Japanese

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 […]

Odoru Sushi

Odoru Sushi

오도루스시 (Daechi Dong) Location: Daechi Dong, Gangnam-GuPrice: W88,000Highlights: Good, quality sushi.Lowlights: It’s in strip mall across an apartment complex. It feels like a local restaurant in a strip mall with a window facing an apartment complex. Thought the quantity of sushi pieces for the price […]

Hayan Sushi

Hayan Sushi

Location: Sungnae Dong, Gangdong-GuPrice: W69,000Highlights: The white cheese dessertLowlights: I checked out this place because it is one of my Instagram food influencers that I follow – Songchelin – favorite and frequent sushi omakase place. I am not sure why. I felt like the sushi omakase course was over […]

Snack Bar Saige

Snack Bar Saige

This is the 2nd location of an izakaya in 연신내역 (Yeonsinnae Station) a block from each other – 심야식당세이지. It’s super value priced and very delicious. This establishment is a MUST visit IF you are you in the Eunpyeong-Gu area, in particular, Yeonsinnae Station 🚉 […]

Sushi Chowu

Sushi Chowu

스시쵸우 – Sushi Chowu (Hannam Dong) – A very quaint, intimate space with only 8 counter seats. A large number and variety of fresh sushi being presented in front of you. Decent value (W70,000 for dinner) and excellent service. When our green tea or miso […]