14, Gwangbok-ro 55beon-gil, Jung-gu, Busan
Sutgarakjeotgarak serves traditional home-made tofu dishes for visitors.
39, Namdaemun-ro 5-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
This restaurant serves Japanese-style, traditional pufferfish specialties. With almost half-century of experience in pufferfish cuisine, the owner of Songwon was trained in Teppan, Japan and remains a special member of the Japanese Pufferfish Federation. The restaurant also offers eel, sukiyaki, and sushi dishes, all made in the traditional Japanese style.
35-4, Dongho-ro 24-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
Songwon is well known in the Jangan area for serving only high-quality Korean beef, seasoned with 20 different types of natural ingredients.
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.
28, Dalmaji-gil 62beon-gil, Haeundae-gu, Busan
With over 20 years in operation, Saeachim Matjip first gained popularity as its outstanding taste was covered in the media. It serves raw fish fresh off the boat and is particularly famous to Japanese visitors. Also, it was among restaurants recommended in the 88 Seoul Olympics.
10, Yonsei-ro 5da-gil, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul
Opened in 1976, Samho Bokjip specializes in food that uses puffer fish as the main ingredient. The restaurant uses fresh vegetables and savory broth to bring out the best flavors of a puffer fish.