4 Amazing Restaurants in Jeju Island – Burgers, Seafood, BBQ and Fish

Planning a trip to Jeju Island and not sure what food to put in your belly or which restaurants to check out? Well, nor was I until I created this detailed list of some of the places we visited in Jeju back in April. Wait, that makes no sense. Oh well, here’s some amazing food we ate in Jeju and I thought my readers would enjoy seeing it!

Dodu Fresh Burgers – 도두후레쉬

Dodu Fresh is located conveniently near Jeju airport. It is the perfect lunch spot if you are waiting for your hotel in Jeju City to open up for a 3pm check-in. We enjoyed our burgers a 5-minute drive away by the water and had to compete with the wind while eating. I would definitely recommend the cheesy fries. I chose to eat the Shrimp burger and it was GOOD! I could honestly go for one right now.

Store Hours: Opens Daily from 9:30 am to 7:00 pm (Closed on Tuesdays)

Address: Jeju-do, Jeju-si, 특별자치도, Doduil-dong, Dogong-ro, 34 KR

Noraba Seafood Ramyeon – 노라바

We found out about Noraba Seafood Ramyeon by looking at a restaurant brochure from our hotel. My husband knew immediately that it was his destiny to drive there and eat ramyeon. I’m glad we did because it was such a great experience.

We ordered two of the classic Noraba Seafood Ramyeon dishes (mild) and a Lunch box set or ‘Doshirak’ with rice and other goodies. My husband regretting getting the mild version because there was no spice at all. I enjoyed it but also would have liked a bit more bang.. in my mouth?

Pro Tip: We went to Noraba on a Monday and had to wait at least 45 minutes to eat. It is a very efficient system with sign ups and number calls etc. I would suggest you prepare for a waiting time. Outdoor and indoor seating is available!

Store Hours: Opens every day from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Address: 100 Gueom-gil, Aewol-eup, Jeju-si, Jeju-do

Yewonine Galchi Jorim 예원이네 은갈치조림

Galchi Jorim is a staple Jeju Island food specialty and is a ‘Hairtail fish Soup’. It is sometimes a sweet dish full of delicious fish, tofu and plenty of vegetables. For me, this place was a little too spicy, but having the Nurungji (scorched rice) dish really helped!

For more information, this person did a much better job of explaining the restaurant in great detail.

Store Hours: Opens every day from 10:30 am to 8:00 pm

Address: Jeju-do, Seogwipo-si, 특별자치도, Andeok-myeon, Gamsan-ri, 359-1 KR

Dombedon – Jeju Ogyeopsal BBQ – 돔베돈

One thing you should also try in Jeju is an ogyeopsal BBQ! Unlike Korea’s regular, boring meat, samgyeopsal, this pork has 5 layers of meats and fats instead of 3! I’m not saying you need to go to this specific restaurant, but if you head to this general area in Jeju City, you are bound to find a great restaurant to eat Ogyeopsal. This was so delicious… but my memory of the food was somewhat clouded by the soju we drank with it.

Hours: Opens daily from 11:00 am to 12:00 am

Address: 25 Gwandeong-ro 15(sibo)-gil, Geonip-dong, Jeju-si, Jeju-do

There you have it, all the foods we ate on our Jeju honeymoon back in May. For more food related content, be sure to follow along with my Instagram page. Also, check out our YouTube videos about Jeju Island to see the food in action!

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Bonte Museum, Jeju Island [본태박물관, 제주조]

If you’re like me and you have a penchant for Japanese architecture, art and serene water features, then I have found the museum for you. Jeju Island is full of art and design if you know where to find it. Luckily for you, I have written this post to give you a hint. So, all you art lovers should head to the Bonte Museum the next time you find yourself wandering around Jeju Island wondering what to do with yourself. Here are the details:

Opening Hours: 10:00 – 18:00

General Ticket Entry: ₩20,000

Address: Jeju-do, Seogwipo-si, 특별자치도, Andeok-myeon, Sallongnam-ro762beon-gil, 69 KR

About Bonte Museum

Bonte Museum was designed by Tadao Ando, the father of Japanese design, and it was completed in 2012. Ando is responsible for other masterpieces including the ones I wrote about here on my Japan blog.

The museum houses a range of contemporary and traditional art which breaks up the viewing experience nicely. You can wander from a room full of historical Korean artefacts and then head into Kusama Yayoi’s Infinity Room. The design of the museum frames the surrounding beauty of Jeju beautifully with its concrete walls and water features. It is no wonder that the word ‘bonte’ means original form

With five galleries, a cafe and a gift shop, everyone is bound to find something to love about Bonte Museum! Let me know about your travels by following me on Instagram, YouTube or by leaving a comment below!

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Osulloc Tea Museum, Jeju Island

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Hello internet, it’s Jo So Ko here, your friendly neighbourhood Korea travel blogger, ready to give you all of the scoops on travel in Korea. Not really. I actually always leave it up to my husband to organise things when we travel. I’m just happy to walk around a new place, take photos and eat yummy food.

We recently travelled over an actual sea to go to Jeju Island! It was crazy to fly over an ocean, during these strange and uncertain times. In this post, I wanted to highlight one of the spots we went to on our trip which was the Osulloc Tea Museum!

Osulloc is a big tea company in South Korea owned by the Amore Pacific group, who have a  monopoly on the health and beauty industry in Korea. You might have heard of some of their previous Kbeauty films such as Innisfree, Etude House, Laneige and Primera.

The tea museum in Jeju consists of a large building with some tea history and a tea store, as well as the famous Osulloc Cafe. There are two cafes outside, one of which houses an Innisfree store. There are a lot of other things that I could tell you about if I was a better travel blog. Outside is the main star of the show: the beautiful green tea fields. You can frolic about and pretend to be a green tea farmer, but in reality, there are so many bugs that it’s not as pleasant as it sounds. Just look at the pictures, I’m no good with words these days.

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Directions

The museum is open from 9am – 7pm every day and has no entry fee