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17 Best Authentic Korean Food in Singapore

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Are you a fan of Korean food? If so, you’re in luck—the city of Singapore is home to a wealth of authentic Korean restaurants that serve up the best Korean dishes you can find. So whether you’re craving kimchi fried rice, bibimbap, or dolsot bibimbap, this list will help you find the best places to get your hands on some delicious Korean cuisine.

Before we get to the list, if you are looking for the best K-Bbq restaurant or cafes to chill in Singapore, you can check out this link:

1. REPLYK1988 (응팔식당)

 

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Reply K1988 is an authentic Korean BBQ restaurant located at Jalan Besar. They’re inspired by the popular K-drama Reply 1988, which follows the lives of a group of friends as they navigate their teenage years in the 1980s. The menu offers a wide selection of traditional Korean fare, including japchae (stir-fried glass noodles), kimchi pancakes, and more. If you’re looking for something meaty, try out their Black Pork Belly ($22) or Marinated Pork Rib for just $26.50.

Uniqueness
  • Inspired By K-Drama Reply 1988
  • Homemade banchan and soups
Website https://replyk1988.business.site/
Address 200 Jln Besar, Singapore 208886
Phone +65 8022 0879
Operating Hours Monday – Sunday: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

(Closed on Tuesday)

 

2. King Army Stew

 

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If you’re looking for a new way to enjoy Korean cuisine, look no further than King Army Stew. This restaurant offers a wide variety of traditional Korean dishes, including stews and soups, in a fast-casual setting. Their signature stew, the Classic Army Stew ($25.90) is just the right size for one or two people. If you’re looking to go big or go home, you can order their Spicy Seafood Tteokbokki Stew 해물떡찜 ($28.90) to share with a friend or loved one (or maybe even an entire table). If seafood is more your thing, try their Seafood Army Stew for just $33.90 (medium) and $45.90 for large size. And if meat’s more your thing, Beef Bulgogi Stew ($28.90) will be sure not to disappoint!

Uniqueness Korean kitchen specializing in Army Stew
Website https://kingarmystew.com/
Address 190 Middle Road, Fortune Centre #03-19, Singapore 188979
Phone +65 8926 1372
Operating Hours Monday – Friday: 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm, 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Saturday: 5:00 pm – 10:30 pm

(Closed on Sunday)

 

3. SONGANE 송가네

 

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If you want to get the most out of your BBQ experience, be sure to stop by Songane. As one of our favorite places for Korean BBQ, Songane uses a cast iron grill with a gas burner. That means there’s no charcoal involved, which means no charcoal flavor on the meat. One of the most popular side dishes is stir-fried fish cake ($8). It’s a great option for those looking to get some extra protein in their meal without having to worry about cooking it themselves. Feeling cold? Come on down to Songane for our nourishing collagen-based Samyetang that’s sure to warm your belly and your heart!

 

Uniqueness
  • Classic & modern décor
  • Family run business
  • Serve K-BBQ
Website SONGANE Official Website
Address 380 Jln Besar, #01-02, Singapore 209000
Phone +65 6980 3474
Operating Hours Monday – Sunday: 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

 

4. Sin Manbok

 

If you’re looking for an all-you-can-eat K-BBQ buffet, Sin Manbok is the place to go. Unlimited portions of meat, two pieces of Korean fried chicken in your preferred flavour, a Korean stew to share, a side of tteokbokki and ramyeon, and another side of Korean pancake are included in the S$29+ per pax price. You get unlimited portions of meat, two pieces of Korean fried chicken in your preferred flavor, a stew to share, a side of tteokbokki and ramyeon, and another side of Korean pancake with the lunch buffet.

 

Uniqueness
  • Unlimited portions of meat (lunch)
  • Open till late at night
Website Sin Manbok Website
Address 81 Tg Pagar Rd, Singapore 088502
Phone +65 6221 7030
Operating Hours Monday – Sunday: 11:30 ma – 3:00 am

 

5. O.BBa Jjajang & BBQ

 

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Obba BBQ is Singapore’s No. 1 Korean restaurant, with 6 locations throughout the city-state. OBBA began with the goal of providing all customers with the authentic taste of Korea at a reasonable price. This location is a two-in-one concept, serving both BBQ and Jjajang in a single location. Try out their Jajangmyeon black bean sauce noodle ($14) and Jjamppong Chinese-style seafood vegetable soup ($18). If you looking for pork based, you can enjoy their Jokbal Pigs Trotter ($54) and Bossam Steamed Pork Belly ($42).

 

Uniqueness Two in one concept restaurant (serve BBQ & Jjajang)
Website https://obba-sg.com/
Address 63 Tg Pagar Rd, Singapore 088484
Phone +65 6222 0840
Operating Hours Monday – Sunday: 11:30 am – 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

 

6. Wang Family Kitchen

 

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If you’re looking for a place to have some great food with your family or loved ones, look no further. Wang Family Kitchen is the place to go! Located in Hillview Community Club, this quaint little restaurant serves up delicious, home-cooked meals that will leave you full and satisfied. Whether you’re looking for a quick bite or an entire family meal, Wang Family Kitchen has you covered.

 

At Wang Family Kitchen, they’ve got different packages to cater to every occasion. The Family Set ($66) is perfect for 3-4 people, while the Couple Set ($39) is perfect for 2 people. Whatever package you choose, you won’t leave hungry—the portions are generous and will keep you full even if you’re a big eater! The best part about Wang Family Kitchen? They serve fruit and waffles as part of their menu—so no matter what dish you order from them, it’ll come with some yummy waffles on the side!

 

Uniqueness
  • Serve dessert
  • Large portions
  • A hidden gem nestling in the Hillview area
Website Official Facebook Page
Address 1 Hillview Rise, #01-04 Hillview CC, Singapore 667970
Phone NA
Operating Hours Tuesday – Sunday: 11:30 am – 3:00 pm, 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

(Closed on Monday)

 

7. Han Pan Korean Restaurant

 

Hanpan Korean Seoul Food takes pride in Korean delicious meals that can be washed down with a cold mug of beer or Soju. They prioritize flavor, so they select only the finest ingredients and import them to ensure correct flavor profiles in their Korean dishes. Enjoy freshly made Kimchi made with the finest ingredients and spices prepared by their Korean chef. They serve a set meal for 2-5 people. Enjoy a taste of Korean Ramyun for just $10.9, Hanpan Bibimbap at $10.8, or use their Kimchi as a base for fried rice, noodles, or soup!

 

Uniqueness
  • Premium ingredients from Korea and Europe
  • Highly skilled Korean Chef has extensive experience preparing Korean soul food
  • Vegetarian friendly
Website http://www.hanpan.sg/
Address 22 Lor Telok, #01-01, Singapore 049034
Phone +65 8788 1281
Operating Hours Monday – Friday: 11:00 am – 2:30 pm, 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Saturday: 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm, 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

 

8. HONEY NIGHT 꿀밤

 

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Korean soju and beer are here at Honey Night! Located in Grandlink Square, Honey Night offers the perfect place to grab a drink after work or just hang out with friends. Located on the second floor, Honey Night has a relaxing ambiance with a great view of the city. They serve Korean rice rolls in five different types: egg, crabstick, burdock, yellow radish, and spinach. All these ingredients are mixed to create a unique flavor that will surely delight your taste buds.

 

Honey Night also serves ramen noodles and tteokbokki (spicy rice cakes) at affordable prices! If you’re looking for a quick bite after work or just want some cheap Korean food to snack on with friends — Honey Night is the place for you!

Uniqueness Serve Korean soju and some decent New Zealand wine
Website https://honey-night.business.site/
Address #01-08, 511 Guillemard Rd, #01-09, Singapore 399849
Phone +65 6677 2946
Operating Hours Sunday – Thursday: 11:59 am – 11:00 pm

Friday – Saturday: 11:59 am – 11:30 pm

(Closed on Tuesday)

 

9. Danji Korean BBQ Buffet

 

Danji Korean BBQ Buffet is a down-to-earth Korean barbecue restaurant with a buffet and table grills. They serve a delicious meat buffet to all meat lovers. They also have cooked food, vegetables, fruits, and a sauce section. The buffet is priced at just $15+ for lunch on weekdays. Every day, fresh food is prepared for the buffet line, and regulars return for the restaurant’s famously fiery pork belly and vibrant kimchi. Because the space is limited, it is best to make a reservation before visiting.

Uniqueness
  • Unlimited cheese
  • Many kinds of seafood variety
  • Serve various types of kimchi
Website Danji Korean BBQ Buffet Website
Address 188L Tanjong Katong Rd, #01-01, Singapore 437156
Phone +65 6348 1244
Operating Hours Tuesday – Friday: 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Saturday – Sunday: 11:30 am – 10:00 pm

(Closed on Monday)

 

 

10. HoHo Korean Restaurant

 

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Are you craving for Korean food after binge-watching KDrama? Then HoHo Korean Restaurant is the place for you. With a cozy and homely atmosphere, HoHo Korean Restaurant is a great place to enjoy a meal with friends or family. They offer a lunch set for just $19, which includes one main course, rice, and side dishes. If you’re craving for pork, you can try their Jeyukbokeum ($25) or Dwaeji-Bulgogi ($26).

Uniqueness
  • Serve lunch set menu
  • Unlimited serving of side dishes
Website HoHo Korean Restaurant Facebook Page
Address 106 Clementi Street 12, #01-58/60, Singapore 120106
Phone +65 6250 3908
Operating Hours Monday – Sunday: 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

(Closed on Tuesday)

 

11. ANJU

 

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What do you get when you combine a love for food, the best ingredients, and an appreciation for craftsmanship? ANJU—a Korean term for dishes served with alcohol.

At ANJU, they believe that the true meaning of Korea’s soul lies in its food. Their carefully curated list of bottles, directly imported from Korean distilleries, is sure to please any palate. Enjoy a modern Korean dining and bar experience at the heart of Singapore!

Uniqueness Korean term for dishes served with alcohol
Website https://anju.com.sg/
Address 62 Tras St, Singapore 079001
Phone +65 6612 1172
Operating Hours Tuesday – Saturday: 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm

(Closed on Monday and Sunday)

 

12. Guiga Korean BBQ Restaurant

 

If you’re looking for a place to get away from it all, Guiga Korean BBQ Restaurant is the place to go. Guiga’s specialties include marinated raw crab and beef brisket, which they cook on an open grill right in front of you. They also serve seafood, chicken, and even vegetable dishes. The restaurant itself is cozy and has a nice Korean feel to it. You can sit back, relax, and enjoy your meal while the staff cooks and cuts the meat for you.

 

Uniqueness BBQ using charcoal
Website Guiga Korean BBQ Restaurant Facebook
Address 134 Tg Pagar Rd, Singapore 088538
Phone +65 6221 3001
Operating Hours Monday – Friday: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Saturday – Sunday: 11:00 am – 11:00 pm

 

13. Chang Korean Charcoal BBQ Restaurant

 

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One of the opulent locations chosen for special occasions, business dinners, and exquisite meals is Chang Korean BBQ. Our skilled professional Korean Chef creates authentic, affordable, high-quality Korean cuisine as a passionate expression of his or her love for food. Chang BBQ continues to provide the most genuine culinary delight and exquisitely prepared Korean meals, serving delicious Korean food with the original taste. Prices for BBQ pork and meat range from $32 to $165.

Uniqueness
  • Available for events
  • Use traditional utensils
Website http://changbbq.com.sg/
Address 71 Loewen Rd, #01-01, Singapore 248847
Phone +65 6473 9005
Operating Hours Sunday – Thursday: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm, 6:00 pm – 10:00 om

Friday – Saturday: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm, 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm

 

14. Kim Dae Mun Korean Food

 

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Located in Concorde Shopping Mall, Kim Dae Mun is a large, well-lit eatery serving classic Korean fare such as traditional hotplate dishes & soups. The menu is extensive, so you’ll have no problem finding something that suits your tastes. The servers are friendly and helpful, and the atmosphere is welcoming and relaxed—you’ll feel right at home!

Uniqueness Everything on the menu (including main meals) is less than $10
Website Facebook Page
Address 100 Orchard Rd, #01-03D Concorde Shopping Mall, Singapore 238840
Phone NA
Operating Hours Tuesday – Sunday: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

(Closed on Monday)

 

15. Wang Dae Bak Pocha® Korean BBQ

 

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Korean-style BBQ is a fun and delicious way to enjoy a casual meal with friends, and we’re excited to introduce you to a new Korean BBQ eatery that’s easy-going, but still delivers on the flavors you know and love. Wang Dae Bak Pocha® Korean BBQ is a casual eatery that lets you enjoy its delicious menu by ordering right off their website and letting them do the rest. They have tableside grills where you can cook your meats and veggies, plus they offer veggie options so everyone can enjoy! Their lunch set dish is priced at $16, so it’s an affordable option for those looking for some midday grub.

Uniqueness Specializes in serving a wide range of Korean rice wines & cocktails
Website https://www.wangdaebakbbq.sg/
Address 93 Amoy St, Singapore 069913
Phone +65 6220 0322
Operating Hours Monday – Sunday: 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm

 

16. SINGKOBA

 

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There’s something about SINGKOBA, whether it’s your favorite Korean food or just those little moments with family and friends. We all have our own stories of how we discovered it, but no matter where you are in the world, we can all agree that SINGKOBA is a household name when it comes to Korean food. SINGKOBA is known for its marinated beef and pork, which are cooked over charcoal grills. The restaurant is very crowded because of its popularity, so make sure to make a reservation before heading down

Uniqueness
  • Free flow of side dishes
  • Serve BBQ
Website Facebook Page
Address Telok Ayer St, 155, Singapore 068611
Phone +65 8429 9523
Operating Hours Monday – Friday: 11:30 am – 3:00 pm, 5:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Saturday – Sunday: 11:30 am – 3:00, 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

 

17. Bigmama Korean Restaurant

 

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You know what goes well with a large glass of wine? A giant plate of dakgakbi in suyuk sauce. And you know what goes even better with that? Apple and burrata cheese. At Bigmama Korean Restaurant, you can enjoy the Dakgakbi for 2 pax for only $40 and Suyuk large for $55. They also serve apple and burrata cheese with maple syrup and cinnamon powder. You can eat it as an open sandwich with bread or as a dessert.

Uniqueness Serve traditional Suyuk dish
Website https://takeaway.bigmama.sg/
Address 2 Kim Tian Rd, Singapore 169244
Phone +65 6270 7704
Operating Hours Tuesday – Sunday: 11:30 am – 3:00 pm, 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm

 

We hope you’ve enjoyed this list of the best authentic Korean food in Singapore! If you’re looking for a new restaurant to try, or if you just want to know where to grab some delicious Korean food, this list is a great place to start.

 

Summary

FAQs about Best Authentic Korean Food in Singapore

 

What is a typical Korean dinner?

A typical Korean meal includes a bowl of rice, a bowl of soup or stew, and some side dishes. However, within that basic structure, there is a delectably diverse range of dishes for every season and palate.

 

How Unique is Korean Cuisine?

Korean cuisine is one of the healthiest in the world due to the extensive use of natural and seasonal ingredients in their food sources, such as tofu, beans, garlic, and their all-natural kimchi. Rice is a valuable staple in the Korean diet, with the starchier short grain rice having a stickier texture.

 

How did Korean food become popular?

However, in recent years, Korean cuisine has grown in popularity around the world. Korean cuisine is now emerging as a new Asian taste in the global food scene, fueled by the growing popularity of Korean media contents such as K-pop, films, and dramas, as well as years of effort from food companies.

 

Why do people like Korean food so much?

In Korean food, there is a refreshing simplicity and honesty that I appreciate. Many dishes have only a few ingredients. The flavours are far from simple, as they are layered, but it is a modest approach (except for the insane heat in a lot of dishes).

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