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Seoul Korean Cuisine

Don’t be dismayed by the dingy-beige strip-mall exterior. Seoul is a hidden gem in the Hub City. We started with the tteokbokki, which was wonderfully warming on a cool day; it’s a popular appetizer of both rice cakes and fish cakes stewed in a thick, spicy red sauce. Next up was japchae, a healthy and hearty dish of clear sweet-potato noodles stir-fried with vegetables and your choice of beef or tofu. The classic beef bulgogi was another winner, with a generous portion of fork-tender marinated ribeye served atop a mountain of sticky white rice. The spice level here isn’t lowered for non-Korean palates; we went with medium heat and were still chugging glasses of water. The vinegary, crunchy kimchi packed a punch too.

City: Lubbock

Cuisine:

Drinks: No bar

Price: $$

Rating: ★★★

Address: 4620 50th, Lubbock, TX, 79414

Hours: L & D Mon–Sat.

Phone: 808-687-8835

Website: seoulcuisinelubbock.com

Last updated: May 9, 2022