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DA Rae Jung

Lincoln Square
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5220 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2406
+1 773-907-9155
12:00 - 21:30
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Wed - Mon 12:00 - 21:30
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

One of the finest Korean restaurants in the Chicago area. Superb service, even advice from the owner as to how one should cut noodles. Reasonable prices and a pleasant ambiance.

Thank Albertine13
Chicago, Illinois
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322 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2014

Not Impressed by Food Nor Service. Been to far better Korean Restaurants. Food was just ok; quite pricey, and we felt the service was regrettably "discriminatory" including less variety of Panchans, apparently we are not Korean. The latter, I simply don't stand for, and therefore would not recommend nor return.

Thank Mrjustice
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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451 reviews
438 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2014

Another exciting adventure into the world of Korean barbecue! This place is definitely an authentic hole-in-the wall, hard to find as the sign is in Korean. It's right across from the Dominick's in a tiny strip mall, the only identifier in English is "Korean Restaurant," so there you go. There are only about 10 tables, and it was pretty warm... More 

Thank Meredith B
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2013

We tried Da Rae this weekend but were not impressed. It is a good Korean restaurant but being the first time there, the menu can probably be rewritten so it does not give you the impression that its main offerings are just a bunch of soups. We ordered what was called BBQ Soup which later I realized was really just... More 

Thank frogtog2
Whispering Pines, North Carolina
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2012 via mobile

We came here to have the blue crab marinade and it was pretty good. Slightly over-priced but hard to find otherwise. Their bibim nang myun was pretty good as well. Decent Korean food but average atmosphere.

Thank Armyofsongs
San Francisco
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2012

Being Korean I was pleasantly surprised to have such great service (I pretty much assume I'll be treated rudely since I don't speak Korean). Restaurant is run by a husband/wife team with the wife running the kitchen and the husband the front of the house. He's very sweet and has an irresistible smile on his face. The restaurant is very... More 

Thank sooyun77
near Chicago
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88 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2011

This place has renewed our faith in Korean food (after not enjoying previous attempts at eating it). It's not much to look at, and there's no "fire on the table", but the owner seems to be the nicest guy on Lincoln Ave and everything we tried was so tasty. I don't think I have much more to add, but our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Asian, Korean
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5220 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2406
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Square
  • Neighbourhood: Lincoln Square
  • Phone Number: +1 773-907-9155

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