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“recent visit - Dec. 2012”
Review of Hwang Kun

Hwang Kun
Ranked #1,070 of 5,820 Restaurants in Montreal
Cuisines: Asian
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Good for: Child-friendly
Neighbourhood: Cote-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grace
Montreal, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“recent visit - Dec. 2012”
Reviewed 28 December 2012

I returned to this restaurant after its renovation. There is a better ventilation and it's a bit more comfortable.

I ordered a seafood pancake, which is excellent and one of the most ordered appetizers in the restaurant. On the downside, it was soaked with oil, most likely deep fried, and filled with too many carrots as opposed to actual pieces of seafood. Then comes the short rib slices which were sweet and very tough. My last item from the menu is Bibimbap, a rice dish (combined with vegetables and meat) which was very ordinary, and not very generous in portion compared to my previous experiences in other Korean places. The egg was small, there was little rice and once again, too many carrots.

The service was very slow, with only 3 tables to wait upon. My spouse had to make several requests to the waitress before getting a second refill for her tea, which was towards the end of the meal. The dishes average to approximately $20 per plate. The price had increased since my last visit. Furthermore, the waiter verbally reminded me to pay a 15 % tip with arrogance . I am glad this is not the only Korean restaurant in town.There are some other Korean restaurants with better service, ambiance, and similar food and cheaper. Not worth the hassle.

  • Visited December 2012
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English first
Level 6 Contributor
119 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Best Korean resto in Town”
Reviewed 22 January 2012

This is the only Korean restaurant I go to in Montreal. It is very authentic. The food and service is always excellent. Highly recommended.

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Montreal, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“It's authentic Korean food.”
Reviewed 5 October 2011

Not that many Korean restaurants in Montreal. This one is among the only two Korean restaurants that I go to within this province. I liked their DdukBokGi,Hwae Dup Bap, and the Eel combo. It's a cute small cozy place, so go early so you don't end up doing the line up, especially on Friday evenings.

  • Visited August 2011
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