On Sunday at around 2 pm, I visited Youngil Bunsik in Mullae-dong. It's a spot I've wanted to visit for a long time. Even though it was somewhat after lunchtime, there was still a wait.
A member of staff will come over and collect your order while you wait. There were three groups ahead of us, and we had to wait for about ten minutes.
We've seen this Youngil Bunsik on almost every TV food show we know of.
It used to be very cheap, but now it looks like the price is about right. Kal-bibiim guksu, Somyeon, and Mandu (dumplings) were what we ordered.
On the table, there are condiments ready for you. You can get water and scissors from the kitchen by yourself.
Since Kimchi comes in a big bowl, you can take a little bit out and eat it in a smaller bowl.
We ordered ahead of time while we were waiting, so the food came out quickly. A big surprise for me when I got the food was the large amount.
Somyeon 8,000 won
Somyeon had a medium-thick noodles with eggs, green onion, tofu, and seaweed flakes on top.
The addition of spice and pepper to the broth makes the flavor more rich.
Mandu (dumpling) 7,000 won
The filling of the dumplings was delicate and flavorful. With soy sauce or Kimchi make it taste even better.
Kal-bibim guksu 8,000 won
What I really wanted to try at Yeongil Bunsik was this Kal-bibim guksu (spicy noodles). Along with the Kal-bibim noodles, you get a bowl of soup.
Cucumbers and lettuce are on top. While the flavor is spicy, sweetness comes after, which is great.
I was a bit disappointed that the noodles were a little warm maybe because the weather that day was super hot. Bibim guksu is delicious when it is served cold. Should I come back in the wintertime? lol
Spicy noodles together with dumplings are also a tasty way to eat. They served really big meals; even my husband couldn't eat everything.
While the Kal-bibim guksu (spicy noodles) were great, their hot broth tasted fantastic, so go with the hot noodles as well.
Address : 34-1 Dorim-ro 141ga-gil, Mullae-dong 4(sa)-ga, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul OPEN GOOGLE MAP
Phone : +82-2-2636-9817
Operation Hours : Tuesday-Sunday : 10:00 - 20:00 (Monday closed)
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