Best Dining Spots Near ‘Grand Josun Busan’: Chosen by Koreans! #1/3

Last Updated on November 5, 2023 by HB

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Have you made plans to stay at the ‘Grand Josun Busan’? Or perhaps, you’ve already checked in? If so, let’s dive into a universally beloved topic – food!

Traveling can be hectic, but wouldn’t it be wonderful to take a breather and savor a leisurely meal at an amazing place just around the corner of your hotel?

Today’s post is all about that! After an in-depth review of ‘Grand Josun Busan’, I’m here to guide you through the best local dining spots and cafes within an easy stroll from your hotel.

Best Dining Spots Near 'Grand Josun Busan': Chosen by Koreans!

I’ve gathered this list from Naver – Korea’s largest portal. It includes places loved by locals and highly praised by customers. Keeping convenience in mind, I’ve handpicked eateries and cafes located within a cozy 500m radius from ‘Grand Josun Busan’.

Best Dining Spots Near 'Grand Josun Busan': Chosen by Koreans!

“The heart of the circle marks the ‘Grand Josun Busan’ location. The surrounding purple hue illustrates a 500-meter radius from the hotel, your culinary adventure playground.”

For your reference, the post titled “Best Dining Spots Near ‘Grand Josun Busan’: Chosen by Koreans!” will be divided into three parts, and this is the first part. The topics for each part are as follows:


Part 1: Korean Cuisine, Japanese Cuisine, Chinese Cuisine

Part 2: Asian Cuisine, Western Cuisine, Snacks or Street Food (Coming Soon)

Part 3: Cafe, Bar, Convenience Store (Coming Soon)


So, let’s not waste any more time and embark on our gastronomic journey to discover the best restaurants and cafes near ‘Grand Josun Busan‘!! Beginning with the first part, let’s delve into the ‘Korean, Japanese, and Chinese Cuisine’!

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1. Korean Cuisine

1.1. Legendary Wooback Ribs Haeundae Direct Store (전설의우대갈비 해운대직영점) : Meat Dishes

CategoryInformation
Address277 Haeundae Beach Road, Haeundae-gu, Busan 3rd Floor (부산 해운대구 해운대해변로 277 3층)
Phone Number+82-0507-1488-9030
Operating HoursTuesday to Monday: 11:00 – 22:00 (Last Order at 21:30)
AmenitiesGroup Use Available, Parking, Packaging, Delivery, Reservation, Wireless Internet, Gender-Separated Restrooms
Websitehttp://전설의우대갈비.com
DescriptionLocated on the 3rd floor of the Daom Building across from the Busan Aquarium event square and parking lot entrance in Haeundae, Busan, the Legendary Wooback Ribs offers a menu of top-grade flower rib meat with a special seasoning. In addition to the Legendary Wooback Ribs, all menus use the highest quality ingredients and are cooked by experienced staff. It’s a store where you can find joy on a special day or when treating guests. Located 5 minutes from Haeundae Station Exit 5 and 30 seconds from Haeundae Beach, it’s a great place to dine with friends from afar.
Awards and CertificationsMinistry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Provided Safe Restaurant

“I visited this place for lunch and ordered two servings of prime ribs! The meat was thickly cut and so juicy, it was a delight to have it with a bowl of rice. The parking charge was 3000 won for 2 hours, which was reasonable. Highly recommend this place for a hearty meal.”


“Came here with my family and we were blown away by the view of Haeundae beach. The meat was cooked to perfection by the staff, making it a hassle-free experience. This place is not just a great spot for lunch but also for a wonderful dinner experience.”


“This place is truly legendary with its prime ribs! The restaurant is spacious, clean, and has a luxurious vibe. The staff cooked the meat for us, which allowed us to enjoy the meal comfortably. The view is also incredible. This place is a must-visit if you are in Haeundae.”

Customer Reviews of the Restaurant (Source: Naver)

The travel route from ‘Grand Josun Busan is as shown in the picture below. The optimal route (blue solid line) from the hotel (green circle) to the restaurant (red circle) is 140 m, taking about 2 minutes on foot.

Legendary Wooback Ribs Haeundae Direct Store (전설의우대갈비 해운대직영점) : Meat Dishes

Green Circle: Hotel / Red Circle: Restaurant / Blue solid line: Optimal Route / Grey Solid Line: Detour

1.2. Golden Shellfish Grill Seafood Restaurant (황금조개구이횟집): Seafood Grill

CategoryInformation
Address42 Gunam-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan (부산 해운대구 구남로 42 베스트웨스턴 호텔 1층 102, 103호)
Operating HoursMonday – Sunday: 16:00 – 02:00
Contact Number+82-0507-1325-0801
WebsiteLink
AmenitiesGroup-friendly, Parking, Take-out, Reservation, Wi-Fi, Separate Male/Female Restrooms
DescriptionGolden Shellfish Grill is a famous seafood hot pot restaurant in Haeundae, known for its eel dishes. Located on the 1st floor of the Best Western Hotel in Haeundae-gu, Jung-dong, Busan, we offer fresh seafood including eel and seafood hot pot. We prioritize the freshness of ingredients, serving top-notch seafood. We always strive to be a restaurant that tourists want to revisit when they come to Busan. We provide the best service based on healthy ingredients. Located on the 1st floor of a hotel, you can solve dining and accommodation at once. If you park in a nearby parking lot, we support 3,000 won in cash. Please visit us a lot.
MenuShellfish Grill: 50,000 KRW, Sashimi + Shellfish Grill + Spicy Soup: 70,000 KRW, Assorted Sashimi: 60,000 KRW, Assorted Seafood (Live Octopus / Sea Cucumber / Sea Pineapple / Abalone): 50,000 KRW

“Absolutely loved the shellfish grill and sashimi set for 3 people, it was worth the 90,000 KRW. They even gave us a complimentary ramen, which was a nice touch. The ramen had shrimps and mussels in it and it was really filling.”


“Very easy to find as it is right by Haeundae Beach. The sashimi and shellfish grill were so fresh, I couldn’t get enough. The shellfish grill was especially amazing. The staff were also very friendly.”


“The owner was super friendly and all the seafood was so fresh, I couldn’t stop eating! Even though the staff seemed busy, they were still very kind and made the experience

Customer Reviews of the Restaurant (Source: Naver)

The travel route from Grand Josun Busan is as shown in the picture below. The optimal route (blue solid line) from the hotel (green circle) to the restaurant (red circle) is 215 m, taking about 4 minutes on foot.

Golden Shellfish Grill Seafood Restaurant (황금조개구이횟집): Seafood Grill

Green Circle: Hotel / Red Circle: Restaurant / Blue solid line: Optimal Route / Grey Solid Line: Detour

1.3. Milkyang Soondae Dwaeji Gukbap (밀양순대돼지국밥): Korean Traditional Cuisine

CategoryInformation
Address28 Gunam-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan (부산 해운대구 구남로 28)
Operating HoursOpen 24 hours, 7 days a week
Telephone+82-051-731-7005
FacilitiesGroup dining, reservations, parking, takeout
DescriptionDwaeji Gukbap, a representative food of Busan, was originated from the Korean war when pork offal, which was easy to obtain and cheap, was used to imitate seolleongtang to feed the common people. For the past 16 years, Milkyang Soondae Dwaeji Gukbap only studied Dwaeji Gukbap and insisted on using 100% domestically produced bones, boiled for over 48 hours. This is not just a simple soup, but a medicinal meal. In order not to change, we will constantly change.
MenuSoondae Gukbap: 10,000 KRW, Dwaeji Gukbap: 10,000 KRW, Suyuk (small): 30,000 KRW, Suyuk (large): 40,000 KRW

“Visited this pork soup restaurant for breakfast around 8 AM and it was quite busy with both dine-in and takeaway customers. An ideal place to start your day with a hearty meal.”


“The soup is indeed a medicinal treasure as they claimed. Starting my trip with a bowl of their soup made me feel satisfied and comfortable. The price is also reasonable for the quality and service provided.”


“I enjoyed my visit to Soongryedodam. The freshness of the meat was undeniable and it was incredibly tender. The side dishes were also excellent. The restaurant was clean and well maintained. It’s a place that I’d love to visit again!”

Customer Reviews of the Restaurant (Source: Naver)

Customer Reviews of the Restaurant (Source: Naver)

The travel route from ‘Grand Josun Busan’ is as shown in the picture below. The optimal route (blue solid line) from the hotel (green circle) to the restaurant (red circle) is 362 m, taking about 6 minutes on foot.

Milkyang Soondae Dwaeji Gukbap (밀양순대돼지국밥): Korean Traditional Cuisine

Green Circle: Hotel / Red Circle: Restaurant / Blue solid line: Optimal Route / Grey Solid Line: Detour

2. Japanese Cuisine

2.1. Haemok Haeundae Branch (해목 해운대점): Japanese Cuisine

CategoryInformation
Address8 Gunam-ro 24beon-gil, Haeundae-gu, Busan (부산 해운대구 구남로24번길 8)
Operating Hours11:00 – 22:00 (Break Time: 15:00 – 17:00, Last Order: 21:00)
Telephone+82-0507-1385-3730
FacilitiesSeparate Male/Female Bathrooms, Takeout Available
DescriptionHaemok is a specialty restaurant of Hitsumabushi, a famous dish in Nagoya, Japan. In addition to Hitsumabushi, you can also enjoy seafood rice bowls and assorted tempura.
MenuSpecial Hitsumabushi: 57,000 KRW, Hitsumabushi: 39,000 KRW, Children’s Eel Rice Bowl: 11,000 KRW, Special Kaisendon: 50,000 KRW

“The food at Haemok was incredibly fresh and delicious. My friend and I ordered the Kaisendon and Eel Rice Bowl respectively, both of which were delightful. The staff was very friendly and the freshness of the fish was noticeable. Definitely a place worth trying when you’re in Busan!”


“Visited Haemok while on a trip to Busan. Luckily, we didn’t have to wait and the eel rice bowl was delicious. Although slightly expensive, the amount of eel was generous and the taste was great. Would recommend!”


“Haemok is famous for its eel rice bowl, but since I can’t eat seafood, I had the salmon and my boyfriend had the Kaisendon. Overall, there was no fishy smell and the staff were very friendly. It was a good experience!”

Customer Reviews of the Restaurant (Source: Naver)

The travel route from ‘Grand Josun Busan’ is as shown in the picture below. The optimal route (blue solid line) from the hotel (green circle) to the restaurant (red circle) is 446 m, taking about 7 minutes on foot.

Haemok Haeundae Branch (해목 해운대점): Japanese Cuisine

Green Circle: Hotel / Red Circle: Restaurant / Blue solid line: Optimal Route / Grey Solid Line: Detour

2.2. Kandasoba Haeundae Branch (칸다소바 해운대점): Japanese Ramen

CategoryInformation
Address30 Gunam-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan (부산 해운대구 구남로30번길 8-3 1층)
Operating HoursEveryday 11:30 – 22:00, Break Time 15:30 – 17:00, Last Order 15:00, 21:30
Phone Number+82-0507-1345-1660
AmenitiesSuitable for groups, Baby chairs available
WebsiteLink
DescriptionKandasoba is a winner of a Japanese ramen competition, known for its dedicated craftsmanship. The restaurant, located in Haeundae, Busan, offers a variety of ramen dishes, including Magesoba, a Japanese-style mixed ramen, and Aburasoba, also known as ‘Diet Ramen’ for its lower calories. The restaurant’s interior is designed to give you the feel of a small ramen shop in a corner of Tokyo, and the menu is created by a Tokyo ramen competition winner.
MenuMagesoba: 10,000 KRW, Tsukemen: 12,000 KRW, Aburasoba: 10,000 KRW, Shell Aburasoba: 12,500 KRW

“I tried both the Magesoba and Tonkotsu here. Both were rich and savory, quite delicious. However, they were a bit heavy. That unique heaviness of Japanese cuisine was very present. The only way to counteract the heaviness was with carbonated drinks.”


“I visited because it looked delicious while I was looking for a place to eat alone in Haeundae. I intended to eat Aburasoba because of the pork rinds, but I found out that pork rinds could be added to Magesoba, so I added and ate. The soup was so thick that it felt sticky.”


“Kandasoba has many branches now, so it was good to eat without waiting. The soup is so thick that it feels sticky.”

Customer Reviews of the Restaurant (Source: Naver)

The travel route from ‘Grand Josun Busan’ is as shown in the picture below. The optimal route (blue solid line) from the hotel (green circle) to the restaurant (red circle) is 409 m, taking about 7 minutes on foot.

 Kandasoba Haeundae Branch (칸다소바 해운대점): Japanese Ramen

Green Circle: Hotel / Red Circle: Restaurant / Blue solid line: Optimal Route / Grey Solid Line: Detour

2.3. Turtle Safe Pork Cutlet (거북이금고돈가스): Pork Cutlet Restaurant

CategoryInformation
Address32 Jungdong 1-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan, Korea (부산 해운대구 중동1로 32 지상1층)
Telephone+82-051-746-7001
Operating HoursTues-Sun: 11:30 – 21:00 (Break Time: 15:00 – 17:00, Last Order: 14:30, 20:30)
Closed onEvery Monday
AmenitiesGroup use available, Packaging, Wi-Fi, Separate Men/Women’s Restrooms
Websitehttp://www.instagram.com/turtlesafe
DescriptionWe have been operating since our restaurant opened in 2016 without a single advertisement. All reviews are real reviews from our precious customers. We are always grateful. We make our Jeju black pork cutlet fresh daily using high-quality, matured raw meat from Jeju Island. Experience the chewy and tender taste of Jeju black pork cutlet. Our specialty homemade curry is a deep-flavored curry that has been aged by stir-frying and boiling onions and beef in milk butter. We are clean and tidy through quarantine and indoor disinfection.
MenuJeju Black Pork Loin Cutlet: 11,000 KRW, Jeju Black Pork Tenderloin Cutlet: 11,500 KRW, Jeju Black Pork Loin+Tenderloin: 13,500 KRW

“The thickness of the pork cutlet at Turtle Safe is something to appreciate. It’s cooked to perfection, maintaining a juiciness that doesn’t leave you feeling overly full. The unique sauce of Turtle Safe enhances the flavor, making it a delightful experience from start to finish. Definitely a place for people who love Western-style pork cutlets!”


“I had the pleasure of visiting Turtle Safe for the first time and was thoroughly impressed. The curry loin pork cutlet was delicious! As a big fan of Japanese curry, I was pleased to find that this dish was made with it. The loin was cooked to perfection, making every bite a joy.”

“Turtle Safe is a place where you can expect great food as well as excellent service. The owner is always cheerful and accommodating. The restaurant is also frequented by foreigners, adding to its vibrant atmosphere. I love how they always make sure you’re comfortable, even offering a four-seater table when only two of us are dining. Looking forward to my next visit!”

Customer Reviews of the Restaurant (Source: Naver)

Customer Reviews of the Restaurant (Source: Naver)

The travel route from ‘Grand Josun Busan’ is as shown in the picture below. The optimal route (blue solid line) from the hotel (green circle) to the restaurant (red circle) is 347 m, taking about 5 minutes on foot.

Turtle Safe Pork Cutlet (거북이금고돈가스): Pork Cutlet Restaurant

Green Circle: Hotel / Red Circle: Restauratnt / Blue solid line: Optimal Route / Grey Solid Line: Detour

3. Chinese Cuisine

3.1. Red Door Chinese Restaurant (레드도어중식당): Chinese Restaurant

CategoryInformation
Address271 Haeundaehaebyeon-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan, Korea (부산 해운대구 해운대해변로 271 B1층 레드도어)
Telephone+82-051-743-7933
Operating HoursMon, Wed-Fri: 10:30 – 21:00 (Break Time: 15:00 – 17:00, Last Order: 20:30), Sat-Sun: 10:30 – 21:00 (Last Order: 20:30)
Closed onEvery Tuesday
AmenitiesGroup use available, Parking, Packaging, Delivery, Separate Men/Women’s Restrooms
MenuPork Loin Sweet and Sour Pork (Medium): 23,000 KRW, Pork Loin Sweet and Sour Pork (Large): 35,000 KRW, Chili Medium Shrimp (10P): 35,000 KRW, Chili Medium Shrimp (16P): 55,000 KRW

“This restaurant is a hidden gem! I initially came for the sweet and sour pork, and boy, it did not disappoint. It was so delicious that I felt every moment waiting during the break time was worth it. The meat here is different, in a good way. Can’t wait to return!”


“I visited with a big family and we decided to order a la carte instead of the course meal. The servings were generous and the taste was exceptional. The chef kept coming out to check if the food was to our liking. It was a really nice touch!”


“I was pleasantly surprised by the spacious interior and the wide tables. Even if you come with a group, you can comfortably enjoy your meal. The sweet and sour pork was thin yet tender, and the jjamppong had a nice spicy kick to it. However, the noodle portion could be a bit more.”

Customer Reviews of the Restaurant (Source: Naver)

The travel route from ‘Grand Josun Busan’ is as shown in the picture below. The optimal route (blue solid line) from the hotel (green circle) to the restaurant (red circle) is 189 m, taking about 3 minutes on foot.

Red Door Chinese Restaurant (레드도어중식당): Chinese Restaurant

Green Circle: Hotel / Red Circle: Restaurant / Blue solid line: Optimal Route / Grey Solid Line: Detour

3.2. Shinheung Chinese Restaurant (신흥관중식당): Chinese Restaurant

CategoryInformation
Address31-1 Jungdong 1-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan, Korea (부산 해운대구 중동1로 31-1)
Telephone+82-051-746-0062
Operating HoursTue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun: 11:30 – 21:00
Closed onEvery Monday
AmenitiesGroup use available
DescriptionThis is a Chinese restaurant that has been around for over 50 years. It is famous for its Szechuan Jajangmyeon, which has a red color from the chili oil. There is a picture of the Chinese actor Hong Jinbao on one wall, who has visited Shinheung several times.
MenuJjajangmyeon: 5,500 KRW, Udon: 7,500 KRW, Ganjjajang: 8,500 KRW, Samseon Ganjjajang: 10,000 KRW

“The food at this restaurant is absolutely delicious, but what makes it even better is the incredible service from both the owner and the staff. I had a great dining experience and left feeling content.”


“I tried the Gan Jajang and Jjamppong rice. I didn’t expect the rice to be wrapped but it was nonetheless tasty. The parking seems to be in the district office side, but the restaurant is clean and cosy.”


“The sweet and sour pork was delicious, although the restaurant has a unique smell when you enter. However, the Gan Jajang was not greasy at all and was really delicious! The fried rice was also good, and the egg soup that came with it was tasty. I plan to visit again to try Jjamppong and Tangsuyuk.”

Customer Reviews of the Restaurant (Source: Naver)

The travel route from ‘Grand Josun Busan’ is as shown in the picture below. The optimal route (blue solid line) from the hotel (green circle) to the restaurant (red circle) is 357 m, taking about 5 minutes on foot.

Shinheung Chinese Restaurant (신흥관중식당): Chinese Restaurant

Green Circle: Hotel / Red Circle: Restaurant / Blue solid line: Optimal Route / Grey Solid Line: Detour

3.3. Yang Kkochi and Qingdao (양꼬치 앤 칭따오): Chinese Restaurant

CategoryInformation
Address10, Jungdong 1-ro 19beon-gil, Haeundae-gu, Busan, Korea (부산 해운대구 중동1로19번길 10 1층)
Telephone+82-051-747-8869
Operating HoursDaily 17:00 – 03:00 (Last order at 02:30)
Closed onEvery second and fourth Tuesday
AmenitiesReservation, Wi-Fi
MenuYang Kkochi (10 pieces): 14,000 KRW, Premium Lamb Ribs: 32,000 KRW, Lamb Rib Meat: 17,000 KRW, Spicy Lamb Rib Meat: 18,000 KRW

“This place serves the best Yang Kkochi I’ve ever eaten! The lamb doesn’t have any gamey smell, and the Kimchi Corn Noodles are my favorite menu item. Their Jjajang is crunchy, proving that this place is a Yang Kkochi hotspot.”


“Stumbled upon this restaurant by chance, and it didn’t disappoint! The portion sizes are generous and the taste is delicious. And the Clam Stir-fry is an excellent dish to pair with alcohol. They also have meal menus, making it a great place to enjoy dinner and a drink.”


“The Yang Kkochi here is always so delicious. Even the Guobaorou is really crispy and tasty, though the sauce is a bit sweet. Personally, I find this place even better than the famous Yang Kkochi restaurant in Suyeong. I hope the owner continues to thrive!”

Customer Reviews of the Restaurant (Source: Naver)

The travel route from ‘Grand Josun Busan’ is as shown in the picture below. The optimal route (blue solid line) from the hotel (green circle) to the restaurant (red circle) is 502 m, taking about 7 minutes on foot.

Yang Kkochi and Qingdao (양꼬치 앤 칭따오): Chinese Restaurant

Green Circle: Hotel / Red Circle: Restaurant / Blue solid line: Optimal Route / Grey Solid Line: Detour


With this, I conclude the first part of “Best Dining Spots Near ‘Grand Josun Busan’: Chosen by Koreans!”. If you’re hesitant about trying Korean, Japanese, or Chinese Cuisine mentioned in this post, please refer to the next post!!

Part 2: Asian Cuisine, Western Cuisine, Snacks or Street Food (Coming Soon)

Part 3: Cafe, Bar, Convenience Store (Coming Soon)


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