The delicious, sweet, red-bean soup called “Danpatjuk” in Korean and served at “The Second Best in Seoul” has been an all-time favorite since it opened in 1976. Not only the exterior, but the interior as well, is very simple and modest, similar to a teahouse in the '70s. This does not keep people from coming back because the unforgettable taste of the sweet red-bean soup makes them return again and again.

“The Second Best in Seoul” was originally opened as a teahouse for traditional Korean medicinal tea; sweet red-bean soup being one of the main specialties on their menu list. But, nowadays, sweet red-bean soup has become the most popular menu item. Sweet red-bean soup can be enjoyed as a light meal because it fills you up quickly. In addition, the chestnuts, gingko nuts, red beans, and glutinous rice cake that are in the thick red-bean soup provide good nutrition.

TIP: The name is very special, right? “The Second Best in Seoul” was named by their modest mind of making food with utmost sincerity.



122-1, Samcheong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul[Google Map]





Anguk Station
(Seoul Subway Line 3), Exit 1.
Take a taxi to KBI (Korea Banking Institute, 한국금융연수원).
It is located next to KBI.



Additional Info





tel: +82-2-734-5302

telname: Seoureseo Duljjaero Jalhaneunjip

zipcode: 03053

firstmenu: Danpatjuk (sweet red-bean soup)

infocenterfood: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

• For more info: +82-2-734-5302

opentimefood: 11:00-21:00

reservationfood: Available (Tel: +82-2-734-5302)

restdatefood: Mondays, Seollal (Lunar New Year's Day) & Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day)

smoking: Non-smoking

treatmenu: Dan-patjuk (sweet red bean porridge)
Sipjeon-daebo-tang (traditional Korean medicinal tea)
Nokgak-daebo-tang (traditional Korean medicinal tea)
Saenggang-daechucha (ginger and jujube tea)
Sujeonggwa (cinnamon punch)
Sikhye (sweet rice punch) and more

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