7 Popular Korean Food Places to Try in Petalng Jaya

7 Popular Korean Food Places to Try in Petalng Jaya

Korean food has established a huge fan base in Malaysia, and we totally understand why. Who could resist the juicy and crunchy Korean fried chickens, or the bubbling and steaming Kimchi stew? Shout out to the fans of Korean cuisines, today is your lucky day! We have prepared a list of the best Korean food restaurants in Petaling Jaya. Let’s check it out!

7 Korean Food Places in Petaling Jaya:

1. KyoChon

Korean fried chicken is popular and widely celebrated among Malaysians. Well, if you’d like to have a taste of some high quality Korean fried chicken, head to KyoChon now!

This Korean food brand is definitely no stranger to Malaysians. KyoChon lives up to its three principles: never serve fast food, use only 100% natural ingredients, and use only the freshest and healthiest chicken.

Just a head’s up: don’t be surprised to see a long queue during your visit, especially during peak hours. That’s how famous this place is!

Address: 64, No. 1, Jalan SS2, SS 2, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Operating hours: 11a.m. – 10p.m. (Daily)

2. Mr Dakgalbi @ Citta Mall

We know you can find dakgalbi in many other Korean restaurants out there, but no restaurants have better dakgalbi than Mr Dakgalbi. If you proclaim to be a dakgalbi fan, then you must give Mr Dakgalbi a go!

For those who don’t know what dakgalbi is, the dish has spicy stir-fried chicken sautéed in gochujang sauce and vegetables. It’s one of the most famous dishes in Korea. Mr Dakgalbi offers various types of dakgalbi on their menu.

Address: Citta Mall, Lot No. G29 & G-A29, Ground Floor, No. 1, Jalan PJU 1a/48, Ara Damansara, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Operating hours: 12p.m. – 3p.m. | 5p.m. – 10p.m. (Daily)

3. Sopoong @ The Starling

Another Korean restaurant you should never miss out on is Sopoong. Here’s a fun fact: ‘Sopoong’ means ‘picnic’ in Korean. You can get your hands on various types of Korean dishes here, such as ramen, gimbap, dosirak, topokki, you name it!

Sopoong also serves Korean desserts to cater to your sweet tooth. We recommend trying out their Chicken Bulgogi, Jajangmyeon, and Kimchi Ramyeon. You can also order set meals that are cheaper than a la cart dishes.

For dessert, you have to try their Colour Mari Tteok. Happy dining!

Address: B-015, Level B1, The Starling, Jalan SS 21/37, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Operating hours: 10a.m. – 10p.m. (Daily)

4. MyeongDong Topokki @ Paradigm Mall

Next on the list is MyeongDong Topokki. Although this restaurant serves a wide array of Korean street food and delicacies, its speciality is topokki.

So if you love topokki, you have to give MyeongDong Topokki a go. The best part is that they only use the finest and authentic ingredients to prepare all their dishes! 

For more information on this restaurant, visit their website here.

Address: LG 11 & 12, Paradigm Mall No. 1, Jalan SS7/26A, Kelana Jaya, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Operating hours: 10a.m. – 10p.m. (Daily)

5. Seoul Garden @ 1 Utama

Seoul Garden is another iconic Korean restaurant in Malaysia. We are sure most of you have always wanted to try Korean barbeque, which is often seen on Korean dramas.

Well, in Seoul Garden, customers get to experience a Korean-styled barbeque buffet. How exciting! You can satisfy all your cravings in one go. You can also make bookings and have your birthday celebration here.

Address: LG 345, Lower Ground Floor, Highstreet, 1 Utama Shopping Centre, Lebuh Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Operating hours: 10a.m. – 10p.m. (Daily)

6. NeNe Chicken @ The Starling

Yes, yes, chicken! That is the literal translation of this restaurant’s name. NeNe Chicken is known to be the largest fried chicken chain in South Korea. This is where delicious and authentic fried chicken is served. Who wouldn’t love fried chicken, right?

Their juicy and tender fried chicken will definitely make your jaw drop. No artificial flavours added! They do offer other Korean delicacies as well, so don’t worry if you’re not really a fan of fried chicken.

Address: S-226, Level 2, The Starling, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Operating hours: 10a.m. – 10p.m. (Daily)


Come over to OISO for a taste of Korean traditional cuisines. With amazing food and comfortable ambience, OISO has attracted many new and recurring customers. Did we mention how reasonable the food prices are?

Be prepared to queue up during peak hours, as the place will be crowded with customers. 

Address: 3, Jalan Professor Khoo Kay Kim, PJS 13, 46100 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Operating hours: 10a.m. – 10p.m. (Daily)

There you have it, folks! The 7 popular Korean food places in Petaling Jaya. Korean food fans, don’t wait any longer! Bring all your loved ones to these places now!

You can also discover more food choices on foodpanda. Order your cravings and have them delivered right to your doorstep!

If you enjoy cooking at home, check out this recipe of Korean Chicken Rolls!

Article Written By Anna

Anna is an absolute foodie, and lives by the motto that food is happiness. She is a writer by day and a gamer by night. She believes that good food comes from all over and is constantly amazed by the passion and dedication it takes to make food that warms the soul.

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