Now, the season has come when you have to carry about 5,000 won in your pocket. Fish bun, hoppang, grass bun, and hotteok are being mentioned as winter snacks, but hotteok has long been loved for its chewyness and sweetness. These days, hotteok has a variety of ingredients besides sugar. We recently looked into hotteok restaurants that make various changes from sugar to cheese.
Hotteok restaurant 5
There’s an egg inside? “삼촌치킨&엄마전집”
Located in the Busan Can Market, 삼촌치킨&엄마전집 is famous for having fried eggs in hotteok. It is served after cutting the hotteok in half, adding fried eggs, and sprinkling ketchup, mayonnaise, and Parmesan cheese. Hotteok contains a lot of honey, so you can feel the charm of true sweet and salty taste. It is so attractive that it is said to be a toast made of hotteok instead of bread, and boasts a taste that people of all ages like or dislike.
40, Jung-gu-ro 43beon-gil, Jung-gu, Busan
Seed hotteok 1,500 won, egg hotteok 3,000 won.
There are 6 types of hotteok. “삼청동호떡”
삼청동호떡 located in Insa-dong, Seoul. It is famous for thick hotteok with various ingredients. From simple honey hotteok that we know well to vegetables, meat, bulgogi, sweet red beans and cheese hotteok. It boasts a wide variety. It’s a place where you can enjoy a variety of things with ingredients that are not greasy on the outside and crispy on the inside. It is a place crowded with people every winter, so let’s choose weekdays rather than weekends and visit.
82-6, Yulgok-ro 3-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
✔ Business hours
Weekdays from 12:00 to 19:00, weekends from 11:00 to 19:00
Honey hotteok 2,500 won, vegetable hotteok 3,000 won.
There’s japchae inside the hotteok. “남대문야채호떡”
남대문야채호떡, located in Namdaemun, is a well-known place among nearby street foods. Vegetable hotteok, baked continuously on a narrow stand, is attractive enough to catch passers-by. The signature menu, “Vegetable Hotteok,” contains glass noodles, chives, and carrots, giving off the feeling of japchae. Uniquely, you have to apply the fruit sauce you made here to taste the real taste. It’s one of the must-taste street foods when you visit Namdaemun, so if you’re curious, let’s stop by.
12, Namdaemun-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
✔ Business hours
Daily 09:00 – until ingredients are exhausted
Vegetable hotteok 1,200 won, honey hotteok 1,200 won.
삼맛호오떡, which is famous for hotteok with rich people.
삼맛호오떡 located in Wangsimni. It is a place that attracts people with its retro interior and various types of hotteok. From the most basic menu, Sea World Plus Hotteok, to Bburinkle Hotteok, and Nutella Hotteok. It targeted young tastes with various menus. The representative menu, Itari Hootteok, is full of cheese inside and even has tomato sauce, so you can feel a new taste.
26th floor, Muhakbong 16-gil, Seongdong-gu, Seoul.
✔ Business hours
Closed on Mondays from 11:30 to 22:00 every day
Sea World Plus Hootteok 2,000 won, Italian Hootteok 3,300 won.
Hotteok place where you eat in line. “목동찹쌀호떡”
목동찹쌀호떡 located near Sinjeong Intersection Station. In winter, the line is long, so you can’t even eat it if you visit it late in the afternoon. They fry hotteok that is kneaded directly in clean brown rice oil. They sell only the most basic honey hotteok. This restaurant is delicious to eat immediately after grilling, but you can enjoy it more crispy if you wrap it at home, store it in the freezer, and cook it on low heat without oil in a frying pan. It is recommended if you want to taste the most basic hotteok, which is crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside.
61, Jungang-ro 32-gil, Yangcheon-gu, Seoul
Open at 7:10 a.m. on weekdays and open at 6:10 a.m. on Saturdays – Closed when ingredients are exhausted
One hotteok is 1,200 won.