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12 E 32nd St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10016-5419
+1 212-213-0077
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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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 2 weeks ago

what a special place, just off the street but you feel you are in another world. the wait staff was happy to explain all to you. the food was fresh made. you could taste all the wonderful flavors.

Thank James K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here with a small group to celebrate a friend's birthday and loved everything about it! The food is incredibly delicious and unique. The crispy mushrooms and spicy eggplant are simply amazing. The decor is authentic and cozy. Service is very attentive. Highly recommend...More

Thank Ceci T
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Dining here was such a beautiful and spiritual experience ...all vegetarian Korean food which is world class and a great beautiful ambience. Wholesome food and probably one of the best discoveries during this NY trip...

1  Thank Kash8813
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Hanging around the Empire State Building we were looking out for places to eat. My wife and daughter being Veg, the google map popped up this place located near the 5th avenue on the E32nd st. The nearest metro is the Herald Sq 34th St...More

Thank TSANAND1976
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Like this place so much. The food is delicious and the setting is so calm and soothing, despite being right in the middle of the bustling city. You are directed to take off your shoes as soon as you arrive, and sit on pillows on...More

Thank MBTinDC
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Went to Hangawi for our special dinner(in laws in town). We have been there several times before and always enjoyed it, her parents enjoyed the food and atmosphere, seating is comfortable as your sit on the floor in a very beautiful setting. As usual the...More

Thank Orangefan15
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The food is excellent. The pancake appetizers were especially memorable. You have to take off your shoes in the restaurant, and you sit on a wooden platform, in front of a rather low table. I guess that that contributes to the atmosphere, but I could...More

Thank glboh
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We family visited after booking table. for Indian vegetarian, this was good place but little pricy. Beancurd kimchi and kabocha pancakes were good, and vegetarian S/b rice was very good. Ambience and soft music and sitting without shoe, surely relaxes.

Thank Technoco
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This place should not be missed if you're vegetarian and looking for somewhere different to eat in NYC. I recommend you book in advance as it was busy throughout the evening and a few people had to wait or come back later on. Helpful, welcoming...More

Thank Alice2277
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Relaxing, atmospheric place, traditional Korean vegan paradise. Try the emperor's set menu, a taste of everything, vegan food is definitely on the cards for me now. Cheesecake made from soya curd, tasted like paradise. Slightly pricey, but worth it for the experience. you can sit...More

Thank HubbleBubbleTrouble
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the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
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a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
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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
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:15
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:15
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:15
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:15
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
13:00 - 22:30
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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