Located in Centum, Eomma Ttukbaegi (Mom's Earthen Bowls) is cleverly somewhere between casual and fancy. Deulkkae yeongyangjjim is a must try if you like healthy food.
Maison de Mare is a sun-drenched paradise, and even on a rainy day, the view is beautiful and romantic. Their homemade style food, brunch, salad, pizza and tongasu will add to your happy memories.
Baseball and octopus. They go together, well, like baseball and octopus. But there's no denying a good bowl of nakji-bokkeum before a big game is a great way to start your night.
This great bokguk restaurant has been run for more than 50 years over two generations. If you are lucky, you might be sitting next to actors or actresses during BIFF.
A little off-the-beaten tourist path, but well-known to locals, Sushi Berry has been at the top of sushi lovers list of places to go since its opening a few years ago.
People from all over the country descend on the hundreds of restaurants and food stalls citywide for one of Busan's most famous treats.
Sorae, which is part of a chain of meat restaurants, has earned a large following with local expats and Koreans alike.
Located in the alley behind Busanjin Market, Maeul Bunsik offers inexpensive and very delicious food. Dangmyeon (bibim cellophane noodle) and gimbap is by far the locals' favorite.
Lovers of Shabu Shabu have made it into an all-season meal. Shabuya on Dalmaji Hill provides a great ambience, delicious food and a great night out for a date, family or gathering of friends.
Aroi Thai is may be a little off the beaten path, but the effort to find it and sample their delicious dishes is well worth the effort for Thai food lovers.