Here's a confession: we’re not just obsessed with K-pop or K-drama—Korean cuisine has also massively taken over our hearts, and we can't get enough! It's a good thing that Korean restaurants have sprouted literally everywhere, so we can all get our Korean fix in an instant!
And because there are loads of places at our disposal, we've compiled our favorites in this list to make it easier for you. Try one or try all, it’s time for an epic food trip with all of your fellow Korean-obsessed friends!
88 Meralco Ave., Ortigas Center, Pasig City
It’s no secret that any Korean food fan’s favorite is Ye Dang, and we don’t wonder why. Authentic Korean dishes you’ll always come back to is their signature, so go crazy with various meat choices for grilling, especially the samgyupsal!
5650 Don Pedro St., Poblacion, Makati City
Looking for that spicy Korean kick during those late nights/early mornings out? At Jumong, you’ll get served with your favorite fare no matter what time you crave for it. From banchan to main dishes like galbi jjim and pajeon, you’ll find yourself coming back again for more and more!
Molito Lifestyle Mall, Madrigal Ave., Alabang, Muntinlupa City
Southerners need not drive far to get authentic, honest-to-goodness K-style food. Their samgyupsal and beef stew are crowd favorites, so don’t miss getting these when you drop by!
Sariwon Korean Barbecue
7th Ave. cor. 29th St., Bonifacio High Street Central, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
It’s not the best bulgogi place in Korea for nothing! Apart from this tasty dish, however, everything on their menu is just to-die-for. You get your money’s worth with the delicious spread you can order off the menu!
Jang Ga Nae
8137 Plaza, Escriva St., Brgy. San Antonio, Pasig City
Trust us, this restaurant will not disappoint—generous side dishes, big servings, great service, what’s not to love? Their japchae is so good, it’s more than enough reason to come back! That’s not all because you can also enjoy their meats, stews, and bingsu as well, so don’t leave without sampling those!
Lee Hak Buffet Restaurant
8006 Pioneer St. cor. United and Brixton Sts., Brgy. Kapitolyo, Pasig City
Who doesn’t love a good buffet—what more if it’s all Korean food? People have been raving about this place and it doesn’t disappoint. The best part? You’ll go home with a full tummy for less than P500. Sulit!
Do you have your own favorite Korean restaurant? Did your go-to make it on our list? Share your recommendations with us in the comments!
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Banner photograph from Sariwon Korean Barbecue.