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Myeongdong Kyoja Main

29-1, Myeongdong 10-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul 04537, South Korea
+82 2-776-5348
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“noodle soup” (102 reviews)
“gyoza” (55 reviews)
“cold noodles” (59 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 am - 9:30 pmAll hours
Asian, Korean, Soups
$$ - $$$
29-1, Myeongdong 10-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul 04537, South Korea
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1 - 10 of 797 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The flavor of gyoza is disappointing. The broth of noodle is tasteless. But those are the only very limited menu options. I don't know how it is so popular, but I'm not coming back again.

Thank Frank G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Its full of flavor, meaty noodle soup. Might encounter lionh que at the entrance but que gets short very soon. You get garlic kimchi as side dish, its strong but goes very well with the soup. You order on the table and need to pay...More

Thank Rachel R
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I went to Myeongdong Kyoja restaurant after watching the Nanta show in Myeongdong (which was fun to watch). The noodle soup and dumplings were delicious but there definitely was a sense of rush in the restaurant. We had to order our food...More

Thank Super_Fabulous25
Reviewed 6 days ago

The noodle is quite big for just one person. We should have ordered 1 and share it (so we can try other menus :P). The dumpling was also very nice, meat tasted more than the skin/flour part :) very sweet and savory. The restaurant is...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is many decades old and still popular among both local and international foodies. The noodle soup and dumplings pairs so well and their freshly made gimchi is also very impressive. Only one downside, gimchi is great but beware it's all garlic that makes...More

Thank flyingdonutx100
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everyone here order the dumplings and noodle soup. There’s only 4 items on the menu. Dumplings 10 pcs and 3 types of noodles. But you’ve got to try it if you’re in the area. It’s one of the best dumplings you’ll ever try, If not...More

Thank Angelivo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

delicious noodle and dumpling. good to eat when the weather is cold. there are so many tourist

Thank tkacjsdlqor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The noodles are so smooth! The dumpling skins are so thin and with so much fillings in it. Will revisit next time. Convenient place.

Thank Kammie00123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was tasty. The service was prompt. We would come again. If u need Chinese food this is one of the best choice

Thank SerHwee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I come here every time I visit Seoul and the quality of the kalguksu and the kimchi remains as high today as it was 20+ years ago. The broth is delicious, the noodles silky soft and the little dumplings included in every bowl are just...More

Thank sumi_in_sf
Myeongdong / Namdaemun
Arguably Seoul’s most famous neighbourhood and
undoubtedly one of its most popular, Myeongdong takes
shopping and eating to new heights, with hundreds of
shops, restaurants, and cafes all stacked on top of
one another. The rise in popularity of Korean
cosmetics, fashion, and more has made this area a
must-see for visitors who come and marvel at
Myeongdong’s often frenetic pace and energy. Lotte and
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Questions & Answers
7 June 2017|
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Response from QiaQia | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can go for its hot noodles (8,000KRW) which is good for 1 person serving. Otherwise, you can opt for the dumplings (10,000KRW) if you can finish 10 pieces on your own.
24 December 2016|
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Response from zdaati | Reviewed this property |
Your hotel is quite close to it, best is to ask at the hotel as the resturant is not easy to find with google maps, we asked some people around and found it
Dave W
24 October 2016|
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Response from Chance H | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! I believe there are only four items on the menu and there are pictures in the wall. Hot noodle soup (kalguksu), dumplings (mandu), spicy cold noodles (bibim gooksu or bibim nengmyeon - not sure) and one other... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29-1, Myeongdong 10-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul 04537, South Korea
  • Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Seoul>  > Myeongdong / Namdaemun
  • Neighbourhood: Myeongdong / Namdaemun
  • Phone Number: +82 2-776-5348
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