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Mugyodong Bugeokukjib

#3 of 119,692 Restaurants in Seoul
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38, Eulji-ro 1-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul 04522, South Korea
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+82 2-777-3891
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South Korea
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

Pollock soup in this particular resturaunt is a bit different from what you will taste at most places serving the same item, because they mix beef soup and pollock soup mixture. Its the reason the soup isnt as bland as in other establishments. Also you can serve yourself with a side of Korean pickles and kimchi. Menu is singular which... More 

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KL
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67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2017

as what others comment, there isn't a menu. Not difficult to find the location but only korea name shown "무교동북어국집". Friend and i went in, sat down and the food served to us within 5 minutes - Hot soup with fried fish, vege and tofu, white rice, some condiments and of coz different type of kimchi. The friendly waitress gave... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

For the price you can eat in Seoul, I found this restaurant a bit expensive, but the quality of the food was good. A nice place in the center.

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Thank Miguel M
Singapore, Singapore
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

walked in, was served within 1 min. great simple family food. cant get any better on a cold winter day

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2 Thank Edric L
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016

i came here last weekend and i thought that they will bring the menu for guest, but they didn't. guest just come and sit down, they brought me a set menu include 1 soup, rice. unlimited kimchi (i like kimchi here) and water. Food was good and price is ok but i hope they will give the guest more option... More 

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Makati
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

We came on a Sunday night.. Place was full and there were 4 people ahead of us. The staff actually seemed distressed to see us and gave rather rude hand signals to "stay outside" and wait. After a few minutes, we tried to get their attention if we could study the menu while we wait. instead, we got the same... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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440 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

Great location, paid just 7,000 KRW so is pretty cheap. Not a fan of korean food but the food was also served pretty quickly. They didn't gave me a menu. Just put some food on the table

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Thank Samuel D
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153 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

Arrived at 8am for breakfast. There is no queue and I was seated quickly at a corner. The next moment I knew the ladies were already giving me a bowl of rice and a hot bowl of fish soup. She explained to me that I can put some tiny sakura fish into the soup if I like. The soup is... More 

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Thank VinceVW
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

The meal is served very quickly. Good meal with reasonable cost. Business men around there used to eat their lunch or dinner at this restaurant, because this soup is good for people who drank before.

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Thank Dongwoo K
Seattle, Washington
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

We were planning to come here for our first meal in Seoul but they were closed as we arrived, so we ended up having our first breakfast here instead. Location is pretty easy to find, close to Myeongdong area / 5-10 mins away from Euljiro 1 station (Subway #2). They serve only 1 thing and that is fish soup with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Korean, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38, Eulji-ro 1-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul 04522, South Korea
  • Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Seoul
  • Phone Number: +82 2-777-3891

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?