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12 E 32nd St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10016-5419
+1 212-213-0077
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Asian, Korean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
12 E 32nd St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10016-5419
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Hangawi is a Korean vegetarian restaurant where you are ask to take off your shoes at the door and where you will have dinner sited on a pillow on the carpeted area over a traditional Korean low table (this is giving a memorable and fun...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank andreadecillia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hiding behind two great wooden door is this marvelous gem of a restaurant. You walk in, take your shoes off and sit at your table. The food is simply amazing and so flavorful. But don’t expect anything with meat, chicken or fish. This is strictly...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Naji E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is restaurant where you don’t need to worry about menu, order anything blindly and it will be guaranteed awesome. Ambiance is different and peaceful

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank gunjan t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for my husband's birthday and we made the right choice because it's a great experience. The ambiance is excellent. We ordered a wide variety of foods. Although the food was overall good, I was expecting great. It was not great. I am being...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 695swatig
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had never had korean food before but I can confirm that it was delicious! The uniqueness of the food/the unique seating and the ambience of the restaurant were exquisite! As a vegetarian it is often hard to find decent food but this place really...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank travel_girl_
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always imagined New York to provide extraordinary dining experiences and from this perspective Hangawi does not disappoint. I loved everything about this restaurant from its tranquil, calm atmosphere, the unique seating and the gentle unobtrusive service to the really unusual, creative and flavorsome dishes...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank NicholasQ23
Reviewed December 15, 2018

A dear Korean American friend took me to Hangawi and I was blown away by the food, the atmosphere, and everything about the place. Every dish was superb. The service was excellent. It was the best vegan meal I'd had in New York. Surprising flavors...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Shelley F
Reviewed November 25, 2018

After Thanksgiving Macy's Parade we stop at Hangwawi. We like a lot the Korean food. but this was a different experience . You don't have the rush of Korean town.The restaurant is beautiful very clean and excellent service. The food extraordinary. The perfect mix of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 57julioz
Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

Pretentious place. Everything came with too much attitude! Food was ok but service was rude. I can not remember anyone smiled there.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 997minz
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Overall impression is that it is a reasonable place if you are desperate to get vegan/vegetarian food. I was excited to try out this place as there are not many Korean restaurants that are exclusively vegetarian. Having not eaten Korean food, I was eager to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 54sugar
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like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
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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
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February 17, 2017|
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Response from thomasjohnlynch | Reviewed this property |
you sit on a raised wooden floor that has leg drops/holes. see some of the pictures.
May 20, 2016|
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Response from FairTaxBill | Reviewed this property |
I love the kale pancakes, which come with a dipping sauce. A great appetizer to share and their porridge is always delightful.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$41 - $80
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:15 PM
5:30 PM - 10:15 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:15 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:15 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 E 32nd St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10016-5419
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-213-0077
  • E-mail
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