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#106 of 108,729 Restaurants in Seoul}
$$ - $$$Korean
62, Bukchon-ro 5-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03053, South Korea
+82 2-722-9024
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab” (10 reviews)
“stew” (2 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
62, Bukchon-ro 5-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03053, South Korea
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1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On my last night of my business trip, me & other 2 colleagues wanted to try something local so was recommended by our local colleagues to try marinated crabs. We didn’t realise that this restaurant was a 1-star Michelin until we reach there. We tried...More

Thank MayTan21
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Their soy sauce marinated raw crab is one of the best in Seoul. There are a few more good places to try raw crab, but the reason I take my friends from overseas to try this place is their different side dishes. Kimchi is is...More

Thank joygomo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If I told you one of the best meals in my life was raw crab fermented for a few days, would you think I was crazy? Its actually quite common for Asians to eat like this. The Teochews have a similar recipe, fermented for a...More

Thank Nicholas L
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

We just followed the google map to this restaurant without knowing that it has Michelin recommendation , on the day we visited Buchon Hanok village. The food generally good and delicious . We are Marinated crabs , crab bibimbap, beef rib stew, boiled pork belly...More

Thank Supani
Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

Visited there for lunch after the palace and museum nearby. Famous for it's marinated crabs. We've ordered also the beef ribs and the mushroom soup. The portion of each dish is very generous. The crabs tasted good and fresh, and the taste of other dishes...More

Thank andykk
Reviewed June 25, 2017

To be honest, I don't understand why it gets a Michelin star. By no means did we have a bad meal here but it just didn't live up to expectation and the service was not good. We came here mid-afternoon after touring Gyeonbukgong. The restaurant...More

1  Thank Katie D
Reviewed June 13, 2017

I travel to Korea every year. Keunkiwajip (大瓦房‌) is the only restaurant I visit every time. They offer top class soy sauce marinated crab, with a classic and traditional restaurant decoration. Price to be honest is not cheap at all but so far they keep...More

1  Thank xxjinvet
Reviewed May 27, 2017

I planned to try soy sauce crab at Sinsa but passed by Keunkiwajip 大瓦房 after visiting NMCA. Noticing it is (or was) Michelin 1 Star, I popped in for a try for dinner. There were couples of dinner set and I ordered the most popular...More

Thank SugarTong
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Best eels eaten outside Japan. The meat texture is chewy and non greasy. You can taste the freshness of the eels. Great side dishes such as; well spice cuttlefish that go so well with soju; and crunchy green chili well marinated in peanut spicy sauce....More

1  Thank MrsTan1205
Reviewed May 15, 2017

If you love Gejang, this is the place to go. We didn't make a reservation and we were able to get a table right away. Keunkiwajip is a Michelin 1 star Restaurant. I didn't get to try the soy sauce marinated Crab but I got...More

Thank graphic21
Samcheongdong / Bukchon
This historic neighborhood was traditionally home to
Seoul’s middle and upper-classes. Now it’s most famed
for its clusters of beautiful, traditional Korean
homes (called hanok), many of which are found in
Bukchon. Many of these homes have now been converted
into restaurants, cafes, shops, and even guesthouses,
and their unique architecture offers a look at Korea’s
traditional beauty. Samcheongdong’s main and side
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March 13, 2017|
Response from tyatt | Reviewed this property |
Raw marinaded crab
Riannon M
March 26, 2016|
Response from Claudio D |
Hello Well actually I do not remember as it was a few months ago. Thanks Best
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62, Bukchon-ro 5-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03053, South Korea
  • Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Seoul>  > Samcheongdong / Bukchon
  • Neighborhood: Samcheongdong / Bukchon
  • Phone Number: +82 2-722-9024
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