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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.

Taco Chili Chili in Itaewon and Gangnam (Best Mexican in Korea-series)
Taco Chili Chili in Itaewon and Gangnam (Best Mexican in Korea-series)

Taco Chilii Chili has been around for a long time and seems to have found the right recipe for serving delicious Mexican food, but also remaining financially viable in a country that hasn’t had a good track record for prospering Mexican fare, at least not until recently. (From Misangu’s blog)

Spice Table in Itaewon
Spice Table in Itaewon

Spice Table is an Asian/fusion restaurant situated in Itaewon, just north of Itaewon Station. Specializing in innovative pastas and entrees, Spice Table is famed for its beautiful high ceilings, along with a great open terrace for when warm weather sets on Itaewon.          

Iranian Food Delights Locals
Iranian Food Delights Locals

By John Redmond, Korea Times Contributing writer To say that the Korean palate is expanding to foods one never thought would take off in the land of the morning calm, would be a gross understatement. From regional dishes popular in neighboring nations to exotic European delicacies, Korean's are embracing a much broader variety of taste […]