Best of Philly

Best Korean Restaurant

2016 BEST Korean Restaurant


If you’ve never ventured to North Philly for Korean food, you’re doing it wrong. The Olney neighborhood is jam-packed with authentic Korean options, and this spacious spot with a bar is the best of the best, whether you go for the pricey galbi or bulgogi grilled on coals at your table, hot pots or bibimbap.

5734 Old 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-924-3355 | Website

2012 BEST Korean Restaurant

Moo Jin Jang

6443 Market Street, Upper Darby, PA

Unlike most Philadelphia Korean restaurants that specialize in Korean-style barbecue, the highlights at this superb home-style restaurant are soft tofu soup and braised fish. But bring a translator, because beyond “bathroom” and “check, please,” the staff here doesn’t seem to understand a lick of English. Read more »

2009 BEST Nuevo Korean Restaurant


1608 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA

Giwa makes Korean accessible, which means it’s the perfect inexpensive place to shake up same-old lunches or dinners. The menu is thrilling enough to keep connoisseurs satisfied (seafood pancakes, kimchi stew), while the bibimbap a veggie-ful bowl of salad greens, mushrooms, and add-ons like chicken, beef or tofu, served with a spicy sauce and a… Read more »