Opened in 1953 by a woman known as Mabongnim, the restaurant takes pride in its 50-plus years of service. As Mabongnim gained popularity, other similar establishments opened nearby, and eventually, formed the now famous “Tteokbokki Street.” The elderly proprietor is well known, even starring in a red-pepper paste (gochujang) ad in the 1990's.

The secret of this restaurant’s tteokbokki lies in the fact that red pepper
paste is mixed with Chinese soybean paste for a sweet and spicy taste, but has now been adopted by other Sindang-dong restaurants. Nevertheless, there is something special about this restaurant’s fare. At present, Mabongnim’s daughters-in-law are running the restaurant.



5, Dasan-ro 35-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul[Google Map]





1) Sindang Station (Seoul Subway Line 2 or 6), Exit 8.
Go straight until you reach Jungbu Fire Station and turn left.
2) Cheonggu Station (Seoul Subway Line 6), Exit 1.
Turn right when you arrive at the playground and go straight for 200m.

There will be the arched sign into "Sindangdong Tteokbokki Town". On the left side, you will see the large restaurant sign with a picture of the elderly Mabongnim.



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tel: +82-2-2232-8930

zipcode: 04611

firstmenu: Tteokbokki (spicy rice cake)

infocenterfood: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-2232-8930

opendatefood: 1953

opentimefood: 09:00-24:00 (weekends 09:00-01:00)

parkingfood: Public parking lot available

restdatefood: Second and fourth Monday of each month

smoking: Non-smoking

treatmenu: Tteokbokki / Ramen / mandu and more

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