Rice and Potato (감자가게밥가게 중앙대점)
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
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.
Pizza Boyshe&na (피자보이시나)
6, Heukseok-ro 9-gil, Dongjak-gu, Seoul
Even if you’re not a fan of pizza from your country, Korean pizza is worth a try. This place has a decent variety of different types of pizzas and all of them come with a cheese-filled crust. Depending on the size and type of pizza you get, you could spend 9,000 to 20,000 KRW.
Fish & Grill (피쉬앤그릴)
5, Heukseok-ro 9-gil, Dongjak-gu, Seoul
Another misleading name, Fish & Grill is a restaurant and bar with many chicken dishes. Of course they also have salad and spicy rice cake for those who aren’t chicken fans. This semester the GLAMs took their buddy groups to Fish & Grill for their first buddy meeting.
ToGo Salad (투고샐러드 중앙대점)
43, Heukseok-ro 13ga-gil, Dongjak-gu, Seoul
It can be hard to find a good salad, no matter what country you’re in. ToGo Salad has some unique options to fulfill your healthy cravings. It’s hard to call it a restaurant because there’s really very limited seating, but as the name implies, you’re welcome to take your order To-Go. You’re likely to spend about 4,000 to 6,000 KRW when you visit.