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2 Harrison St, New York City, NY 10013
+1 212-219-0900
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Ranked #95 of 11,610 restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $155
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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90% Recommend
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Palm Beach, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We had less than 2 hours and still wanted to try the 9 course tasting menu. They were very accommodating and we were out the door precisely at the time we told them we had to leave. The food was creative and delicious with several surprises along the way. The most impressive was the ink squid panko crusted deep fried... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We dined here with some guests from Japan. We had the 9 course tasting menu with some wine and a few drinks. Our bill was astronomical. While almost all dishes were inventive and good to very good, not one dish blew me away. Some were just mediocre including the main dish, which was a choice between squab, which was lukewarm... More

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Parsippany, New Jersey
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100 reviews 100 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Located in a non descriptor neighborhood near the Holland Tunnel, this is one of those new age-y places, very upscale, filled with pretty people, serving tiny bits of food on pieces of slate, oddly shaped dishes and bowls, etc. The wait staff is condescending but very efficient...even pretty. The food presentation is outstanding. Each dish is a picture of balance... More

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50 reviews 50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My son and I enjoyed a long and too filling dinner here recently. He had heard of the reputation but we knew little about the spot. We pretty much put the ordering in their hands and we enjoyed all we got! It is adventurous, tasty and filling.

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New York City
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Returned to Jungsik for dinner. It's been more than a year since my last (and first) visit. I was welcomed as if I were a "regular" which I may become based on tonight's exquisite dinner. Service was wonderful: knowledgeable, friendly and attentive by everyone. Definitely Michelin 2 star (if not 3 star) quality. Last time I had the Tasting Menu,... More

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Annapolis, Maryland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I wanted to try something new to us and all we can say is wow! This place was perfect in our opinion from food, presentation, service, wine...etc. This is on the top of our list to return to when we are back in NYC later this year. An absolutely amazing evening!!!

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Bergen, Norway
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116 reviews 116 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

I have already recommended this restaurant to my colleagues that goes often to NYC for business and that end up in the same good and fancy French / American restaurants every time. This is truly something! I had the tasting menu, but instead of the full wine pairing, I had the sommelier recommend some fewer glasses of wine instead, that... More

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Myself and boyfriend dined here on the last night of our trip to NYC. Having been truly spoilt by eating in Le Bernadin, Daniel and Colicchio and sons we were both a bit apprehensive about what Jungsik could offer. We need not have worried! From the warm welcome to getting us a taxi at the end, the service was terrific.... More

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New city, ny
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Because Jungsik was the first Korean restaurant to be awarded 2 Michelin stars I hate to say it but I was disappointed. I would not call this a Korean restaurant by any means. Yes, the name of the place as well as the Chef/Owner is Korea, however it was more of a seafood restaurant with Korean influences. Although, we were... More

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Paris, France
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

I hate to be a nay sayer, but our experience at Jungsik was less than stellar. We were a group of six friends, all fairly sophisticated about food, and all looking forward to an exceptional meal. The food was generally quite good, and some dishes (for example the mushrooms and the crispy snapper) were beautifully presented. However, the portions were... More

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