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Best Local Korean Food in Korea Recommendations

No trip is perfect without enjoying some of the best local Korean food in Korea Seoul. Try these popular 4 local delicacies between your fun and games to complete your full travel and dining experience.

Best Local Korean Food in Korea Recommendations

1. Kalbi 

Kalbi Sweet Marinated Beef - best local korean food in Korea

Kalbi Sweet Marinated Beef

One of the specialties of Korea, this sweet seasoned grilled beef can be enjoyed at Jinjinbara Restaurant. Reservations for the set course can be made at www.jinjinbara.com

2. Samgye-tang (Ginseng Chicken Soup) 

Nourishing Korean Ginseng Chicken Soup for a cold day - best local korean food in Korea

Nourishing Korean Ginseng Chicken Soup for a cold day

A nourishing broth with ginseng root stuffed in the centre of the chicken and boiled till tender softness. This korean delicacy be enjoyed at Tosokchon Samgyetang Restaurant.

3. Steamed Oysters with Brown rice and Spicy Tofu Soup

best local korean food in Korea - Steamed Oysters with Purple Short Grain Rice

Steamed Oysters with Purple Short Grain Rice

This tasty meal at Buckchon (549-2792) Restaurant is a perfect dish on a cold day. The homemade tofu is soft as silk, with the brown rice and fresh oysters complimenting it perfectly.

Out of all, this to me is the best local korean food in Korea. But everyone has their favorites.

4. Barbeque Beef and Pork (Samgyeopsal)

best local korean food in Korea-Tasty Local Korean Barbecue Beef

Tasty Korean Barbecue Beef

Indulge in the premium side of things, with beautiful marble barbecue beef at Hansik Byeok-Je Galbi Restaurant, known to be one of the best barbecued beef restaurants around. For those who are more adventurous, they are have raw beef dishes as well, which are surprisingly tasty.

For the full range of other tasty local Korean food in Korea we had, check out the below gallery.

 

Read more about my traveling adventures via different modes of transport in Korea Seoul.

 

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This trip was made possible by Korean Tourism Board

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2 Comments

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    Juan
    May 6, 2016 at 4:36 pm

    damn yummy!

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