The most famous Manjok Ohyang Jokbal (Pork Hock)

You must have heard how Korean people love Jokbal (Korean for pork hocks). And there are lots of restaurants exclusively serving pork hocks in Korea.

However, Manjok Ohyang Jokbal is known as one of the 3 best Jokbal brands in Seoul. Let’s see why it has gained such a reputation!

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There’s always long lines outside waiting!!

Manjok Ohyang Jokbal can be dated back to 1989, and it has thrived on its  original taste without changing over the 26 years of time. Staring from a very small store with only 10 tables, it now has grown into one of largest Jokbal chain restaurants in Korea, holding more than 10 chains in multiple locations. The brand became famous not only in Korea, but also among Japanese and Chinese visitors, and now expecting over 500 foreigners’ visit each month .

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City Hall Chian


Manjok Ohyang Jokbal on Korean TV Show


The secret of Manjok Ohyang Jokbal is its ‘Ohyang’ taste. ‘Ohyang’ in Korean means ‘five spice’, which indicates a mixed flavor of various kinds of spices. The main ingredient of ‘Ohyang’ is star anise, and traditional spice having been used for cooking since 3000 years ago first in China.

Served with garlic sauce, sliced cabbage and Korean dumpling soup, the Ohyang Jokbal is the all-time best menu.

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The great smell will catch you as soon as it is put on the table. The meat has a moderate salty taste, a little bit sweet, and stong unique spice taste just like ‘five spice’. The skin looks quite fat but it is surprisingly not greasy, and really melts in your mouth.


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Despite the most favorite menu Ohyang Jokbal, they are also offering many other choices including set menus and special menus at some certain chains.


the best menu – Ohyang Jukbal


Spicy Jukbal


Half Ohyang + Half Spicy


Jukbal Cold Dish


Ohyang Bossam (boiled pork) – menu of Sinsa Chain


Jukbal + Bossam Set – menu of Sinsa Chain

couple set

Couple/Friends Set (for 2) – menu of Sinsa Chain

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Couple/Friends Set No.2 (for 2) – menu of Guro Chain

family set

Family Set (for 4) – menu of Sinsa Chain

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Family Set No.2 (for 4) – menu of Guro Chain

시청점 시청

City Hall Chain


Sinsa Chain


Guro Chain

For more information and chain locations, visit Manjok Ohyang Jokbal

*some of the pics from Manjok Ohyang Jokbal

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