Danji

4.7
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1065 Reviews
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$31 to $50
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Korean
Danji showcases authentic Korean flavors prepared with classic techniques to enhance the taste, textures, and aesthetic of each dish. We offer small but shareable portions served in multiple courses, allowing diners to enjoy each dish hot out of the kitchen. Above all, Danji, from its decor to its music, represents our idea of a great place to enjoy amazing food.

At Danji and Hanjan we choose to use meat raised with no antibiotics or growth hormones. Our fish are caught wild and are not overfished and endangered. We try to use as much organic and local produce as possible and certainly do not use chemicals, such as MSG, to enhance flavors. No doubt these ingredients cost more but we believe the food we consume should be healthy and responsible as well as delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food. We were rushed because we had to make it to a show but the staff was very accommodating and brought everything out as quickly as possible. Would recommend.

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JoshuaR
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Delicious kimchee, bi bim bap, eggs with cod roe spectacular. Tofu salad amazing. I’ve been at least 4 times and will keep coming back.

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VICKYL
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Nice fusion and creation of asian cuisine, good vibes

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vipTaylor
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Awesome place with great food close to the theaters!

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Party of 2 for Sunday brunch so we had dumpling soup and a Bimbap. Everything was very good and well presented. They are a bit heavy on the garlic, but I am sure there is plenty of people out there who like it.

I will go back.

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a delicious lunch for our wedding anniversary and they surprised us with some sesame ice cream as a treat. Amazing food great service

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EileenR
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Fantastic food!

AL
AnnL
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Food was good to very good (fried chicken was very good) but the room is very tight and cramped - we were seated at a table for two but was constantly bumped by waitstaff and diners as they walked by, not an enjoyable experience. Guess we’ll just keep going back to Hanjan.

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vipDCFoodie
Washington DC
39 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Way too loud in the back but a great place to have a cocktail and some amazing bulgogi sliders.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

One of my fav restaurants!

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GingerInNYC
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Didn’t realize they were serving brunch, which is fine (but not as good as their regular menu). The server had zero knowledge of their drink menu and told us they had no bloody Mary’s, despite us watching the bartender make them. I would not return for weekend brunch service.

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lrfb
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

We had the tasting menu for 2. Everything was delicious but there was so much food. Should have paced ourself or the final courses.

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vipNytitan
New York Area
105 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tasting menu was great. Flawless service

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Brianna
1 review
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal as always! Our favorite pre-theater spot.

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CarmenQ
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Great food, nice people. Can’t go wrong here or at their downtown location, Hanjan

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This Place is wonderful!!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience3

Food was amazing. We did the tasting menu and it was totally worth it to be able to try a number of different dishes.

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love Danji! They never disappoint. The food is amazing and abundant! The service is always spectacular. Get the tofu, the kfc and the bossom!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
8 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pre show dinner. Amazing food. Great small plates. The food will expand in your stomach so the risk of overeating is high. But that is not always a bad thing :). Definitely recommend if you are looking for something different from traditional pre theater dinner fare.

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RebeccaS
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place near the theater district with great food and service.

BO
vipBeverlyO
New York Area
29 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food is so amazing at Danji that I am a repeat customer - and I frequently recommend it to my friends.

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MaxXX
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

It is a great spot of dinner. Actually very exciting.
Food is quite creative and nice, perfect service and ok atmosphere (the space has its limitations, but in NY that means that they can probably survive longer and keep their independence, so its fine!).
My only question is about lunch. Whereas dinner is perfect, lunch seems a bit less original and less surprising. Too much rice, noodles, etc.
Over all an amazing spot. Totally recomendable for dinner.

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RDSM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience2

Food was great. Servings are small but tasty and satisfying. I was dissappointed that banyan didn't come with the meal as with traditional korean fare. Banyan trio is good, but pickles were a little too hot to be eaten on it's own. I didn't try the kimchi.

Atmosphere is cramped and seating is uncomfortable. But I guess it is nice that they try to fit in as many reservations as possible into the room. But there is no privacy or romantic atmosphere here. You will be bumping elbows with your neighbors.

DG
vipDebbieGT
London
8 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is one of the best restaurants in New York City. The staff is so welcoming and warm and helpful. And the food is outstanding, superb quality, beautifully presented and prepared.

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vipAshley
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall4food5service2ambience5

It’s a shame that I can’t offer five stars across the board because the food was very good as well as the ginger jalapeño margarita (fresh ginger - yum!) however, we arrive for our 10:45 PM reservation post-Broadway show and were told the tasting menu was no longer available and were promptly rushed through ordering and service with staff trying to take our dishes before we were finished and not providing ample time between courses. It was clear everyone wanted to go home. Go early instead of late for the best experience - where the service hopefully, matches the food and quaintness of the place.

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vipralphb
London
5 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and the service for good. no complaints. My only complaint wasWith OpenTable. When I made the reservation, no mention was made that on Valentine’s Day their usual a la carte menu was switched to a price fixe menu. You’re not the only one surprised with the host seated us, as there were several other couples

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SusanF
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service. The managements attention to detail is always impressive. They remember our name and We feel very welcome when ever we go. One of our favorite places to dine in NYC!

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gapolyglot
Atlanta
7 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We wanted a tasting menu for less than $100, not easy to find in midtown Manhattan. This wonderful restaurant was only a 10 minute walk from our hotel. The tasting menu ($58 per person) was filling and varied - sushi, tofu, beef, pork and black cod. The service was great and we LOVED it all!