Eating in Seoul might be expensive sometimes, but it is also very easy to find really cheap and nice restaurants!!
Let BnBHero introduce one of the cheapest but fine restaurants in Seoul – Pomato!
Pomato is chain restaurants offering variety of Korean menus, they have a lot of locations in Seoul, mostly very convenient places near the subway stations and living neighborhood.
You can easily find one of their restaurants near you by searching ‘Pomato’ or ‘포마토’ in your map apps, or just look for this bold red colored banner!
Pomato is definitely a favorite of students and busy workers, not only because their extremely cheap menu, but also the fast speed serving and 24 hrs open hours, so you can enjoy the fresh made food at any time!
Most of Pomato items are around 3,000 won to 5,000 won, even the most expensive one won’t cost you more than 7,000 won!! The menu includes Kimbap, Katsu & Omelettes, fried rice dishes, stews, Chinese foods, and Korean regular dishes such as bibimbap, ramen, cold noodles and many others.
The menus are in 4 languages (Korean, English, Chinese and Japanese)!!
And with pictures!
Pomato’s menu~ Really cheap but extensive!!
The restaurants are all clean with the same styled nice decorations. They also promise to provide healthy food made of quality ingredients only.
Inside of the restaurant
Pictures in one of the restaurants showing the source of their ingredients
One of the best dishes is this Chicken Mayo, a quite large portion for only 4,000 won!! Two kinds of sauces are self served, there are lots of egg toppings and very crispy chicken katsu, the dry seaweed flakes make it more tasty!
All menus from Pomato are also good for take-out. The take-out Kimbap still remains delicious after 2-3 hours.
Nice and clean package
Other recommended menus include this ‘Rabokki Gratin’, with ‘Rabokki’ short for ‘Ramen and Tteokbokki’. Also large portion good for shared by two, very cheesy with large amount of cheese, only 4,500 won. This is especially good for those who can’t take spicy food.
Cheese Ramen and Tteokbokki
Fish Cake Soup
Eat cheap can really help you manage your trip budget when visiting Korea, so next time when you want to have some fast and cheap Korean food, why not have a try at Pomato~
Here are some of their Locations:
Seocho-dong 1307-22, Seocho-gu, Seoul
Sindaebang 2(i)-dong 347-13, Dongjak-gu, Seoul
Jeonnong-dong 295-30, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul
Yeoksam-dong 826-27, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
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