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Dongnae Halmae Pajeon

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43-10, Myeongnyun-ro 94beon-gil, Dongnae-gu, Busan, South Korea
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+82 51-552-0791
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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79 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

We ordered just the pancakes. It came with 4 different accompliments. If you are familiar with fried oyster pancakes, this is the premium version. Apart from oysters, it had clams, dried prawns and spring onions in it. Different from the usual but nice. It has been around for generations. That is in itself, testimony to its main-stay dish.

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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We went tot he restaurant with great anticipation after reading the reviews and watching plenty of shows featuring the restaurant. Unfortunately, I really didn't think it was worth the price or the travel. The pajeon didn't have great structure and fell apart almost to the touch. The eggs really didn't bind the meal together and it just became this mushy... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2015

very touristy place! Its sad to see that the food does not justify the price. I understand that that it is one of the authentic 70 year old pajeon place but I grew up making and eating pajeon and paying close to $40 for a pajeon is ridiculous. However, when I am with guests who are visiting in Busan for... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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588 reviews
338 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2014

It takes 10 to 15 minutes walking from Dongnae metro station to arrive to the restaurant. It's tucked in an alley so pay attention where you turn. The restaurant has a nice decor and prices are above average, but we expected so, since they are supposed to have the best "pajeon" (Korean green onion pancake). We went at the end... More 

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Thank hazinheira
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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114 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2014

We only ordered signature Dongnae pancake and some side dish, and it's really costly. Although this restaurant is a must try for first time Busan visitor, I will not be coming back again.

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Thank mosiangcloud
Singapore
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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2013

I found out about Dongnaehalmae Pajeon from the Busan Tourism website and a video by BadaTV.  Being a foodie, it was one of the reasons which brought me to Busan on my trip to Korea.   The anticipation was very high as I and my friend took a walk from the Dongnae subway station to the restaurant. The restaurant was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Korean
Meals
Lunch
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43-10, Myeongnyun-ro 94beon-gil, Dongnae-gu, Busan, South Korea
  • Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Busan
  • Phone Number: +82 51-552-0791

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?