Gangnam-Gu

Harbin (Flagship)

Harbin (Flagship)

하얼빈 가정식 본점 – Harbin “Home Cooked Style” Original Location.One of my favorite authentic Chinese restaurant with two locations right behind Seolleung Station. This is the original location and it has the Chinese Xi’an hamburger – the 뤄우쟈머 / Rou Jia Mo / 肉夹馍 means […]

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

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 […]

Sazanka

Sazanka

사잔카 – Sazanka This is a new izakaya that opened in December 2018. Menu consists of 3 omakase sets. There is a drinking anju omakase set for W39,000 and then there is the full dinner omakase at W69,000. It’s not a sushi omakase dinner but […]

Wolfgang’s Steakhouse

Wolfgang’s Steakhouse

울프강 스테이크하우스 – Wolfgang Steakhouse (Gangnam Gu – Cheongdam) Wolfgang’s Steakhouse, with the flagship restaurant located on Park Avenue, was founded by the former headwaiter at Peter Luger Steak House, Wolfgang Zwiener. In addition to NYC, Beverly Hills, Hawaii, they have many branches in Asia […]

Kappo Akii – Dosan Park

Kappo Akii – Dosan Park

갓포아키 (Kappo Akii) is without question one of the top Japanese izakaya in Seoul. Kappo Akii has 5 locations – (1) Gangnam Dosan Park (2) Cheongdam (near Apgujung Rodeo Station) and (3) Yeoido (Glad Hotel, 14th Floor) (4) French Village (5) Jeju. All 5 locations […]

Kim Soosa

Kim Soosa

김수사 – Kim Soosa (Gangnam Gu – Sinsa Dong) This Japanese sushi establishment has been around since 1986. It’s an institution. The sushi counter only has 6 seats. This place has been in the same location since 1986. I am sure that they have renovated […]

Hikari

Hikari

히까리 – Hikari (Gangnam – Nonhyeondong) – This omakase-izakaya establishment has been around for 6 years. The sushi-chef has been there for just a year. He’s changed up the W90,000 omakase menu a bit. How? By adding more dishes. The owner has worked in the […]

Kame Sushi

Kame Sushi

카메스시 (Gangnam District Office Station) – W90,000 for the dinner omakase. Quantity and quality is there. I can confidently say Top 5. We were talking with one of the customer who was a VIP because he comes there all the time. The customer says there […]

Sushi Tsubaki

Sushi Tsubaki

스시츠바키 (Apgujungdong Rodeo – Gangnam) – Hidden in the back alley of Apgujungdong Rodeo district is a new Japanese omakase that has been open for a little over a month. Quality fish and value pricing. SFP thinks it is definitely Top 5 material. W80,000 for […]

Oh Beut

Oh Beut

오븟 (Dosan Park, Gangnam) – A small, quint izakaya on the 2nd floor of a building in a small alleyway off Dosan Park. The food is good. However, the interior is more suitable for a date night rather than 6 guys chatting it up and […]

Sushi Sora

Sushi Sora

스시소라 대치점 (Daechi, Gangnam) – This sushi restaurant is affiliated with Chef Koji’s empire: 스시코우지 (Sushi Koji), 스시시오 (Sushi Sio) and 스시소라 (Sushi Sora). Sushi Koji is the most expensive omakase among the three at W220,000. Sushi Sio is the mid-tier selection at W140,000 and […]