In Korea, you are never far from delicious street food to satisfy your taste buds. Streets there has nearly 100 stalls selling a variety of amazing and interesting snacks with reasonable prices. Most of the stalls are clean and all their food are prepared on the spot to serve you hot.


Also spelled as ddeokbokki or topokki. A spicy stir-fried or grilled cylinder-shaped white rice cake is a highly popular Korean street food. The spicy tteokbokki sauce is usually made with a combination of gochujang (Korean red chili pepper paste) and gochugaru (Korean red chili pepper flakes). The spicy, slightly sweet, and chewy rice cakes are simply addictive!

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It is usually served with a savoury spicy or plain hot broth for dipping. Best to have these skewers during the cold weather at night when you can keep warm by holding a cup or bowl in your hands.

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Steamed or baked little oblong loaves of bread with a whole egg inside with a bursting of egg yolk in the middle, and they usually taste sweet, soft and rich. And then it will be dusted with parsley and pepper on top.

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It is a spiral-cut potato. A single potato will be cut to a long stick (by machine). Some stalls offer seasoned powders to sprinkle over the potato such as onion, cheese, red pepper or BBQ.

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Gimbap or kimbap is a sushi roll, made from steamed white rice and various other ingredients such as tuna and vegetables like seaweed and pickles, rolled and served in bite-size slice. The Korean street version is usually pre-made and wrapped in a plastic.

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Refers to a stuffed dumplings. Korean alternative for Chinese dumplings. Comes in two way either steamed or fried. It will be filled with meat and vegetables. It will be served six or seven in a box with kimchi or dipping sauce like soy or vinegar along in the side.

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It is an entire lobster grilled with butter and cheese melted over the top. One is always not enough! Comes with a reasonable price.

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Red bean waffles. In any town streets in Korea, cute fish-shaped sweet cakes will be there on the streets. It has a golden brown, waffle-like exterior that is both soft and crispy to bite into, giving way to hot sweet red bean paste inside. There is no actual fish in it, and you’ll find street vendors pouring a kettle of batter into moulds of other shapes too, such as chrysanthemum flowers.


Having cotton candy on top of desserts or coffee is a food trend in Korea, so it is not difficult to find it large in size, fluffy, multi-coloured, flower designed cotton candy. They will make it right in front of you. Not only the children, adults buy them all the time too.

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A 32cm tall ice cream that comes with 2 flavours together in a cone. Known as an instagrammable dish for the young adults. Choose between chocolate and vanilla, green tea and vanilla or strawberry and yogurt.