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Gwanghwamun Mijin (광화문 미진)

  • Gwanghwamun Mijin (광화문 미진)
  • Gwanghwamun Mijin (광화문 미진)
  • Gwanghwamun Mijin (광화문 미진)

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91, Saemunan-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 종로구 새문안로 91 (신문로1가)
Type / Specialty Menu
Korean Food/Memil Guksu (Buckwheat noodles)
• 1330 Travel Hotline +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-732-1954,
  • Information
    Gwanghwamun Mijin is a restaurant specializing in spicy hot baby octopus and cool buckwheat dishes. Opened in 1954, the restaurant's 50-year history is a testament to the great taste of its dishes and the charm of the restaurant.

    The main ingredient, buckwheat, is delivered daily from Bongpyeong, the largest buckwheat producing region in Korea. Baby octopus is also delivered every morning from ports in Yeosu. Families and workers of surrounding companies are major customers of the restaurant, but celebrities and politicians also come to the restaurant to taste its food. Memilmuk (Buckwheat Jelly) and pancakes made with buckwheat and green onion are also delicacies of the restaurant.


    The day of Seollal (Lunar New Year's Day) & Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day)

    Operating Hours


    Some menu items may differ slightly in price and are subject to change without notice.

    ㆍNaengmemil (cold buckwheat noodles)
    ㆍOnmemil (warm buckwheat noodles)
    ㆍBibim Memil (buckwheat noodles with red hot pepper paste)
    ㆍDolsot Bibimbap (bibimbap in a hot stone pot)
    ㆍMemil Mukbap (rice with buckwheat starch jelly)
    ㆍBossam Jeongsik (set meal of pork with vegetable wraps)
    ㆍKimchi Jjigae (kimchi stew)
    ㆍMemil Jeonbyeong (buckwheat pancakes)
    ㆍ Etc.

    * Subject to change.

    Additional Taxes
    N/A (Included in meals)

    Service Charges
    N/A (Included in meals)

    Parking Facility

    Credit Cards

    Phone-reservation (+82-2-732-1954)

    Reference Notes
    * Operating hours and closed days are subject to changes. Make a phone-inquiry before visiting.

    Smoking / Non-Smoking

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