Maryland's Korean Way

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Korean Way

‘Korean Way’ is a state designated five-mile stretch on Route 40 in Ellicott City, Maryland. Named for the more than 166 Korean-owned businesses in Howard County that are largely concentrated in this corridor, many offer authentic Korean cuisine, goods, services and cultural and recreational activities. In fact, In the Republic of Korea, Ellicott City ZIP codes are listed as desirable places to live in the USA!

With so many ways to experience Korean culture it’s no wonder people from all over are checking out Korean Way! Our handy guide will help you navigate through this part of Howard County, so grab your friends and family, and get ready to have fun!

Explore Together

Dig into authentic Korean cuisine at a number of well known and off-the beaten path restaurants and cafes. Experience Korean culture at specialty shops and fun attractions.

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RESTAURANT

Bonchon Chicken

3419 Plumtree Drive #102
Ellicott City, 21042
(410) 465-0515

Known for their Korean-style fried chicken

RESTAURANT

Cafe EZ

3290 N. Ridge Road
Ellicott City, MD 21043
(410) 988-7506

Popular brunch spot that puts a fresh Korean-twist on many breakfast favorites

KARAOKE

Family Music Studio

3240 Corporate Court
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 302-4949

A great late night spot to belt out a few favorite tunes.

 

SHOPPING

H Mart

3301 N Ridge Road
Ellicott City, MD 21043
(410) 574-3456

Get adventurous and shop this Asian grocery store.

RESTAURANT

Han Joong Kwan

9338 Baltimore National Pike
Ellicott City, MD  21042
(410) 461-1099

Delicious, traditional Korean-cuisine.  

RESTAURANT

Honey Pig

10045 Baltimore National Pike
Ellicott City, 21042
(410) 696-2426

High-energy hub offers barbecued meats grilled at your table. Open late.

CULTURE/FITNESS

JS Tae Kwon Do

8492 Baltimore National Pike #202, Ellicott City, MD 21043
(410) 203-0377

Professional tae kwon do teaching facility. 

 

RESTAURANT

Kim Bob Na Ra
Korean Deli

9339 Baltimore National Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 465-9166

Korean comfort food. 

RESTAURANT

Kung Fu Tea

10045 Baltimore National Pike, Suite A6
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 609-6158

Countless varieties of bubble tea.  

SHOPPING

Lotte Plaza Market

3301 N Ridge Road
Ellicott City, MD 21043
(410) 750-9656

Asian grocery store with food court and market of Korean vendors. 

RESTAURANT

Rainpia

10194 Baltimore National Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 418-8992

Fresh, herb-filled Korean cuisine.

 

RESTAURANT

Seoul Pub Sushi Chicken Beer

9065 Frederick Road
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 418-9600

"Mom and Pop" style Korean restaurant.

RESTAURANT

Shilla Bakery

9339 Baltimore National Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 418-8811

Korean-European bakery serving up pastries, specialty breads and other treats.

RESTAURANT

Shin Chon Garden Restaurant

8001 Baltimore National Pike #27
Ellicott City, MD 21043
(410) 461-3280

Grill-it-yourself Korean BBQ meats plus a range of traditional side dishes.

CULTURE/FITNESS

Spartan Mixed
Martial Arts 

10039 Baltimore National Pike, Suite J
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 750-8000

Offering Taekwondo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), Muay Thai Kickboxing and more.

 

SHOPPING

The Face Shop

9338 Baltimore National Pike, Suite I
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 720-2914

Destination for all things Korean beauty.

RESTAURANT

Tian Chinese & Korean Restaurant

8801 Baltimore National Pike #15
Ellicott City, MD 21043
(410) 418-8198

Relaxed eatery with a broad range of Korean dishes + some Chinese classics.

RESTAURANT

Tous Les Jours

9380 Baltimore National Pike #111
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 461-6301

Popular French-Asian bakery offering a range of breads, sweets and beverages.

Shopping

CoCo Total Fashion

9380 Baltimore National Pike #107
Ellicott City, Md 21042
(443) 248-0121

Trendiest High Quality Korean Fashion Brands 

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