Best Moroccan Food In Seoul

Written by Marie for Shuttle

Stunning tagines, sweet mint tea, amazing meat, Moroccan food has it all. Seoul has some amazing Moroccan restaurants, mostly located in the Itaewon area, which are now available for home delivery on Shuttle. In this article we will take a closer look at the inspiration and cook behind the most popular Moroccan dishes in Seoul. Read on to learn more about the Moroccan food scene in the vibrant capital of Korea.

Spotlight: Wahid Naciri

Wahid, a Moroccan trained chef from Rabat, is the owner of two Moroccan restaurants in HBC. He opened his first restaurant, Casablanca, 8 years ago when the foreign food scene in Korea was still in its early stages. Back then Haebangchon was not the vibrant foreigner area as we know it today but had only 2 restaurants and a coffee shop back then. Two years ago, Wahid opened an additional restaurant, Morococo which serves amazing tagines and sweet mint tea.

Casablanca (Itaewon)

Casablanca is a small but very popular sandwicherie in Haebangchon. Here you’ll find some of the tastiest sandwiches, soups and shakshuka. The simple interior design of the restaurant allows you to fully focus on the flavours of the food. The 5 Sandwiches available haven’t changed since the opening of the restaurant and are a fusion between Moroccan street food and restaurant food from Rabat. When eating at Casablanca, be prepared to get filling sandwiches for only 7000 krw, which is incredibly cheap compared to other foreign food restaurants in the area.

The inspiration from the sandwiches comes from a Rabatan on the go makouda sandwich which is a potato croquette sandwich made with bread, makouda and mayonnaise. At Casablanca they took this street style dish to another level and created a filling flavourful sandwich. See full menu here.

Morococo Cafe (Itaewon)

The second restaurant owned by Wahid is the Morococo Cafe, just opposite from Casablanca. This beautifully designed restaurant gives visitors the full Moroccan experience, from visually pleasing dishes to an authentic Moroccan atmosphere. The tagine is the signature dish available on the menu and food which isn’t home to a specific area of Morocco but can be found everywhere. Apart from tagines, the Morococo Cafe has amazing ‘over rice’ dishes which is the Moroccan equivalent to a Korean bibimbab. It comes as no surprise that this dish is very popular among the Korean clients. See full menu here.

Other Moroccan Restaurants On Shuttle

Casablanca and Morococo are not the only restaurants available on Shuttle Delivery.

Marakech (Itaewon)

Marakech, located in the center of Iteawon is another restaurant available on Shuttle Delivery. The signature dishes of the traditional style restaurant are the tagines. There are four different types of tagines and all are served with Moroccan bread. Other dishes on the menu are couscous dishes, grilled meat and sandwiches. See full menu here.

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The best meat and BBQ restaurants in Seoul in summer

Written by Marie for Shuttle

Summer is here, which means it’s the perfect weather to have a BBQ. Korea is famous for its Korean barbecue, but there is so much more than samgyeopsal and soju. Seoul is home to some of the best barbecue and meat joints, who love the experiment with spices and sauces. From American style smoked meat to Turkish kebabs, Seoul has it all. Listed below are some of the best meat and BBQ restaurants in Seoul that are also available through Shuttle Delivery. Which means you don’t even need to move your lazy bootyholes no more and have all that delicious smoked meat delivered right to your doorstep. 


1842 (Itaewon)

The restaurant 1842 is a Czech style meat and barbecue restaurant. The best meat dishes on the menu include Koleno, which is a braised pork knuckle dish. The rack of lamb is another highlight, it is 500 grams of Australian lamb served alongside with seasonal vegetables. If you are a meat lover and don’t mind paying for it, then this is the place to be. See full menu here.

Res 2 Go (Gangnam)

This restaurant serves American style teriyaki which is extremely popular in the Gangnam area. Res 2 Go uses grilled beef, chicken, pork, fish and tofu to create some of the best low carb meat dishes. Don’t miss out on their best selling LA short ribs, served with a homemade teriyaki sauce. Apart from the meat dishes, they serve noodles and yummy salads. See full menu here. 

Vertex (Nonhyeon)

The meat platters at Vertex in Nonhyeon are to die for. The restaurant only serves two types of dishes, namely chicken and shrimp dishes. When ordering one of the two dishes, you’ll have the option to get 4 different sizes. Don’t forget to check out the yummy Vertex sauce which cost only an additional 500 krw. See full menu here.

Trenchtown (Itaewon)

This Caribbean barbecue and rum bar serves some of the best meat platters, from jerk chicken to jerk ribs and curry goat. The meat is home smoked using Jamaican pimento wood. All dishes are served with island coleslaw, coconut rice & beans. See full menu here.

Kervan (Itaewon)

One of the most famous Turkish restaurants in Seoul, Kervan focuses on serving traditional style food. All ingredients used by the all Turkish chefs are halal and it is one of the 5 restaurants in Korea with official halal certification. The main Kervan restaurant is located in Itaewon, but in Gangnam you’ll find Kervan Express and Kervan Lunch. Must try meat dishes are the Shish and mix grill kebabs which are both made with the best meat, served with hummus, yogurt and flat bread. See full menu here.

Linus BBQ (Itaewon)

Linus BBQ is an institution, one of the best southern style barbecue restaurants in Seoul. The owner of the restaurant travelled the world to learn from the best bbq chefs. Make sure to try the OG pulled pork sandwich which is made from tender hand-pulled smoky pork shoulder served on a herb toasted bun. Extremely mouth-watering. See full menu here.

Indian Grill (Hongdae)

The Indian Grill restaurant in the Hongdae area serves traditional Indian style tandori and kebab. Their best selling meat dish is the tandoori chicken which is a full barbecue chicken prepared with Indian traditional yogurt and spices that are marinated into the chicken. Other dishes include the curries and grill set menus. See full menu here.

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