Mandu

Mandu

Korean Restaurant
453 K St NW (btwn 4th & 5th St. NW), Washington, D.C. 20001, United States
Hours:
Closed until 11:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon, Sun
    • 11:00 AM–Midnight
  • Tue–Sat
    • 11:00 AM–1:00 AM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
Yes
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour
Drinks:
Beer, Full Bar
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
7.9/10

Based on 118 votes

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Total Visitors
2,490
Total Visits
4,850
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  • What you need to know
    Wesley C.
    "The Sojutini and Mandu Happy hour is one of the best in the city."(4 Tips)
    Rashmi A.
    "Fried mandu and sojutinis for happy hour are a must."(11 Tips)
    Reuben I.
    "2 Korean Tacos"(3 Tips)
    Tyler F.
    "The lunch bar special with tacos and Mandu dumplings is great."(8 Tips)
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  • happy hour
  • sojutini
  • Korean food
  • dumplings
  • dolsot bibimbap
  • tacos
  • chicken wings
  • Korean BBQ
  • kimchi
  • brunch food
  • cocktails
  • good service
  • marinated beef
  • good for a quick meal
  • good for a late night
  • gelato
  • sorbet
  • soju
  • great value
  • pancakes
  • Ian B.

    Good music, great service, godly brunch specials.

    Ian Bryant-Smith · March 2
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  • Steven A.

    Love the atmosphere of this place. I highly recommend Anju, their Korean bar snacks pop-up on the first Friday of every month (10pm-1am, line starts to form around 9:30).

    Steven Androphy · February 8
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  • Catherine C.

    The dumpling soup was too salty; I'd recommend ordering something else from here.

    Catherine Cho · January 6
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  • Lauren F.

    Happy hour and the k chicken wings!!!

    Lauren Fukano · December 6, 2014
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  • E L.

    dolsot bibimbap was tasty♥ great korean food ;) pork & kimchi taco was yummy too!

    E L · November 16, 2014
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  • Yong K.

    One of the few, if not only, late night dining options in DC. Limited menu, but beggars can't be choosers.

    Yong Kwon · September 19, 2014
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  • Danielle R.

    Loved the Korean brunch. You get a Korean-style omelet, chive pancakes, Korean hash browns and your choice of marinated beef, chicken or tofu followed by a scope of gelato or sorbet.

    Danielle Ricks · August 16, 2014
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  • Danielle R.

    The food is very fresh and you get a yummy appetizer dish with each entrée.

    Danielle Ricks · August 16, 2014
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  • Chris F.

    Yummy dumplings and lots of other tasty Korean dishes. Also a great bar - often with food you can y order at the bar. A nice spot for happy hour.

    Chris Fredericks · August 14, 2014
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  • Tyler F.

    The lunch bar special with tacos and Mandu dumplings is great. If that's not available, the dolsot bibimbap is also great.

    Tyler Fisher · August 8, 2014
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  • Wesley C.

    The Sojutini and Mandu Happy hour is one of the best in the city. $4 drinks and Rails, and $3 dumplings cannot be beat.

    Wesley Callahan · August 8, 2014
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  • Chefs Feed

    Mike Isabella, chef of Graffiato, eats here on his nights off. He loves the Korean barbecue fried chicken . Read more

    Chefs Feed · August 5, 2014
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  • Vineet S.

    Happy hour is the time to come. Cheap drinks and dumplings.

    Vineet Shah · July 31, 2014
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  • Mark Z.

    It's not on the menu, but you can ask for mulnaengmyun. If the owner (Ms. Lee) or her son are in, they'll make it for you.

    Mark Zastrow · July 2, 2014
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  • Affinia Hotel Collection

    If you love Asian food and are feeling adventurous, stop by to sip creative cocktails that are refreshingly unique, and sample a repertoire of homestyle Korean dishes.

    Affinia Hotel Collection · June 12, 2014
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  • Uptown T.

    Brunch is ok service is horrible dam near chocked on my food awaiting a glass of water waiter gave a lame excuse that they are short on staff but i watched him come out several times serving others

    Uptown Trooper · June 8, 2014
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  • James B.

    Dolsot bibambap for the win

    James Barnes · February 21, 2014
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  • John Paul M.

    Sunday brunch plate for 13 bucks plus 4 dollar Bloody Marys! Good Sunday

    John Paul Millete · February 10, 2014
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  • Thrillist

    Get $4 Korean dumplings anytime between 4-7pm every day during happy hour. Read more

    Thrillist · January 31, 2014
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  • Yee L.

    Happy hour 4-7pm on weeknights and definitely try their sojutini (yogurt, mango, pineapple and few others)

    Yee Lau · January 30, 2014
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  • Alyson

    There's a great Korean tacos + dumplings + beer for $12 deal – available only if you sit at the bar.

    Alyson · December 18, 2013
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  • raerae519

    Happy hour4-7pm, 7 days/week! Get a sojutini and pan fried shrimp mandu.

    raerae519 · December 8, 2013
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  • Joseph C.

    Great food and service. Sitting upstairs makes it even better!!!!

    Joseph Colucci · June 7, 2013
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  • Reuben I.

    Best Lunch Special - $12 bar lunch special includes 2 Korean Tacos, 6 pieces of Mandu (Dumplings), and a draft beer.

    Reuben Ingber · April 4, 2013
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  • Laetitia B.

    Foursquare says i have been here 23 times. Obviously, this place is good. So good i have been here 23 times ;-)

    Laetitia Brock · March 6, 2013
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  • Jeff S.

    Happy hour prices can't be beat here!

    Jeff Surprenant · January 16, 2013
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  • Rashmi A.

    Fried mandu and sojutinis for happy hour are a must. Try the chap chae (potato noodles with veggies) for dinner. Yum!

    Rashmi Ankam · November 8, 2012
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  • Robert M. Y.

    Superb. The only place in DC I've found that serves real soju!

    Robert M. Youngman · October 11, 2012
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  • Stephanie M.

    The Dolsot Bibimbap is delicious!

    Stephanie Man · October 3, 2012
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  • Vicente G.

    Pimms Cup is slightly spicey. Don't get it if you are expecting a traditional Pimms Cup.

    Vicente Garcia · September 10, 2012
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  • Will M.

    Solid service, OK Korean food. The only thing close to legit that I tried was the pork bulgogi. The chap-chae, mandu & accompanying soy dip were all bland. More American than traditional Korean.

    Will Miller · August 18, 2012
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  • Shawn A.

    Terrible cell service and for some reason they don't give out their wifi password. WTF?

    Shawn Adams · July 30, 2012
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  • Jean L.

    You can park at safeway and just one of the workers to validate your parking. Thus making it free parking! Also get the one, one, one.

    Jean Leconte · July 10, 2012
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  • Steve M.

    The Dweejee Bulgogi was quite amazeballs... and they play fantastic music too! My favorite new lunch stop in the North Capitol vicinity.

    Steve Minard · May 15, 2012
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  • Karsten T.

    $3 Oberon happy hour.

    Karsten Thot · May 7, 2012
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  • Tonianne

    Astoundingly good, fresh Korean, superlative service. Thanks Adam for giving us a great experience - will def be back!

    Tonianne · February 10, 2012
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  • Noe T.

    Dolsot Bibim Bap. Very tasty. Not a fan of the Dduk Bok Gi dish.

    Noe T · February 2, 2012
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  • Jimmy G.

    Wings at the bar for happy hour are the best

    Jimmy Gardner · January 6, 2012
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  • Velvet E.

    Somyun is amazing!

    Velvet Evangeline · December 11, 2011
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  • Jared S.

    Bibimbap and the mandus (of course) were excellent. Not your traditional Korean eatery.

    Jared S · October 5, 2011
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  • Lisa M.

    Go to the bar and ask for the chicken wings - they're not on the menu but they're one of the best dishes offered!

    Lisa Mathias · August 19, 2011
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  • Ricardo

    By far one of the best brunches in DC and a total steal!

    Ricardo · August 7, 2011
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  • Basic B.

    Check out their late night happy hour Read more

    Basic Black · July 7, 2011
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  • FrenchTwistDC

    The $12 brunch on weekends is a great deal!

    FrenchTwistDC · May 28, 2011
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  • Nick F.

    Fried Chicken is crucial

    Nick FixeDC · May 12, 2011
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  • Kristen J.

    Red Bean Mochi. Let it surprise you (in a good way)!

    Kristen Janiszewski · March 8, 2011
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  • Sarah D.

    Parking is a bitch

    Sarah Duh · February 21, 2011
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  • LiJia G.

    Great happy hour--$3 Brooklyn, bells, founder; food is better than the one in dupont

    LiJia Gong · February 17, 2011
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  • AskMen

    Features warm, wood-&-ambient lighting decor as well as some new additions to the menu. Think they've-outdone-themselves small plates selection, Korean tacos & winter fighting spicy soups. Read more

    AskMen · February 3, 2011
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  • Son T.

    Fantastic savory Brunch platter and comes with all the tasty fixings!

    Son T · January 30, 2011
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