We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

J Korean Restaurant

194 Duckworth Street | Klima, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1G5, Canada
+1 709-579-1133
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“bibimbap” (13 reviews)
“stew” (2 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Asian, Korean
$$ - $$$
194 Duckworth Street | Klima, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1G5, Canada
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (70)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Was looking for Asian dish first night in St. John's, NL. Came across this restaurant thought to give it a try. It turns one to be one of the best Korean food we have tried in years (we came from Toronto with huge Korean population...More

1  Thank Tim C
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

I was surprised to even find korean food in St John's! I think that itself gets it some extra points, although I have never had such pricy korean stews. Ordered 2 stews- kimchi stew and soft tofu stew. The kimchi stew had a lot of...More

Thank Fugu23
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I used to live in the US-had a marvelous Korean place that I would frequent a few times a month but since relocating to NL my Korean food cravings have gone unsatisfied; until today that is! This is a marvelous gem of a spot-cozy, kitschy-great...More

1  Thank SKprairiechick
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We arrived around 8:30 pm and were promptly seated. The waiter brought over menus and immediately too drink orders. While the drinks were prepared we thought about appetizers and mains. I had the dumpling soup while my dinner guest had the spring rolls and shrimp....More

1  Thank Willie406
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The best bulgogi and bento box options in the city. With a hot pot of Korean tea, great on a cold winter day. They are typically closed during the month of January.

1  Thank Paul D
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely setting. Great service. Food outstanding. Seaweed salad. Pork belly Bugoli. Beef. Authentic Korean taste and flavour

1  Thank Nlenigma
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This little place that i only recently found out existing has now become my new favorite restaurant. If you have not visited this fantastic place, that feels like home, it is a must go to. anything you try will satisfy you to the fullest. So...More

1  Thank nbrinson
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Julia serves beautiful Korean food, always tasty, and as authentic as she can with limited local food supplies. Beautiful decor.

1  Thank Julik C
Reviewed 1 May 2016

We ordered beef bulgogi, and several other dishes. I ordered a pork belly soup but when I got my soup there was hardly any pork in it only mostly vegetables. My son liked what he ordered but 3 of us (my husband ,me and another...More

1  Thank betty l
Ted K, Manager at J Korean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2016

We are really sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your order. It looks like you ordered "Kimchi Jigae" in which we put small quantity of pork just to make Kimchi taste better. Realizing our menu descriptions leave room for improvement, we will look into...More

Reviewed 26 February 2016

This is small little restaurant offers very good and tasty Korean food and the service was excellent. We loved every bite. we will be back!

Thank Colin C
Nearby Restaurants
Raymonds Restaurant
555 reviews
.12 km away
Oliver's Restaurant
734 reviews
.31 km away
Peaceful Loft
210 reviews
.16 km away
Get Stuffed
458 reviews
.02 km away
Nearby Attractions
Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
293 reviews
.45 km away
Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
103 reviews
.40 km away
Spirit of Newfoundland
112 reviews
.35 km away
Bannerman Park
52 reviews
.35 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from J Korean Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 194 Duckworth Street | Klima, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1G5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-579-1133
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing