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Do Hwa Korean Cusine

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West Village
Korean
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55 Carmine St, New York City, NY 10014 (Bedford St. and 7th Ave.)
1 to Houston St. and A,C, E, F, M, D to West 4th St.
(212) 414-1224
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Tue 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Korean home-cooking in West Village, specialties include home-made...
Korean home-cooking in West Village, specialties include home-made seasonal kimchi, delectable seafood pancakes, braised pork ribs, spicy squid sautes and Korean barbecue. Dine at a grill table by the flip-open windows facing Carmine Street or enjoy a cozy corner banquet table. Casual dining that will gladly accommodate large parties. Lunch plates and happy hour offerings with a full service bar where neighborhood regulars like Quentin Tarantino are sure to be found slurping down a chilled soju martini.
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Visitor rating
  • 17
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Sit at the bar and enjoy your food!

There was a huge party the night we randomly walked into this restaurant to grab some food. Without an available table, we sat the bar, which suited us just fine - there was plenty of room, and the bartenders are incredibly attentive. The food here is fabulous! Warm and comforting on a cold... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 9, 2015
MiaBchGal
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Miami Beach
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
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Seattle, Washington
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This meal was another 15 on a scale of 1-10. I LOVE this place. The food, the service, the bar staff - THANK YOU KEVIN - it was all great. Everytime I come to NYC I make a point of going here. The duk boki is out of this world delicious. The scallion kimchi pancakes amazing. Do yourself a favor... More 

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Miami Beach
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75 reviews 75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

There was a huge party the night we randomly walked into this restaurant to grab some food. Without an available table, we sat the bar, which suited us just fine - there was plenty of room, and the bartenders are incredibly attentive. The food here is fabulous! Warm and comforting on a cold winter evening, the amount of texture and... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I keep returning to this restaurant, a big, open place, where you can always get seated. The scallion pancakes are great, and the bipimbop is excellent. This is an easy restaurant in every way -- good for couples or families or a warm bowl of bipimbop by yourself.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful cocktails. Really tasty food. Service exceptional. Very popular restaurant and great ambience. Not the first time here and always impressed.

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New York City, New York
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81 reviews 81 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Pleasantly surprised with my experience at Do Hwa for a recent group dinner. We ordered family style so got to try a number of different dishes and most everything was delicious including cod appetizer, delicious sweet potato noodles, scallion pancakes, and then the main courses of bbq short rib and chicken. We did not have a chance to try the... More 

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New York City, New York
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123 reviews 123 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Delicious Korean food in cozy atmosphere. The bibim bop dishes are excellent, along with the other fare -- really well done. Service is friendly, environment is cozy.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Ur best meal in New York in the 10 nights we were there ,everything was fresh service good great wine ,from the starter to the mains can't fault this place ,price wise one of the cheapest of our stay ,if your in New York you musty try here

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New York City, New York
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Came here for my birthday with a large group. They were able to accommodate us last minute even though we arrived late. The service was good. It wasn't the best Korean food I've ever had, almost downright mediocre. We had the beef boneless short ribs, the potato pancake appetizer, jalapeno chicken, and some kind of soup. I really cant recommend... More 

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New York City, New York
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144 reviews 144 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Korean BBQ? Yes, please. I really do love Korean food, and, while K-Town does have a number of options, I really like Do Hwa in the West Village. This authentic Korean restaurant offers two types of tables, regular, of course, and grilling tables where you can cook your own food. I'm always up for a cooking experience, but, I figured I'd... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My fiancée & I enjoyed a fun evening at Do Hwa. The place is definitely a high-energy, bustling type venue. We enjoyed one of the 5 cooking tables. We felt lucky that they let one go for just 2 people. Our server was fun, energetic and knowledgable. We'd love to go back with a group of friends, and to enjoy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 55 Carmine St, New York City, NY 10014
    (Bedford St. and 7th Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: 1 to Houston St. and A,C, E, F, M, D to West 4th St.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighborhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: (212) 414-1224

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: Korean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Home Style
  • Good for: Romantic, Bar scene

Description

Korean home-cooking in West Village, specialties include home-made seasonal kimchi, delectable seafood pancakes, braised pork ribs, spicy squid sautes and Korean barbecue. Dine at a grill table by the flip-open windows facing Carmine Street or enjoy a cozy corner banquet table. Casual dining that will gladly accommodate large parties. Lunch plates and happy hour offerings with a full service bar where neighborhood regulars like Quentin Tarantino are sure to be found slurping down a chilled soju martini.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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

Staying in West Village

Neighborhood Profile
West Village
Stretching from Sixth Avenue to the Hudson River, the West Village is one of the city’s most coveted addresses. Full of trendy shops, historic taverns, and cozy restaurants set amid 19th century architecture, this neighborhood has a unique old-world feel. You won’t find a more picturesque location in Manhattan. Without the traditional city grid layout, it’s easy to get lost here, but that’s part of the fun as you stroll down elegant narrow streets with beautiful brownstones. When you need a break, you can always stop in at one of the many quaint eateries or cafes to soak in the atmosphere, or head to the western edge of the neighborhood to enjoy magnificent waterfront views while taking a leisurely walk in Hudson River Park.
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