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Incheon Yeongjongdo, Clam Beef Shabu Shabu ‘Badagotgan’

As Incheon’s Yeongjongdo is an island located by the sea, it boasts an abundance of seafood, and various restaurants utilizing diverse marine ingredients can be found throughout the area. Especially around the Gueup boat pier, where you can catch a boat to Wolmido, you’ll find restaurants incorporating a variety of seafood.

“Incheon Yeongjongdo, Clam Beef Shabu Shabu – Badagotgan”

Among these, there are restaurants not just focusing on seafood but also offering dishes with beef. One such place is a restaurant serving “Clam Hot Pot Beef Shabu Shabu,” and it goes by the name “Badagotgan.”

Its location is relatively easy to find, situated near the Gueup boat pier at a pedestrian crossing, and you can locate it on the second floor.

“Seafood + Shabu Shabu + Kalguksu”

The restaurant offers various main menu items, along with several side dishes. The menu includes:

Main Menu:

  • Fresh Seafood Kalguksu: KRW 12,000
  • Clam (Bajirak) Beef Shabu Kalguksu: KRW 18,000
  • Clam Hot Pot Beef Shabu Kalguksu: KRW 23,800
  • Seafood Hot Pot Beef Shabu Kalguksu: KRW 26,800

Side Menu:

  • Barley Shrimp Crunchy Pancake: KRW 15,000
  • Seafood Pancake: KRW 18,000
  • Octopus Shrimp Pancake: KRW 25,000
  • Triple Cream Risotto: KRW 5,000
  • Egg Vegetable Porridge: KRW 3,000
  • Handmade Shrimp Wanton: KRW 8,000

Additional Menu:

  • Assorted Vegetables: KRW 5,000
  • Kalguksu Noodles: KRW 3,000
  • Beef (180g): KRW 10,000
  • Clam: KRW 15,000
  • Live Octopus: KRW 18,000
  • Octopus Hot Pot: KRW 20,000
  • Rice: KRW 1,500

“Clam Beef Shabu Kalguksu: KRW 18,000”

On this day, a group of around 40 people visited, and they opted for the Clam Beef Shabu Kalguksu. Perhaps because they had already enjoyed seafood kalguksu and seafood pancake the previous evening at another nearby restaurant (Gorae Seafood Kalguksu), they decided to try something different here. They chose this restaurant intentionally for its shabu shabu with beef.

They ordered the Clam Beef Shabu Kalguksu at KRW 18,000 per person. Considering the inclusion of beef, the price was reasonable. The dish was well-prepared with beef, vegetables, mushrooms, clams, and finally, kalguksu noodles, providing a hearty meal. The restaurant is known for its generous portions, and even for someone who typically enjoys large meals, there was plenty to satisfy.

“Spacious Interior”

The restaurant’s size is quite spacious, accommodating the group of 40 without any issues. With a capacity of at least 100 seats, it’s a place suitable for group visits.

“Incheon Yeongjongdo Restaurant, Badagotgan”

  • Address: 203-206, Dayoung Plaza, 5 Yeongjongjin Gwangjang-ro, Jung-gu, Incheon
  • Phone: 032-719-7670
  • Business Hours: (Mon-Fri) 11:00 – 21:30, (Sat-Sun) 10:00 – 21:30
  • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bada_gotgan/