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CHO DANG GOL: Korean Cuisine

#2,038 of 11,287 Restaurants in New York City
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Midtown
Seafood, Korean, Vegetarian
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55 W. 35th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10001
212.695.8222
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11:30 am - 10:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Cho Dang Gol is a casual dining establishment that embodies the coastal...
Cho Dang Gol is a casual dining establishment that embodies the coastal village located east of Seoul famed for making soft bean curd from local soybeans and sea water.
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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
Good meal but a bit pricy!

Amazing food delivered quickly to the table and a lovely buzzy atmosphere! Just watch out for the pickles which they just give you automatically but then charge $18 for!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Amazing food delivered quickly to the table and a lovely buzzy atmosphere! Just watch out for the pickles which they just give you automatically but then charge $18 for!

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Eijsden, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

It was Mother's day, we did not reserve a table but were able to get a table for lunch . Friendly staff. Guests were a good of Korean people and Asian people. We choose 2 dishes (jap chae and beef delsot bap) and dumplings. It came with some small side dishes. Prices are bit high (around $ 21,00 per dish),... More 

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Narragansett, Rhode Island
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Found this place on Yelp while in the city. Always a good sign when as a Westerner you are outnumbered by Asians in an Asian restaurant. Started with the dumplings which my adult son liked more than me. We both chose the bibimbap with bulgogi served in a very hot stone bowl. Very good, very filling.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Ordered appetizers and entrees r but everything was brought out nearly together and they kept rearranging our table disturbing us several times. Totally ruined the experience, the food was okay but I have had better. Felt they just wanted us out, in and out in just over half an hour! Riidiculous when one is looking forward to a nice meal... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

All the Dishes ordered were very good - Omelette, HotStone Bibimbap, and the side dishes were good too.

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New Brunswick, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This was a family birthday celebration. We had the distinct advantage of a guest who explained the various dishes (and ordered in Korean). The menu has English descriptions of the dishes as well as a separate laminated folder with pictures of the various dishes. I had some difficulty understanding the server, but pointing to the pictures would have worked if... More 

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McLean, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

It was cold and snowy and I had a craving for some Korean food. This place hit the spot. Was seated right away and staff was friendly/responsive. Lots of menu options for those who want more traditional Korean fare and also for those who prefer more American friendly Bulgogi, etc. They brought a good selection of appetizers (Kim Chee, etc.)... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My SO and I went to this Korean restaurant before we went to see Hedwig and the Angry Inch on broadway. We decided to go to this place because of the good reviews. When we arrived at 6.30p the restaurant was packed and there was a line up. The host (who was very cute), told us that we would have... More 

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Wellington, United Kingdom
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Stumbled upon this little gem whilst walking around. The service and food were excellent. I had not eaten Korean food before so had to ask about some things on the menu. I was given detailed explanation of what I was ordering and from then on it just got better. The dumplings are outstanding and some beef dish I ordered was... More 

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Summit, New Jersey
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Many Korean restaurants modify their menus to better suit American tastes. This one is closer to traditional Korean fare. How do I know? Over six years total living there at various times. Also, our hosts were Korean. I particularly liked their pajun. My wife and I both had bibimbop, mine with bulgogi, hers without. Delicious, though it could have been... More 

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Additional Information about CHO DANG GOL: Korean Cuisine

Address: 55 W. 35th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10001
Phone Number: 212.695.8222
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 am
Cuisine: Seafood, Korean, Vegetarian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 55 W. 35th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10001
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 212.695.8222

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Korean, Vegetarian

Description

Cho Dang Gol is a casual dining establishment that embodies the coastal village located east of Seoul famed for making soft bean curd from local soybeans and sea water.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 am

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

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