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Danji

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346 W 52nd St, Frnt 2, New York City, NY 10019-6218
212-586-2880
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Hours:
Mon 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Wed 5:30 pm - 1:00 am
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San Jose, California
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254 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This review is strictly for Danji's lunch session - I did not manage to get to the dinner session. The lunch menu is kind of disappointing, a short list of maybe 7 to 8 appetizers, a shorter list of bi-bim baps and a cold noodle for entrees. Not much to choose from. The taco bulgogi was interestingly good, but the... More 

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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for a traditional Korean meal and simply don't appreciate fusion food don't eat at Danji as you will be disappointed. My wife I went after catching a Broadway show and simply put we enjoyed our dinner and drinks. It was a little cramped given it is a small space, but we felt the service was good and... More 

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Traverse City
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180 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food in the theatre district. The place is small, intimate, prepare to share a common table, as our family of 5 did with a couple. The food was fantastic. Small plates. When the menu says small in terms of the size, please interpret it literally. We were very impressed by the chef with the KFC and the Pork... More 

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Thank JohnnyHHHHH
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Despite being a little squished at 9.30 sitting we were over the moon with our degustation menu. After a big day and Cats we were exhausted but determined to enjoy our last night in Manhattan. The service was great - friendly and informative. Definitely recommend this place for some delicious Korean!!

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Thank Leigh M
Perth, Australia
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here after seeing a show on Broadway and had a wonderful experience. Each dish was fantastic and the staff were incredibly friendly. Upon hearing that we were on our honeymoon they came out with two free glasses of prosecco!

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Thank antkav087
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178 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

A relatively small Korean food place - I'd estimate only 25-30 seats or so. We visited with colleagues as a team dinner. Service was excellent, and the food delicious, and not alt all that expensive for NYC standards.

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Thank Willem K
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Our family of 5 was staying in NYC and had the chance to visit Danji for dinner. My wife and I had the tasting menu while the kids ordered a la carte. A very enjoyable meal with some unique dishes and a nice environment.

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Thank zahid s
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66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Our friends took us to this wonderful restaurant. Outstanding sashimi, steak tartare and sable black cod. we had a most enjoyable evening sharing these dishes with our wine. Absolutely recommend this as a must stop when in NYC.

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Soquel, California
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

My husband and I had an exquisite meal here several years ago, so when I was in NYC this past June, I definitely made it a point to stop back in. I love the atmosphere and most of the dishes were hits. What I definitely came back for was their tofu dish, and it did not disappoint. We also loved... More 

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Pennsylvania
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243 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

My spouse and I enjoyed lunch at Danji on a Friday afternoon in late May 2016. Danji is located in the Hell’s Kitchen/Midtown West/Theatre District neighborhood of Manhattan on West 52nd Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. Danji serves lunch on weekdays and dinner on Mondays through Saturdays (closed on Sundays). The chef/owner of Danji also owns Hanjan (in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Korean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 346 W 52nd St, Frnt 2, New York City, NY 10019-6218
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 212-586-2880

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

Staying in Midtown

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Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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