What is Tteokbokki?
Tteokbokki is Koreans’ go-to food. It’s a stir-fried rice cake with ingredients like fish cake, eggs, green onions, and noodles. Its chewy, spicy, sweet taste has captivated Koreans.
With different sauces, recipes, and ingredients, you can make various types of tteokbokki.
Here are some of the tteokbokki places in Seoul that we recommend you to visit!
1. 나누미떡볶이 Nanumi Tteokbokki
Nanumi tteokbokki is located near Sungkyunkwan University (Hyehwa station exit 4). It opened in 1989 and has been very famous ever since. Their tteokbokki has a well balanced sweet and spicy taste. It opens 24 hours. Tteokbokki 4,000 won
2. 악어떡볶이 Ak-uh Tteokbokki
Ak-uh Tteokbokki is located near Hanyang University (Wangsimni station exit 6). You can choose the level of spicy: mild, medium, and spicy. People especially love the chewy texture of rice cakes. Hours: 10:30 – 21:00. Closed on Mondays (break time 15:00 – 15:30). Tteobokki 4,000 won
3. 나루떡볶이 Naru Tteokbokki
Naru Tteokbokki is located near Gwangnaru station (exit 1). The combination of its tteokbokki and shrimp seaweed rolls is amazing. Don’t forget to try their desserts too! Hours: 12:00 – 20:30 (Last order 20:00). Closed on Sundays. Tteokbokki 3,500 won
We recommend you to go early as ingredients run out quickly.
4. 작은 공간 Jakeun Gonggan
Jakeun Gonggan is located near Yanjae station (exit 3). Their signature menu is instant tteokbokki, which means a dish is cooked right in front of you. You can choose the toppings to your taste. It opens every day from 11:00 to 20:50. Instant Tteobokki for 2 people 14,000 won
5. 슈퍼집 Superzip
Superzip is located near Hak-dong station (exit 1). It has a lot of different types of tteokbokkis: plain, sesame, garlic, soy sauce, triple cheese, and more! It opens every day from 11:30 to 21:50 (break time 13:50 – 14:30). Superzip Tteobokki Small/Large 9,000/13,000 won