Though Korean town may be a small portion of our great city, it holds a special excitement that all New Yorkers crave. West of 32nd you will find some amazing Korean, Vietnamese and Asian Fusion food and an even funkier vibe. Here are some of the restaurants that you cannot miss.

Arang– This Korean/Sushi buffet has a beautiful rustic ambiance that will make even the most sophisticated New Yorker take a break from the hustle and bustle and relax. The Cheesy Dukbokki and Kimchi comes out golden and crisp and ideal to share. And if you happen to be a night owl, Arang keeps their doors open until the wee hours of the morning.

9 W 32nd St # 200, New York, NY 10001
(212) 947-3028
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Kunjip– The sleek wooden floors and simple dining room gives Kunjip a very classic and understated look. Which is perfect to let the food do all the talking. And it sure has a lot to say! Ktowners love Kunjip so much that there is almost always a line out the door. One local says that the Kamjatang (Potato Stew) is the best on the menu. Delish!

9 W 32nd St, New York, NY 10001
(212) 216-9487

Kang Suh Restaurant– The quaint atmosphere of Kang Suh Restaurant is the perfect place to get together with friends and chat. The tables are tucked away and separated so each diner has the optimal privacy. Kang Suh is known to have one of the best BBQ Kalbi in NY and very large side dishes. So grab your friends, order a few sides and get ready for delicious food and great conversation.

1250 Broadway, New York, NY 10001
(212) 564-6845

Kum Gang San– is one of the famous mountain ranges on the Korean peninsula. A lot of people will take a visit to Kum Gang San because there are many pretty views to see there. Today, you also can pay a visit to Kum Gang San and it is just located in K Town New York City! Kum Gang San restaurant has 18 years of history and they are open 24 hours a day. Kum Gang San serves both Korean and Japanese Food. Barbecue and cold noodles are popular food in the restaurant, and they also make kimchi themselves. If you come to Kum Gang San at 7 to 10 at night, you will not only can see a piano performance but also a traditional Korean instrument performance-Gayageum.

49 West 32nd Street, New York, NY 10001
(212) 967-0909

Soju Haus– The place with the awesome Korean distilled beverages has the bar atmosphere that will draw you and your group in. This place is fun and funky and has excitement written all over it. Once you’ve grabbed a couple drinks, be sure to order the Spicy Sausage Casserole. Regulars say it’s awesome!

315 5th Ave, New York, NY 10016
(212) 213-2166

Mandoo Bar– If you are a vegetarian and love Korean food, Mandoo Bar has some delicious options for you. This cute space is comfortable with nice clean lines and soft colors. The open kitchen is a great way to watch your meals, as they are prepared. Both the KimChee Dumplings and the Mandoo Dumplings have been described as being “scrumptiously yummy.”

2 W 32nd St, New York, NY 10001
(212) 279-3075
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Pocha 32– Talk about a party atmosphere! Walking into Pocha 32 is like walking into an underwater fantasy world. Bright green walls and ceilings and bright lights and colors all around you will mesmerize you. Guests rave about the Watermelon Soju and the Budae Jigae, that comes out in a flame lit bowl. Dining at Pocha 32 is like having dinner and a show!

15 W 32nd St #2, New York, NY 10001
(212) 279-1876

Zengo Fusion-Zengo has the classy atmosphere that will be just right for that special occasion or an important business dinner. And in between celebrating or making deals, be sure to try the Charred Tuna Wonton Tacos and the Thai Chicken Empanadas. Both are perfection!

622 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10017
(212) 808-8110