What to eat in Seoul blog — 9 must eat food in Seoul & must try food in Seoul & best places to eat them

Seoul, the capital of South Korea, is always a popular tourist destination. There are many interesting places to visit, such as Everland Park, Namsan Tower, and Gyeongbokgung Palace… When my friends plan a trip to Seoul, they always ask me a difficult question: “what to eat in Seoul?” I’m not sure if Focus Asia Travel’s friends are like that. If so, don’t worry, there is an “Aboriginal” of Seoul here, and I will show you a list of delicious dishes that you must try when visiting Seoul. There’s no need to be concerned about eating from now on. So, where should you eat in Seoul, Korea? Check out our what to eat in Seoul blog and best Seoul food blog to learn about the must eat food in Seoul (must eat in Seoul, must eat in Seoul Korea) and must-try food in Seoul (must-try food Seoul) from Korean traditional cuisine to delicious street food and the best places to eat them to make your trip to Seoul more complete and perfect.

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Korean cuisine

 

The Korean blood sausage Sundae.
Sundae (blood sausage). Sundae and soju or some beer is a perfect combination! | must try food in seoul

 

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Odeng (fish cake) and tteokbokki (rice rolls)
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Tteokbokki (Spicy Rice Cakes), must try food in Seoul.

 

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Odeng (fish cake soup)

 

Gwangjang traditional food market seoul
Gwangjang traditional food market in Seoul

 

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Kimchi, one of the symbols of Korean cuisine and is must eat food in Seoul

 

Samgyetang is both a nutritious food and a representative for Korean cuisine.
Samgyetang (Korean Ginseng Chicken Soup) is both a nutritious food and a representative for Korean cuisine.
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Street food in Hongdae District

 

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Korean Seafood and Green Onion Pancakes (Haemul Pajeon)

 

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Fiery and pungent kimchi jiggae.

 

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Kimbap (Korean sushi roll) at Itaewon street, Seoul

 

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Delicious street food stall in Seoul

Must eat food in Seoul: Signature Korean traditional dishes

a full meal of Korean traditional cuisine
A full meal of Korean traditional cuisine includes so many small dishes.

Any country’s cuisine is also extremely unique and interesting to discover. If you’ve traveled, you should definitely try traditional cuisine because it helps us understand the culture and people here. If you’re not sure what to eat in Seoul, start with the traditional dishes.

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Bibimbap, must try food Seoul and in throughout South Korea

Samgyetang (Korean Ginseng Chicken Soup)

Samgyetang soup, typical type of Korean soups
Samgyetang, typical type of Korean soups

A highly nutritious Korean dish in which a whole chicken is stuffed with glutinous rice in the abdomen and stewed with rare ginseng roots and other ingredients. Isn’t that an incredible combination of “healthy” and “balanced”? However, in my experience, this dish tastes quite light, so seasoning more with the seasoning jars available on the table to add more flavorful to dish suitable for your own taste is recommended.

Samgyetang soup, typical type of Korean soups

 

Samgyetang soup, typical type of Korean soups
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Samgyetang is both a nutritious food and a representative for Korean cuisine.
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Samgyetang – the chicken ginseng soup.

 

Samgyetang soup, typical type of Korean soups
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Samgyetang
Samgyetang is also a popular dish on summer day.

Bulgogi (Korean BBQ Beef)

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Barbecue dishes always have absolute attraction, especially Bulgogi!

Soy sauce and sugar are used to marinate the beef. Isn’t it straightforward? However, eating in Korea has a distinct flavor to which everyone who enjoys Korean cuisine is addicted. This dish is extremely appealing when served with vegetables and other foods such as kimchi, pickled radish, pickled peppers, and so on.

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Wrap with lettuce

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Japchae (Korean glass noodle stir-fry with vegtables)

Japchae

This dish is very normal but it is quite attractive to tourists because of its “normal”. Korean potato starch noodles (dangmyeon), seasonal vegetables, pork are stir-fried with sesame oil. For those who are picky to eat, can not eat dishes with typical flavors can choose this dish, friendly to everyone.

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Many places have served Japchae as a main dish because the “attraction” of this dish is not small at all.

 

Japchae is a mixed noodle dish can be easily found in any meal in Korea.
Japchae is a mixed noodle dish can be easily found in any meal in Korea. | must try food seoul

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Delicious japchae noodles at Namdaemun.

 

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Seolleongtang (Beef Bone Soup)

Seolleongtang beef bones soup korea

Beef bones (usually are beef leg bones) are stewed for several hours until the broth is white like milk, so the soup is light sweet taste and rich. Then add a lot of chopped green scallions and thinly sliced meat (boiled in the broth). This dish is served with rice, somyeon (or glass) noodles, kimchi, radish, …

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Local food in Seoul for food lovers.

 

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Local food in Seoul for foodies – Seolleongtang

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Seolleongtang (Beef Bone Soup)
If you add a bowl of hot rice served with Seolleongtang, how much of Korea’s cold will also be repelled.

 

Seolleongtang (Beef Bone Soup)
A bowl of beef bone soup with milky broth, thick and fragrant soup make you fascinated.

 

Seolleongtang (Beef Bone Soup)
It’s simple but delicious

Naengmyeon (Cold Noodles)

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Naengmyeon is a cold dish of buckwheat noodles.

On a hot summer day, the noodles in a large aluminum bowl are frequently consumed to cool off. Cold noodles have a strong odor, but it is worth a try. Don’t be afraid of the smell; instead, ignore it and eat until you’re addicted.

Sometimes all the elite end up in ... a bowl of cold noodles like this.
Sometimes all the elite end up in … a bowl of cold noodles like this.
Naengmyeon (Cold Noodle Soup)
In some places, cold noodles have spicy broth like this.

 

Naengmyeon cold noodles
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Korean Seafood Pancake (Haemul Pajeon)

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This is called Korean pizza. The soft batter layer is evenly coated into a round shape, inside there are cutting seafood pieces and scallions. Very attractive.

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Octopus inside

 

Haemul Pajeon (Korean Seafood Scallion Pancake)
Korean seafood pancakes.

 

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Korean Seafood and Green Onion Pancakes (Haemul Pajeon)

 

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