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Les Deux Plats in Itaewon
Les Deux Plats in Itaewon

Les Deux Plats is a European restaurant in Itaewon. Despite the French-themed name, much of the menu tends to focus on Italian cuisine. Some decent pics of menu, food, and atmosphere can be found on Lirieun’s blog.

Pier 8 in Itaewon
Pier 8 in Itaewon

Pier 8 is a funky Japanese restaurant and lounge in Itaewon, featuring innovative Japanese cuisine, creative drinks, and varying musical vibes and live acts. Micky D’s blog helps tell the rest of the visual story.            

Tomatillo in Seoul
Tomatillo in Seoul

If Grill5 Taco is the preferred choice among Koreans who love Mexican, Tomatillo creates equal excitement among the foreign community, especially due to its menu influences from Chipotle. Tomatillo has branched out into 5 locations in Seoul, such as Gwanghwamun, Yeoksam, Euljiro, Itaewon, and Yeouido. Additional nice pics at Hisbooks blog.

Vatos Urban Tacos in Itaewon
Vatos Urban Tacos in Itaewon

Vatos might just be the most famous Mexican restaurant in Korea, for both foreigners and Koreans. Located in Itaewon, Vatos draws crowds from all over Seoul, as well as throughout the country, when people come to visit the big city. More info can be found on their FB Fanpage, as well as you can see […]

Banana Grill in Seoul
Banana Grill in Seoul

Banana Grill is a burger restaurant chain with locations in Itaewon (Hannam) and Seolaemaeul. Not having a major web presence, Banana Grill has a strong following among Korean foodies. Good pics of menu and food can be seen at Le Bee’s blog.

Cirilo Taco in Itaewon
Cirilo Taco in Itaewon

Founded by a Mexican-American just 5 minutes from the heart of Itaewon, Cirilo Taco has been gaining in popularity among Mexican restaurant enthusiasts in Korea for its broad menu and great environment. Yummy pics at Pinkgogirl.

Jacoby’s Burgers in Haebangchon and Apgujeong
Jacoby’s Burgers in Haebangchon and Apgujeong

If we’re going to chronicle Korea’s burger scene, we naturally need to make some mention of Jacoby’s Burgers, arguably the most popular burger place in Korea. Both foreigners and Korean foodies flock to this place to either pose with their massive burgers or to create custom burgers of their own. Maps to their Haebangchon and […]

Don Charly in Itaewon
Don Charly in Itaewon

  Run by Carlos Molina, a young chef from Mexico City, Don Charly's is small Mexican restaurant in Seoul's Gyeongridan area, in the vicinity of the more bustling Itaewon. Reputed to be among the most authentic Mexican cuisine (or Tex-Mex, rather) in the city, Don Charly's specializes in a variety of tacos and tortas. 

Taco Chili Chili in Itaewon and Garosu-gil
Taco Chili Chili in Itaewon and Garosu-gil

Taco Chili Chili has been around for years and must be doing something right with its Mexican fare, at its locations in Itaewon and Garosu-gil. Serves a variety, such as enchiladas, tacos, taco al pastor, quesadillas, fajitas, and burritos. Below maps are for their Itaewon and Garosu-gil locations, respectively.