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Bitgoul

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136-72 Roosevelt Ave., Queens, NY 11354 40.759892 -73.827444
nr. Union St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-353-5858 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Korean
  • Price Range: $$

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Nearby Subway Stops

7 at Flushing-Main St.

Prices

$7.99-15.99

Payment Methods

Cash Only, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Breakfast
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Lunch
  • Reservations Not Required

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only
  • Sake and Soju

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

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This venue is closed.

This Korean restaurant near the Flushing Main Street subway stop offers K-Town standards at better-than-usual quality. The surroundings are pleasant, too: clean and elegant, with nice touches including buzzers at each table to summon waitstaff. Lovers of soondubu, that fiery tofu stew, might even consider Bitgoul worth the trek from far-flung boroughs. The restaurant's seafood version approaches perfection, served steaming hot, with perfectly balanced sour and spicy flavors and succulent bits of clam in the shell and other sea creatures. It's lighter on the broth than many versions, giving it an appealing consistency like mapo tofu when ladled over rice. Even if you don't grill on the table (which requires a larger order), the galbi (short rib) plate offers tender and flavorful marinated beef barbecue. Skip the ginseng chicken soup, however—that dish is better enjoyed elsewhere.

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