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12 E 32nd St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10016-5419
+1 212-213-0077
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tofu” (38 reviews)
“pancakes” (44 reviews)
“rice bowl” (15 reviews)
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Asian, Korean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
12 E 32nd St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10016-5419
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have been in Hangawi twice. Both times I have been very pleased with the experience. The environment, the staff, the food; everything is fantastic. I don't follow a vegetarian or vegan diet, but I love the food they serve. I has some soju coctails,...More

Thank Jolie D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Before you can enter Hangawi, you are asked at the door, to exchange your shoes for straw slippers. When your feet have complied with this request, you are shown to a low traditional table, where you can slide your legs under or sit lotus style....More

Thank csta8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the old school style of dinning. You remove your shoes at the door and sit at a low table with your feet dangling below. The staff were very polite and knowledgeable about the menu. We ordered so much good food, we were full...More

1  Thank MarinaM1973
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Excellent atmosphere with amazing food. Great service. You get seated in sunken pit tables. Shoes off at the front. Food is fantastic. Large selection. Service is fast and polite. Reservation is recommended. From the outside the restaurant looks like a club. No windows and solid...More

Thank Stonemountain7
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Its hard to find vegetarian Korean food but to find a whole restaurant is amazing. We all had different stone bowls (Avocado/Vermicelli/Todok/Tofu) which were all excellent. The rice crisps up in the bowl which elevated the texture. We also shaerd the fried veggie dumplings and...More

Thank CardioDoc70
Reviewed 1 April 2018

We wanted a restaurant near the Morgan on 36th St. and found this interesting restaurant. Its $25 fixed price lunch appealed to us. We had salads, dumplings and the tofu steamed broth. Lovely presentation. Chocolate tofu ice cream was quite good. What I didn't like...More

2  Thank lizscotta
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Vegan is a hard task. Those guys got it right. Pleasant atmosphere yummy food and excellent service. Recommend!!!

Thank Normondo1
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

We appreciated our dinner at hangawi but didn’t feel this was a culinary outstanding experience. It is worth the trip to try something different but I can’t say how it would compare to a typical Koran dish. Having said that I still recommend

Thank Dserraglio
Reviewed 1 February 2018

We booked a table and got a little lost en route so by the time we arrived they had given our table away. Luckily they were very accommodating and managed to squeeze us in. The restaurant is absolutely gorgeous and had a lovely ambience. The...More

Thank Juronimo
Reviewed 29 January 2018

we were 4 people for dinner. The atmosphere is traditional Korean, service impeccable.The dishes are delicius and indeed original and creative. The place offers a huge variety of outstanding vegan options.

Thank Liora293983
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Faith G
18 February 2017|
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Response from thomasjohnlynch | Reviewed this property |
you sit on a raised wooden floor that has leg drops/holes. see some of the pictures.
21 May 2016|
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Response from FairTaxBill | Reviewed this property |
I love the kale pancakes, which come with a dipping sauce. A great appetizer to share and their porridge is always delightful.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:15 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:15 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:15 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:15 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 E 32nd St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10016-5419
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-213-0077
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