Itaewon: Seoul Central Masjid and Makan Halal Korean Restaurant
Itaewon is quite synonymous to Muslims in Korea whereas located the first mosque in Korea (Seoul Central Masjid). The mosque officially opened on May 21, 1976. To go there, you can take Seoul Subway Line 6, get off at Itaewon Station and exit 3.
|Seoul Centre Masjid|
|Gate of Seoul Centre Masjid|
According to Mr. Abu Bakar (a Korean Muslim) aka the owner of this restaurant, the Makan Halal Korean Restaurant received the halal certification by KMF (Korea Muslim Federation). The restaurant operates every day starting from 10:30 am to 10:00 pm and closed on Tuesdays. Price around ₩8,000 to ₩12,000. They provide dosirak (Korean packed lunches) as well.
Highly recommended to try: Ttoekkgalbi (떡갈비) Beef short-ribs in Rice Cake Style, Samgyetang (삼계탕) Ginseng chicken soup, Dalktoritang (닭도리탕) Braised Chicken Stew, Ojingeo Bulgogi (오징어 불고기) Grilled squid, Bulgogi Bibimbap (불고기 비빔밥) Mixed Riced with Beef Meat and many more.
They’re healthy, delicious, affordable and give you a true taste of Korean cuisine.
|Delicious, Marvelous and speechless.|
|Map to the Mosque and Makan Halal Korean Restaurant|