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#42 of 26,591 Restaurants in Seoul
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Korean, Healthy
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
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Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service

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Myeongdong / Namdaemun
0.7 miles from Insadong
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Reviewed December 27, 2020 via mobile

Famous ox bone and beef soup served in traditional Korean stone pots. Perfect choice in winter days. There are other items on the menu including noodles and dumplings. Reasonable prices and good taste.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 23, 2020

Nice ox knee stew soup. Nice and slightly strong kimchi. A can-have everyday comfort midnight food indeed.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 31, 2019 via mobile

Dinner at this restaurant in Myeongdong, that served very good delicious seafood pancake and hotpot soup flavor with kimchi and pork bones that is finger licking good, with a draft of beer to enjoy the wonderful evening night gearing aj d for the new year...2020. The boss was friend and tactful to served us well. ☺️☺️More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 11, 2019

Always noted there were long queues for this whenever we visited Migabon porridge which was upstairs of this restaurant. So we decided to eat this 24 hour restaurant this December trip. We ordered all their specialities which was 2 soups and 2 fried beef dishes....One of the soups came with meat that was a bit tough. The other came with tendon which we liked and the fried beef dishes had tender meat as well. Overall, not too bad but not as good as we anticipated it to be given the queues.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 10, 2019 via mobile

One of my Korean comfort food. Never fails to satisfy me :) My kids and my Mum who tried it for the first time also enjoyed it. You must try the “ox bone stew and boiled rice”. Simply delicious!

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 26, 2019 via mobile

We read some good reviews about this restaurant so decided to try it since it’s near to our hotel. It was a good decision! Restaurant had a queue while we reached just before 8 pm though the queue moved quite fast. We ordered the beef...slices Seollongtang and kimchi pancake. Soup looks a little cloudy and simple but it tastes really rich and flavourful. Beef is of good texture too. You can add some salt, pepper and kimchi too which are provided at each table. Kimchi pancake is thin, crispy and with fresh meat. Both are really nice comfort foods especially for cold weather! We thoroughly enjoyed it and went back for dinner again before going home. Will definitely come back again!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 25, 2019 via mobile

Best bbq food in Myeong-dong, nice service. Good meat and good accompaniments !! Nice stuff. Not too expensive .

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 16, 2019

Made a special trip to Sinseon after reading the reviews online. The soup was just ok not fantastic and I felt very thirsty for the next few hours. I ordered one soup and a fried beef dish but was served two bowls of soup and...the beef dish. I didn't want to point out that the order was wrong as communication was a problem n decided to have the extra bowl of soup since there were two of us. I won't eat at this restaurant a second time. The fried beef was, however, tender.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 4, 2019 via mobile

We chanced upon Sinseon Seolnongtang restaurant in Myeongdong shopping district one night in September. Went there early in the morning for our breakfast on the following day. There was a small queue but we got our seats rather fast. We ordered a Kimchi pancake and...a Tri-seolnongtang. Food were served promptly . We loved the piping hot and flavourful beef broth . The beef texture was tender and mixing the rice with the beef soup was really good. I am never a fan of kimchi but l love the kimchi pancake which was simply delicious. The food portion was of good size for two people. The place was quite congested but it was clean. Staff service was just average and the prices were reasonable . We had a pleasant breakfast.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 20, 2019 via mobile

Came here at 7:30am for a little breakfast, and wow- what a great time. Family ordered the Seolleongtang, and I had the tri-beef version. Staff was friendly, and actually greeted us in Korean, then quickly in English. Menus had English, and we ordered in English...with no problems. The soup is served steaming hot, and in a good size. Be sure to read the card on the table (written in Korean, English and Japanese) about how to correctly enjoy your soup. You MUST season it yourself with the supplied salt and pepper, and if you want to spice things up, you can also add chili powder. They also give you a small bowl of steamed rice. Take a spoon of that rice, soak it in the soup after you season it right, and enjoy. With a little salt and pepper, the soup’s flavor is intensely rich and beefy- without being oily at all. When enjoyed with rice, it’s almost a creamy rich beefy soup. Absolutely delightful and satisfying, without being heavy. The tri-beef version is loaded with melt in your mouth sliced brisket and lean beef cuts- enough so that you can enjoy some beef with literally every spoonful of soup. To do it even better, grab some of the all you can eat cabbage kimchi and turnip kimchi located in 2 steel containers at your table (fish it out of the tin with tongs, and cut it with scissors-fun!), and top off some spoons of your soup with that. Wow. If you leave here hungry, you did something wrong.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Response from p911turbo | Reviewed this property |
In terms of stew dishes, just beef I believe, the meat, the bones, the tails. I believe I posted the menu in one of the pictures.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sinseon Seolleongtang Myeongdong

Yes, Sinseon Seolleongtang Myeongdong offers takeout services.

Sinseon Seolleongtang Myeongdong is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5