Myeongdong Kyoja (main store)
One of Korea's best Kalguksu restaurants since its founding in 1966.
I visited the main store of Myeongdong-Kyoja in Myeong-dong.
Myeongdong-Kyoja is, without a doubt, the most well-known kalguksu eatery in all of Korea
The original restaurant opened in 1966, and since then, it has expanded to two additional locations: another branch in Myeong-dong and one in Itaewon.
Since 2017 when the Michelin Guide debuted in Korea, Myeongdong-Kyoja has been continuously recognized as a Bib Gourmand every year.
I went on a Friday night at 8:00 and could get a seat right away.
Four different menu options are available: Kalguksu, Mandu (dumplings), Bibimguksu, and Cong-guksu (soybean noodles, only in the summer)
Among these, Kalguksu is undoubtedly the most well-known dish.
Kalguksu 10,000 won
Myeongdong-Kyoja's Kalguksu is known for its meaty broth and meat-filled dumplings.
Bibimguksu 10,000 won
Bibimguksu is something I've never tried before. It is a bit spicy, but a delicious specialty to order!
Additional noodles and rice bowls are free, but only if you order one meal per person.
Since 1966, Myeongdong-Kyoja has stood as the go-to location for authentic Kalguksu cuisine in Korea.
There are menus such as Kalguksu, Mandu (dumplings), Bibimguksu, and Cong-guksu, the most representative of which is Kalguksu.
Because it is both delicious and reasonably priced, it has been awarded a Bib Gourmand by the Michelin Guide every year since 2017.
Address : 29 Myeongdong 10-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul OPEN GOOGLE MAP
Phone : +82-0507-1306-5348
Operation Hours : Monday-Sunday : 10:30 - 21:00
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