Affordable Authentic Korean Food Awaits You at Min Sok Restaurant

Fulfill your Korean food cravings without breaking the bank at this hole-in-the-wall in Makati.

By Rhea J. Bernardino
November 25, 2016

With the immense love that Filipinos have for K-Pop, Korean dramas and fashion, and actors like Lee Min Ho and Song Joong Ki, it's no question that we would come to love Korean food as well, no matter how spicy it is.

In fact, so many Korean restaurants have popped up in the metro that it's practically impossible to choose where to eat. But if you simply want a quiet place to enjoy your kim chi, bibimbap, and samgyupsal, then the list will be easily narrowed down when you try Min Sok Restaurant in Makati City.

Hidden gastronomical gem
Min Sok Restaurant is a hole-in-the-wall Korean restaurant tucked in Don Pedro Street in Barangay Poblacion. At first glance, it may seem like your typical resto just like all others in the area. But the fact is, Min Sok Restaurant is owned by a Korean couple and frequented by Korean nationals, so you can be sure that it is the real deal.

While it has been in business for a few years already, it continues to be one of Makati's best-kept secrets. So if you're not a fan of long queues and the agonizing wait to be served, Min Sok would be the perfect place to get your fill of Korean cuisine.

Affordable and authentic
Aside from the guaranteed authenticity of its offerings, Min Sok Restaurant's menu is very affordable as compared to the more popular Korean restaurants. Some of its recommendations are its choice meats for grilling, the cheapest of which costs only PHP 300.00.

The meal already comes with unlimited side dishes like kim chi, bean sprouts, odeng or fish cakes, Korean pancakes, tofu, and many more. As for the meat, the choices are short ribs, chadolbaki or thin beef brisket strips, deungsim or steak, and samgyupsal or pork belly strips, which are grilled right on your table.

Aside from their grilled meat, Min Sok also offers other Korean dishes like bibimbap and japchae, but if you want to explore more options, you can order noodle dishes like kongguksu and kalguksu or variations of jjigae or stew.

Min Sok is located at 5655 Don Pedro Street, Brgy. Poblacion, Makati City. It is open daily from 10:30 AM until 10:30 PM.