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3801 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3170
+1 215-222-2240
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good45%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“dumplings” (3 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
“korean food” (6 reviews)
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3801 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3170
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Sister, Niece and I were in Ucity at a function. Not wanting the food they had, we decided to venture out and across Koreana. Neither of us had Korean food before so we were excited. It's a small place, but they normally have the...More

Thank blacqueorchid
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Hole-in-the-wall BYO korean lunch/dinner place which has really great, budget food. I found this place through a friend and we go there almost every time we get together for lunch. The service is meh. They're friendly but you order at the desk and they bring...More

Thank Gabriel I
Reviewed 20 June 2016

I would definitely recommend this place if you are looking for good quality Asian food and are of the easy-going type. The place is tidy and clean and friendly, but very basic. Food is good and prices too. They also do takeaway. I would definitely...More

Thank Zelda_Verona
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Best Korean food we have had in the USA! And better than some we had in Seoul! The soups were incredible! So I don't spell the dishes wrong, I'll recommend by the menu number: # 3 soup--mild, tofu and vegetables abound! Smooth, soothing broth. Huge...More

1  Thank creativecrew
Reviewed 17 May 2016

I come here for lunch from work because it is close and pretty reasonably priced food. Nothing to complain about and their bubble tea is good.

Thank scap3goat
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Small place near upenn. Great food and frequented by students, try the bubble drink with hot steaming food. Quick service and reasonable price. More like a cafe than a restaurant

Thank Menenz
Reviewed 28 March 2013

Went here on a whim, based upon a quick skim of TA and Yelp reviews. It's a small hole-in-the-wall that looks like it could have once been the office for a tiny used car dealership set off of a busy, downtown street. I arrived at...More

Thank westernfb
Reviewed 14 July 2011

Uncomplicated, you are always greeted in a very friendly, welcome manner by the owner. Vegetarians and vegans are catered to very nicely according to my friends. The Dolsot Bibimpap hits the spot. I once had the Kimchi Jigae and remember it wasn't the best I'd...More

Thank TuriBap
Reviewed 12 March 2009

This restaurant has a huge selection -- around 30 dishes or so -- and nearly all of them are priced under $9 for a huge helping. The servings are really overwhelming in size but so delicious that you still manage to eat them all. The...More

1  Thank Deathalicious
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Reviewed 29 July 2008

Incredibly delicious and inexpensive food served at lightning speed.

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US$5 - US$10
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17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3801 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3170
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > University City
  • Neighbourhood: University City
  • Phone Number: +1 215-222-2240
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