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J Korean Restaurant

194 Duckworth St | Klima, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1G5, Canada
+1 709-579-1133
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“bibimbap” (8 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Korean
$$ - $$$
194 Duckworth St | Klima, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1G5, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I popped in late one evening in 2014, when we were living in St John's, and the place was pretty empty. I figured that they would be closing up but they were happy to have us in. The restaurant was very cozy...More

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Our meal at J Korean was a pleasant change from some of the meals served while we were in Newfoundland. We really enjoyed the meal and very good service. It is located upstairs.

Thank Have_Bag
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Was looking for Asian dish first night in St. John's, NL. Came across this restaurant thought to give it a try. It turns one to be one of the best Korean food we have tried in years (we came from Toronto with huge Korean population...More

1  Thank Tim C
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

I was surprised to even find korean food in St John's! I think that itself gets it some extra points, although I have never had such pricy korean stews. Ordered 2 stews- kimchi stew and soft tofu stew. The kimchi stew had a lot of...More

1  Thank Fugu23
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

I used to live in the US-had a marvelous Korean place that I would frequent a few times a month but since relocating to NL my Korean food cravings have gone unsatisfied; until today that is! This is a marvelous gem of a spot-cozy, kitschy-great...More

1  Thank SKprairiechick
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We arrived around 8:30 pm and were promptly seated. The waiter brought over menus and immediately too drink orders. While the drinks were prepared we thought about appetizers and mains. I had the dumpling soup while my dinner guest had the spring rolls and shrimp....More

1  Thank Willie406
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The best bulgogi and bento box options in the city. With a hot pot of Korean tea, great on a cold winter day. They are typically closed during the month of January.

1  Thank Paul D
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely setting. Great service. Food outstanding. Seaweed salad. Pork belly Bugoli. Beef. Authentic Korean taste and flavour

1  Thank Nlenigma
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This little place that i only recently found out existing has now become my new favorite restaurant. If you have not visited this fantastic place, that feels like home, it is a must go to. anything you try will satisfy you to the fullest. So...More

1  Thank nbrinson
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Julia serves beautiful Korean food, always tasty, and as authentic as she can with limited local food supplies. Beautiful decor.

1  Thank Julik C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 194 Duckworth St | Klima, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1G5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-579-1133
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