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CHO DANG GOL

#1,031 of 10,003 Restaurants in New York City
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55 W 35th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10001-2219
212.695.8222
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11:30 am - 10:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 am
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Deerfield Beach
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were stayng at the Hilton Garden Inn on 35th so this was very convenient. Great Korean Food! I had the traditional bibimbap and it was delicious!

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Thank little2014211
Kampala, Uganda
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135 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This Korean joint is hot. First of all, it was recommended by Korean friends. Second, it's filled with Koreans. Third, they have this squid dish that is just so delicious.

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Thank Find Yourself F
Ottawa, Canada
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Their haemul pajeon was incredible. It was honestly the best I have tasted. My mother got the bibimbap and wasn't too crazy about it, but I enjoyed mine. I've only been once, but if I were to go back to NYC, I would definitely stop by here since it was relatively inexpensive and delicious.

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

We were leaving NYC and just had time for a bite before heading to the airport. We had walked by CHO DANG GOL a couple of times before but the queue had been very long but since it was early afternoon we decided to try the food there. We got a table near the kitchen and the interior reminded me... More 

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Thank Chokk
Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

This was my second visit to CDG. As before, the food was fresh and tasty, from the free tasting of newly made tofu at the start, to the kimchee and pork special. The waiters were friendly, there were big helpings, we both really enjoyed our meal.

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Thank Tom S
Baltimore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 306 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Cho Dang Gol offers your typical traditional Korean cuisine. The space gives off a homey feel, but the prices are slightly higher than you'd expect. Overall, the food is decent, but there are other options in the area.

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Thank Tunaidi
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

I love Korean food and will try to hunt it out wherever I go. This restaurant had the usual suspects: Kimchi pancake, veggie side dishes, soups, galbi, bibimbap. New to me was bibimbap with oysters which was lovely. Very much recommended. Went for lunch on Sunday and it was buzzy with a large proportion of Asian/Korean customers. Always a good... More 

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Thank RuthsTravels_2015
Brighton, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

May be our fault, but didn't really do it for me. Have to say though the place was really busy and seemed to be load of Koreans eating there

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Thank onelastgo
Shanghai, China
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87 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

I went there with my parents today as the queue was too long at the Ramen place I wanted to visit. We ordered a mushroom and tofu soup and they served rice with the soup. Fried squid was good as expected too. It was a bit noisy in the restaurant though.

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Thank Jessica Y
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3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

The waiter has horrible service. I highly recommend everyone choose another Korean restaurant!!! First,they didn't have anyone asked us the taste,also never care our small dishes had already finished. Then before we almost done who give the check immediately then tell us " we should pay more than 15% tips ". How ridiculous it was. I'll never eat it again.

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Thank Dior D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Korean, Vegetarian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 am
Saturday
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: 212.695.8222
Description
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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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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