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Korean Express

807 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10065-7646
+1 212-755-0123
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good29%
  • Average22%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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“bibimbap” (4 reviews)
“korean food” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
Asian, Korean, Vegetarian Friendly
807 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10065-7646
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Don't get too excited, it is quite greasy, fast food, pleasant service, good location on Lexington ave, UES, casual atmosphere, can be very loud with young children. Food is just average, but not many choices for Korean on UEs. It is okay. I've eaten and...More

Thank B S
Reviewed 19 April 2018

I ordered my lunch delivery from the Korean Express on April 19th at 1:11pm. I was assured that delivery would take 20-30 minutes. After an hour and 17 minutes, the delivery guy finally came (2:28pm). I called the restaurant at 1:45pm to check the status...More

Thank Tony L
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Easy and fast good food to go. Everything tried over the course of time has been tasty and fresh. If you arrive for take out when they are not busy, they allow you to relax and catch up on email at one if the tables....More

Thank Stylelust
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

A good spot for. a quick bite or. Bring in for a meal in office or home. Veggies are not soggy and spices make it refreshing. Prices are good and the staff generally is helpful. Nice variety and special boxes offer good options try it...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Korea Express on Lexington Avenue is a place for hot, authentic Korean food in a no-frills setting. The menu includes the usual bibimbap (in hot stone pot) and jab-chae but does not seem to include Korean BBQ.

Thank EugeC
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

I am not an expert on Asian food but the shrimp fried rice was best ever. Warning. Every serving is for two or more. Order less than you think. But I bet you won’t have any to take home!

Thank Harvard48
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Not bad but really there are better choices that are at a slightly higher price point. They do good kids McGinty however and a few dishes are remarkable items.

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The ingredients were bad and the dishes were less than bad. The Nepalese waitress educated me on the nuances of Korean cuisine and culture, unaware that I lived there for several years, and almost everything she said was false. The entire kitchen was from Mexico...More

1  Thank Michael R
Reviewed 31 August 2017

I have to say, I really loved everything about this restaurant. The smiling efficient service is top notch here. The bright atmosphere made me happy. The food was spicy and delicious. On top of it all, it is a great value. Looking forward to returning

Thank JaysonJamesAmste
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We had the meal delivered to our hotel. Bibimbap wasn't good. There was no flavor at all. The rice was dry, the beef was gummy (too much sinew) and there was no spice at all to the vegetables. The egg was all chopped up into...More

Thank Kuhoots
Upper East Side
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 807 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10065-7646
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-755-0123
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