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J Korean Restaurant

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Asian, Korean
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194 Duckworth Street | Klima, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1G5, Canada
+1 709-579-1133
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Food & Impeccable Service

Quiet little place downtown St John's. I was initially worried about cleanliness when I walked in. The Waitor was very accomodating and attentive to us. Came back to our table often and with such kind graciousness normally only experienced in very prestigious restaurants. He treated us like... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 4, 2015
S R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Quiet little place downtown St John's. I was initially worried about cleanliness when I walked in. The Waitor was very accomodating and attentive to us. Came back to our table often and with such kind graciousness normally only experienced in very prestigious restaurants. He treated us like royalty. I was wowed in this tiny place by the service. The food... More 

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Thank S R
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

If you like Korean food or want to try something new then definitely try J Korean. Food is fantastic and the service is great!

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Thank Melanie T
Saint John, Canada
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

I had the bibimbap and my colleague had the beef bulgogi. A number of sides are provided to the table (kimchi and others). No concerns about the taste of the dishes, they are very authentic. Although we did arrive quite late, (8PM for what we thought was a 10PM closing time) our server was terse and seemed eager to kick... More 

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Thank Ron Y
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

Service ok, food good, but nothing extraordinary, but it was pricey, wasn't good enough for the money. Don't think I'll be back

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Thank Crystal S
St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

A lot of work and detail in the preparation! Excellent flavours! I will most definitely return in the near future. Good portions.

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Thank hollydash
St. John's, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

I was born and raised in Vancouver so I feel I have high standards when it comes to all types of Asian food and this place does not disappoint. By far, the best Korean food I've ever eaten!! Our kids also love it and beg us to go here every week. Food is made from scratch, the service is always... More 

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Thank Sam B
St. John's, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

They put a lot of effort into food and service. The food is consistently delicious. Food is great and they treat you right.

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Thank cake28
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

This place does Korean well. Their bibimbab is delicious. However, their prices are pretty outrageous for what you get. They clearly take advantage of their local monopoly as comparable dishes anywhere else would be less than half the price. The service is also hit or miss.

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Thank YYTeats
St. John's
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

I should have reviewed before now as I've been a number of times as part of a group. The service has always been near-perfect and the food is a great experience. The owner has always been a very accommodating hostess who always greets us with a smile. I would highly recommend J Korean of you want to experience an authentic... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

We had dinner an amazing dinner last weekend! We loved the kimchi, veg and miso soup that came complimentary before our meal, and our main course of sushi and bibimbap was delicious!

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Thank Katrina D

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 194 Duckworth Street | Klima, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1G5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-579-1133

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 18
  • Cuisine: Asian, Korean
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?