Korean Temple Cuisine

56 reviews
(212) 979-9300
81 Saint Marks Pl
New York, NY, 10003
http://www.koreantemplecuisine.com/

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tiny teeny place but delish. enjoy!

by: ClaraPark at Menuism

09/24/07

tiny teeny place but delish. enjoy!

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Tiny place with food that's a little too refined for me t...

by: parkhyein at Menuism

06/13/07

Tiny place with food that's a little too refined for me to fully embrace it. I've had several good dinners...

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Cute Small Intimate Restaurant

by: callisto at Citysearch

04/13/07

I was reluctant to go into this restaurant at first because it was a really small space, but I was glad after I sat down & got my food. Yes, the place is tiny, it can probably hold not even 20 ppl, but it was a nice intimate dinner spent…

Pros: Intimate dinner, Good Service
Cons: Not good for large groups

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Great Service, Reasonable price

by: soniabrewman at Citysearch

11/13/06

I usually go this restaurant. There are super cute staff and great food with reasonable price.\r NOT ONLY Popular DOLSOT (or bulgoki, kalbi, pork).\r My new favorite is spicy squid (sometimes seafood casserole) truly yummy.......Lunch…

Pros: Ambience, cute interior, Service
Cons: small...crowded

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I love Korean Temple

by: sasha_nyc at Citysearch

09/03/06

Great, cheap and healthy korean food. It's not your typical korea-town bbq joint where you walk out smelling like a fire pit and spent $50 a head, but it will satisfy your cravings for a $7 bowl of kim chee chigae. The interior is very…

Pros: Delicious, cheap and healthy food. Cute interior. Not too crowded.

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not worth your time or money

by: youngpark at Citysearch

08/01/06

to put it simply, this place is really bad. the food is bad. the servers and cook are bad and need to learn service etiquette. korean food is delicious so please don't think temple constitutes korean food. temple is really really bad. …

Pros: st marks area
Cons: bad food, bad service

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Is this a joke?

by: aknoeb at Citysearch

02/05/06

We ordered from Temple because it's the only Korean place near the lower east side that delivers. The eel bi bim bop doesn't come with any of the usual vegetables that constitute bi bim bop so for $14 dollars I got some greasy rice (tasted…

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storebought dumplings

by: butter88 at Citysearch

11/16/05

I've been to many korean restaurants but this will be the first place that serves dumpling that is supermarket bought. They were awful and certainly expensive at $4 during lunch hour. Very deceptive practice and I was not happy.

Pros: service, decor
Cons: cheap food, not 'homemade', cheap ramen

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Great service! but mediocre food.

by: pandacub143 at Citysearch

10/16/05

This restaurant is small but beautifully decorated, with spashes of color and natural elements. The service is wonderful- timely, polite, and helpful. With our check, my friend and I received a complementary ginger honey tea. The prices…

Pros: service, presentation, ambiance
Cons: small

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Go for the ambience, not for authenticity.

by: vron1178 at Citysearch

10/01/05

I live next door to Temple; I've eaten there several times and I walk by it daily. I agree with the reviewer who stated that the people who have given overly positive reviews are probably friends of the owner (a smart move -- these…

Pros: Decent food, Nice alternative, Moderately-priced
Cons: Exagerrated reviews, Limited seating, Small portions

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