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The Flying Pan Blue

123-7 Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
+82 2-793-5285
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (38 reviews)
“french toast” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
123-7 Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Neighbourhood: Itaewon
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was good. Pancake batter made fresh when you order. They speak decent English. Worth a look.

Thank Jared G
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing food. Came For the first time with my sister when she came to visit me in korea. The banana encrusted French toast is the best French toast I've ever had. I dream about it still.

Thank ShamaLlama
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Hidden garden level restaurant... entry makes one question weather to be wary. Our Breakfast had scrambled, poached and pancakes avocados...were very good. Yummy ... pricey... but w few restaurants other than hotels. Choices are few and food is good.

Thank D C
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We havent been able to find a good brunch...this place was awesome. Portions were huge so you could split a dish to save some money. Overall we are going back for sure.

Thank Stephanie R
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Pretty close to an American brunch. I ordered the Choco pancakes which was delicious and it has bars of chocolate on it. Scrambled eggs were just perfect and as it should be. My friend got the salmon salad and it was huge and delicious. Excellent...More

Thank kinganyc2016
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

I've been deployed and that is the only reason it's been a year since we've eaten here. Great food at a great price. The place was packed but we got in so unless you go before 11 you might wait. I had the open farmer's...More

Thank Marc_and_Kim_Z
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We were looking for breakfast in Seoul and found Flying Pan Blue on an Internet search. The food was fantastic according to all. We had the open omelette, the French toast and eggs benedict. All the food was delicious and well presented. The portions were...More

Thank Dan V
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

It's a place a bit hidden (down in the basement). It's a breakfast place with decent offer. The portion is fairly big and looks great! Waiter spoke good English and was friendly. The food was tasty too. For a coffee + breakfast (no juice or...More

1  Thank Ranko T
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Loved this place! We went for a late breakfast and we really pleased with everything. The ingredients were very high-end, looked beautiful, and tasted great. The atmosphere is fun and quirky.

Thank fojane
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Ate here with my wife and daughter this morning for brunch. First things first, the place is hard to find! It's in the basement of the building and doesn't have very prominent signage. Entry is from the street next to the Hamilton Hotel. The food...More

Thank MacintheROK
Neighboring the immense Yongsan American Garrison,
Itaewon was once shunned by locals as a seedy, red
light district. But within the past few years, Itaewon
and its surrounding neighborhoods such as Kyunglidan
and Haebangchong have undergone a major revival to
quickly become one of Seoul’s hottest areas. Here,
trendy international restaurants dot the area
alongside hip lounge bars and some of Seoul’s hottest
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123-7 Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Seoul>  > Itaewon
  • Neighbourhood: Itaewon
  • Phone Number: +82 2-793-5285
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