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Hansik

Enjoy the genuine taste and flavor of Daegu's various foods starting with Hansik, taste the traditional food of noble and upper-class families of the Yeongnam region.

Amijeong (아미정)

  • · Inquiry : +82 53-382-2238
  • · Time : 10:00 ~21:30
  • · A 3-min walk from EXCO

Hanjeongsik(Korean Table d'hote) - The traditional Hanjeongsik is a set meal with an array of side dishes served with rice and soup.

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Gaejeong (개정)

  • · Inquiry : +82 53-380-0221
  • · Time : 10:30~21:00
  • · A 2-min walk from EXCO

Bibimbap - Bibimbap rice topped with sautéed beef and a variety of colorful vegetables that are mixed at the table with spicy gochujang (Korean chili paste).
Naengmyeon - Chilled Buckwheat noodles served in chilled soup made of dongchimi(radish water kimchi) and beef broth.

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Soup/Stew

Korea has various dishes of soup and stew such as Guk, Tang and Jjigae. The term differs depending on the amount of water and ingredients in the soup.

Jeonjuog (콩나물국밥 전문점 전주옥&김밥)

  • · Inquiry : +82 53-382-5599
  • · Time : 07:00~22:00
  • · A 2-min walk from EXCO

Kongnamul Haejangguk (Hangover Soup with Soybean Sprouts) – Known to be effective in providing relief for cold symptoms and hangovers, this dish is made with bean sprout and seasoned with salted shrimp.

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Seoul Ttugbaegi gamjatang (서울뚝배기 감자탕)

  • · Inquiry : +82 53-383-6516
  • · A 2-min walk from EXCO

Gamjatang (Pork Back-bone Stew) - A spicy dish with a deep and robust flavor, this thick soup is made of pig backbones, potatoes, green cabbage leaves (ugeoji), crushed perilla seeds and leaves, green onions, and garlic.

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Dabok Chon Dwaejijjigae (다복 촌 돼지찌개&냉면)

  • · Inquiry : +82 53-384-3338
  • · A 2-min walk from EXCO

Dwaeji Kimchi Jjigae (Pork and Kimchi Stew) - Often considered as the Korean “soul food,” this spicy kimchi stew strikes a perfect balance with greasy pork. It is boiled with kimchi, pork, tofu, and green onion.

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Seosan Gamasot Gukbab (서산 가마솥 국밥)

  • · Inquiry : +82 53-384-3398
  • · Time : 07:00-21:20
  • · A 6-min walk from EXCO

Gamasot Gukbap (Beef and Rice Soul in a Cast-iron Pot) - This dish is made by boiling cow leg bones to make a clear broth. Rice is added to the broth, topped with slices of beef brisket and served with kkakdugi (diced radish kimchi).

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Pungcheon Minmuljang-eo (풍천민물장어)

  • · Inquiry : +82 53-384-8879
  • · Time : 11:30~23:30
  • · A 4-min walk from EXCO

Jangeotang (Eel Soup) – A popular summer delicacy, this eel soup is simmered until tender and seasoned with doenjang (soybean paste) and red chili powder.

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Noodles

Why not try some Korean noodles, Myeon? Korean noodles are made with wheat or buckwheat noodles, either mixed with sauce or boiled in broth.

Bongchang-I Haemulkalgugsu (봉창이 해물칼국수)

  • · Inquiry : +82 53-383-0110
  • · Time : 10:00~22:00
  • · A 5-min walk from EXCO

Haemul Kalguksu (Seafood Noodle Soup) - Kalguksu (noodle soup) with seafood is made by boiling thin noodles with seafood, such as shrimp, octopus, and clam, in a baby clam broth.

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Andong Gugsi (안동국시)

  • · Inquiry : +82 53-381-1133
  • · Time : 11:30~21:00
  • · A 7-min walk from EXCO

Andong Guksi (Andong-style Noodle Soup) - Associated with Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, this noodle soup is made of flour mixed with bean powder and boiled in a clear soup.

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Steamed Dishes

For Korean beginners, Jjim(Steam Dishes) is highly recommended. This dishes are made by slowly braising or steaming seasoned meat, seafood, or vegetables in a sauce.

Duluan (두루안)

  • · Inquiry : +82 53-383-4588
  • · Time : 10:00~22:00
  • · A 5-min walk from EXCO

Galbi Jjim ( StewedBeefShortRibs ) – Trimmed of its fat, this beef short ribs are seasoned in sweet soy sauce and stewed until tender with carrots, chestnuts, gingko nuts, and other vegetables.

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Jang-madang Bossam (장마당 보쌈)

  • · Inquiry : +82 53-384-9033
  • · Time : 10:00~23:00
  • · A 5-min walk from EXCO

Bossam (Vegetable Wraps with Pork) – This is boiled pork wrapped in cabbage leaves with a spicy relish made of sliced radish. The meat may also be dipped in salted shrimp sauce and wrapped in kimchi.

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Kim Nak-hyeon Galbitang (김낙현 갈비탕 갈비찜)

  • · Inquiry : +82 53-382-8899
  • · Time : 11:00~22:00
  • · A 7-min walk from EXCO

Galbijjim(Braised Short Ribs) - Beef short ribs, trimmed of fat, seasoned in sweet soy sauce, and braised until tender with carrots, chestnuts, ginko nuts, and other vegetables.

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Dong-gung Jjimdalg (동궁찜닭)

  • · Inquiry : +82 53-384-4101
  • · Time : 11:00~23:00
  • · A 7-min walk from EXCO

Jjimdak(Spicy Braised Chicken with Vegetables) - Here, chicken is cut into pieces and braised with vegetables, seasoning, and glass noodles. Originating in Andong, North Gyeongsang Province, jjimdak is popular as a side dish and a snack, with our without alcoholic beverages.

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Hwangjang-gun (황장군)

  • · Inquiry : +82 53-384-5858
  • · Time : 10:30~22:00
  • · A 7-min walk from EXCO

Galbijjim(Braised Short Ribs) - Beef short ribs, trimmed of fat, seasoned in sweet soy sauce, and braised until tender with carrots, chestnuts, ginko nuts, and other vegetables.

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Seafood

With three sides of the sea, fresh seafood can be enjoyed everywhere in Korea with its launched transportation network. Enjoy fresh seafood both raw or cooked.

Jangsu bogjib (장수복집)

  • · Inquiry : +82 53-384-8866
  • · Time : 07:00~22:00
  • · A 3-min walk from EXCO

Boggug (Puffer Soup) - A clear soup made by boiling puffer bones and vegetables and then adding puffer, water parsley, and bean sprouts and boiling again.

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Dado Hoesusan (다도회수산)

  • · Inquiry : +82 53-383-6777
  • · Time : 12:00~24:00
  • · A 6-min walk from EXCO

Hoe (Sliced Raw Fish) – This is a live, whole-skinned, deboned, and thinly sliced fish, dipped in soy sauce, doenjang (soybean paste) or gochujang (Korean chili paste), or wrapped in vegetable leaves.

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Aega Kodari Matjib (애가 코다리 맛집)

  • · Inquiry : +82 53-381-5557
  • · Time : 10:00~22:00
  • · A 7-min walk from EXCO

Kodari Jjim (Spicy Stewed Dried Pollack) - This flavorful, chewy dish features kodari, or dried pollack, seasoned with gochujang (Korean chili paste) or soy sauce and braised with radish chunks.

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Miseong Nakji (미성 낙지)

  • · Inquiry : +82 53-384-4300
  • · Time : 10:00-23:00
  • · A 7-min walk from EXCO

Nakji Bokkeum (Spicy Stir-Fried Octopus) – This is an octopus cut into pieces and stir-fried in a spicy sauce made of red chili powder and minced garlic. Onions, carrots, and other vegetables can be added too.

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Jeongdongjin Haemuljjim (정동진해물찜)

  • · Inquiry : +82 53-383-6665
  • · Time : 11:30~22:00
  • · A 8-min walk from EXCO

Haemul Jjim (Spicy Stewed Seafood) – These are fresh shrimp, squid, crab, fish, clam, and other seasonal catches cooked with soybean sprouts and Korean parsley mixed in a thick spicy sauce.

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Korean Barbecue

Taste the genuine Korean Barbecue, ‘Gui’. Gui refers to grilled meat, fish, or vegetables. Gui can involve direct or indirect grilling. It also has diverse variations depending upon the seasonings used, such as salt, gochujang, and soy sauce.

Maekcham Sutbul (맥참숯불)

  • · Inquiry : +82 53-382-9266
  • · Time : 10:00~23:00
  • · A 5-min walk from EXCO

Korean Barbecue (Charcoal-grilled Beef) - This is beef grilled over charcoal, which is one of the most popular ways of cooking beef in Korea.

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Hwang-Ori (황오리)

  • · Inquiry : +82 53-381-5292
  • · Time : 12:00~22:00
  • · A 10-min walk from EXCO

Grilled Spicy Duck - Duck meat cut into bite-sized pieces, marinated in gochujang (Korean chili paste) sauce and cooked on a grill. Rich in unsaturated fatty acids, duck is a popular energy-boosting food in Korea.

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Gwan-ujeong (관우정)

  • · Inquiry : +82 53-382-8552
  • · Time : 10:00~23:00
  • · A 10-min walk from EXCO

Korean Barbecue (Charcoal-grilled Beef) - This is beef grilled over charcoal, which is one of the most popular ways of cooking beef in Korea.

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Cham Sut-hwaro Yetnal-hwaro (참숯화로 옛날화로)

  • · Inquiry : +82 53-383-0170
  • · Time : 11:00~24:00
  • · A 10-min walk from EXCO

Korean Barbecue (Pork Ribs) – Pork spare ribs, butterflied or accordion cut, are marinated in sweet soy sauce and chargrilled. Red chili powder or gochujang (Korean chili paste) may be added to make the dish spicy.

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Grilled Dishes

Originating around the Daegu area in the early 1970s, Makchang is a dish made with beef tripe, the fourth stomach of a cow, grilled over a briquette or charcoal and garnished with garlic and green onion and a specially-made soybean paste. It is the best side dish when drinking soju.

Seonsan daehan Gopchang (선산 대한 곱창)

  • · Inquiry : +82 53-383-1316
  • · A 6-min walk from EXCO

Gopchangjeongol(Beef Tripe Hot Pot) - Beef or pork innards cooked in a spicy broth with sliced carrots, onion, crown daisy, and other fragrant vegetables.

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Ttag-joha Makchang (딱조아막창)

  • · Inquiry : +82 53-381-7886
  • · Time : 17:00~26:00
  • · A 6-min walk from EXCO

Makchang(Grilled Beef Tripe) - Grilled pig’s or cow’s entrails served with salt or an oil-based dipping sauce.

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Jinseong Makchang Anago (진성 막창 아나고)

  • · Inquiry : +82 53-383-4067
  • · Time : 17:00~25:00
  • · A 8-min walk from EXCO

Makchang(Grilled Beef Tripe) - Grilled pig’s or cow’s entrails served with salt or an oil-based dipping sauce.

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Others

Mukhyang-gu-i (묵향구이)

  • · Inquiry : +82 53-383-1003
  • · A 8-min walk from EXCO

Yukhoe(Korean Beef Tartare) - Beef Tartare Thinly-sliced lean cut of raw beef seasoned with soy sauce or gochujang, sesame oil, and sugar and mixed with julienned Asian pear.

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Goppi (고삐)

  • · Inquiry : +82 53-383-8883
  • · Time : 16:00~26:00
  • · A 8-min walk from EXCO

Mungtigi(Beef Tartare in thumb-sized pieces) - A freshly prepared tender raw beef with a savory and spicy seasoning, Mungtigi is an unique dish of Daegu.

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