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Hwa-ki Asian Cuisine

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269 Princess St, Kingston, Ontario K7L 1B4, Canada
11:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Mon 11:30 - 21:30
Wed - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Caledon, Canada
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great FOOD - had my first Bibimpap there. it was sooooooo delicious. We also ordered a wonderful Sushi Boat - everything tasted so fresh. Will definitely go back again. If you are looking for Korean / Japanese this is the place to go. But to keep in mind they close from 3-5. call first

Thank cbot2ni
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Definitely recommendable. Service is pretty good and food is always delicious. Many options to choose from and very tasty!

Thank Hannah M
Kingston, Canada
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Good variety of dishes.....delicious food....nice environment.....Been several times with friends and it never disappointed. Service is prompt and we always found a table.....

Thank Cami1361
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

My wife tried Hwa-Ki a week ago and really wanted me to try it so off to Kingston we went to do some errands and try the restaurant. It is a small pleasant restaurant on Princess St almost directly across from Trailhead. It isn't fancy but a comfortable place for some great food with an atmosphere conducive to sitting and... More 

Thank jmcdougall9
Kingston, Canada
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Tried out and now a new favourite. Sushi was great and also the chicken appetizer. Son loved the miso soup. Server answered lots of questions for us as we were not familiar with the dishes. Thanks!

Thank Jacqueline B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

Hwaki is the best kept secret of Kingston's culinary scene. The atmosphere is fairly informal and the prices good, but you still feel as though you are eating in a high end restaurant. The food is excellent and authentic. The sushi has been great every time I've been there. The udon is delicious. The bibimbap is the best I've ever... More 

Thank Ethan V
Ottawa, Canada
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

Went for lunch; bypassed the lunch menu in favour of Stone Bibimbaps: spicy pork, bulgogi and squid (they all come with a fried egg on top). Throw in a delicious milky white ox bone soup with (I think yam) glass noodles, tasty kimchi pancakes the likes of which I have never had before and ddeok bokki (thick rice noodles), wow!... More 

Thank OttowaRay
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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

I've never had Korean food until I went to Hwaki with some friends. They had great kimchi fried rice and bougolgi bibimbap. We also had a hotpot, which was tasty too. Overall, it was a great dining experience that I'd recommend for lunch!

1 Thank Henri V
Toronto, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

The Korean food is good, the waitress is nice, and I really enjoy it! Next time I visit Kingston with my friends I will recommend this restaurant.

1 Thank Julian008
Kingston, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

I tried this place when it first opened. I got the sushi and thought it was pretty terrible. I refused to ever go back, but a group of friends wanted to go recently so I relented. I got the spicy pork bibimbap and it was delicious!! The rice near the bowl was extremely crispy/crunchy. It had good flavours, but you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Sushi, Asian, Korean, Japanese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 269 Princess St, Kingston, Ontario K7L 1B4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kingston

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?