• Critics’ Pick
  • Kunjip

  • Korean $8.95-$26.95
  • 9 W. 32nd St.
    New York, NY 10001
  • Neighborhood: Midtown West
  • Phone: 212-216-9487
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For every three massive, two-floor, fluorescent-lit eateries in Koreatown, there is one restaurant like this. Small and outfitted in wood from floors to tables, it teems with mostly twentysomethings, either standing in a long, amorphous line or crammed elbow-to-elbow at tables; the scene is as raucous as its food is satisfying. The lively little dishes—cubes of tangy, spicy pickled turnip, for instance, and strips of chewy, sweet-dried catfish—that appear when you sit down are an auspicious beginning and suggest that any of the stews, noodles, and casseroles listed on the extensive menu will also make a fine meal. Most do: Seafood pancakes are crispy and laced with tender squid; gobdol bibimbap (a hodgepodge of rice, beef, and vegetables in a sizzling stone bowl) achieves a properly crunchy bottom. The disorientation that sets in after a few bottles of soju might even steer you away from standard fare and toward a bubbling-hot stew of oxtails floating with purplish chunks of blood. Embrace it—it’s fiery and fabulous.
  • Hours

    Daily, 24 hours

  • Prices


  • Payment

    American Express MasterCard Visa

  • Special Features

    Delivery Lunch Good for Groups Late-Night Dining

  • Alcohol

    Beer and Wine Only Sake and Soju

  • Reservations

    Accepted/Not Necessary

  • Delivery Area

    25th St. to 38th St., Third Ave. to Ninth Ave.

  • Delivery Hours

    Daily, 24 hours

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