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17 Best Restaurants Loved By Locals In Jeju

Known as the Hawaii of South Korea, Jeju Island offers many natural sights. Jeju Island is also famous among locals and tourists for its numerous restaurants serving a range of delicious meals. Like the mainland, there are certain dishes that Jeju Island is famous for including black pork barbecue, abalone porridge, and seafood hot pot. Here, we’ve gathered a few of the most popular and best restaurants in Jeju. You can read more about things to do in Jeju here.

Best Restaurants in Jeju

Jamae Guksu (자매국수)

jeju restaurant jamae guksu

Located in Jeju’s famous “Noodle Street,” Jamae Guksu serves several different dishes, including pork noodles and beef noodles, which are common dishes that you can find while in Jeju. With a name that has the word “sister” in, you are sure to find that the staff at Jamae Guksu will treat you well and that they have excellent table service. Reviewers have cited Jamae Guksu as one of the best restaurants in Jeju.

Restaurant Hours

  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday 9AM–8PM
  • Friday 9AM–8PM
  • Saturday 9AM–8PM
  • Sunday 9AM–8PM
  • Monday 9AM–8PM
  • Tuesday 9AM–8PM

Address: 1167-1, Samdo 2(i)-dong, Jeju-si, Jeju-do (제주특별자치도 제주시 탑동로11길 6)

Phone: +82 64-727-1112

Ollae Guksu (올래국수)

Reviewers have praised the freshness and tastiness of Ollae Guksu’s broth with which they make their signature dishes, beef, and pork noodles, as well as their spicy bibim guksu. You’re sure to be coming back for more! Not only is the food of high quality, but the staff at Ollae Guksu is also friendly and eager to help their customers.

Restaurant Hours

  • Wednesday 8:30AM–5PM
  • Thursday 8:30AM–5PM
  • Friday 8:30AM–5PM
  • Saturday 8:30AM–5PM
  • Sunday Closed
  • Monday 8:30AM–5PM
  • Tuesday 8:30AM–5PM

Address:  24 Gwiarang-gil, Yeon-dong, Jeju-si, Jeju-do

Phone: +82 64-742-7355

Woojin Haejangguk (우진해장국)

If you have been in Korea for some time, you might have heard of haejangguk, or “hangover soup” which, as the name suggests, is somewhat of a mythic soup that cures the worst of your hangovers. Relieving you of your hangovers isn’t the only reason to have haejangguk, though! Known as one of Korea’s most representative stews, haejangguk is spicy and mind-and-ear-clearing with every spoonful! At Woojin Haejangguk, it’s no different! Along with selling alcohol, the staff at Woojin Haejangguk is dedicated to bringing their customers the best customer experience from the first moment you step through their door!

Restaurant Hours

  • Wednesday 6AM–10PM
  • Thursday 6AM–10PM
  • Friday 6AM–10PM
  • Saturday 6AM–10PM
  • Sunday 6AM–10PM
  • Monday 6AM–10PM
  • Tuesday 6AM–10PM

Address: 11, Seosa-ro, Jeju, Jeju Island 63168 South Korea

Phone: +82 64-757-3393

ABC Bakery (ABC배이커리)

For a bakery and café, look no further than ABC Bakery. Here, you will find many different types of bread and baked goods as well as coffee and other drinks. Complete with a bookshelf, the interior of ABC Bakery gives their customer and homey feeling, perfect for some studying or catch-up with your friends!

For more information and to check out their Instagram page, click here.

Restaurant Hours

  • Monday 8:30AM–7PM
  • Tuesday 8:30AM–7PM
  • Wednesday 8:30AM–7PM
  • Thursday 8:30AM–7PM
  • Friday 8:30AM–7PM
  • Saturday 8:30AM–7PM
  • Sunday 8:30AM–7PM

Address: 1192-17, Samdo 2(i)-dong, Jeju-si, Jeju-do (제주특별자치도 제주시 탑동로 11)

Phone: +82 64-702-2926

Sunchanggalbi (순창갈비)

Have you had tripe? Well, in Korean, it’s called gopchang and while it may sound strange to outsiders, it is an acquired taste that, once you get hooked onto it, will keep you coming back for more! Indeed, at one of the best gopchang restaurants in Jeju Sunchanggalbi, you have the option of 8 different meat grill options as well as 5 other non-grill options that you will love!

Restaurant Hours

  • Operating Hours 11:30 – 22:00
  • Last order 21:00

Address: 261-56, Yeon-dong, Jeju-si, Jeju (제주특별자치도 제주시 신광로4길 11)

Phone: + 82 64-742-6440

Yeonriji Garden (연리지가든)

If you love grilled meat, Yeonriji Garden is one of the best meat restaurants in Jeju, guaranteed! Here, you will find beef and pork to grill, as well as dwaejangjjigae

Restaurant Hours

  • Business Hours 11:00 – 21:00
  • Last order 19:00

Address: 288, Dumo-ri, Hangyeong-myeon, Jeju-si, Jeju-do (제주특별자치도 제주시 한경면 두조로 190-20)

Phone: +82 64-796-8700

Peer22 (피어22)

For a fresh and mouth-watering seafood experience, Peer22, located by the northwestern coast of Jeju Island, is a popular and highly rated restaurant perfect to go with friends and family! Peer22 is the best seafood restaurant in Jeju to go with a large group. Here, you can get a whole tucket of different types of seafood for a low price of between ₩10,000 and ₩20,0000. The staff at Peer22 Jeju are all eager to help their customers, even their foreigners, despite the hardships that language barriers present. 

Peer22 also has drinks that you can order including soda and lemonade. One reviewer recounts their amazement at the fact that the staff makes the lemonade drink at the customers’ tables! It truly is a must-see!

Restaurant Hours

  • Operating Hours 11:00 – 20:00
  • Last order 19:00

Address: 1494-3, Geumneung-ri, Hallim-eup, Jeju-si, Jeju (제주특별자치도 제주시 한림읍 금능7길 22 금능어촌계복지회관 잠녀의집)

Phone: 64-796-7787

Chunsimine (춘심이네)

If you want a taste of a traditional Korean meal, at Chunsimine, you will find what you’re looking for! Chunsimine’s specialties are hanjeongsik (한정), or full meal sets. These consist of rice, soup, meat, and several side dishes (banchan, 반찬). In case you were wondering what kind of meat they serve here, it’s hairtail fish cuttlefish. Although the prices are slightly on the pricy side, reviewers all say that the price of worth the money! One even suggests sharing a 2-person set among 3 people for about ₩78,000.

When you come to Chunsimine (translated to Chunsin’s House), you will indeed feel at home as the staff accommodates and helps every one of their customers!

Restaurant Hours

  • Operating Hours 10:00 – 20:00
  • Break Time 15:30 – 17:00

Address: 160-4, Changcheon-ri, Andeok-myeon, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do, Korea (제주특별자치도 서귀포시 안덕면 창천중앙로24번길 16)

Miyeongine Sikdang (미영이네 식당)

Another restaurant with ‘house’ in the name, Miyeongine Sikdang provides a homey and comfortable atmosphere, and the staff members are patient and eager to help, resulting in the excellent table and customer service. Like Chunsimine’s. Miyeongine’s specialty is fish—mackerel, to be specific. Although it is not a hanjeongsik restaurant, Miyeong’s several seafood dishes are worth its somewhat hefty price.

Restaurant Hours

  • Operating Hours 11:30 – 22:00 
  • Last Order 20:30

Miyeonginae Sikdang closes every Wednesday

Phone: +82 64 792 0077

Oneun Jeong Gimbap (오는정김밥)

For a very casual and quick meal, Oneun Jeong Gimbap has you covered! Here, they serve the most famous and well-known Korean street food gimbap (Korean sushi.) Gimbap is their specialty, having only gimbap on their menu, and several variations of it, so you are sure to have great food here! You won’t be disappointed! With low prices and bite-sized gimbap, Oneung Jeong Gimbap is perfect for families!

Restaurant Hours

  • Friday 10AM–8PM
  • Saturday 10AM–8PM
  • Sunday Closed
  • Monday 10AM–8PM
  • Tuesday 10AM–8PM
  • Wednesday 10AM–8PM
  • Thursday 10AM–8PM

Address: 254-6, Seogwi-dong, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do (제주특별자치도 서귀포시 동문로 58)

Phone: +82 64-762-8927

Pyoseon Eochon Sikdang (표선어촌식당)

At Pyoseon Eochon Sikdang, the kind staff members will offer you a prestigious customer experience, and the range of options on their menu will leave you full to the brim! Like many of Jeju’s restaurants, Pyoseon Eochon Sikdang serves several types of fish and seafood dishes including grilled mackerel and cold cuttlefish.

Restaurant Hours

  • Operating Hours 09:00 – 21:00
  • Last Order 20:00

Address: 578-7 Minsokhaean-ro, Pyoseon-myeon, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do (제주특별자치도 서귀포시 표선면 민속해안로 578-7)

Phone: +82 64-787-0175

Seonheulgot (선흘곶)

seonheulgot jeju restaurant
Source: Naver

Seonheulgot is another one of Jeju’s traditional hanjeongsik restaurants, specializing in mackerel jeongsik set. Unlike the other options we have listed in this list, the price of a mackerel jeongsik is ₩15,000. A side dish of meat (beef or pork) will cost you about ₩8,000.

Restaurant Hours

  • Operating Hours 10:30 – 20:00
  • Seonheulgot closes its doors every Tuesday.

Address: 22 Mt, Seonheul-ri, Jocheon-eup, Jeju-si, Jeju-do (제주특별자치도 제주시 조천읍 동백로 102)

Phone: +82 64-783-5753

Sangchunjae (상춘재)

After you have enjoyed all the seafood Jeju has to offer, you might want some rice dishes! Well, Sangchunjae’s menu is full of rice dishes! The most ordered dishes off Sangchunjae’s menu are rice and grilled mackerel as well as octopus mixed rice bowl! Admire the luscious colors of the dishes as you enjoy the cozy interior and atmosphere of the restaurant!

Restaurant Hours

  • Operating Hours 10:00 – 16:00
  • Sangchunjae closes on Mondays.

Address: 1829-11, Seonheul-ri, Jocheon-eup, Jeju-si, Jeju (제주특별자치도 제주시 조천읍 선진길 26)

Phone: +82 64-725-1557

Namyang Susan (남양수산)

Though the dishes on Namyang Susan’s menu are on the pricier side (minimum price of ₩40,000) all of them are worth the price, as all of the fish served at Namyang Susan are of the highest and freshest quality.

Restaurant Hours

  • Operating Hours 14:00 – 20:00

Address: 1191-6, Goseong-ri, Seongsan-eup, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do (제주특별자치도 서귀포시 성산읍 고성동서로56번길 11)

Phone: +82 64-782-6618

Gommak (곰막)

If you want a restaurant that sells grilled mackerel, saw-edged perch, and abalone, you might want to pay Gommak a visit! Not only do they have all those, but they also have a friendly staff and an atmosphere that will make you feel at ease. For a low price (₩10,000–₩20,000), you will be able to get a large plate full of raw, carefully treated fish. The restaurant is not too big and not too small, perfect for you and your family and friends!

Restaurant Hours

  • Operating Hours 9:30–21:00
  • Last Order 20:00
  • Gonmak closes on the first Tuesday of every month.

Address: 667-1, Dongbok-ri, Gujwa-eup, Jeju-si, Jeju-do, Korea (제주특별자치도 제주시 구좌읍 구좌해안로 64)

Phone: +82 64-727-5111

Shrimp Box (쉬림프박스)

shrimp box jeju restaurant

As the name suggests, Shrimp Box is a restaurant where you can get two different kinds of seasoned shrimp dishes, lemon garlic butter and hot spicy butter. Shrimp Box is right by the coast, so you can take out the shrimp boxes and enjoy your meal on the nearby beach and enjoy the view of the ocean.

For more information and to take a look at the restaurant’s Instagram page, click here.

Restaurant Hours

  • Operating Hours 11:00 – 19:00
  • Shrimp Box is on holiday every Monday and Tuesday.

Address: 2033-9, Pyeongdae-ri, Gujwa-eup, Jeju-si, Jeju-do 1F (제주특별자치도 제주시 구좌읍 대수길 20-1 1F)

Phone: +82 010-9146-4322

Twins Sashimi Restaurant (쌍둥이횟집)

Jeju Twin sashimi restaurant
Source Naver

For a full sashimi set meal, why not head on to Twins Sashimi Restaurant? Mere minutes away from the southern coast of Jeju Island, this restaurant serves the freshest and most fulfilling sashimi set. Although it is a bit expensive, many reviewers cited Twins Sashimi Restaurant as being worth the high price.

For a set or two pieces of sushi or sushi, the price is around ₩15,000 but for any set meal, it can go up to ₩150,000 for a 4-person seat meal.

Restaurant Hours

  • Operating Hours 11:00 – 22:30
  • Last order 9:30PM

Address:  496-18 Seogwi-dong, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do (제주 서귀포시 중정로62번길 14)

Phone: +82 64-762-0478

Jeju Island is mostly known for having fresh seafood and black pork barbecue, and indeed, all of these restaurants are the best representation of the best restaurants in Jeju. Because locals love all of these restaurants, you are sure to not be disappointed by any of the listed restaurants!

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