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6101 Middlesex Mall, South Plainfield, NJ 07080-1115
+1 908-755-0777
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Frederick, Maryland
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Tucked in hole in the wall with great food. Service OK food great, marinated scallions, fish cakes, kimchi, Korean BBQ at the table, private rooms where you remove your shoes available.

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Thank MDNoni
South River, New Jersey
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124 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

My wife's friend from work had visited this restaurant and thought it would be a wonderful idea for us to join them. We didn't need any reservations even on a Friday night. The restaurant is located near the far end of a strip mall and many of the stores are vacant. Although it is located in busy area, it is... More 

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Thank windsgroup
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015

Ate here for my birthday last night with my family of 5 adults. They seated us practically in the front door and boy was it cold. I ate with my coat on. We ordered lots of the higher-end barbeque dishes including bulgogi, marinated pork spare rib and shrimp. We ordered sushi apps and 2 seafood pancakes in which no seafood... More 

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Thank Terie M
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Greconj doesn't like tapestre but likes this? Good place for lunch box . Service very good but food not worth the price.

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Thank Dug S
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66 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

Located in the corner of a run down strip mall but don't let that stop you from trying this Korean gem. I've eaten a lot of Korean food all over the country and this is one of the most authentic. Be forewarned that it can be VERY spicy. Service is brusque but the food makes up for all other shortcomings.

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1 Thank greconj
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105 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

Tucked in the corner of a large shopping mall and needing a bit of refurbishment, Kimcijhana is a very good restaurant, with attentive service, generous banchan (such as an especially nice version--with a marvelously complicated set of flavors--of a summer kimchi of tiny bok choi, sampled on our most recent visit) , and lots of dishes that are richly flavored... More 

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Whitby, Canada
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651 reviews
390 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 302 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

But it is nice inside, even if it is a bit on the small side. We ordered a variety of sushi, rolls and sashimi. Everything was fresh although the service seemed slow. Prices were in line with other sushi restaurants we've been to in the area. The Korean food smelled really good and we will try it next time.

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Thank FlyAtNIght
Dunellen, NJ
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2014

the place is always busy, and i have been there three times. each time the service seemed rushed and non-welcoming. the food is good, and few korean places remain in the area. the final straw for me was getting murky water for drinking. i never touched the glass, ate my food and left; never planning to return.

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Thank garciafa
League City, Texas
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252 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2014

A work colleague recommended this restaurant close to our hotel. It's located in a relatively obscure spot in a strip mall. Decor is basic and clean but the food was very good. Gracious, helpful staff. My dinner companions enjoyed a combination sushi appetizer while I was pleased with a bowl of dumpling soup. Two of us then followed with excellent... More 

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Thank Gary W
New Hampshire
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2014

This is hands down one of my favorite "hole in the wall" restaurants on the east coast. The food is and service awesome, the atmosphere is just ok. I do think that the restaurant could use a little update, but I have never been disappointed a meal or service at Kimchihana. I took a coworker with me and she was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Asian, Korean, Japanese, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6101 Middlesex Mall, South Plainfield, NJ 07080-1115
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  South Plainfield
  • Phone Number: +1 908-755-0777

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