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Romantic Instant Tteokbokki at Jeongdong-gil, Seoul

Jeongdong-gil is a street that stretches from the former West Gate (Donuimun) Square at Jeongdong Intersection to the rotary in front of Jeongdong First Methodist Church. It exudes an old-fashioned charm while allowing you to experience a modern urban atmosphere at the same time, making it a delightful place for a leisurely stroll.

At the starting point or the end of Jeongdong-gil lies “Romantic Instant Tteokbokki,” a place brimming with memories for many.

“Jeongdong Street, Nostalgic Instant Tteokbokki Gem”

Romantic Instant Tteokbokki, located in the basement near Jeongdong Intersection, evokes a sense of an old-school eatery you might remember from your school days. The feeling you get from its exterior is mirrored inside, exuding a charming atmosphere.

Perhaps due to the nearby Ewha Girls’ High School, it’s said to always be bustling with students.

The menu you can enjoy here is the nostalgic old-style tteokbokki. While it maintains the traditional taste, it’s prepared instantly to suit current trends. There’s a variety of tteokbokki bases to choose from, such as seafood, cheese, bulgogi, vegetable, and army stew. Simply select your preferred menu.

Additionally, you can choose to add options like ramen, chewy noodles, glass noodles, udon, dumplings, fried seaweed rolls, eggs, and more.

“Fantastic Fried Rice”

After indulging in tteokbokki, you may still have room for more. This is where the menu titled “Fantastic Fried Rice” comes to the rescue. Priced at 2,500 KRW for a single serving, it provides a satisfying meal after enjoying the tteokbokki.

Overall, it’s a restaurant with a charming Western-style atmosphere, offering a special experience of instant tteokbokki that stirs up nostalgic feelings.

“Jeongdong-gil, Romantic Instant Tteokbokki at Romantic Instant Tteokbokki”

  • Address: 2-2 Jeongdong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
  • Phone: 02-755-5711
  • Operating Hours: (Everyday) 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM