Eating well and affordable is the first criterion I set when I start preparing for a new journey. Many people plan to go to Seoul and feel very headache because of the question “Where are the best dining places that should I go to when traveling to Seoul?”. Well, Living Nomads knows that, let us share with you some of the good eating places and restaurants, especially street food areas in Seoul that you definitely have to come, so you don’t have to worry about where to eat in Seoul. So, are you looking for where to eat street food in Seoul? Let’s check it out our list of the best street food area in Seoul including where to eat Korean street food in Seoul to find out the best answer!
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Myeongdong area is very famous for tourists when traveling to Korea because it is the most bustling and busiest shopping street and also as one of the best street food area in Seoul for young people. The area also concentrates so many restaurants serving cuisine from Korean traditional food to Western and Chinese cuisine. Living Nomads will suggest some good and affordable restaurants in Myeongdong you can refer to as below.
Ilbeonji Gopchang Kkomjangeo Korean BBQ restaurant is extremely famous for Gopchang dish – it is a signature dish made from small intestine/large intestine of pig, cow, and grilled with herbs and served with special sauce. The restaurant is quite large and comfortable, so if you go with a large group of friends or with your family are welcome.
Address: 3F, 33 Myeongdong 9-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
Hours: 4PM-12PM (Last Order 11:30PM)
Hangaram Korean Restaurant is famous for traditional Korean dishes. Here you will experience the right meals “home meals” with a rich table including the main dishes along with the side dishes in the daily meals of Korean families.
Address: 93-35 Bukchang-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul (near City Hall and Myeongdong Subway Station).
Phone: +82 2-318-3088
There are many food stalls in Myeongdong neighborhood will be available from afternoon to night throughout all over streets. You can easily buy delicious snacks on Myeongdong streets. Walking on the street, shopping and eating at night is an interesting experience to try in this bustling district.
We had a detailed review of Myeongdong Street here: Myeongdong food blog — Top 12 Myeongdong best food & Myeongdong street food you must eat.
The Hongdae area concentrates a lot of universities of Korea and is also famous as a barbecue neighborhood because it has a whole street with so many BBQ restaurants located close together. If you want to eat barbecue, Hongdae is a great choice. Just go to Hongdae and then getting around for price survey, see which restaurant is reasonable, then drop by, because as I see the taste of the shops here is almost the same.
Myth Jokbal restaurant specializes in Jokbal (Korean Braised Pig’s Trotters), and offal. This Jokbal is very popular in Korea, an entire braised pork leg served with kimchi, bring the strange taste. A small tip for you, this dish should eat with 2 people, with one person is too much, full will not be able to breathe.