Tanjong Pagar is where all Korean food lovers head to satisfy all their Korean food cravings. Today, we bring you the ultimate list of 40 Tanjong Pagar Korean food spots where you can fix all your Korean food cravings! From mouth-watering KBBQ to Korean sashimi and authentic Korean street food, these highly-raved spots will leave you with a satisfied belly.
One K-restaurant in Tanjong Pagar that is always popular with a long queue is O.BBa BBQ. They’re known for their juicy and tasty cuts of meat such as GgokSal (USDA Prime Beef), SamGyupSal (Sliced Pork Belly) and Yang Nyum Galbi (Marinated Short Rib), along with Korean dishes in the likes of Jajangmyeon, Jjamppong and Tangsuyuk. They have a really extensive menu, so if you are divided on what to get you should take a look at their BBQ sets available. They are good for two to three to share and also include a steamed egg and your choice of noodles, rice, or stew! Perhaps the only downside is that only walk-ins are allowed with no reservation, which means you do have to come early to try to get a better seat.
Address: 63 Tg Pagar Rd, Singapore 088484
Opening Hours: 11:30 am–3 pm, 5–11 pm Wed to Mon. Closed on Tues
The quality meat cuts and top-notch service at Super Star K make it easy to see why they are lauded as one of the best Korean restaurants in Tanjong Pagar. Dig into the likes of Premium Beef Ribs, Prime Beef and Black Pork Belly, alongside popular Korean dishes such as Steamed Eggs, Kimchi Pancake and Army Stew. Be sure to join the queue early as reservations are not allowed during peak hours and it can get crowded, especially during dinnertime.
Address: 75 Tg Pagar Rd, Singapore 088496
Opening Hours: 12–11:30 pm daily
Want to satisfy your carnivore cravings without breaking the bank? Guiga Korean BBQ offers several BBQ sets that allow you to enjoy different cuts of meat, from Prime Beef Ribs to Thin-sliced Beef Brisket and fresh Pork Belly. A special dish that Guiga has is the Raw Crab Marinated In Soy Sauce, a dish that involves fermenting fresh crabs in a soy sauce-based brine for a sweet and savoury flavour. You’ll rarely find this in Korean restaurants in Singapore, so we highly recommend a try!
Address: 134 Tg Pagar Rd, Singapore 088496
Opening Hours: 11:30 am–3 pm, 5 pm–12 am Mon to Fri, 11:30 am–12 am Sat, 11:30 am–11 pm Sun
Bigmama is well-known for being the only Korean restaurant in Singapore to serve a traditional Korean dish called Suyuk. A far cry from the usual BBQ many of us are used to, Suyuk sees pork belly that’s steamed in a special two-tiered steamer, resulting in moist, tender meat. Another speciality dish of theirs is Dakgalbi – a hotplate of pan-fried spicy chicken, vegetables and rice cakes that’s good for two.
Address: 2 Kim Tian Rd, Singapore 169244
Opening Hours: 11:30 am–3 pm, 5:30–10:30 pm Tues to Sun. Closed on Mon
Supulae Korean BBQ is also a popular restaurant along Tanjong Pagar Road, offering Korean dishes in ala carte and sets that feature different meats such as Beef Brisket, Pork Belly, Chicken Sausage and Marinated Beef Ribs. Everything runs like clockwork here – efficient, no frills and the service is great. Offering great food and great value for money, Supulae is a reliable spot for Korean food and there’s literally nothing we can pick on.
Address: 80 Tg Pagar Rd, Singapore 088496
Opening Hours: 5 pm–1 am daily
Mul Gogi is one of the newest Korean BBQ restaurants in Tanjong Pagar, and it's already proving to be a hit. Meaning “water” and “meat”, what sets Mul Gogi apart from everyone else is that their meat is aged in water. They are vacuum sealed, allowing the beef to age in its natural juices. The meat fibres break down through the wet ageing process, tenderising the meat and building up all the juicy, beefy flavour. There are a couple of BBQ sets to choose from, along with dishes such as Korean Pancakes and Army Stew.
Address: 48 Tras St, Singapore 078987
Opening Hours: 5 pm–12 am Mon to Thurs, 12 pm–12 am Fri to Sun
Korean cuisine is these days very often associated with BBQ, which is great, but what about more traditional Korean cuisine? Well, the good news is that Todamgol prides itself on exactly that. Serving up authentic soups, stews, meats, seafood, and more, the old-school decor will whisk you away to a peaceful Korean village. Enjoy satisfying dishes like Pork Backbone Stew with Potato, Herbal Ginseng Chicken Soup, Grilled Saba Fish and Korean Sausage. Wash it all down with a smooth and subtly sweet rice draft wine. If you don't fancy alcohol, they offer a non-alcoholic rice drink that's sure to quench your thirst as well!
Address: 31 Tg Pagar Rd, Singapore 088496
Opening Hours: 11:30 am–3 pm, 5–11 pm Sun to Thurs, 11:30 am–3 pm, 5 pm–1 am Fri & Sat
Situated on 100 Tras Street, Suk Seong Do is a big hit with fans for their bibimbap, fried chicken, kimchi, soups, and stews, as well as its speciality signature dishes, Dakgalbi and Gopchang. It’s a great spot for hanging out with friends, family or colleagues, and this popular joint also has plenty of beers, soju and other Korean spirits to get the party started. Reservations are recommended!
Address: 100 Tras St, #01-08, Singapore 079027
Opening Hours: 11:30 am–2:30 pm, 5:30–10 pm daily
ANJU is a modern Korean restaurant serving contemporary Korean cuisines with a selection of curated Korean alcohols. Expect fine Korean far like Abalone Gim Pasta, Hogam Jeon andYuk Hoe. Meat lovers can look forward to Bossam, featuring a braised pork belly fire-torched on the outside to give you extra smoky flavour. Drink options include double-distilled oat wood Soju, Champagne Makgeolli and more! Simply perfect for a Friday post-work dinner with friends.
Address: 62 Tras St, Singapore 079001
Opening Hours: 6–10:30 pm Tues to Sat. Closed Sun & Mon
Seoulizm is a new retro-themed and neon-lit KBBQ restaurant. Rather than offering a plethora of meats, the Korean-owned restaurant spotlights pork belly as the only protein they serve. Expect the usual banchan suspects of kimchi, radish, lettuce wrap, marinated sprouts and ssamjang to go along. Apart from the pork BBQ, the menu is simple with comforting dishes. Think cheese fried rice, mentaiko cheese steamed egg, spicy cold noodles and Korean army stews!
Address: 28 Tg Pagar Rd, Singapore 088451
Opening Hours: 5:30–11 pm daily
Tanjong Pagar is home to many Korean restaurants, ranging from Korean BBQ to Korean Fried Chicken. Opened by the same folks behind Super Star K, Noodle Star K specialises in handmade Korean noddles from Naengmyeon to Jjajangmyeon, Jjampong and Kalguksu. Small bites such as dumplings are also available in three flavours: Gogi (pork meat), Kimchi and Mul (boiled pork meat).
Address: 58 Tg Pagar Rd, Singapore 088479
Opening Hours: 11:30 am–3:30 pm, 5:30–9:30 pm daily
Kko Kko Na Ra is said to be the originator of Korean fried chicken in Singapore, and the first to introduce first Chi-Mek (Korean fried chicken & beer) supper culture here. On the menu you’ll find fried chicken in different varieties, such as Cheese Sprinkle, Yangyum, Mala, Soy Garlic and more, alongside stews, pancakes and some rice sets. If you love variety, get the Combo Chicken Set which comes with nine of 18 pieces with three different favours – Original, Garlic and Yangyum!
Address: 68 Tg Pagar Rd, Singapore 088489
Opening Hours: 12 pm–1 am daily
Korean food is not just limited to KBBQ and fried chicken! Seafood lovers should look to Haewon Korean Sashimi Restaurant for their delectable Korean sashimi platters and other seafood dishes for your seafood cravings. The restaurant’s menu features items like like raw octopus, grilled fish and spicy seafood stew. They even have unique Korean specialties like Gwamegi, a dried pacific saury popular in Pohang, as well as Mulhoe, a spicy cold seafood soup with raw fish!
Address: 74 Tras St, Singapore 079013
Opening Hours: 11:30 am–2:30 pm, 5–11 pm Mon to Sat. Closed on Sun
Located near Exit A of Tanjong Pagar and away from the main stretch of Korean restaurants Itaewon Jjajang. Just like its name suggests, the restaurant serves Jjajangmyeon and other Korean-Chinese food items. The have a set menu that lets you try their at an affordable price. For example, the Set A consists of a bowl of Jjajangmyeon, Jjamppong and Tangsuyuk. Sathered in a recognisable black soybean sauce with shreds of cucumber and noodles underneath, the Jjajangmyeon is chewy, rich and savoury.
Address: 64 Peck Seah St, Singapore 079325
Opening Hours: 11:30 am–3 pm, 5–10 pm Tues to Sun
Don Dae Bak along Kreta Ayer Road offers a Korean BBQ buffet with unlimited meats, sides and steamed eggs at only S$27.90++/pax on weekdays! Expect the usual atmosphere for a Korean BBQ joint: round communal tables filled by free-flow kimchi and side dishes and loud Korean pop songs on repeat mode. They use beef and pork belly from USA and Australia, as well as chicken that is sourced locally. Take your pick from items such as Beef Bulgogi, Beef Brisket, Pork Belly, Shoulder Loin and more! They’re also open until 5am, making it the perfect late night supper spot.
Address: 35 Kreta Ayer Rd, Singapore 089000
Opening Hours: 11:30 am–5 am daily
Looking for an affordable Korean restaurant with good food and drinks? Dal Bam is the place to be. Located in Tanjong Pagar, Dal Bam is popular for their signature Korean comfort food items such as Tteokbokki in Spicy Sauce, Steam Pork Belly Bossam, Spicy Tofu Soup and many more. Wash it all down with some ice cold draught beer to complete your meal!
Address: 66 Tg Pagar Rd, Singapore 088487
Opening Hours: 4 pm–12 am Mon to Sat. Closed on Sun
ON DOL specialises in Korean hot stone BBQ and affordable Ssambap lunch sets which include a barbecue option featuring your choice of meat, soup, a tray of fresh vegetables and up to 10 different side dishes that are bound to satisfy! If you’re craving for more, you can also order from the ala carte section which has dishes such as Cheese Army Stew, Fried Chicken With Mozzarella Cheese, and Soy Sauce Marinated Crab.
Address: 95 Tg Pagar Rd, Singapore 088516
Opening Hours: 11:30 am–2:30 pm, 5:30–10:30 pm Mon to Fri, 11:30 am–10:30 pm Sat & Sun
SBCD Korean Tofu House serves your usual Korean cuisine as well as a traditional Korean soft tofu stew. It is said that the stew uses a 10-ingredient secret recipe with freshly made tofu every day! Tiger prawns and flower crab are some of the ingredients that can be added to the soup. If that's not your thing, authentic Korean side dishes like Spicy Baby Octopus and L.A. Galbi are also available. The rice dishes here are served in hot stone bowls as per Korean tradition, and the rice crust at the bottom is mixed with corn tea and served as a porridge at the end of the meal. If you're looking for authentic Korean food that is healthy, hearty, and accessible, look no further!
Address: 7 Wallich St, B1-01/02, Singapore 078884
Opening Hours: 11:30 am–3 pm, 5–10 pm Mon to Fri. 11:30 am–10 pm Sat & Sun
Korean food doesn’t always come cheap, but MiMi Korean BBQ Restaurant is known for their affordable BBQ buffet, priced at just $29.50++ per adult from Monday to Thursday. The Korean-run restaurant offers a wide variety of classic dishes for sharing, including hearty stews and meaty barbecue platters. You get to choose from seven types of meats, all of which you get unlimited servings of: Beef Bulgogi, Beef Short Plate, Marinated Pork Galbi, Spicy Pork Bulgogi, Pork Belly, Soya Chicken Galbi, and Spicy Chicken Galbi. Top up $5+ for some cheese for an even more indulgent BBQ experience!
Address: 2 Peck Seah St, Singapore 079305
Opening Hours: 11:30 am–3 pm, 5:30 pm–12 am daily
This trendy Korean BBQ restaurant opened its doors during the pandemic. Fulfilling her mother's lifelong dream of owning a KBBQ restaurant, Ryu quit her cushy job at Apple to open Charim. The joint has since received stellar reviews and even went viral on Tiktok for its quality grilled meats! Go for the BBQ Sets which are pork- or beef-centric. DIY sushi is also available to top up where diners can drape their meats on sushi rice! The restaurant doesn’t accept reservations, so come early or be ready to wait.
Address: 65 Tg Pagar Rd, Singapore 088486
Opening Hours: 11:30 am–1 am Tues to Sun. Closed on Mon