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Maple Tree House Itaewon

#31 of 1,08,915 Restaurants in Seoul
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Barbecue, Asian, Korean
116-1 Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
+82 2-790-7977
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef” (56 reviews)
“kimchi” (24 reviews)
“striploin” (3 reviews)
Barbecue, Asian, Korean, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
116-1 Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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1 - 10 of 286 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Had lunch there one day - it was ok - certainly not within what I expected it to be. It seems to cater to foreigners so its got decent atmosphere but pricey food. Is it the best korean barbecue out there - I think not....More

Thank Syracuse1993
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After going to some more local Korean BBQ restaurants, we decided to try Maple Tree House based on the TripAdvisor reviews. They use real charcoal unlike the gas ones you see in the US. Between the 3 of us, we ordered nearly 3lbs of meat,...More

Thank ErmannHongKong
Reviewed 1 week ago

Living in Seoul for 10 years. It is sad to see people visit this place. Hands down the worst BBQ in Seoul. Try any other place and it will be at least 2x better in every way. good location, but bad food.

Thank ktc001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best Korean BBQ in Seoul. Staff are incredibly friendly and welcoming. The food is delicious and high quality! Absolutely love this restaurant.

1  Thank alexn916
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice and 'chic' area with plenty of restaurant and coffee shops. This place offers nice lunch BBQ. Good atmosphere and authentic taste. Good service. Will be back for sure.

Thank Anne-Christine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was an upmarket version of the usual DIY Korean BBQ. We ate the pork belly, beef short and rib eye steak, all cooked beautifully for us and in front of us. Kimchee stew was absolutely amazing as well, and the grapefruit flavoured soju was...More

Thank Emma C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended to us by an owner of another restaurant in Seoul. We were not disappointed! Great Korean BBQ and great service as well!

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our first night in Seoul we were tired and hungry after the long flight from Sydney and the BBQ at this establishment didn’t disappoint. The meats are exquisite and the place has a real atmosphere created by the paperbark screen and copper chimney’s that...More

Thank Adam W
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This find didn't disappoint! We arrived famished and left so satisfied! The service was quick yet friendly and the decor is lovely and "oakey". The location is super vibey so defs worth a visit if you are looking for a longer night out. The only...More

Thank Madcatuk
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We ate here as a group and enjoyed the cold noodles and BBQ. The servers prepare the food on the grill and return often to make sure it's cooked and ready to eat. Eat the meat in a lettuce leaf wrap with a side of...More

Thank emtoothfxr
Neighboring the immense Yongsan American Garrison,
Itaewon was once shunned by locals as a seedy, red
light district. But within the past few years, Itaewon
and its surrounding neighborhoods such as Kyunglidan
and Haebangchong have undergone a major revival to
quickly become one of Seoul’s hottest areas. Here,
trendy international restaurants dot the area
alongside hip lounge bars and some of Seoul’s hottest
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13 October 2017|
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Response from DJonamission | Reviewed this property |
No they do not have any meats other than beef or pork.
Fitnat Tuğba K
17 June 2016|
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Response from Yun Seong Y | Reviewed this property |
We were there for lunch - party of 3. Ended up about US$25/head. We did not have alcohol.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116-1 Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Seoul>  > Itaewon
  • Neighbourhood: Itaewon
  • Phone Number: +82 2-790-7977
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