Today, we are recommend must-eat food in Sokcho! Sokcho is surrounded by the east sea. There are many kinds of food in Sokcho. If you are planning to visit Sokcho, you should go our recommended TOP 5 restaurants!
1. Bongpo Meogurijip (봉포머구리집)
Bongpo Meogurijip is the most popular restaurant in Sokcho. They have big parking lot, and it is also located right next to the beach! You can enjoy the delicious food with ocean view.
There’s signature menu is Mulhoe(물회). Mulhoe is a Korean authentic dish made with fresh raw fish. It tastes sweet, sour, and spicy. Served cold and it will make a good meal served with noodles.
They serve many kinds of Seafood menu. Seafood bibimbap, Squid Sundae, Abalone Rice Porridge, Fish Stew…etc
Bongpo Meoguri House (봉포머구리집)
MENU: Mulhoe 15,000~20,000 won , Squide Sundae 12,000 won, Seafood Bibimbap 12,000~15,000 won
HOURS: 9:30~21:30 (Everyday)
LOCATION: 223 Yeongnanghaean-gil, Yeongrang-dong, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do (강원도 속초시 영랑동 148-30)
2. 88 Saengseon Gui (88생선구이)
Sokcho is one of the fishing village in Korea. 88 Saengseon Gui is the most popular Grilled Fish (생선구이) restaurant in Sokcho. Every Korean traveler must visit this place and enjoy grilled fish.
You don’t have to worry about choosing the menu. There’s only one thing on the menu: grilled fish.
Fishes and squid are served!
Servers will come around your table and grill that for you. The charcoal grilled fish is very simple but super fresh! You can have more than 9 kinds of fish at a time.
88 Saengseon Gui (88생선구이)
MENU: Mixed Grilled Fish 14,000 won
HOURS: 8:30~21:00 (everyday)
LOCATION: 71 Jungangbudu-gil, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do (강원 속초시 중앙부두길 71)
3. Mansuk Dak Gangjeong (만석닭강정)
Korean people love fried chicken! Dak Gangjeong(닭강정) is sweet and sour fried chicken like spicy chicken(양념치킨). Mansuk Dak Gangjeong located Sokcho Tourist & Fishery Market since 1983.
They also opened second branch near market. It is like a chicken factory, cooking nonstop.
Dak Gangjeong is served with cold. It is more crispy and delicious! You must take out this food and try the next day. It will be more delicious than yesterday!
Mansuk Dak Gangjeong (만석닭강정)
MENU: Fried chicken 15,000 won Dakgangjeong original 17,000 won(boneless 18,000 won) Dakgangjeong spicy 18,000 won(boneless 19,000 won)
LOCATION: 1549-2 Joyang-dong, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do (강원 속초시 조양동 1549-2)
4. Dancheon Restaurant (단천식당)
The village of Chengho-dong is now the hometown to many people of North Korean ancestry and commonly referred to as ‘Abai village’. The word ‘Abai’ comes from the the Hamgyeong-do dialect meaning ‘an aged person’. This area became extremely popular after the Korean drama ‘Autumn in my heart’ was filmed here.
They serve North Korean style Naemyeong(냉면) and Rice soup(국밥).
Dancheon Restaurant (단천식당)
MENU: Naemyeong 8,000 won Rice soup 8,000 won North Korean style sausage 12,000 won
LOCATION: 17 Abaimaeul-gil, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do (강원 속초시 아바이마을길 17)
Major crop in Gangwondo is potatoes. So you can enjoy Gamja Ongsimi in Gangwondo only! Gamnamujip is the popular ongsimi restaurant in Sokcho.
Side dishes are very simple but perfect match with Ongsimi.
Gamja-ongsimi (감자옹심이) or potato dough soup is a variety of sujebi (hand-pulled dough soup) in Korea’s Gangwon cuisine.
Ongsimi is very chewy and delicious.
Gamnamujip Gamja Ongshimi (감나무집 감자 옹심이)
MENU: Gamja Ongsimi 7,000 won
HOURS: 9:30~19:30 (Break time 15:30~16:00)
LOCATION: 110-8 Jungangsijang-ro, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do (강원 속초시 중앙시장로 110-8)