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South Korea’s capital Seoul is always an attractive destination for travel lovers. There are many must-visit interesting places such as Everland Park, Namsan Tower, Gyeongbokgung Palace… My friends when planning a trip to Seoul also always ask a very difficult question to answer, that is “what to eat in Seoul?”. I don’t know if the friends of Living Nomads are like that? If so, don’t worry, there is a “Aboriginal” of Seoul here, I will show you a list of delicious dishes definitely to try when traveling to Seoul. No need to worry about eating from now on. So, what to eat in Seoul Korea? Let’s check it out our what to eat in Seoul blog and best Seoul food blog to find out the must eat food in Seoul (must eat in Seoul, must eat in Seoul Korea) and must try food in Seoul (must try food Seoul) from Korean traditional cuisine to delicious street food and best places to eat them to make your trip to Seoul more complete and perfect.

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The Korean blood sausage Sundae.
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Odeng (fish cake) and tteokbokki (rice rolls)
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Tteokbokki (Spicy Rice Cakes), must try food in Seoul.
Korean street food odeng fish cake
Odeng (fish cake soup)
Gwangjang traditional food market seoul
Gwangjang traditional food market in Seoul
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Kimchi, one of the symbols of Korean cuisine and is must eat food in Seoul
Samgyetang is both a nutritious food and a representative for Korean cuisine.
Samgyetang (Korean Ginseng Chicken Soup) is both a nutritious food and a representative for Korean cuisine.
Hongdae Seoul
Street food in Hongdae District
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Korean Seafood and Green Onion Pancakes (Haemul Pajeon)
Kimchi jiggae, street food, seoul, korea
Fiery and pungent kimchi jiggae.
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Kimbap (Korean sushi roll) at Itaewon street, Seoul
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Delicious street food stall in Seoul

Must eat food in Seoul: Signature Korean traditional dishes

a full meal of Korean traditional cuisine
A full meal of Korean traditional cuisine includes so many small dishes.

The cuisine of any country is also extremely unique and interesting to discover. Having traveled, you definitely have to try traditional cuisine because it helps us understand more about the culture and people here. If you don’t know what to eat in Seoul, try the typical traditional dishes here first.

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Bibimbap, must try food Seoul and in throughout South Korea

Samgyetang (Korean Ginseng Chicken Soup)

Samgyetang soup, typical type of Korean soups
Samgyetang, typical type of Korean soups

An extremely nutritious Korean dish with a whole chicken stuffed with glutinous rice in the abdomen, the chicken is stewed with rare ginseng roots and some other ingredients. An incredibly combination of “healthy” and “balanced” right? However, according to my experience, this dish tastes quite light, so please seasoning more with the seasoning jars available on the table to add more flavorful to dish suitable for your own taste.

Samgyetang soup, typical type of Korean soups
Samgyetang soup, typical type of Korean soups
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Samgyetang is both a nutritious food and a representative for Korean cuisine.
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Samgyetang, street food, seoul, korea
Samgyetang – the chicken ginseng soup.
Samgyetang soup, typical type of Korean soups
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Samgyetang
Samgyetang is also a popular dish on summer day.

Bulgogi (Korean BBQ Beef)

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Barbecue dishes always have absolute attraction, especially Bulgogi!

Beef is marinated with soy sauce and sugar. It sounds simple, isn’t it? But eating in Korea has a very specific flavor that everyone who is love Korean food is addicted to. This dish is served with vegetables and other foods such as kimchi, pickled radish, pickled peppers, … extremely attractive.

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Wrap with lettuce

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Japchae (Korean glass noodle stir-fry with vegtables)

Japchae

This dish is very normal but it is quite attractive to tourists because of its “normal”. Korean potato starch noodles (dangmyeon), seasonal vegetables, pork are stir-fried with sesame oil. For those who are picky to eat, can not eat dishes with typical flavors can choose this dish, friendly to everyone.

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Many places have served Japchae as a main dish because the “attraction” of this dish is not small at all.
Japchae is a mixed noodle dish can be easily found in any meal in Korea.
Japchae is a mixed noodle dish can be easily found in any meal in Korea. | must try food seoul

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Delicious japchae noodles at Namdaemun.
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| what to eat in seoul blog

Seolleongtang (Beef Bone Soup)

Seolleongtang beef bones soup korea

Beef bones (usually are beef leg bones) are stewed for several hours until the broth is white like milk, so the soup is light sweet taste and rich. Then add a lot of chopped green scallions and thinly sliced meat (boiled in the broth). This dish is served with rice, somyeon (or glass) noodles, kimchi, radish, …

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Local food in Seoul for food lovers.
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Local food in Seoul for foodies – Seolleongtang

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Seolleongtang (Beef Bone Soup)
If you add a bowl of hot rice served with Seolleongtang, how much of Korea’s cold will also be repelled.
Seolleongtang (Beef Bone Soup)
A bowl of beef bone soup with milky broth, thick and fragrant soup make you fascinated.
Seolleongtang (Beef Bone Soup)
It’s simple but delicious

Naengmyeon (Cold Noodles)

Naengmyeon, street food, seoul, korea
Naengmyeon is a cold dish of buckwheat noodles.

The noodles contained in a large aluminum bowl are often eaten on the summer day to dispel the sultry atmosphere. Cold noodles smell quite strong but it is worth a try. Do not be afraid of the smell but ignore it, eat and be addicted, not kidding.

Sometimes all the elite end up in ... a bowl of cold noodles like this.
Sometimes all the elite end up in … a bowl of cold noodles like this.
Naengmyeon (Cold Noodle Soup)
In some places, cold noodles have spicy broth like this.
Naengmyeon cold noodles
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Korean Seafood Pancake (Haemul Pajeon)

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This is called Korean pizza. The soft batter layer is evenly coated into a round shape, inside there are cutting seafood pieces and scallions. Very attractive.

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Octopus inside
Haemul Pajeon (Korean Seafood Scallion Pancake)
Korean seafood pancakes.
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Korean Seafood and Green Onion Pancakes (Haemul Pajeon)
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