Here is a small page to help make dining in Jeollanam-do a little easier.
Obviously, Korean restaurants are easy to find. Some places serve scores of different dishes. Other specialize in a few local favorites. Jeollanam-do is especially known for its seafood, owing to the large number of islands and the coastline that borders the southern and western portions of the province. Each county has its own self-proclaimed specialty, so please browse the list below to find a few popular entrees throughout the area.
There are bars and hofs in all but the smallest of villages, and the clusters of foreigners in Jeollanam-do have a few favorites in each town. Here are lists of notable bars in the cities of Jeollanam-do:
Most counties have at least a few pizza restaurants. If you're looking for a phone number---and some tips for ordering pizza over the phone---check the directory below.
There are a lot of traditional tea houses in the countryside. These are not to be confused with 다방 (Dabang), which generally serve instant coffee and tea to older residents (and sometimes offer companionship and extra services). Traditional tea houses are usually surrounded by a small garden and serve an assortment of teas. The list below is meager, but constantly growing.
Though pizza and fried chicken are easy to find in each county, you'll have to visit a larger city to find popular Western franchises. Below is a list of addresses for Western food locations in the province.
Restaurants by location
Here are a few listings of notable restaurants in each city in Jeollanam-do.