If you’ve never had Korean food before, you should really consider your life choices!
Over the past few years, Korean culture has created a noticeable buzz in Cairo, with an emphasis on its culinary scene. Curious to try something new? Culturally oriented food connoisseurs frequently find themselves stumbling into Korean eateries.
Egypt has had Korean restaurants for a while; they are more common in neighborhoods with a variety of cultures, such as Maadi and Zamalek. Even though they are frequently obscure and small, once you’re there the food makes you forget about anything else!
However, in the Egyptian food scene, Korean cuisine remains a dark horse. Therefore, we’ve compiled a list of 10 restaurants in Maadi where you can enjoy this emerging Asian cuisine!
Top Korean Restaurants in Maadi
If one thing we know about Korean restaurants in Egypt is Seoul Barbecue is always a catch!
As the name implies, Seoul BBQ also provides traditional Korean BBQ, allowing customers to cook their own food, so the place gives a whole other experience of trying Korean food!
Their prices are a bit high but it’s worth trying the experience!
Contact: 02 27537328
When it first opened in Degla, Maadi, a few years ago, this Korean restaurant won everyone over with its cozy, genuine, and laid-back atmosphere. They also have many other traditional Korean dishes on their menu, including Tteokbokki, black bean noodles, and many others.
They offer a variety of meats, including brisket and steak, along with a selection of sides, including kimchi, a well-known fermented cabbage dish, and lettuce leaves used as bread to go with the meat and sides.
They’re not expensive at all, they fall under the affordable category, $$.
Contact: 0102 588 3560
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If it’s your first time trying Korean food, then Gaya is your go-to! As it offers an array of traditional and authentic Korean plates.
One of their signatures is that they make you feel like you landed in Korea. Their vibes are their weapon more than food!
Their prices are wallet-friendly, $$.
Contact: 02 25197769
Kokio has made a huge buzz in the past period, and to be honest, it is worth the hype!
This place serves Korean fried chicken, a taste you’ve never tried before! They have an array of other Korean plates as well!
Their prices might be high but their portions are big enough! So, grab your things and indulge in some of their golden crisp fried chicken!
The owner of this place is Korean, so you’ll be presented with a lot of authentic and traditional vibes and food!
Mina is a lively, unpretentious restaurant that takes its cues from traditional Korean fare.
Along with its delectable meals, such as spicy seafood noodle soup and beef bulgogi, Mina is known for its welcoming staff.
Their prices are pretty much affordable, $$
Location: #34, Street 276, Cairo Governorate
Contact: 0122166 6612
When you’re in the mood for an adventure, this hidden Korean joint will hit all the right notes.
On their incredibly extensive menu, which features everything from Korean BBQ to spicy noodles, you can find all the traditional Korean dishes you’ve always wanted to try.
Their prices are very reasonable, $$.
Contact: 02 25193739
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Mingu Kim serves one of the best authentic and traditional Korean dishes.
The vibes of the place make you feel like you’re in Korea, and the staff is amiable, which reflects Korean culture.
Their prices are pretty much affordable, $.
They don’t have a phone number, so the only solution is to pay them a visit!
We all love and gallop Japanese sushi, but have you ever tried Korean sushi before?
If not, then you have to and this place is your go-to for Korean sushi!
As we mentioned above, they have another branch that already serves all the delicious Korean plates.
Their prices are pretty affordable for a sushi place, $$.
Location: X76F+38H, Street 253, Maadi as Sarayat Al Gharbeyah, Maadi, Cairo Governorate 4213040
Contact: 02 25197769
Samarqan Noodles are specialized in Chinese food; however, they have a range of Korean plates that are better not to miss.
You can have a full Asian experience in this place!
Their prices are very affordable, $$.
Contact: 02 25195928
We’ve mentioned Gogi Restaurant before as it serves Chinese food as well!
However, their Korean plates you’ll not wait to devour! We highly recommend this place!
Their prices may be a bit high but we assure you, you’ll have a full experience in this place.
Contact: 0109 901 0930
From Korean BBQ to kimchi and soup getting downed in one gulp, Korean food is a must-try!