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Seoul Food: 5 Must-Try Restaurants

Hold onto your chopsticks and prepare to embark on a culinary thrill ride through the bustling streets of Seoul! As a first-time visitor, make sure to check out these five exhilarating restaurants that will take your taste buds on an electrifying adventure you won't want to miss. Get ready to savor the flavors, because Seoul's dining scene is about to blow your mind!


Soufflé pancakes

First up is the fluffy, light, and perfectly textured Japanese-style pancakes, topped with a delicious cream that will leave you craving more - unquestionably the best pancakes you'll ever have! Located in an amazing area with charming shops to explore, this restaurant offers a lively dining experience. Make sure to try their mouthwatering Lemon & Cheese pancakes, a must-try that comes highly recommended.

Richmond’s Dim Sum

Incredible dim sum + pot stickers

Get ready for some mouthwatering dim sum and delectable pot stickers that will leave you craving for more. This restaurant has a menu that is simply raved about (+ celebrity frequented), offering a variety of dishes that are sure to delight your taste buds. The best part? The prices are reasonable, yet the quality of the food is absolutely amazing. Even if you're not typically a beer enthusiast, make sure to try their Pineapple and Mango beer, as it comes highly recommended and is said to be a killer choice.


Korean BBQ

Get ready to indulge in an extraordinary dining experience at this hidden gem of a Korean BBQ restaurant. Tucked away in a small back alley, this renovated traditional hanoak house offers an excellent, high-end culinary adventure that is highly regarded by locals. The meat served here is of exceptional quality, making it a must-visit for meat enthusiasts. While the price may be a bit of a splurge for a high-end Korean BBQ experience, the unforgettable flavors and ambiance are well worth it. Be sure to make a reservation in advance to secure your spot at this sought-after establishment.


Traditional (full meal) Korean food

If you're in search of an exceptional dining experience for Korean traditional food, look no further. This highly recommended restaurant captures the original taste perfectly and offers a vegan-friendly menu option that will leave you truly satisfied. Not only is the food unlimited with refills, but the super affordable prices make it even more enticing. Adding to the unique charm, the staff pulls the entire table in and out to serve and clear, adding a delightful touch to your meal. Don't miss out on this hidden gem where authentic flavors and a memorable dining experience await.


Shabu Shabu

While we unfortunately didn't have the opportunity to dine at this stunning and photogenic restaurant due to the long wait time, we couldn't help but be captivated by the enticing environment and visually appealing food presentation. This popular spot requires a reservation as it tends to get busy, but rest assured that the wait is worth it. The delicious dishes, generous portion sizes, and visually appealing presentation, especially of their signature shabu shabu, make it a must-try culinary experience for hotpot enthusiasts.




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I have been writing + creating photo/video content since I was about 12 years old (2007) - never in my wildest dreams thinking I could be doing this as a full time job 10 years down the road.

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