The 6 Best Chicken Restaurants in Seoul for an Old-School Korean Vibe

Korean Food Fried Chicken

Korean Chicken, Soul K-Food

Korean chicken is a soul food for many, and these spots will give you a retro, old-school Seoul vibe. With crispy fried chicken and a glass of soju or beer, you’ll be able to melt away the stress of the week. These six spots are usually frequented by locals after work, so if you’re a traveler or Korean resident looking for a “local flavor,” these are the places to go!

1. Pikaso Chicken (피카소 치킨)

📍 1F, 38, Yeongdong-daero 106-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea
🕥 Closed Saturdays & Sundays

2. Yangjae Dakgib (양재닭집)

📍 15, Nambusunhwan-ro 356-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul, Korea
🕥 Mon-Fri 3 p.m. – 11 p.m., Sat 3 p.m. – 9 p.m. Closed Sunday

3. Ilbunji Tongdak (일번지통닭)

📍 7, Apgujeong-ro 50-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea
🕥 Everyday 5 p.m. – 1 a.m.

4. Eongteoli Fried Chicken (엉터리통닭)

📍 38-1, Hoenamu-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, Korea
🕥 Everyday 3p.m. – 6 a.m.

5. Yeonggwang Tongdak (영광통닭)

📍 55-1, Pirundae-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Korea
🕥 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. (Sometimes they close without warning!)

6. Jamsil Hof (잠실호프)

📍 23, Olympic-ro 32-gil, Songpa-gu, Seoul, Korea
🕥 Not Known

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