple misses. I came here with two of my girlfriends for dinner on a Thursday night and luckily we came early so we were able to get seated rather quickly. We were stuck at the communal table, but still had a great time and hopefully we didn't bother the people next to us with all... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Danji is a small Korean restaurant that is somewhat off the beaten track in 52nd street between 8th and 9th Avenues, and it is a gem that I would never have discovered if not for my Lonely Planet. If you’re reading this review and have never been, put it on your list of restaurants to take a look at. Quite... More 

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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

the best korean food I had so far. But when we asked for recommendations for beer, the waitor pointed to one japanse beer. Later I noticed that it was the most expensive beer on the menu. That is in my view not professional. So I gave very little tip.

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6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We ran in due tto the inclement weather and it looked packed with a 45 min wait. However 2 chairs at the bar became available and we grabbed them and kicked off with some cocktails. Whilst tasty they were on the expensive side for what you got. However, thats where the negativity starts and ends. The first dish to arrive... More 

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Address: 346 W 52nd St, Frnt 2, New York City, NY 10019-6218
Phone Number: 212-586-2880
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
Open Hours:
Monday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Korean

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