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Seoul Hansung University Entrance, Korean Buffet Restaurant ‘Manna Sikdang’

Near Hansung University Entrance, you can find various restaurants. It’s an area where you can also find Hansung University, and being near Hansung University Entrance naturally leads to a concentration of many restaurants, forming a bustling business district.

As you enter the path leading to Seongbukcheon from the beginning of the road near Hansung University Entrance, you can find a restaurant that operates a Korean buffet. It’s a restaurant called ‘Manna Sikdang’.

“Renowned Manna Sikdang, a Buffet Restaurant Near Seoul’s Hansung University Entrance”

This restaurant exudes a tranquil neighborhood atmosphere. Although it may not be a place one deliberately seeks out from a distance, if you happen to come across it nearby, it’s worth a visit for a meal.

Since it’s a buffet restaurant, the menu is quite diverse, with prices ranging from KRW 6,000 to KRW 7,000. Considering the recent rapid rise in prices, it can be considered quite affordable, making it a restaurant known for its cost-effectiveness.

“Manna Sikdang, Offering Mainly Korean Menu”

The menu at Manna Sikdang primarily consists of Korean dishes. They serve menu items like Doenjang Jjigae (soybean paste stew), Kimchi Jjigae (kimchi stew), and others. Here’s the menu:

  • Doenjang Jjigae: KRW 6,000
  • Kimchi Jjigae: KRW 6,000
  • Cheonggukjang (fermented soybean paste) Stew: KRW 6,000
  • Bibimbap: KRW 6,000
  • Kongbiji (soybean stew): KRW 6,000
  • Kalguksu (knife-cut noodle soup): KRW 6,000
  • Jeyuk Bokkeum (spicy stir-fried pork): KRW 7,000
  • Sundubu Jjigae (soft tofu stew): KRW 6,000
  • Budae Jjigae (army stew): KRW 7,000
  • Samgyeopsal Bokkeum (stir-fried pork belly): KRW 9,000
  • Tteokbokki (spicy rice cakes): KRW 8,000

“Manna Sikdang, Operating as a Korean Buffet”

While there is a menu, what stands out more is the buffet spread where you can eat to your heart’s content. When you order any menu item, you can freely enjoy the dishes set up in the buffet. The restaurant offers a wide range of items like wraps, pancakes, salads, kimchi, pickles, and more. One of the advantages of this place is that you can find various side dishes that feel like a meal at home, and each one is delicious, making it great for a hearty meal.

It’s a place where you can have a cost-effective meal at an affordable price without feeling burdened. The restaurant may have a slightly worn-out feel, but it also exudes a sense of long-standing expertise. While it may not be a place you deliberately seek out from afar, if you need to have a meal nearby, it’s a good place to visit. However, if you’re expecting an atmospherically pleasing dining experience, it might be a bit challenging.

“Hansung University Entrance: Renowned Manna Sikdang”

  • Address: 19 Dongsoomun-ro 6-gil, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, South Korea, 02860
  • Phone: 02-742-9274