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Tosokchon Samgyetang

#31 of 109,488 Restaurants in Seoul
₱₱ - ₱₱₱Asian, Korean, Soups
5, Jahamun-ro 5-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03041, South Korea
+82 2-737-7444
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Asian, Korean, Soups
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5, Jahamun-ro 5-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03041, South Korea
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the place to go for Samgyetang (Korean ginseng chicken soup). The broth is tasty and the kimchi is super delicious. We had the wild ginseng samgyetang and a serving of the pancake. Pancake was thin and crispy, tasty! Service is not so great...More

Thank Janice S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must visit for Samgyetang fans. Try to visit around 11am before lunch crowd sets in. Location is very near Gyeongbokgung Station.

Thank MinYHS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there at slightly before 11 to avoid the queue. Nice broth and tender chicken! A must visit for authentic ginseng chicken soup!

Thank christinatT328
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Samgyetang is one of the delicacy that one must try in Seoul ! I like the soup so much and the chicken is cooked until very tender. It is near Gyeongbokgong too. Highly recommended!

Thank Tiffany Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant serves one of the best, if not the best, Ginseng Chicken Soup. The broth is rich in flavour and the spring chicken meat is tender and tasty. The chicken is stuff with glutinous rice flavoured with ginseng root, red dates, ginkgo nuts, etc....More

Thank Curious113520
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Though many custoners, but the waiting time is short. And the soup is just extraordinary delicious! 5 stars!

Thank BennyO167
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my favorite Samgyetang I've ever had in my life. Definitely will pratronize when I travel to Korea again.

Thank Zane T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Call me a critic for soups, I have drank better ginseng soups outside seoul. We purposely head to this restaurant on my birthday and ended up very disappointed that i couldnt even finish the soup at all. Same goes to my family, we just find...More

Thank lpypeiying
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was traveling with my elderly mother and sis. My mom wasn’t feeling well since arrival in Korea. After sharing a bowl, she felt so much more energized. Miracle broth? Maybe but whatever it is, it help my mom enjoy the rest of our trip....More

Thank Foodie_Traveller_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Since it’s my first try, I want it to be the best shop. So, I went there based on good reviews. Even the ex-president Mun is their patron. So I trust the likes of Mr. President on his local taste. I reach there around 12:30...More

Thank 733waiw
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Andrew S
27 August 2018|
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Response from Hazelmenon | Reviewed this property |
You can order the ginseng chicken for the adults & maybe side dish for the kids. They have the nice pancakes. You can have the option to sit on chairs though they tend to fill up the room for sitting on the floor.
Charmaine L
21 May 2018|
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Response from davidchoo | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can choose vegetarian dishes
Ruby S
2 April 2018|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5, Jahamun-ro 5-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03041, South Korea
  • Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Seoul
  • Phone Number: +82 2-737-7444
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