Myeongdong Kyoja

Myeongdong Kyoja is a noodle restaurant located near Myeongdong Cathedral that has been in business for about 40 years. The restaurant is known for their knife-cut, handmade kalguksu noodles, which is its main menu item. These lovingly prepared noodles are served in a deep and flavorful broth with meat and vegetables, making for a delicious meal. Also popular are the mandu (dumplings), bibim guksu (noodles with vegetables and red hot pepper paste), and kongguksu (noodles in cold soy milk broth).

Operating Hours

Seollal (Lunar New Year) & Chuseok holidays (* Phone inquiry)


Some menu items may differ slightly in price and are subject to change without notice.

Kalguksu (hand-rolled noodle soup) 
Bibim Guksu (noodles with vegetables and red hot pepper paste) 
Mandu (steamed dumplings)
Kong guksu (noodles in Cold Soy Milk Broth)

※ Free for additional noodles

Maximum Seating Capacity
150 seats

Main Branch
Myeongdong Station (Seoul Subway Line 4), Exit 8.
Upon exiting the station, turn left onto Myeongdong 10-gil Road.
Go straight about 150m to arrive at Myeongdong Kyoja (명동교자) on the right.

Myeongdong Kyoja Branch No. 1
From Myeongdong Station (Exit 8), turn left onto Myeongdong 10-gil Road.
Go straight about 280m to arrive at the restaurant on the left.


  • Enjoy the fantastic kalguksu's harmonic taste with both the delicious thick broth and the soft noodle
  • The mandu style at Myeongdong Kyoja is similar to traditional kyoja
  • Myeongdong Kyoja's take-out service helps you so that you can enjoy kalguksu, mandu, bibimguksu, or kongguksu in near locations
  • In choosing food material at Myeongdong Kyoja, what is considered first is its quality


  1. Myeongdong Kyoja (Myeongdong Branch)