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Korea Samkyetang (Samgyetang)

04516  1, Seosomun-ro 11-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea (Seosomun-dong)  

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The key to the taste is using ingredients from 4-year-old ginseng cultivated in Geumsan and native chickens grown in the farm. Everyday, young chickens that hatched only 49 days ago are delivered. With these chickens, ginseng, Chinese dates, garlic, and glutinous rice are boiled and make a fine soup.

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Address
04516  1, Seosomun-ro 11-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea (Seosomun-dong)  
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Line 1 City Hall Stn. Exit 10, Line 2 City Hall Stn. Exit 10

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Traveler RatingRating:4.0 (Based on 57 Traveler)

Latest 5 reviews of Korea Ginseng Chicken Soup

  • Only eat the Michelin rated Ginseng Chicken soup
    My brother in law took us here as he read the reviews and saw that it was a Michelin rated restaurant. I am not keen to seek out Michelin rated restaurants, but thought it was cool to hit up two...
    Rating:3 kayandbay2019-06-10
  • Piping Hot Korean Samgyetang!
    After reading reviews from several websites, decided to go for this shop instead of the other shop which seems to be famous among tourist and that was one of the best decisions ever made. The ginseng...
    Rating:4 Chloe S2019-05-08
  • Korean Ginseng Chicken Soup
    My friends and i found this restaurant online as well and was a place that was very easy to find considering the both of us were visiting korea for the first time. The food came pretty quickly but...
    Rating:5 carissaxqy2019-04-18
  • Genuine Korean ginseng chicken soup
    We found this restaurant that's listed in the Michelin Guide 2019. It's easy to find as it's very near to City Hall station exit 10. It's 4 stories high and there were tourist groups outside. We got...
    Rating:5 BobLum2019-04-14
  • Not worth the hype
    Soup was starchy and not much ginseng taste (preferred the black chicken soup). Waitress wasn't too happy when we ordered 3 sets to share and try. Kim chi was good though.
    Rating:3 sueYsl2019-04-14
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