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Seoul Sadang Station Restaurant: “Chilgapsan Mom’s Meal”

The area around Sadang Station is a vital hub in the transportation network of southern Seoul. Not only is it known for heavy traffic, causing congestion with numerous cars, but it’s also a place where you can easily find express buses connecting Seoul to various parts of Gyeonggi Province.

The subway, with both Line 2 and Line 4 passing through Sadang Station, plays a crucial role in this transportation hub.

Diverse Dining Options in the Vicinity of Sadang Station

With a bustling population, the Sadang Station area is filled with various restaurants and cafes. While strolling along the road connecting Sadang to Isu Station, you can find numerous dining establishments. One day, while meeting a friend in the Sadang area, we decided to have lunch at a restaurant called “Chilgapsan” that caught our eye.

“Chilgapsan Mom’s Meal”: Ideal for a Quick Lunch

The restaurant, named “Chilgapsan Mom’s Meal,” is located on a side street between Sadang and Isu Stations. Situated along this side street, it enjoys a relatively serene neighborhood.

The concept of the restaurant revolves around “home-cooked meals made by mom,” making it an excellent choice for a quick lunch. The menu features dishes that are perfect for simple homemade-style meals.

  • Kimchi Stew: KRW 7,000
  • Tuna Kimchi Stew: KRW 7,000
  • Mackerel Kimchi Stew: KRW 7,000
  • Soft Tofu Stew: KRW 7,000
  • Doenjang Stew: KRW 7,000
  • Chungkukjang (fermented soybean paste) Stew: KRW 7,000
  • Fried Egg: KRW 1,000
  • Stir-fried Pork: KRW 7,500
  • Stone Pot Bibimbap: KRW 7,500
  • Bibimbap: KRW 7,000
  • Chilled Buckwheat Noodles with Chicory: KRW 7,000
  • Chilled Buckwheat Noodles in Starch Soup: KRW 7,000

“Kimchi Stew and Stir-fried Pork”

On this particular day, my friend and I visited and ordered a simple meal: one Kimchi Stew and one Stir-fried Pork. Once we placed our order, an array of side dishes was promptly served on our table, including kimchi, pickled radish, fried eggs, and tofu.

Shortly after, the main dishes – Kimchi Stew and Stir-fried Pork – arrived. While nothing extraordinary, the meals were satisfying and met the expectations of a casual dining experience.

A Cozy Restaurant

The restaurant is not overly spacious, accommodating around 20 people simultaneously. It’s a local eatery where you can enjoy a straightforward, home-cooked-like meal in the vicinity.

“Seoul Sadang Restaurant, Chilgapsan”

  • Address: 54, Sadang-ro 30-gil, Dongjak-gu, Seoul
  • Phone: 02-581-2871