Japanese

Sushi Chikara

Sushi Chikara

스시치카라 (Hapjeong Station, Mapo-Gu). New 7-seat omakase eatery in Hapjeong Station. This place opened up on February 3, 2020. Two seatings for dinner – 6 and 8 PM. The omakase dinner price? Wait for it…………₩60,000. The menu was excellent and for ₩60,000, it’s so cheap. […]

Sushi Kimae

Sushi Kimae

스시키마에 (Jongno) This sushi restaurant is located in the back right side of the building of the Doosan We’ve Building. It’s a 3-4 minute walk from Jongak Station Exit 2. ₩80,000 for the dinner omakase. This place is very good for the price point. It’s […]

Asoto

Asoto

아소토 | Asoto Love this little izakaya in Hapjeong Station (Mapo-Gu). It’s been open since late December 2019. I love potato🥔, bacon 🥓, mayo, corn🌽 and cheese🧀, therefore, I love Asoto’s potato salad with big slices of bacon. Yum! Their pan fried gyoza (dumplings) is […]

Hannam Tatsu

Hannam Tatsu

한남 타츠 | Hannam Tatsu This is a relatively new entrant in the Seoul izakaya scene. It’s been around for about 9 months but I just recently found out about it. It’s located in Hannam Dong in the alleyway in front of the The Hill […]

Caden Izakaya

Caden Izakaya

[Yeonhui Dong | Seodaemun-Gu] – Caden is one of my top 3 Japanese izakaya in Seoul. Excellent. You can expect the same great dining experience as well as service. They have 2 dishes which are very unique and I always order when I’m there – […]

Hosen

Hosen

스시호센 – Sushi Hosen ₩85,000 for this 🍣 dinner omakase. It’s located in the Gyeongbokgung Palace area in Jongno. It’s been open for about 6 months. Great meal. Good value. Recommend. Reservations are required.

Ogawa

Ogawa

오가와 – Ogawa (Gwangwhamun) – It was my first time here. This place has been around for awhile – over 8 years. It’s located in the basement of an office building in Gwangwhamun. Dinner omakase is W70,000. The sushi was alright. The quantity was alright. […]

Sushi Zak

Sushi Zak

This sushi omakase is one of my favorite restaurants and is currently #1 on the Best Omakase Under W90,000.

Miyavi

Miyavi

Miyavi – 미야비 (Hapjeong Station) Awesome zakaya in Hapjeong Station. The owner-chef used to work at one of the Shilla Hotel restaurants. Quality, service and prices are great.

Jo-Ri In

Jo-Ri In

조리인Location: Shinsa Dong, Gangnam-GuPrice: W90,000Highlights: Not bad. A decent quantity of fish for the priceLowlights: No Korean liquor.Reservation: Call

Sushi Moru

Sushi Moru

스시모루- Sushi MoruLocation: Cheonho Dong, Gangdong-GuPrice: W77,000Highlights: If you live in the apartment complexes nearby, this is a great place.Lowlights: It was in the B1 level out an outdoor shopping complex next to an apartment building. I am sensing the common theme here. Japanese omakase […]

Ki Goo

Ki Goo

기꾸– Ki-GooLocation: Bangbae Dong, Seocho Gu.Price: W70,000Highlights: Decent quantity for the price.Lowlights: Factory assembly line speed efficiency. Eat, eat, get out. You don’t have the sensation of relaxing, chatting with friends. They want you out cause there is another reservation coming in. If you order […]