Lunch in Myeongdong like a local Korean! – Cheap and Delicious

TOP 10 Local lunch restaurants in Myeongdong, Seoul, Korea

BnBHero Office is located in Myeongdong! So everyday we have to choose what to eat at Myeong dong. We are introduce typical lunch for office worker in Myeong-dong now! 

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 1. ์ƒ๊ตฌ์ „ (Saenggujeon) 



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์ง€์—ฐ๐ŸŽ€(@_jyrabbit_)๋‹˜์˜ ๊ณต์œ  ๊ฒŒ์‹œ๋ฌผ๋‹˜,

์ƒ๊ตฌ์ „ means grilled fish restaurant. Local Korean love to eat grilled fish for lunch.

Most of the Korean restaurant serve side dishes for free. If you want, you can refill the side dishes.

This is the heart of Korea ๐Ÿ™‚

Mix Grilled fish set (7,000 won for weekday lunch, 9,000 won for weekend and dinner)

Consist of 3 different fishes, Mackerel, Saury and Cero. There is fun to choose the fish.

If you don’t like fishes, don’t worry! They also have stir-fried pork rice(spicy/not spicy).

If you order pork rice, you can enjoy hotstone pot rice(๋Œ์†ฅ๋ฐฅ). You can make ๋ˆ„๋ฃฝ์ง€(Scorched rice) after you take out the rice and pour hot water to the pot. Korean love to eat ๋ˆ„๋ฃฝ์ง€ after a meal.


MENU: Grilled fish, pork rice, abalone hot stone rice, Spicy seafood stew, etc.

HOURS: 11:00~22:00

ADDRESS: 35 Myeongdong 8na-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul (์„œ์šธ ์ค‘๊ตฌ ๋ช…๋™8๋‚˜๊ธธ 35)

 2. ๊ฝ์‹œ๋ฉด๊ด€ (Gongxi noodles bar)

One of the best Korean office worker’s lunch is Jjajjang-myeon(black bean noodles,์งœ์žฅ๋ฉด)! Do you know Chinese embassy is located in Myeongdong? So there are lots of Chinese restaurant near embassy.

Gongxi noodles bar is one of the Chinese restaurant in Myeongdong. There is a long line during a lunch break.

Signature menu is ๊ฟ”๋ฐ”๋กœ์šฐ(Guobaorou). Most Korean order 1 meal for each person, and 1 dishes for share.


MENU: Guobaorou 17,000 won Black bean noodles 5,000 won Dumpling 7,000 won

HOURS: 10:30~22:30

ADDRESS: 45 Myeongdong 2-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul (์„œ์šธ ์ค‘๊ตฌ ๋ช…๋™2๊ธธ 45)


3. ์œ ๊ฐ€๋„ค ๋‹ญ๊ฐˆ๋น„ (Yoogane Dakgalbi)



#์œ ๊ฐ€๋„ค๋‹ญ๊ฐˆ๋น„ #๊บ„

๋‚˜ ํ˜„(@nahyoun__k99)๋‹˜์˜ ๊ณต์œ  ๊ฒŒ์‹œ๋ฌผ๋‹˜,

There are four Yoogane Dakgalbi in the Myeongdong. You can find this restaurant easily.

Dakgalbi is a popular Korean dish made by stir-frying marinated diced chicken in a gochujang-based sauce with cabbage, sweet potatoes, rice cake, scallions, and other ingredients.

Normally, Korean choose Dakgalbi fried rice for lunch. It is more cheaper than Dakgalbi and suitable for lunch. You should bring some side dishes in the Self Bar.

You can add some topping beside the fried rice. We choose sticky noodles today. But they have lots of topping to add, sweet potatoes, rice cake, ramyeon, udon, cheese.

You can’t eat spicy food? Don’t worry! They also serves chicken bulgogi and seafood pancake. It is not Spicy at all!


MENU: Dakgalbi(Spicy Stir-fried chicken) 9,500 won Dakgaibl pan-fried rice 6,500 won

HOURS: 9:00~1:00

ADDRESS: 8 Myeongdong 4-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul (์„œ์šธ ์ค‘๊ตฌ ๋ช…๋™4๊ธธ 8)

 4. ๋ช…๋™๊ต์ž (Myeongdong Gyoja)


Myeongdong gyoja (๋ช…๋™๊ต์ž) is the most famous restaurants in myeongdong for Korean and foreigners. It has been in business for about 40 years.

Each person can get own portion of Kimchi. The kimchi have a lot of garlic and hot pepper.

Main menu is Kalguksu(hand-made noodle soup). They have 4 mini dumplings in the noodles. The soup is chicken based, harmonized with stir-fried pork and vegetables.

If you like dumpling, you should order Mandoo. Mandoo is steamed 10 big, juicy dumplings.

After the meal, you should have a chew of gum which the restaurant give you for free. Gum will keep your breath fresh from garlic smell.


MENU: Kalguksu 8,000 won Spicy noodles 8,000 won Mandoo 10,000 won

HOURS: 10:30~21:30

ADDRESS: 29 Myeongdong 10-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul (์„œ์šธ ์ค‘๊ตฌ ๋ช…๋™10๊ธธ 29)

 5. ํ™”ํฌ์‹๋‹น (Hwapo Sikdang)



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์ตœ์ธ์„ (@ischoi95)๋‹˜์˜ ๊ณต์œ  ๊ฒŒ์‹œ๋ฌผ๋‹˜,

Hwapo sikdang is well known for pork BBQ restaurant. But they serves lunch special menu at lunch time!

During the lunch hour, this place is full of office worker near Myeongdong and Uljiro district. You have to line up if you arrive at noon.

They have 2 type of main menu. Stir-fried spicy pork and Sausage stew.

The bowl of rice covered with fried egg. You can mix the rice with the butter and soy sauce. This is Korean style egg and soy sauce rice. Butter is offered free.

They have side dish self bar at lunch. You can eat anything you want for free. Side dishes varies from day to day.

That is why Hwapo sikdang is so pupular at lunch time.

Today’s side dishes are tteokbokki, boneless chicken, salad, tofu, muk. All of those are 7,000 won per person.


MENU: Lunch menu 7,000 won Grilled pork belly 13,000 won

HOURS: 11:00~23:00

ADDRESS: 22 Myeongdong 7ga-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul (์„œ์šธ ์ค‘๊ตฌ ๋ช…๋™7๊ฐ€๊ธธ 22)

 6. ๋ง˜์Šคํ„ฐ์น˜ (Mom’s touch)


Mom’s touch is famous fast food brand like Mcdonald in South Korea. You can easily find the Mom’s Touch Myeongdong branch in the main street.

Mom’s Touch main products are fried chicken, chicken burgers, and hamburgers.

Their french fries are not normal one, it seasoned well and crispy!


Signature hamburger menu is Thigh burger, patty is made of Chicken thigh. The patty is so thick, you should open your mouth widely ๐Ÿ™‚


MENU: Burger set 4,900~6,200 won Chicken 5,000~17,000 won

HOURS: 11:30~22:30

ADDRESS: 26 Myeongdong 8-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul (์„œ์šธ ์ค‘๊ตฌ ๋ช…๋™8๊ธธ 26)

 7. ์ž์—ฐ๋ณ„๊ณก (Nature Kitchen)



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@ kn____3jp๋‹˜์˜ ๊ณต์œ  ๊ฒŒ์‹œ๋ฌผ๋‹˜,

Nature kitchen is a Korean food buffet restaurant managed by E-land group. It serves a variety of Korean menus, including meat, seafood, rice, dessert, etc.

You can eat everything you want unlimited! The dishes are changed every season. Price is reasonable, too. So Nature kitchen is one of the highly recommend buffet restaurants.


MENU: Weekday lunch 13,900 won Dinner and weekend 19,900 won

HOURS: 11:00~21:00

ADDRESS: 25 Myeongdong 4-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul (์„œ์šธ ์ค‘๊ตฌ ๋ช…๋™4๊ธธ 25)

 8. ๋ด‰์ถ”์ฐœ๋‹ญ (Bongchu Jjimdak)

There are 3 type of chicken dishes famous in Korea. Fried chicken, Dakgalbi(Stir-fried chicken), Jjimdak(Braised chicken). In myeongdong area, you can easily find many Jjimdak restaurants.

One of the popular jjimdak brand is Bongchu jjimdak.

Jjimdak is a chicken dish mixed with vegetables marinated soy sauce.

There special menu is 2 types cheese topping. If you are cheese lover, you should add cheese topping!

After you eat chicken, you can order ๋ˆ„๋ฃฝ์ง€๋ณถ์Œ๋ฐฅ (crust of overcooked fried rice). Mix the rice with the sauce and enjoy it!


MENU: Jjimdak 22,000~45,000 won Rice 1,000 won Cheese topping 3,000 won

HOURS: 11:00~23:00

ADDRESS: 47 Myeongdong 8na-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul (์„œ์šธ ์ค‘๊ตฌ ๋ช…๋™8๋‚˜๊ธธ 47)

 9. ์‚ฌ์ด๋“œ์‡ผ (Side show)



๋ญ๋“  ์งˆ๋ฆด ๋•Œ๊นŒ์ง€ ๋จน๋Š” ์Šคํƒ€์ผ! โœŒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜ฌ ๋ง›์žˆ์–ด์„œ ๋˜ ๋ฐฉ๋ฌธ! ๐Ÿ˜‚ ์˜ค๋Š˜์€ ์ฐจ๋Œ๋ฐ•์ด ๋–ก๋ณถ์ด๋ž‘ ๋ฒ„ํ„ฐ๊ฐˆ๋ฆญ ๊ฐ์žํŠ€๊น€ ๊ทธ๋ฆฌ๊ณ  ๋‚ ์น˜์•Œ ๋ณถ์Œ๋ฐฅ! ์›๋ž˜ ๊ฐ์žํŠ€๊น€์€ ์•ˆ ์ข‹์•„ํ•˜๋Š”๋ฐ, ์š”๊ฑด ๋„˜ ๋ง›์žˆ๋”๋ผ๋Šฅ~ ๐Ÿ˜‹โค #sideshow #์‚ฌ์ด๋“œ์‡ผ #๋–ก๋ณถ์ด

@ rayun.heo๋‹˜์˜ ๊ณต์œ  ๊ฒŒ์‹œ๋ฌผ๋‹˜,

๋–ก๋ณถ์ด Tteokbokki (Stir-fried rice cake) is korean traditional food that women like. SideShow is tteokbokki restaurant in myeongdong. They serves various types of tteokbokki.

The tteokbokki is cooking at your table so can add topping like noodles, dumpling, egg, etc.

After you eat tteokbokki, we recommend you to order fried rice.


MENU: Tteokbokki 14,000~20,000 won French fries 6,000 won fried rice 2,000 won

HOURS: 11:00~22:00

ADDRESS: 27 Myeongdong 3-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul (์„œ์šธ ์ค‘๊ตฌ ๋ช…๋™3๊ธธ 27)

 10. ์œก์Œˆ๋ƒ‰๋ฉด (Yookssam naengmyeon)


Do you like Korean BBQ? Most Korean likes to eat Galbi with naengmyeon. You can enjoy bbq and cold noodles at the same time inexpensively!

BBQ and buckwheat noodle is the best combination!

They serves 2 types of noodles, spicy noodles & cold noodles. Cold noodles are a traditional Korean summer food. But you can have it in winter!


MENU: BBQ pork+noodles 7,000 won BBQ pork+bibimbap 7,000 won

HOURS: 11:00~21:30

ADDRESS: 10 Myeongdong 4-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul (์„œ์šธ ์ค‘๊ตฌ ๋ช…๋™4๊ธธ 10)

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