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2 Harrison St, New York City, NY 10013
+1 212-219-0900
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Ranked #62 of 11,659 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $50 - $155
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Korean
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Hudson
Transit: Subway JUNGSIK is located on the corner of Hudson and Harrison From the local 1 train it is the Franklin Street Station. Walk one block west on Franklin street to Hudson street, and head south till you see Harrison st. The Chambers Street Station (1,2,3 or A, C trains) is a short four block walk away. (just head north on Hudson)
Description: JUNGSIK offers a modern and unique Korean cuisine by innovative Chef Yim whom the New York Times has christened "The Pioneer of Modern Korean." This landmark Seoul experience is now offered at his TriBeCa flagship (former Chanterelle space), where bold flavors and playful culinary offerings abound. Jungsik brings the innovations of French cuisine and new Spanish movements into the Korean realm while staying true to big and bold familiar flavors of Korea.
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  • English first
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  • Spanish first
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English first
New York City, New York
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

All I have to say is WOW. Freaking WOW! Considering our previous experience with Korean food was limited to Bon Chon chicken (which we love) we came to this restaurant full of anticipation. The restaurant itself is lovely. High ceilings, modern feel, over the top service. The wine list is expansive. It covers every high-end winery from every region. The... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

An unassuming interior belies the confident and top level presentations from the kitchen. The service is quietly assertive when it needs to be, and "hover / hidden" otherwise. Each offering is clear in it's flavor components, and each resulted in a combination that acheived a sum greater than its parts. That's difficult to achieve in a dish, but to reach... More

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135 reviews 135 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The food was divine - the Korean chef deserves a medal as the cuisine was better than anywhere I have eaten in Seoul or, dare I say, even New York. The Michelin rating is soundly deserved and he should get a three stars. The service and minimalistic add to the experience but, frankly, it is all about the food!

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Toronto, Canada
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Great experience and food. We had the tasting menu. The Royal Bibimbap and the Octopus were the highlights of the meal. The restaurant also has a very good selection of wine. Definitely worth a visit.

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Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I had booked this place for the night before we were scheduled to go to Le Bernardin but like it sometimes happens in concerts... the first part artist stole the show... My wife and I were in NYC for few days celebrating our anniversary and Jungsik really made our evening special... The service was extremely courteous without being too much...... More

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Hong Kong
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162 reviews 162 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Upon entering Jungsik, you might find it very pretentious. This is definitely a 'fine dining' restaurant (contrary to what I had expected... seeing that it was Korean food!) The other diners there were all very dressed up. After being seated, our server came over to introduce the menu, which really needed a little deciphering. It was categorised into their version... More

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Calgary, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Absolutely everything about this dinner was perfect! The service, the food, ambiance. I have waited to be able to post a review for a meal that I felt was truly exceptional and this one earned it for sure. Every bite was perfectly balanced in flavours and textures while being beautifully presented. It is hard to bring words to something that... More

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New York City, New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We walked by the restaurant and just gave it a shoot to grab a table without reservation. We got lucky, 3 people seated immediately midweek at 8:30PM! I have heard and read about the restaurant but positively surprised about the place when we walked to our table. Very classy! The menu had quite a few items which I wanted to... More

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Portland, Oregon
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This restaurant is deserving of it's Michelin status. We did an a la carte menu. The waiter was incredibly helpful with suggestions regarding his favorite items on the menu. Everything we had was so delicious it was worthy of licking your plate clean. I would highly recommend this place.

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Aspen, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

"Soup to Nuts!"..Best Food and Best Service in NYC. This restaurant surpassed all of my expectations. I would recommend the tasting menu which we opted out on because we wanted to try things off the menu and we thought we would be there all night. I wished we had gone for it! Dining with my daughter, wife and my daughters... More

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