Busan one of the most iconic places in South Korea not only famous because of the beaches but also the cuisine. The port city is very well-known for its diverse selections of foods as well as restaurants. There are many unique street food vendors, family-friendly restaurants, as well as upscale fine-dining. If you are planning to visit Busan, here are some of the most recommended restaurants to visit:
Anga is best Korean barbecue in Haeundae Busan worth visiting for. In this restaurant, you can order variety of menu such as chicken and beef. However, one of the most famous menu here is the delicious marinated pork you can grill on individual grills built into each table. You can enjoy your barbecue alone or with friends. You will be served a vegetable bar and condiments for dipping your grilled meats. It is best to have a full barbecue experience in this restaurant in the evening.
Jeonglim is a restaurant with traditional concept in Busan. It is set in a hanok which is a traditional house from the Joseon era. The restaurant is located near Dongnae Station but you have to look more carefully to find its exact location since it is a bit hidden. There are wide selections of meals you can order such as Korean barbecue or classic dish such as juk (rice porridge) and dolsotbap which is a rice dish served in a hot stone pot. You can also order some kimchi, Korean style pancakes called jeon, and pickles.
Dining Room of Park Hyatt
Dining Room is an upscale restaurant serving steaks and seafood. It is located on the 32rd floor of the Park Hyatt hotel. It has nice concept to the interior design with open kitchen. Hence, guests can watch the chef’s workspace and how they prepare their meals. Selection of dish is served but the best and most recommended is the Korean hanwoo beef steak. You can also order one of the great selection of wine pairings to go with your meal.
Boksoondoga is an upscale restaurant in Busan that serve variety of Korean rice wines including makgeolli and soju. Variety of dishes are also served for the guests such as seafood dishes, meat selections, and many more. There are also many dishes that are a fusion of classic Korean favorites with Western influences. Some of international wines are also served such as Italian and Argentinian wines. You can even take Makgeolli Experience Class to learn the fermentation process of the rice wine.
Jang Su Sam
Jang Su Sam is a small restaurant. This restaurant makes the best samgye-tang in Busan. It is Busan’s beloved dish. It comes with a whole chicken stuffed with rice as well as variety of healthy ingredients including ginseng and garlic. They are all simmering in a milky broth. This is known as healthy meal to help cure alignments and sickness. It is best to enjoy during chilly weather. An array of Korean pickles comes with each serving. It is perfect to drink special ginseng drink at the end of your meal.