Top Korean Restaurants in Malaysia: (And They Are) More Affordable Too!

With Korean food restaurants everywhere in Malaysia, we’re just so spoiled with choices when there are sudden cravings for Bibimbap, Kimchi Fried Rice, Sundobu Jigae and many many more.

As they are usually quite expensive, we have to make sure that the taste is worth the money. Because who wants to waste money on bad food?

So here are SINI KAKI suggestions for some underrated Korean Restaurants that are satisfyingly tasty and comparatively more affordable:

1. SOPOONG 소풍

Dakgalbi Dolsot Bibimbap (Spicy Grilled Chicken Hot Stone Bibimbap)—Image by Sopoong Fb

Established since 2011, Sopoong means picnic and started by an enthusiastic Korean who came all the way to Malaysia for this business.

Not only that their food is nice, the owner is very responsive to feedback and reviews about their restaurants.

They even got visited and interviewed by Korean actor from the Korean Broadcasting System(KBS) before!

Kimchi bokkeumbap (Kimchi Fried Rice)—Image by Sopoong Fb

Image by Sopoong Fb

Also, they provide good quality dishes. As shown above, they include lots of seafood in their soybean paste stew!

Besides that, the bright and cheerful surrounding decorations make the place comfortable to dine in with a ‘homey’ atmosphere.

Good food reminds me of mum—Image by Sopoong Fb

Image by Sopoong Fb

They have 5 branches located in the Klang Valley, including IOI City Mall Putrajaya, Berjaya Times Square, The Starling Mall, MyTOWN Shopping Centre and Melawati Mall.

[SOPOONG @IOI City Mall]

Operating hours: 10 am – 10 pm daily

Contact No.: 03- 2141 0224

Address: L2-D21-R2, IOI City Mall, Lebuh IRC, IOI Resort City, Putrajaya, 62502

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2. OISO Korean Traditional Cuisine & Cafe

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Is the fire heating your passion for Korean food?

If your answer is yes, you must try their Korean BBQ chicken that comes with rice. With the fire burning with bright flames, the taste of the chicken is fully enhanced with a luscious sauce and white sesame.

Furthermore, their jap chae (stir-fried glass noodles) is also one of the recommended dishes.

Image by yelp.my

[Oiso Korean Traditional Cuisine & Cafe]

Operating Hours: 11 am – 9.30 pm daily

Contact No.: 03-9134 0093

Address: No. 57, Jalan Kerinchi, 59200, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia, 59200 Kuala Lumpur

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3. KO HYANG Korean Country Delights

SINI KAKI personal favourite from Ko Hyang is their Kimchi Jjigae (Soft tofu stew with kimchi)that is served with brown rice. The sweet and sour taste of the soup suits perfectly with the steamed rice and side dishes such as kimchi, anchovies and taugeh.

Not to forget Pa Jeon and Kimchi Jeon, the well-known Korean pancakes!

Their bibimbap looks nice too~

Image by gomakan.com

[KO HYANG Korean Country Delights @Sunway Pyramid]

Operating Hours: 10 am – 9.30 pm daily

Contact No.: 03-5621 2053

Address: LG2.38A, 3, Jalan PJS 11/15, Bandar Sunway, 46150 Subang Jaya, Selangor

Official Website: http://www.kohyang.com.my/index.html

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4. MYEONG DONG TOPOKKI

Other than their specialty topokki (Korean rice cake), MyeongDong Topokki serves a variety of Korean dishes like rabokki (a combination of topokki and ramyeon) and Jajangmyeon, a type of Chinese noodle mixed with sweet bean sauce and other ingredients such as minced meat, seaweed and boiled egg.

Jajangmyeon—Image by MyeongDong Topokki Fb

Chicken ramyeon—Image by MyeongDongTopokki Fb

Rabokki—Image by MyeongDong Topokki Fb

For those who love spicy food, try our their spicy sundubu jjigae (spicy soft tofu soup)🔥🔥🔥

If you’re in a rush or prefer to dine at home, they also provide the tapao service convenient for you to bring those lovely Korean snacks and drinks anywhere!

Their branches can be found mostly in malls, including Sunway Pyramid, 1 Utama, Paradigm Mall, Sunway Putra Mall, Sunway Velocity and many more.

[MYEONGDONG TOPOKKI @1 Utama]

Operating Hours: 10 am – 10 pm daily

Contact No.: 03-7731 9273

Address: LG312B, Lower Ground Floor, One Utama Shopping Centre, 1, Lebuh Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya, Bandar Utama, 47800 Selangor.

Official Website: http://myeongdongtopokki.com

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