Restaurants to Try Near CAU

Gogi Salon – Korean BBQ (고기싸롱 중앙대점)

Heukseok-ro 106-5 2nd floor

Korean BBQ is hands-down one of the best things Korea has blessed us with, you can try it out at Gogi Salon at the CAU front gate. Pork belly is usually eaten in groups, you pair it up with some soju (rice wine) and some mekju (beer) and it’s a perfect feast.

Chukkummi (쭈꾸미)

11-13 Seodal-ro 13-gil, Heukseok-dong
This restaurant serves delicious fried octopus with lots of side dishes. The approximate cose is around 20,000-25,000 Won for 2 people.

rice and potato

Rice and Potato (감자가게밥가게 중앙대점)

83-1, Heukseok-ro, Dongjak-gu, Seoul

83-1, Heukseok-ro, Dongjak-gu, Seoul

Although it’s called Rice and Potato, it’s mostly just rice. They do have a side of fries that you can get, but don’t expect a wide variety of potato dishes. Their menu consists of a multitude of fried rice dishes that are filling and tasty.

Fantas Taco

85, Heukseok-ro, Dongjak-gu, Seoul

If you’re craving Mexican and Brazilian food, then Dos Tacos is here for you. They have burritos, tacos, salads, nachos, etc. You’re likely to spend 5,000 to 11,000 KRW here. There isn’t much indoor seating, but during the warmer days, outdoor seating is also available.


Naega JjimHanDak (내가찜한닭)

87, Heukseok-ro, Dongjak-gu, Seoul

If you’re a fan of savory chicken, this is the place for you. Just go with a friend or two and share a pot of tender chicken served with vegetables and smothered in cheese. The price is reasonable since you’ll be splitting the bill with your group. 


Sulbing (설빙 중앙대점)

101-10, Heukseok-ro, Dongjak-gu, Seoul

For dessert you can try Sulbing, a dessert cafe that specializes in Bingsu (shaved ice). There are a lot of fancy flavors to choose from and the servings are large enough to share between two or three people.


Mini Giant (미니자이언트)

81-6, Heukseok-ro, Dongjak-gu, Seoul

For all you pasta lovers, here is an italian restaurant that is tasty, filling, and won’t hurt your wallet. They serve pasta with your choice of either tomato, cream, or oil sauce as well as some rice dishes. You’ll probably spend about 7,000 to 8,000 KRW here.

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