Best of Philly

Best Korean Restaurant

2012 BEST Korean Restaurant

Moo Jin Jang

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.

6443 Market Street, Upper Darby, PA | 610-734-1366

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 »