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CHO DANG GOL: Korean Cuisine

55 W 35th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10001-2219 (Manhattan)
+1 212-695-8222
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Ranked #937 of 11,650 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Asian, Korean
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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English first
New York City, New York, USA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We were told the wait was 15 minutes for a table for 2. After only 10 minutes we were seated. The restaurant was packed and the service was a little slow, but the food was delicious and the prices were reasonable for midtown. I would definitely come back.

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New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I'm no connoisseur of Korean food but I think it would be hard to beat this place for the food. The homemade tofu is excellent but so is the quality of all other ingredients as well as the seasoning. Their short rib stew with rice cake is just yummy and the meat practically falls apart with the touch of a... More

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Montreal, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The Hubby and I arrived in NYC on a cold January night and had our first dinner at this place. It positively warmed us-- inside and out! Delicious food, great service-- one of the most authentic Korean food experiences we've ever had. The side dishes were unique-- more vegetables than we've had elsewhere, which is always a bonus for us.... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We just love this Korean restaurant. Delicious food and a nice Korean atmosphere in this small restaurant. Nice prices too!

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Toronto, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I live in a city with a large selection of great Korean restaurants. But when I visited New Jersey/ NYC for 2.5 week, I came to this restaurant not only once or twice, but 4 times! Yes, it's really that good that makes the over one-hour wait worth the efforts. A few of my favourite dishes: - Spicy Galbi Jjim:... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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375 reviews 375 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
206 helpful votes 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

A pleasantly decorated little spot on 35th Street serving authentically prepared and presented Korean food at reasonable prices, not cheap but fair. We were impressed not just with the quality of the food but also with the outstanding service we received, Our waitress was there to offer us guidance with our choices and then ensure the food arrived promptly. She... More

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New London, Connecticut, United States
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115 reviews 115 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My wife and I had dinner at Cho Dang Gol on June 15, 2014 while visiting New York City. We love ethnic food, and there were good reviews of the restaurant, so we decided to give it a try. The restaurant was about 75% full when we arrived shortly before 6 PM. We were promptly seated and given a menu.... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

NYC is home to the second largest Korean population outside of the Korean Peninsula, so we expected the food to be good. We also saw the restaurant had been reviewed by the Food Network, so we didn't think we'd be steered wrong. We did have to wait around 30-40 minutes, but it was so worth it! Their kimchi was amazing--my... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Ordered Omelette and Hot Stone Bowl ( bibimbap) with Chicken. Their Omelette was exceptionally good. Side dishes were different and good.

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New York City, New York
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173 reviews 173 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This place was recommended by a Korean friend. We went there for dinner on a week night and it was actually very crowded. The prices on the menu seem higher than other ktown restaurants, but I think they are mostly large dishes or bbq. We weren't hungry so we just ordered soontofu and it was pretty good. Would love to... More

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