NYCReview

photo credit: Young Skeletons

Nowon image
8.4

Nowon

Korean

Bushwick

$$$$Perfect For:Eating At The BarFirst/Early in the Game Dates
Earn 3x points with your sapphire card

Included In

In case you’re reading this on the L train, get off at Jefferson immediately and go eat the cheeseburger at Nowon, a Korean restaurant in Bushwick. Then, call your favorite person in the whole city, and make plans to go back for the pizza. Nowon makes one of NYC’s best burgers, some fun fusion bites, and pizza with Korean toppings. The original East Village location doesn’t do the pizza, so we prefer this warehouse space in Brooklyn, where everything is washed in neon red light, and two different projectors play old rap videos. If you can hear your friend over the music, they’ll be profusely thanking you for introducing them to pizza with gochujang, and burgers with the best pairing since Korea and pop: kimchi and American cheese.

Included In

Suggested Reading

a burger with cottage fries and a pickle spear

The 18 Best Burgers In NYC

All the essential New York City spots where you should eat a charred patty between two buns.

The Best Restaurants In Bushwick image

Where to grab Nigerian food, Happy Hour oysters, some of the best tacos in the city, and more.

The Best Korean Restaurants In NYC image

When you’re dreaming of banchan, gopchang, and Korean fried chicken, here’s where to go.

Infatuation Logo

Cities

2024 © The Infatuation Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The views and opinions expressed on The Infatuation’s site and other platforms are those of the authors and do not reflect the official policy or position of (or endorsement by) JPMorgan Chase. The Infatuation and its affiliates assume no responsibility or liability for the content of this site, or any errors or omissions. The Information contained in this site is provided on an "as is" basis with no guarantees of completeness, accuracy, usefulness or timeliness.

FIND PLACES ON OUR APP

Get it on Google PlayDownload on the App Store