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So Kong Dong

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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130 Main St, Fort Lee, NJ 07024-6934
+1 201-242-0026
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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74 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Why did you increase your soda price form $1 to $2? Why? I like your food. But as much as I like your food, I like drinking a lot of soda with it. But with the doubled price canned soda, I feel like I'm paying the same amount on my soda as your tofu soup. Please lower the price so... More 

Thank GreenArcherNYC
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I was starving and in the abyss of jersey. I found this gem and had the beef bimbimbap and was thrilled to satiate my hunger!!

Thank cjmbrooklyn
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

One of our favorite place to have soft tofu soup and Kalbi. The best Kalbi I ever have and I've been to a lot of Korean places. Very friendly staff. They used to serve only just the soup and Kalbi but they added a few things in the menu the last time wevwere there.A must try place.

New York City, New York
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355 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

My cousin had mentioned that she really liked So Kong Dong, and it happened to be in my boyfriend's hometown, so I bookmarked it. But like most of the places I save, it went into the Bookmark Blackhole. That was until months later, we happened to be in his hometown and he suggested this place for lunch. I actually didn't... More 

Thank Melanie T
New York
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Plenty of great Korean restaurants in the area, but if you happen to be in Fort Lee, NJ, the Koreatown of NJ, you have to visit So Kong Dong. They make the best soon tofu this side of the Mississippi (sorry Easterners, outside of Korea, the best soon tofu place is Beverly Soon Tofu in L.A.). They have the same... More 

Thank H K
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Best tofu soup in the town. It even takes me all the way from New York to here all the time. My favorite is beef tofu soup. In my opinion that is much better than BCD. And you won't miss the ribs too.

Thank Kathryn C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This place is full whenever I come. Couples, large families, single people, they accommodate everyone. The menu is simple - tofu soup with your choice of meats/seafood/mushrooms, great BBQ beaf, or a rice bowl. Best rice in a stone bowl.

Thank Avis25
Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Korean food is almost my second native food, my late dad and late uncle who married a Korean founded first Korean Restaurant in Jakarta 45 years ago. So I have been exposed to Korean food at my early age. I have been to this humble restaurant twice; my late Imo always said Kim Chi will tell the taste of the... More 

Thank barbed_edge
Pomona, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

This place has two thing on the menu. Short ribs. They are VERY TASTY but for $22, I do not believe it is worth the price. Tofu soup. They offer several varieties of Tofu soup. Meat, seafood, mushroom, etc. You can get it from no spice to CRAZY SPICY!! This soup is beyond delicious. You cannot go wrong eating here.

Thank yobisss
Fort Lee, New Jersey
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

I enjoy coming here for tasty soup. You can choose your level of spiciness - I can usually tolerate some spiciness but for me the mild here is enough. Soup comes boiling hot with rice, and ample appetizers - kimchi, pickled cucumber, broccoli, sprouts...all very tasty. Atmosphere is busy yet cozy and the service is pretty good.

Thank natalee012

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Asian, Korean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 Main St, Fort Lee, NJ 07024-6934
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Fort Lee
  • Phone Number: +1 201-242-0026

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