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Kunjip Restaurant

9 W 32nd St, New York City, NY 10001-3810 (Manhattan)
212-216-9487
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Ranked #1,668 of 11,599 restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Korean
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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Fort Lee, New Jersey, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

Whenever I have chance to come K town for lunch, Kunjip is always my 1st choice if I can there before 12pm. Food is delicious and much cheaper than other Korean restaurants on 32nd street. They give us free appetizer since I am a regular customer I guess? Whatever you order, it will like a full course menu. After your... More

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Singapore
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We got to Kunjip before the lunch rush, and watched the line stretch out the door. Mostly Korean customers who know where to find good home style dishes at reasonable prices. Pretty standard fare, with a few surprises, like the Kong Bi Ji soup--spicy broth based on ground soybeans. Service is friendly, efficient and surprisingly patient, given how crowded the... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Very straightforward and no frills. You order off the menu, they serve you the side dishes. They are very attentive and quick to fill up your glass of water. They smile and are polite. Food was good and I'll definitely return for my next Korean meal craving.

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Sharonville, Ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This is the place to go for authentic Korean in NYC. It's in Koreatown, a small street in Manhattan that's populated with Korean markets and such. My family and I must have been in and out of Kunjip in about 15-20 minutes because they were so fast. The restaurant is packed, so don't be intimidated. After we were seated and... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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152 reviews 152 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Korean food is another hype in NYC and there may be various good reasons for that: it seems to be low in fat and calories, full of flavour and the Korean national dish, Kimchi (fermented cabbage), must be healthy to the bone and spicy in the best sense of the word. However, my experience at Kunjip was a mixed one.... More

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Hammond, Louisiana
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We went to Kunjip for lunch. We ordered the BBQ combo, seafood pancake, and two other dishes... yet, the food kept coming. Our waiter kept saying that the kitchen wanted us to try this dish and that dish. Of course, we were full when we left the restaurant. It was an excellent experience, and if I come back to NY,... More

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New York City, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This is my favorite restaruant in NYC. The Soups are all amazing as are the casseroles. The BBQ isn't bad either. I love the service, only problem is the wait!

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Frankfurt, Germany
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122 reviews 122 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

I wandered into this place for lunch and had just a 10 minute wait. Since I was alone, they put me with another girl since it was busy. The food was pretty cheap for the amount you get. I had a bibimbap and it came with lots of great side dishes. The bibimbap itself wasn't the yummiest I've had...it would... More

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Brooklyn
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68 reviews 68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

...But the food makes it worth it. You'll have to see for yourself on the wait. Go with good spirits and find comedian in it. Once you're seated, you're food is there and it's consistently delicious - every thing on the menu. If you have a birthday, they'll turn the restaurant into a near disco for you. Love the staff.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

In my one time experience with this restaurant, the food was good, but the service was beyond rude. After finishing the meal, we were served the check without us asking for it; We were not ready yet to leave, so after 10 minutes, the staff came by a few times to hurry us to actually pay and leave. When we... More

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