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Must Visit Korean Gems in Austin, Texas! (Shop, Eat, & Play!)

Austin Texas is a staple for diverse people from all walks of life. No matter the background or ethnicity Austin is a beautiful place to move or grow up in. Korean culture is also prevalent here, with all kinds of places to visit if you want to enjoy what the culture entails. Food, shopping, and socialization can all be found in multiple places in this huge city. Take a look at this list of three must-visit Korean spots in Austin once you move or visit!

PinkBox Austin

Location: 6929 Airport Blvd #173, Austin, TX 78752, United States

PinkBox is one of a chain of shopping spots. In the perfectly styled, tidy, and versatile store, you can find Korean-inspired souvenirs, fashion, accessories, and stationary from the country itself! Everything is perfect for the aesthetic lifestyle so many of us are living nowadays. However, the K-pop section is just as nice. Not only does the store carry many different groups’ albums, but you can also find season’s greetings, photocards, and merch there. As one of Austin’s only physical K-pop stores, it is an amazing choice for lovers of K-pop and Korean fashion.  

H Mart 

Location: Parkline Shopping Center 11301 Lakeline Blvd, Austin, TX 78717, United States

Need to fill your fridge and pantry? HMart is a lovely choice for Korean food, drinks, and snacks. Always busy, the store has an array of people from all races enjoying the finds. It is a perfect example of how Korean food knows no bounds and has a taste for everyone. Furthermore, the stores also have a separate area for hot foods, skincare, and other Korean merchandise. People come in for food and leave with so much more!

Gangnam Korean Barbacue 

Location: 1100 Little Texas Ln, Austin, TX 78745, United States

K-barbecue is a prominent part of Korean culture, even here in America. A lot of a person’s first taste of Korean food is at a KBBQ spot. Gangnam would be an amazing first. With a huge variety of food, the restaurant has multiple 도시락 "dosirak" (bentos), all-you-can-eat menus, meat combos, and appetizers for guests to enjoy. The friendly staff is also a huge plus and you can expect to be well serviced when you visit. When you’re looking for those next dinner plans, consider stopping by Gangnam Korean Barbecue

Have you visited or enjoyed these places? Which Korean spots are your favorite (in any country)? Give us some recommendations in the comments and check out how other countries implicate Korean culture from Dojeon Media!


I’m planning a trip to Austin soon and I will definitely be visiting all of these places.


I’m happy to hear! Have fun in Austin 🥰

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