Myeongdong 10 Best Restaurants & Cafes

서울특별시 중구 명동길 (명동1가) | Myeongdong-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul

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  • Myeongdong Station (line 4, exit 5/6/7/8 right onto Myeongdong). 

  • Euljro (line 2, exit 5/6). 2 mins walk.

How to get to Myeongdong

Note: Myeongdong shopping district is a large pedestrian-friendly zone (see map below) where vehicles are generally not allowed, including to these restaurants and cafes.

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Best Restaurants and Cafes in Myeongdong (by order of map location from Myeongdong Station):

1.  Chir Chir Fusion Chicken Factory, Myeongdong

21, Myeongdong 7-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul

www.chirchir.net

 

South Korea’s largest chain of restaurants originating from Seoul and is known for its signature freshly-cooked Korean chicken dishes.

Chir Chir Fusion Chicken Factory - Fried Chicken
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2. Wangbijib (왕비집 / 王妃家) Korean BBQ

26 Myeongdong 8ga-gil, Chungmuro 2(i)-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul

11:30-23:00

It is highly recommended to get to this popular BBQ restaurant early if you do not wish to join the long queue at the stairs... 

Wangbijib BBQ Restaurant
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Wangbijib BBQ Restaurant
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Wangbijib BBQ Restaurant - Building Exterior
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Wangbijib BBQ Restaurant - Entrance
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3. Stylenanda Pink Hotel & Pink Pool Cafe (Flagship Store)

37-8, Myeongdong 8-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul

www.stylenanda.com

11:00-23:00

 

The popular Korean fashion brand, Stylenana opened its Stylenanda Pink Hotel Flagship Store in Myeongdong with 6 pink-theme floors of surprises from clothing, accessories to cosmetics. The Pink Pool Cafe is located on the 5th floor with its lovely rooftop cafe, Cafe Terrace on the 6th floor.

Stylenanda Pink Hotel & Pink Pool Cafe
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Stylenanda Pink Hotel & Pink Pool Cafe
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Stylenanda Pink Hotel & Pink Pool Cafe
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Stylenanda Pink Hotel & Pink Pool Cafe
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Stylenanda Pink Hotel & Pink Pool Cafe
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Stylenanda Pink Hotel & Pink Pool Cafe
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Stylenanda Pink Hotel & Pink Pool Cafe
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Stylenanda Pink Hotel & Pink Pool Cafe
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4. Loco Quan 401 Restaurant (Korean BBQ)

8th floor, 41 Myeongdong 10-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul (building located on the side lane of MCM store with Foot Locker on ground floor and Starbucks Coffee on first floor).

 

This is the BBQ restaurant opened by Running Man's Ha Ha, offering good views of Myeongdong from its 8th floor restaurant.

Loco Quan 401 Restaurant
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Loco Quan 401 Restaurant
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5. Myeongdong Kyoja

29, Myeongdong 10-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul

www.mdkj.co.kr

10:30-21:30

 

Myeongdong Kyoja, a popular noodle restaurant known for their knife-cut, handmade kalguksu (noodle soup). Also popular are their mandu (dumplings), bibim guksu (spicy noodles) and kongguksu (noodles in cold soybean soup).​

Myeongdong Kyoja
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Myeongdong Kyoja
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Myeongdong Kyoja - Entrance
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Myeongdong Kyoja - Menu
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6 & 11. Isaac Toast

The famous Isaac Toast has 2 branches in Myeongdong selling very affordable and delicious toasted sandwich.

Isaac Toast - Next to Days Hotel Myeongdong
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Isaac Toast - Next to ABOUT ME store, Myeongdong
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7. Yoogane (Myeongdong 1st Branch)

A famous Dak Galbi (Korean Spicy Stir-fried Chicken) restaurant in Korea.

Yoogane Myeongdong
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8. OSULLOC Tea House (Myeongdong Store)

12, Myeongdong 7-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul

www.osulloc.com

9:00-22:30 (Sun-Thu), 9:00-23:00 

 

OSULLOC, the biggest national and globally renowned tea brand from Jeju. The tea house is a paradise for green tea lovers in elegant ambience spread over 3 floors.

OSULLOC Tea House Myeongdong Branch
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OSULLOC Tea House Myeongdong Branch
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OSULLOC Tea House Myeongdong Branch
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OSULLOC Tea House Myeongdong Branch
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OSULLOC Tea House Myeongdong Branch
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9. Jogabi Seafood Bar & Restaurant

17, Myeongdong 7-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul

 

Unique and tasty steamed shell seafood experience.

Jogabi Seafood Bar & Restaurant
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10. Hello Kitty Cafe

28, Myeongdong 4-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul

www.hellokittycafe.co.kr

10:00-21:00

Hello Kitty Cafe Myeongdong
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Hello Kitty Cafe Myeongdong
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Other Cafe & Restaurants Waiting for You

Be adventurous to explore the many other interesting and good restaurants you may have past by while shopping in Myeongdong.

Myeongdong Restaurants & Cafes - Cafe de paris & HEUK HWA DANG
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Myeongdong Restaurants & Cafes - Billy Angel Cake Co
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Myeongdong Restaurants & Cafes - baskin robbins
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Myeongdong Restaurants & Cafes - The Coffee Bean
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Myeongdong Restaurants & Cafes
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Myeongdong Restaurants & Cafes - JENJUDAN
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Myeongdong Restaurants & Cafes - ADDICTEA
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Myeongdong Restaurants & Cafes - Cold Noodles & Fried Sweet Dumplings
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Myeongdong Restaurants & Cafes - Congee
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Myeongdong Restaurants & Cafes - Shaved Ice Mango Dessert
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Myeongdong Restaurants & Cafes - The North Face Cafe
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Map of Recommended Restaurants in Myeongdong

Map of Myeongdong Best Restaurants & Cafes Locations | Seoul, South Korea

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