Among the hordes of college students from neighboring Yonsei, Ewha, Sogang, and Hongdae Universities, a common trait exists between them. The need for eating on the cheap. To cater to these frugal tendencies of down-and-out denizens, All-You-Can-Eat restaurants have become mainstays in this bustling area of Seoul, where you can find great deals to fill your belly with anything from sushi to steak and pizza. Here are a few such places we’ve singled out for their penchant for later causing diners to roll on the floor with a death grip on their full stomachs, in between brief bouts of laughter when staring at the bill.
Sushi’o Black Container has All-You-Can-Eat pricing for lunch (13,900won), dinner (16,900won), and weekends (16,900won)
Rio Brazil is offering unlimited steak and churrasco for 33,000won per person.
Pizza Mall’s Summer Party special features their buffet for lunch (9,900won), dinner (12,900won), and weekends (12,900won).
The nationwide chain of HiMeat has unlimited Korean BBQ going for 16,900won per person, which happens to include a franchise in Hongdae.
Cafe Amazing Grace serves up an endless assortment of specialty cakes for 6500won per person (must also purchase a drink).
The popular Indian eatery known as Utsav currently has an All-You-Can-Eat lunch special running for 11,800won per person.