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55 W 35th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10001-2219
+1 212-695-8222
11:30 am - 10:00 am
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Hanover, New Hampshire
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Authentic, tasty, healthy food: amazing seafood hot pot, locally made tofu, tasty kimchi, snacks. Perfect for cold January lunch or dinner. Pleasant and friendly staff, cozy atmosphere. Good central location in Chelsea. I went there every day, go back often when visiting NYC.

Thank Egle B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, great service!!! My friend and I visited there for dinner. We ordered army stew and seafood pankcake. It was soooooooo amazing! It was the most delicious food in NYC!I want to visit here again.

Thank Haesol K
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I are from Singapore and were in NYC for a holiday after spending many months in the U.S. - the food and the service here made us feel at home and so satisfied. We had to have their army stew as not many Korean restaurants in the U.S. serve it. We have had plenty of Korean food... More 

Thank Esther T
San Diego, California
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for a warming meal on a cold December evening. Wonderful authentic Korean food. Really enjoyable.

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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Cho Dang Gol serve very authentic food so if you used to eat Korea food, there 'll be no problem. Every dishes are delicious although a little bit sweet for our taste.Service was very fast. The only minus point is the place seem very small so you can't have your meal very comfortably.

Thank Truong T
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Few doors down from the Courtyard Marriott New York Herald Square. Wonderful service and choices of traditional Korean stone pot tofu soup meals with side dishes as accompaniment. Reasonablly priced and value.

Thank Serene D
Stockholm, Sweden
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

I had noted this restaurant as a "visit if you're hungry and in the vicinity" and we ended up here for a late lunch one day. A bunch of questions were lost in translation between the waitress and us (a part of the experience?), but the food we got was delicious, with more exciting vegetarian options than I've seen in... More 

Thank Agnese A
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Food seemed rushed and didn't enjoy the flavours, environment a little stressful as well. Perhaps a little too authentic for western taste.

Thank mmeola
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

There are many Korean restaurants in New York City but this one is slightly different. Starting from the small dishes you get in Korean restaurants, they offer some unique items like marinated mushrooms and sliced cucumbers. The Jun Gol, the hot soup pot, seems to be their title dish. We had the classic Kimchi and Kimchi with pork and both... More 

Thank Henry C
West Bloomfield, MI
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

I visited this restaurant twice during this NY visit and had Bibimbab which is only special in here. I like this one more than Woo Rae Ock restaurant. This restaurant is cheaper and tastes better.

Thank Manhattanian

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Korean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 W 35th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10001-2219
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-695-8222
Cho Dang Gol is a casual dining establishment that embodies the coastal village located east of Seoul famed for making soft bean curd from local soybeans and sea water.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Midtown

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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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