The Frypan, The Best Chicken Restaurant in Korea

The Frypan is a chicken and beer place. It’s pretty awesome.

There about 3 billion fried chicken restaurants in South Korea but I feel The Frypan is the best for these simple reasons:

    The chicken strips are made from actual strips right from the chicken’s breast. Some places give chicken strips that are other chicken parts mashed together into a strip-like fashion.

    They give you a salad. The most recent salad we had came with a wonderfully tangy dressing (not the kiwi salad dressing that most places offer). It also included bananas, tomatoes, and parmesan cheese.

    The dipping sauces go really well with the chicken. There’s a thai chili sauce and like a creamy garlic/mayonnaise-ish sauce which go really well together.

It’s that simple. Check out The Frypan if you get a chance. There’s one in Sinchon (Seoul), one in Geojedo, and one in downtown Daejeon. There’s gotta be more. If you find one, let me know where in the comments!

The lovely server took my picture with a friend of mine and threw it up on his blog. In korean, I think he wrote about everything we ordered and probably said how great a time we had there (which we did). This was taken shortly before we destroyed all of the chicken, chips, beer, and tasty banana salad!

The Frypan

A Mug of Beer

A Giant Mug of Beer

Banana Salad

Chicken and Chips

Thai Chili Dipping Sauce

Creamy Garlic/Mayonnaise-ish Sauce

The Frypan Poster

The Menu on a Chalkboard

The Menu on a Chalkboard

The Receipt and The Frypan Stamp Card

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  1. Cody Said,

    February 22, 2010 @ 5:20 am

    Word! Frypan takes the cake for chicken in Korea. There is one in Hyehwa (Seoul) and there is one in Jangsan, Haeundae-gu, Busan.

  2. Jermil Said,

    February 22, 2010 @ 12:57 pm

    The Frypan really is amazing! Thanks for the comment and for giving us more locations!

  3. vijay Said,

    March 31, 2010 @ 10:08 pm

    There is a fry pan Ilsan bromex tower

  4. Jermil Said,

    April 3, 2010 @ 3:27 pm

    AH I wish I had known that. Thanks!

  5. Candice Said,

    April 9, 2010 @ 2:08 am

    There’s a new Frypan opening in Itaewon on the main strip across the street from the firestation!

  6. ParaceIsus Said,

    July 20, 2010 @ 8:38 am

    Couple of days ago, I’ve visited the Frypan in Itaewon. That’s really good. Nice staff (one of them was friendly guy speaking Japanese very well), nice chicken and pretty good source. I’m glad to feel contemporary Seoul air. I’ll go back again soon from Tokyo.

  7. whaaat Said,

    October 3, 2010 @ 8:05 pm

    there are frying pans everywhere!

    there’s one at hanguk university of foreign studies. Anam station, jongno 3 ga and probably most other stations as well. I just found one in anam the other day and it was down a back alley and the one in hanguk is also kind of out of the way.

  8. Matthew Said,

    April 14, 2014 @ 3:28 am

    There’s one in Gumi. I’m pretty sure it’s become a near national chain at this point.

  9. May Said,

    April 29, 2014 @ 12:37 am

    Where to find this fried chicken in Seoul?

  10. David Said,

    August 19, 2015 @ 8:56 pm

    I go to the one in Ulsan at least twice a week when I’m there. Looking forward to November and another trip.

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