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J Korean Restaurant

194 Duckworth Street | Klima, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1G5, Canada
+1 709-579-1133
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“bibimbap” (13 reviews)
“stews” (2 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Korean
$$ - $$$
194 Duckworth Street | Klima, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1G5, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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

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

Thank Willie406
Reviewed 7 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.

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

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

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.

Thank Julik C
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We ordered beef bulgogi, and several other dishes. I ordered a pork belly soup but when I got my soup there was hardly any pork in it only mostly vegetables. My son liked what he ordered but 3 of us (my husband ,me and another...More

1  Thank betty l
Ted K, Manager at J Korean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2016

We are really sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your order. It looks like you ordered "Kimchi Jigae" in which we put small quantity of pork just to make Kimchi taste better. Realizing our menu descriptions leave room for improvement, we will look into...More

Reviewed 27 February 2016

This is small little restaurant offers very good and tasty Korean food and the service was excellent. We loved every bite. we will be back!

Thank Colin C
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Quiet little place downtown St John's. I was initially worried about cleanliness when I walked in. The Waitor was very accomodating and attentive to us. Came back to our table often and with such kind graciousness normally only experienced in very prestigious restaurants. He treated...More

Thank S R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 194 Duckworth Street | 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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