2385, Nambusunhwan-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul
At Canadian Lobster, customers can try a delicious lobster or king crab along with a glass of wine. "A romantic atmosphere for lovers." Canadian Lobster is a place for families and lovers to spend a special night of dining, as the restaurant offers hotel elegance at affordable prices. A variety of crayfish cuisine is served including Chili, Fried Lemon Butter, and Sashimi, while the lunch specials (Maeuntang or Jiritang or Spaghetti) offer a great lunch alternative. Champagne is also served during special events (special wine is served with reservations free of charge).
19, Jongno, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Mijin is a restaurant specializing in spicy hot baby octopus and cool buckwheat dishes. Opened
in 1954, the restaurant's 50-year history is a testament to the great taste
of its dishes and the charm of the restaurant.
The main ingredient, buckwheat, is delivered daily from Bongpyeong, the largest buckwheat producing region in Korea. Baby octopus is also delivered every morning from ports in Yeosu. Families and workers of surrounding companies are major customers of the restaurant, but celebrities and politicians also come to the restaurant to taste its food. Memilmuk (Buckwheat Jelly) and pancakes made with buckwheat and green onion are also delicacies of the restaurant.
224, Saneop-ro, Gumi-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
Geumosanseong Sutbul Galbi strictly serves Hanu (Korean beef) along with naturally grown organic vegetables. All menus are served on brassware with beautifully designed spoons and chopsticks, showing the restaurant's careful attention to detail.
8-10, Myeongdong 8-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
Baekje Samgyetang has been serving delicious pots of samgyetang (ginseng chicken soup) for the past 40 years in Myeong-dong, where it is crowded with people. The restaurant had been introduced in various books and magazines and was also featured on television programs. Many tourists are drawn due to the widespread media coverage of the restaurant. Statistically, about 80% of the restaurant's customers are from Japan and China.
42-21, Saeul-ro, Dong-gu, Daejeon
Yongun Sanseong a restaurant in Yongun-dong, Dong-gu, Daejeon-si, serves beef sirloin steak and beef ribs. Han-jeongsik (Korean Table d'hote) is served during lunch.
32, Haegwan-ro, Jung-gu, Busan
Myeongsong Chobap in Busan is a Japanese restaurant serving fresh sushi and raw fish.
25, Samsan-ro 77-beon-gil, Nam-gu, Ulsan
Ijo Hanjeongsik seeks to serve varied dishes each season and can package up any leftovers. A clean ambience with its special Yeongeok snow crab add more taste to the appetite. Visitors are able to enjoy Han-jeongsik dishes blended with meat and seafood that are well-matched to Ulsan's regional features.
52, Myeongdong 2-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
Myeongdong Yeongyang Center is a 52 year-old specialty restaurant in Myeongdong. It specializes in samgyetang (ginseng chicken soup) and tongdak (roasted chicken). In 1960, Yeongyang Center has started to sell tongdak roasted on an electric rotisserie. Since then, the crisp and not-at-all greasy taste has attracted popularity among local Koreans and it has become a must-visit restaurant among foreign tourists.
They use chickens provided by directly owned chicken farm and the owner of the restaurant thoroughly manages all the process of cooking even from the ingredients preparation level.
Their main menus are samgyetang and tongdak. The Samgyetang features its tender meat and thick broth after boiling for 2 hours and the tongdak features crispy and not-fatty taste of the well-drained chicken. Among the menus, sansam Samgyetang stuffed with wild ginseng powder is the most be-loved menu.
1845, Geumgang-ro, Namyangju-si, Gyeonggi-do
The owner of The Neulbom is able to distinguish the quality of meat just by looking at the color, based on 20-years of experience in wholesale of livestock products. With this ability, the restaurant is able to offer the highest quality of meat as a strict rule to obtain soft and better taste.
Touist attractions Gwangneung Forest and Bears Town are located just 5 minutes and 15 minutes away respectively. Ildong Yuhwang Oncheon is also just 20 minutes away.
36, Nampo-gil, Jung-gu, Busan
This restaurant specializes in samgye-tang (ginseng chicken soup) and has had 60 years of tradition in Nampo-dong. It has been family run for many generations.
626, Bongeunsa-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Samjung is the first and oldest Korean blowfish specialty restaurant. It has been serving raw blowfish courses for 3 generations. The chefs are quite skilled, able to detoxify a blowfish and serve it up to eat in just five minutes.