11, Jungang-daero 990beon-gil, Busanjin-gu, Busan
Boltaegijip has been recognized across the nation for 15 years for its delectable foods and tradition. It serves steamed fish, fish stew, and boiled fish cooked with one of three fish, including cod, blowfish, and loach. Daeguppol-jjim (braised codfish head) is especially popular.
10, Gold thema-gil, Busanjin-gu, Busan
Wonjohalmae Nakji (Grandma's Original Octopus) is a local restaurant specializing in food cooked with fresh shrimp and small octopus purchased every day at dawn at the local Samcheonpo Port. It is prepared with other various ingredients, such as garlic, sesame oil, red pepper powder, and other spices. It is a delicious food with an appetizing reddish hue.
30, Teheran-ro 8-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
The restaurant is situated in Seoul, in the elegant marble building of a European facility, on the 2nd and 3rd floors. The restaurant is a meeting place for VIP guests, where the fish is imported daily from Jeju-do Island, Pohang, Busan, and Sokcho. This is the perfect place for family gatherings with special prices given to guests who reserve the small and large banquet rooms. Aedogin's head chef was formerly the assistant head chef at the Shilla Hotel.
273-1, Gwanganhaebyeon-ro, Suyeong-gu, Busan
Silla Hoetjip serves fresh raw fish bought locally as well as chemical-free farm-grown vegetables.
3-1, Honam-ro 64beon-gil, Mokpo-si, Jeollanam-do
Dokcheon Restaurant serves the best octopus dishes in Honam. Dishes made with long-legged octopus are excellent, also Nakji-bibimbap (octopus bibimbap) with seasoning and vegetables has more flavor due to the various seasonings and sesame oil fresh from the countryside.
3, Insadong 12-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Insadong Geujip, located in the famous neighbourhood of Insadong, is a Korean fusion restaurant that is particularly well known for its traditional, yet unique interior. Along with “Insadong Seafood Rice,” and “Insadong Geujip On Rice”, diners can find a range of delicacies including Hanbang
Bossam (Herbal Napa Wraps with Pork), Savory Seafood & Spring Onion Pancake, and Kimchi Parae Pancake on the menu.
The restaurant's specialty, Geujip On Rice, a sort of Bibimbab made with a variety of seafood, vegetables and edible flowers and mixed together with rice and a red pepper paste called gochujang. The basic serving size is large enough to feed two.
The restaurant is housed in an old hanok (Korean traditional house) and has been carefully renovated to preserve the house’s traditional feel. Indoor lights wrapped with hanji, Korean traditional paper, shine a soft glow over the entire dining area and add to the overall ambience.
20-15, Nakdong-daero 1530beon-gil, Sasang-gu, Busan
"Halmae Jaecheop-guk" is a restaurant featuring Jaecheop-guk’(marsh clam soup). Since its opening 28 years ago in the food village beside Nakdong River, its reputation has spread by word of mouth. Jaecheop-guk is long been famous as a good hangover cure. The restaurant cooks the soup over a wood fire to give it a special flavor.
70, Wausan-ro 27-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul
Shanti is an Indian, Nepalese restaurant with cuisine prepared by chef with over 15 years of experience.
18, Jong-ro 40ga-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Jinokhwa Halmae Wonjo Dakhanmari first opened its doors in 1978 and has continued to be a much-loved restaurant on Jongno 5-ga for the past 30 years. The restaurant only uses fresh young chickens, which are about 35 days old, and minimal seasoning to allow diners to fully enjoy the tenderness of the meat. Dip your chicken in the special marinade sauce and couple it with a helping of Kalguksu (a noodle dish) for a perfect meal combination.
51, Junggyo-ro, Jung-gu, Daejeon
Guibin Dolsotbap is one of the top restaurants in Daejeon and one of the very first to offer dolsotbap (rice in sizzling stone bowl) meals. The restaurant was first opened in Daeheung-dong and later moved to the current location. Tables are set with 17 types of different side dishes. This restaurant serves vegetarian dishes cooked in traditional Jeonju style. All the dishes have mild flavors and are not spicy, so they are suitable for children, seniors, and foreigners. The dining halls on the first floor to the third floor are also appropriate for important gatherings or dining occasions.
264, Bomun-ro, Jung-gu, Daejeon
Located in Daejeon, Rainbow Korean Restaurant offers a traditional fine dining experience of royal court cuisine. The restaurant is committed to producing authentic dishes made with locally produced fresh ingredients without any MSG.
The restaurant serves over 20 different menu items and goes way beyond standard dishes by offering delicacies such as sliced flatfish, ear shell mixed with vinegar pepper sauce, stirred turban shell, smoked duck, and steamed beef ribs. Separate rooms are available for private parties and a wide dining hall may be booked for rehearsal dinners, 60-year birthday parties, and other special events.
5-24, Insadong 4-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Stew cooked with fermented soybean paste is this restaurant's signature dish. Rice with beef soup contains pyogo mushrooms and seaweed. The ugeoji soup is also a highlight. Made from the four legs of a cow and mixed with soybean paste, it is very unique. Variations of daily side dishes are also available.