Yanbian Dining

Influenced by Korean cooking concept, Yanbian has formed their unique eating culture, which is loved by all people living in this area. The Korean in Yanbian love eating rice and they are good at making rice food with coarse cereals. Many delicious staple foods in Yanbian such as flake pudding, steamed sponge cake, and cold noodle are made up of rice. Main subsidiary foods include soup, sauce and prickles. Yanbian people also like to use peppers and soybean paste as seasonings. As for meet, beef and dig meat are popular among Yanbian.

What to Eat in Yanbian

Cold Noodle (冷面)

This is one of the most representative foods in Yanbian. It is a little bit complicate to make cold noodle. The noodle is made up of mixture of buckwheat, flour and starch. And its soup is made by chicken or beef. Usually there are beef slices, egg strips, half boiled egg, and apple or peach chips in one bowl of cold noodles. People will never get enough of this food with its sweet, spicy and fresh taste. You can’t miss it in Yanbian.

Bibimbap (石锅拌饭)

Simple but delicious, bibimbap is a typical Korean food in Yanbian. Unique high-quality rice in Yanbian with lettuces, carrots, soybean sprouts, spinach, mushrooms, beef or pork, and a soft-cooked egg is put in one bibimbap. And don’t forget to mix it with special Yanbian sauce and then enjoy the delicacy. 

Korean Soybean Paste Stew (大酱汤)

In Yanbian, it is an indispensible traditional dish in Yanbian’s daily diet. Korean soybean paste stew is versatile with special flavor. It can be used in various ways. You can mix rice with it, cook dishes with it, and boil soup with it. And you can explore other usages of this paste stew by your own.

Where to Eat in Yanbian

You can find Yanbian delicious foods in many places, including street stalls and restaurants. Following are some famous restaurants  and food street in Yanbian cities and counties.

1. Sanqianli Cold Noodle Restaurant (三千里冷面部)
Address: NO.4, Gongyuan Road, Yanji City, Yanbian 延边朝鲜族自治州延吉市公园路4号
Tel: 0433-3338888

2. Jeonjo Bibimbap (全州拌饭)
Address: NO.142, Canhua Road, Yanji City, Yanbian 延边朝鲜族自治州延吉市参花路142号
Tel: 0433-2514297

3. Jin Ma Le (金玛乐)
Address: Yanji University City, Gongyuan Road, Yanji City, Yanbian 延边朝鲜族自治州延吉市公园路延吉大学城

4. Grandma Yuan's Rice (元奶奶包饭)
Address: NO.3-2, Xinhua Street, Yanji City, Yanbian 延边朝鲜族自治州延吉市新华街3-2号
Tel: 0433- 2558156

5. Plum Dog Meat Restaurant (梅花狗肉馆)
Address: NO.1860, Renmin Road, Yanji City, Yanbian 延边朝鲜族自治州延吉市人民路1860号
Tel: 0433-2528421

6. Han Na Shan (汉拿山)
Address: Minkang Hutong, Xinhua Street, Yanji City, Yanbian 延边朝鲜族自治州延吉市新华街民康胡同
Tel: 0433-2518181

7. Canhua Restaurant (参花饭店)
Address:the 3rd Floor in Shiji Mansion, Hunchun City, Yanbian 吉林省延边朝鲜族自治州珲春市世纪公馆3楼

8. Arirang Food Street (阿里郎美食街)
Address: Tianchi Road, Yanji City, Yanbian 延边朝鲜族自治州延吉市天池路

9. Babiya Western Restaurant (芭必亚西餐吧)
Address: NO.1904, Juzi Street, Yanji City, Yanbian 延边朝鲜族自治州延吉市局子街1904号
Tel: 0433-2458887

10.Bainian Skewer City (百年串城)
Address:  NO.28, Xin'an Road, Wangqing County, Yanbian 延边朝鲜族自治州汪清县新安路28号
Tel: 0433-8858500

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