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Korea Travel Guide: 5 Restaurants that serve the best Korean fried chicken in Seoul

Aside from being home to addicting k-dramas, swoon-worthy oppas and the best skincare products, South Korea is also known for the finest, tastiest and mouth-watering Korean fried chicken! If you ever find yourself walking in the streets of Seoul, make sure to check out any of the featured restaurants in today’s Korea travel guide as we list down 5 best places to sample delicious Korean fried chicken. So, bookmark today’s travel post and be sure to include these restaurants on your Korea travel itinerary!

Pelicana Chicken

Pelicana Chicken is one of South Korea’s most popular Korean fried chicken chains that has over 2,000 branches across the country. Established in 1982, the famous Korean fried chicken from Pelicana Chicken is made with traditional Korean spices such as onion, garlic and gochudang. Today, Pelicana Chicken is among Korea’s fastest-growing restaurants where you can satisfy your craving for Korean fried chicken.

Pelicana Bestsellers:

Seasoned Chicken

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The Sweet Fried Chicken is Picana’s most popular flavour made from using more than 20 kinds of spices! Try it and know what the craze is all about.

Original Fried Chicken

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For those who prefer a less sweetened fried chicken, then the Original Fried Chicken is best for you. Just as popular as the Sweet Fried Chicken, Picana’s Original Fried Chicken caters to the taste of men, women and children. Every bite will leave you wanting for more!

Soy Sauce Chicken

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The use of oligosaccharides, plum and oyster sauce resulted in the Soy Sauce Chicken flavour of Pelicana. The fantastic combination of soy sauce and fried chicken is the perfect day-ender after exploring different Seoul attractions!

Address:  No. 102, Building 1, Gil, 51 Yangquan Road, Jiangxi District, Seoul, South Korea (Guiyang Cave, Xinhua Building)

Goobne Chicken

Goodbne Chicken is a Korean restaurant that takes pride in its oven-roasted chicken that has globally captured the hearts of both Koreans and non-Koreans! Unlike other restaurants, Goobne Chicken roasts their chicken without oil frying, serving a tastier, healthier chicken dish.

Goobne Chicken Best Sellers:

Goobne Volcano

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Koreans love spicy food which is why the Goodbne Volcano is one of the restaurant’s bestsellers! With the Goobne Volcano, you can feel the spiciness that bursts like volcano with just one bite!

Rice Cake Fried Chicken

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Spicy broccoli and chewy rice cake with fresh fried chicken.

Address:  29-27 Hakung Hon-dong, Yangcheon-gu, Seoul, South Korea

NeNe Chicken

If you ever need proof of NeNe Chicken’s reputations as among the best Korean fried chicken chains, know that it is one of the well-known fried chicken brands in China and already has a few branches in Singapore. But of course, the best way to know for sure is to taste, right? Dine at NeNe Kitchen and order one or both best sellers: Plain Fried Chicken & Seasoned Fried Chicken.

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Plain Fried Chicken

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The Seasoned Fried Chicken kicks a little bit of sweetness to add to the flavour to let you enjoy more the deliciousness in every bite!

Address: 16-1 Naga-dong, Daedong-gu, Seoul, South Korea

BHC Chicken

Korean actress Jun Ji Hyun’s drama My Love from Another Star started a huge Chimaek craze a few years back. And although the popular k-drama has already ended, the craze still lives on. And we are not really surprised because BHC Chicken has been serving quality Korean fried chicken available in different flavours and seasoning.

Rio chicken steak

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Taste the subtle spiciness with the oozing flavour of soft and chewy charbroiled chicken ribs and thighs that are tasty and delicious.

Soy Barbecue

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You can also order the Soy Barbecue chicken glazed with soy sauce seasoning, making it a great choice especially with an ice cold beer in hand!

Address: 299 Olympic Road, Songpo, Seoul (7-23, Sinchon-dong).

Kyochon Chicken

Kyochon Chicken guarantees to serve only fresh chicken, hand-brushed with special sauces that make them utterly delicious and mouth-watering! What sets it apart from other Korean Fried Chicken Chains is that they only use natural ingredients.

Rice Set

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Kyochon’s rice set meal will make you devour the crispy chicken even more. It’s a great choice for lunch or dinner that will sure to make you feel full!

Red Pepper

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Kyochon’s Red Pepper Chicken is a little spicier with a taste of radish kimchi adding more flavour to its delicious taste.

Address: 75-7, Coladong, Songpo District, Seoul, Korea.

Now that you know where to find the best Korean fried chicken in South Korea, visit other attractions and complete your Seoul travel itinerary with tourist places and things to do in Seoul as featured in our Korea travel guide. You can also continue exploring the rest of South Korea by heading out to Jeju Island, a famous tourist destination, especially for summer! Here are some Korea travel guides about Jeju Island to help you plan your holiday.

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