Closed in Commack: Ko Gu Ryo

Ko Gu Ryo was a Korean restaurant in Ko Gu Ryo was a Korean restaurant in Commack. Photo Credit: Joan Reminick

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Ko Gu Ryo in Commack has closed, joining the long line of Korean restaurants to have come and gone from this peaked-roof freestanding building at 1087 Jericho Tpke.

The restaurant, which opened about a year ago, received a one-and-a-half star review. While several dishes were uneven, the place garnered praise for its first-rate gopdal bibimpap, the stone pot Korean classic made with ground beef, vegetables and rice crisped around the edges, giving each bite an irresistible crunch.

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The place also offered Korean barbecue and some very good lunch deals, including a Korean-style bento box starring bulgogi, thinly sliced marinated beef, accompanied by savory fried meat dumplings and a vibrant cabbage salad. 

Fans of Ko Gu Ryo can click here to read about seven other Korean restaurants on LI we recommend.

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