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Myeongdong Kalguksu

17-6, Sejong-Daero 14-Gil, Jung-Gu, Seoul 04526, South Korea
+82 2-754-7403
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“noodle soup” (2 reviews)
“broth” (3 reviews)
“dish” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Korean
17-6, Sejong-Daero 14-Gil, Jung-Gu, Seoul 04526, South Korea
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Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

This is the place to eat authentic Korean food. Don’t forget to try the Kalguksu and the Mandu and of course the Kim Chi It’s just delicious

Thank luisalfonzo
Reviewed January 19, 2018

Really nice homemade noodles - quick service. Simple meals but very fresh and tasty We were there in the fall, so it was a welcome treat to come in from the chill to a bowl of hot homemade delicious noodles!

Thank planetseb
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

We went here around 11am on a Thursday and fortunately we got seated immediately. Their menu only has the noodles and dumplings so we ordered those. The serving was huge! We could barely finish it.. We were the only foreigners at that time and I...More

Thank Malou M
Reviewed May 12, 2017

The noodles are really smooth and delicious. It is a simple meal but cooked to perfection! The dumplings served with the noodles are yummy, but the separate dumpling/mandu dish is even better. The noodle soup is 8000 won while the mandu dish is 10000 won....More

Thank dearpat
Reviewed March 31, 2017

I like "hole-in-wall" local restaurants...this one qualifies. I saw a majority of local people eating here even though I'm sure lots of tourists are aware of this place. They keep the menu simple. I was not leaving Seoul before eating knife cut noodles...I satisfied my...More

1  Thank D0rindaW
Reviewed January 2, 2017

There's literally a couple of choices on the menu, we had the dumplings and noodles. So delicious. I'm a big fan of steamed dumplings, i make my own as well as try many around Asia. This could quite possibly beat the Din Tai Fung's xiao...More

Thank Mina R
Reviewed September 6, 2016

This is of those Korean restaurants that specialize in a single dish and perfection it. The main attraction here is Kal-Guk-Su, which is a very homey and earthy noodle soup that most Korean families cook at home. The noodle is home made with white flour,...More

1  Thank KooChoLondon_UK
Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth the search in busy Myeong Dong. Extremely satisfying meal, unique noodle and broth, nice dumpling. I'm a kimchi lover and I luvvvv the spicer kimchi here !!!

Thank Ryan T
Reviewed February 29, 2016

Checked out because it was highly recommended. Of the two shops on the street the first was very crowded, the second turned out (at that moment) a little easy, got a table within a minute. Tables are shared, they fit you in where there is...More

Thank py_194x
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17-6, Sejong-Daero 14-Gil, Jung-Gu, Seoul 04526, South Korea
  • Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Seoul>  > Myeongdong / Namdaemun
  • Neighbourhood: Myeongdong / Namdaemun
  • Phone Number: +82 2-754-7403
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