Busan PH: This is One Train you Want to Be On

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If you had the choice to experience Train to Busan in real life, minus the zombies, would you?

A unique resto in Pampanga lets you do just that.

Busan PH prides itself in being the first Korean food train in the country. Richard Capulong, half of the duo behind the venture, began with a samgyeopsal delivery business in 2020, and wanted to expand its offerings to patrons. They wanted to create a  twist to the usual food truck concept and were inspired to create one inspired by the hit Korean horror movie. Luckily, apart from a for-photo-op-wall mural, there are no zombies here. 


Busan PH first opened its doors in Silang, Cavite in January this year. Due to growing interest, the duo behind the food train decided to open another branch, this time up north. Apart from this branch in Angeles City, Pampanga – also known as the culinary capital of the Philippines – Busan PH now has “stations” in Lancaster in Imus, Cavite and Batangas (Taal and Malvar).

Similar to the Cavite joint, this one also features an animated train that plays K-pop all day, plus “trainside” tables and chairs for dining. Ornate potted sakura complement this spritely vibe, while a wall with “zombies on one side” 


Busan PH is best known for their samgyeopsal (beef, pork, and chicken), ramyeon, and bulgogi rice meals (available from 4 pm onwards). Also on offer are Korean street food favorites like tteokbokki, jap chae, odeng tang, gimbap, and jumeokbap. Catering mostly to young’uns, items are made pocket-friendly, with prices ranging from P50 to P200. 

Check out the full menu and prices below:

Dining options

The restaurant features al fresco dining for all customers including children ages 5 years old and up. However, for those who can’t quite make it outside (or wary to do so), Busan PH offers takeaway, pickup, and delivery options. Send them a message on Facebook to inquire. 

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