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12 W 32nd St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10001-3813
+1 212-244-1115
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good51%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Asian, Korean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
12 W 32nd St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10001-3813
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best place for Korean food. Probably has the largest variety and good value too. Also possible to take away lots of ready made foods and drinks. I think they open everyday except sundays.

Thank Yjyj2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Woorijip was closed for renovation on May 20, 2018. Not sure how long it will be closed. Tried to have lunch, but it was completely being remodeled by the looks of it. Went across the street to Food Gallery 32 - it was great!

Thank kaelap
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

I can't believe I've never written a review for Woorijip after all of these years. This spot is always my go-to whenever I'm in the area and have a craving for fast Korean food, don't want to break the bank, and/or need food after a...More

Thank Melanie T
Reviewed February 19, 2018

Some food is packaged and the rest goes by pound. The food here is great and it is authentic Korean food!

Thank Amy L
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Good place to rest and have drinks and food with friends. Lots of Korean food and drinks choices. But have to wait the table since it usually have a lot of customers

Reviewed October 31, 2017

This isn't the best Korean food but it's fast, good for a quick bite. The buffet is a bit on the pricier side of things but will be fresher than the stuff that is packaged which sort of sits around. If you come late at...More

Thank alexandriareviews
Reviewed September 23, 2017

This place is really popular for a quick meal. There was a line for the buffet and another line for payment. There was a choice of plastic food trays and paper trays (the same as the cardboard used to make egg cartons). Made the mistake...More

Thank TravelingTo693
Reviewed August 17, 2017

Probably one of my go to places for Korean food in Koreatown for cheap, authentic food. Their lunch is most popular and is around 7.95$ per pound. They have an interesting selection of dishes all of which are very delicious. The food from lunch is...More

Thank Vjay S
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

When I am in NYC, and have a craving for Korean buffet, Woorijip really hits the spot with its wide variety!! I am not Korean, but they have many options that is very similar to the Asian comfort foods I grew up eating, such as...More

Thank Joyful M
Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

This Korean restaurant located smack in the middle of NYC Korean town was not our first choice for dinner on a Monday. Our consensus after dinner was that we were glad we came here. It's a self- serve pay by weight of food cafeteria style...More

Thank LnS2004
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 AM
8:00 AM - 3:00 AM
8:00 AM - 3:00 AM
8:00 AM - 3:00 AM
8:00 AM - 3:00 AM
8:00 AM - 3:00 AM
8:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 W 32nd St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10001-3813
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-244-1115
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