You may have heard korean food can be quite spicy. It can sometimes be hard for western stomach to get through so much spices. If sometimes you feel like going for more western food on a budget but still want to keep it “korean style” then head to one of those 7 “fast food”. No one will blame you for going there ! It’s also a nice alternative when travelling on a budget or when it’s hard for you to find any restaurant that inspires you in the neighborhood you are visiting.
Mom’s Touch is the first korean chicken burger chain. If you like KFC you are going to love Mom’s Touch ! If you feel homesick, this fast food chain proposes food like your Mom would love you to have. Get this comfort feeling of delicious fried chicken with some of the nicest fries you can find in Korean fast food. Be aware that the chicken can be spicy but they indicate on the menu the burgers and chicken that are !
RECOMMENDED MENU : Deep Cheese Burger, Ricotta Burger
This is the latest fast food chain that opened in Seoul. There is not too many stores open yet but they are worth to find to give those “cheap” burgers a try. No Brand is not only a fast food chain but they also have shops that sell various product for a cheaper price including a lot of western style food. Some of those products are used in their burger recipe. If you do enjoy their burger, we recommend then to head to their store too. You can also find their product in the E Mart supermarket and E Mart convenience store. Spicy Burger are also specified so do not be afraid.
RECOMMENDED MENU : NBB Signature Burger, Meatmania Burger
You cannot make more korean than Lotteria. Have you ever of the Lotte company ? It’s one of the biggest korean company and they had to make their own burger chain ! It’s also one of the fast food chain that proposes some of the cheapest set menu if you just want a small meal. Maybe one of the best of place to fully enjoy this burger would be in the Lotte Tower.
RECOMMENDED MENU : Hanwoo Bulgogi Burger, T-Rex Burger
You are missing a good old cheesy pizza and you realised that your typical cheap Domino’s Pizza or Pizza Hut are much more expensive in Korea ? Pizza School is your solution ! This korean pizza chain is proposing a cheese pizza for 7.000 won ! Do we need to say something more other than it’s the best pizza deal you will find here ? Most of the time the pizza school shops are quite small but you can still eat in or take-away. Also this pizza place still is korean so even if they have classic pizza like cheese, gorgonzola, pepperoni etc you can find some really original pizza like the carbone pizza topped with real spaghetti !
RECOMMENDED MENU : Cheese Pizza, Hot Chicken Pizza
Are you watching Youtube ? If you never heard of Korean English Man it’s a youtube channel you can check to get some great content about Korea. This Youtube channel give back fame to one korean fast food chain : Isaac Toast. As you can guess this fast food chain is specialised in… TOAST ! But it’s not like a basic toast and it does really have a taste that comes from heaven. They have really delicious sauces that everybody wants to get their hands on it. Also it’s one of the fast food chain that do propose vegetarian option.
RECOMMENDED MENU : Bulgogi MVP, Ham Cheese, Double Cheese Potato
The two last fast food option are not korean but are worth to try in Korea. McDonald’s is the fast food chain that you can find all over the world that’s why it’s sometimes interesting to try it in every country you visit. You could go for your classical cheeseburger or you could try the options only available in the country you are in. For Korea, the must try is the bulgogi burger ! There is Bulgogi option in almost every fast food chain mentioned before but if you search for the best one it’s definitely in McDonald’s that you will find it. Also, McDonalds as it’s own application (in English too) so perfect to get delivery easily !
RECOMMENDED MENU : Bulgogi Burger, Supreme Shrimp Burger, McSpicy Shanghai Burger
This one is more a tip than a real recommendation. Every night after 9PM, you should head to your closest KFC store to get the best 1+1 promotion ! Every piece of chicken will get doubled at this time. If you are craving chicken late at night it’s definitely your best option !
Hope that we made you really hungry and that you find where to get your next cheat meal ! If you try the recommended menu please share with us your thoughts on it and if you try another delicious food please tell us !