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New Seoul Korean Restaurant

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721 N High Point Rd, Madison, WI 53717-2237
+1 608-829-3331
17:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 14:15
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 20:45
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:15
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:15
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Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

The place was completely packed and the owners seated us very rudely before ignoring us completely until we called them over. There was no checking up, refilling of water, or refilling of side dishes even though the woman clearly saw that we were out of the mediocre amount they had given us. When we went to pay, we didn't tip... More 

1 Thank foodie671
McFarland, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is a place where local and visiting Koreans go to eat. You know it's good when other ethnic people also eat there as well...Chinese, Vietnamese, Filipinos, etc.

Thank msshin
Madison, Wisconsin
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214 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We have eaten at this little bistro many times over the years. The food is genuine, well prepared and tasty. The decor is no frills and the prices are quite modest. An excellent place for those who like Korean dishes.

Thank Thoughful-Traveler
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Food was okay. Used to be very good but their tastes have really died down. Used to be a go-to place for korean food but not anymore. Service is bad. Server always gives you a bad attitude if you dont tip well and i have seen him argue with customers about the amount of tip.

Thank Dao V
Madison, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

We were delighted at the authentic Korean fare in this tiny little restaurant. We've had JapChae, Bulgogi, Kimbop, Tukbokgi, Bibimbop, Beef Jungol and everything was great. I have also done Kimbop as carryout and the Beef Jungol as carry out and they were just as wonderful that way. The restaurant isn't fancy but the food is outstanding.

Thank Mary-Carel
Madison, Wisconsin
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

I went down to New Seoul over the weekend. This was the very first Korean place I have ever been to. I had the deep fried chicken. It was one of the very best I have ever had. The service was very prompt too. The one complaint that I have is the place was a bit small. So there is... More 

Thank Debajyoti C
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181 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Wife and I have been looking for a really good Korean place. This place moved last year? and after a bad experience from our last visit thought we'd try again at the new place. Location is small, not a lot of furnishings but I didn't go for that, just good food. I had the bulgogi, not as I remembered but... More 

Thank bulldogtwo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

We were over in this part of town, to pick up some books from the library. Stopped in for a bite to eat. What a great find. Our meal was great. The ingredients were fresh so it was a good meal. Plus a great value for the amount of food we got. The potatoes and kamchi came free.

Thank Wisconsinite01
Madison, Wisconsin
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132 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

For me, New Seoul has one purpose - to warm my soul on a freezing, winter day or when I'm feeling sick. Gal bi tang hits that spot. I look forward to winter just to eat it. Partner says chicken bokum is okay. I found the bibimbop to be disappointing due to bland flavor and mostly white rice. Korean beers... More 

1 Thank docrockaud
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

After teaching abroad in Korea, I have my family hooked on Korean food. We were passing thru Maddison and stayed at a nearby hotel, so we decided to try New Seoul. They nailed each dish. Also the staff were incredibly nice and went above and beyond to appease our overly tired and overly hungry two year old. Vs

1 Thank PATravelers3

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Korean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:15
17:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 14:15
17:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 14:15
17:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 14:15
17:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 14:15
17:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 14:15
17:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 721 N High Point Rd, Madison, WI 53717-2237
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-829-3331

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?