Itaewon & Yongsan-gu restaurants

Top Choice Sandwiches in Itaewon & Yongsan-gu

Casablanca Sandwicherie

These mouth-watering, deep-filled sandwiches served on wide, half-loaves of pillowy bread are beloved by locals and expats. Try the wickedly seasoned (and messy) Moroccan chicken. Also does North African–style shaks…
Top Choice Bakery in Itaewon & Yongsan-gu

Passion 5

A luxe spin-off of the Paris Baguette chain, Passion 5 is the Rolls-Royce of Korean bakeries, offering a Fortnum & Mason–like experience as you wander the gleaming arcade past a sea of perfect pastries, cakes, h…
Top Choice Barbecue in Itaewon & Yongsan-gu

Linus' BBQ

The portions are more modest than your typical Southern smokehouse, but the pulled pork and beef-brisket rolls with 'skinny ass' fries are some of the tastiest (and prettiest) plates of western food in Seoul. Count …
Top Choice Vegan in Itaewon & Yongsan-gu

Plant Cafe & Kitchen

Vegan wraps, avocado burgers, chickpea tagines and peanut stews are just some of the virtuously delicious highlights at this popular vegan hang-out started by a local food blogger. The plant-filled space is also a t…
Moroccan in Itaewon & Yongsan-gu

Morococo Cafe

Cute North African–themed spot offering a chalkboard of half a dozen halal dishes like carrot salad, claypot lamb and the popular 'Morocco Over Rice' (₩9000) – shrimp, chicken, lamb or vegan with rice and vegies. Li…
Korean in Itaewon & Yongsan-gu

HBC Gogitjib

Hungry revellers flock here for the nightly all-you-can-eat barbecue deal (₩16,900 per person), which includes beef ribeye and all the pork cuts on the menu for 90 minutes of protein guzzling. Sides are self-serve, …
Cafe in Itaewon & Yongsan-gu

Tartine

This humble bakery-cafe just off Itaewon's main party strip bakes the best pecan pie this side of the Pacific, along with cranberry cheesecake, butter tart, apple crumble and lots more sweet-pie variations. Max out …
Mexican in Itaewon & Yongsan-gu

Coreanos Kitchen

Lively KoMex restaurant specialising in 'skizzles' (essentially fusion fajitas) served on tabletop skillets in epic sharing portions. Tacos come in pairs; the corn tortillas are made in-house. Try to snag a terrace …
Vietnamese in Itaewon & Yongsan-gu

Pho for You

This stripped-back canteen space ladles up huge plastic bowlfuls of pho dense with tender beef brisket and ribbons of rice noodles. The dark, deeply flavoured soup broth – a recipe from San Francisco, apparently – i…
American in Itaewon & Yongsan-gu

Nekkid Wings

Get your hot wings basted a dozen different ways at this alleyway eatery, from classic buffalo to Korean-inspired 'Amazinger' (spicy ginger), soy wasabi and mandarin orange. The open kitchen also turns out shoestrin…