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About Do Hwa
Korean home-cooking in West Village, specialties include home-made seasonal kimchi, delectable seafood pancakes, braised pork ribs, spicy squid sautés and Korean barbecue. Dine at a grill table by the flip-open windows facing Carmine Street or enjoy a cozy corner banquet table. Casual dining that will gladly accommodate large parties. Lunch plates and happy hour offerings with a full service bar where neighborhood regulars like Quentin Tarantino are sure to be found slurping down a chilled soju martini.
New York, NY 10014
Hours of Operation:
Monday: 5PM- 10PM
Wednesday: 12PM- 10PM
Thursday: 12PM- 11PM
Friday: 12PM- 11PM
Saturday: 5PM to 11PM
Sunday: 5PM to 10PM
Bedford St. and 7th Ave.
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Parking Central Stop-Park garage located on 7th Ave. and Morton St.
1 to Houston St. and A,C, E, F, M, D to West 4th St.
Myung Ja Kwak
Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Wine
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Do Hwa Ratings and Reviews
We visited Do Hwa to celebrate my Fiancé’s birthday and were a group of 9. The staff was very friendly and actually a lot of fun. They unexpectedly gave us two bottles of Soju for celebratory shots on the house, this coupled with the amazing food and witty banter instantly made this a place we all loved and will definitely return to. The hostess Dania was especially AWESOME- Thank you for making it such an great experience- we’ll be back soon!
Very Nice place. A great bargain with reasonably priced and delicious food. Came here with a group of 6 friends celebrating a birthday. The mixed drinks were very good. The food was also delicious especially the spicy Squid. Would definitely return when in mood for Korean food.
Not a good experience at Do Hwa. We had a reservation for 11 people. Everyone was there about 5 minutes before reservation time, told they were “getting the table ready”. Ok, we wait at the small bar and get some drinks. 20 minutes later, I ask again. Still “getting the table ready.” Mind you, there are probably 25% of the tables in the restaurant open and our whole party is there. We ended up being seated 35 minutes after our reservation for no reason. Should have known from that point service would be horrible. After finally taking our orders, our food came out fairly quick and was really quite good. Lots of complex flavors and good options. But at our side of the table, we ordered the dinner for 4 and only received 2 of the 4 ordered plates. Waiter NEVER came back after taking our order. Literally, just disappeared. Bussers brought the food out and that’s all we saw. No more asking for more drinks or anything. When we were finally just ready to get out of there, we asked FOUR different people to bring our check. Finally got up and went to the bar and asked there and someone brought it by.
It’s too bad this place is staffed by a bunch of horrible servers and hostesses because the kitchen obviously knows what they are doing. Would not go back and wouldn’t recommend.
I was so looking forward to eating here after having dinner at so many ktown restaurants. We were expecting a new take on Korean food, but we didn't get that. Service is very hands off, only halfway through our meal did they collect the empty plates from the appetizers. I don't think they ever came around to ask how we were doing until we were done. Pancakes were greasy, soup was ok, bibimbop was standard fare. They skimp on the Korean side dishes. For the price, this is not an exceptional meal I'm sorry to say. The restaurant is very nicely decorated.
The redyaurant itself is a dark barn. The waitstaff is eccelkent. My server explained everything to me and all the condiments and how to eat the Bimbop once it was brought to the table. I requested a mild spiciness and they complied. I had the bbq pork Bimbop. Although it was delicious, I dont think it eas worth the price. For dessert I had the begniets. They were iverly dresses with way too much powdered sugar. I walked out with powdered sugar all over me. The raspberry sauce it came with was delicious. I doubt I would come back as the ambience and value factors are low here.
I've been here to eat multiple times and the experience was really terrible this particular time. The noise level was extremely loud so hard to have a conversation. The waitress messed up the order and didn't feel the need to apologize. We didn't get the starters that come with the BBQ until we asked for it. The tip was already included which was not appreciated.
Previous visits have always had excellent food but sub standard service. The latest visit we were told upon arrival that our (long reserved) table would only be ready in 45 minutes. After 30 minutes with little to no communication from the staff or manager, we were told that it would be at least half an hour and even that wasn't guaranteed. It seems that they have a pattern of being understaffed, undertrained and disorganized.
We had an 8:30pm reservation for 4. We finally got the table at 9:20 with only 3 chairs! Had to wait another 10 minutes for them to find us a chair! The food is interesting. We felt there was no need for dessert because there was already too much sugar in the beef.
Enjoyed the dining experience. Ordered the kimchi pancakes for an appetizer which were very good and came with awesome little side dishes of various tasty small plates of kimchi, pickles, broccoli etc. Ordered the tofu bibimbap as an entree, very tasty! Pricing is reasonable and worth the visit.
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