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.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
6101 Middlesex Mall, South Plainfield, NJ 07080-1115
+1 908-755-0777
Website
Today
11:00 - 22:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

33 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 33: English reviews
Monroe Twp, NJ
Level Contributor
32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Our family have BBQ lunch, great food and appetizer dishes that made the table looks smaller. We have great time on trying all dishes which my sons never ate before. Will recommend to friend. The only complain is restaurant use plastic cup fill hot tea, it is NOT what a high end restaurant will do. The another bad effect is... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ben R
Princeton, New Jersey
Level Contributor
32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Here is where it all began for me in the late 1980s, when I discovered Korean cuisine. As I learned more and more, and tried more dishes, I knew that this was a cuisine I couldn't live without. From their premium sushi bar (expensive but SO worth it), to the barbecue tables with hot coals, to the soups and stews... More 

Helpful?
Thank Teressina
Warren, New Jersey
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I have been to this place many times. Their BBQ Short Rib dish (dinner) is the best. The weekday sushi lunch is great, too. The small appetizer dishes that come with your entre order are beautiful and delicious. The place is not grand but their food is the best (better than many other Korean restaurants in the area). If you... More 

Helpful?
Thank Billie C
Frederick, Maryland
Level Contributor
34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Tucked in hole in the wall with great food. Service OK food great, marinated scallions, fish cakes, kimchi, Korean BBQ at the table, private rooms where you remove your shoes available.

Helpful?
Thank MDNoni
South River, New Jersey
Level Contributor
148 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

My wife's friend from work had visited this restaurant and thought it would be a wonderful idea for us to join them. We didn't need any reservations even on a Friday night. The restaurant is located near the far end of a strip mall and many of the stores are vacant. Although it is located in busy area, it is... More 

Helpful?
Thank windsgroup
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Ate here for my birthday last night with my family of 5 adults. They seated us practically in the front door and boy was it cold. I ate with my coat on. We ordered lots of the higher-end barbeque dishes including bulgogi, marinated pork spare rib and shrimp. We ordered sushi apps and 2 seafood pancakes in which no seafood... More 

Helpful?
Thank Terie M
Level Contributor
11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Greconj doesn't like tapestre but likes this? Good place for lunch box . Service very good but food not worth the price.

Helpful?
Thank Dug S
Level Contributor
68 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

Located in the corner of a run down strip mall but don't let that stop you from trying this Korean gem. I've eaten a lot of Korean food all over the country and this is one of the most authentic. Be forewarned that it can be VERY spicy. Service is brusque but the food makes up for all other shortcomings.

Helpful?
1 Thank greconj
Level Contributor
134 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Tucked in the corner of a large shopping mall and needing a bit of refurbishment, Kimcijhana is a very good restaurant, with attentive service, generous banchan (such as an especially nice version--with a marvelously complicated set of flavors--of a summer kimchi of tiny bok choi, sampled on our most recent visit) , and lots of dishes that are richly flavored... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Vicarmuddlebush
Whitby, Canada
Level Contributor
729 reviews
424 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 311 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

But it is nice inside, even if it is a bit on the small side. We ordered a variety of sushi, rolls and sashimi. Everything was fresh although the service seemed slow. Prices were in line with other sushi restaurants we've been to in the area. The Korean food smelled really good and we will try it next time.

Helpful?
Thank FlyAtNIght

Travellers who viewed kimchihana also viewed

 
South Plainfield, NJ
 

Been to kimchihana? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

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
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Asian, Korean, Japanese, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6101 Middlesex Mall, South Plainfield, NJ 07080-1115
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  South Plainfield
  • Phone Number: +1 908-755-0777

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from kimchihana staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?