Ellay's is a bare-bones, one-woman operation. The space is tiny (no seating) and the flavors are few, but the ice cream she serves up is worth the wait (did we mention the lines?). Fruit flavors here are made Philadelphia-style with no egg yolks, but non-fruit flavors are full-on French with a rich, yolky base. As for the shop's name, here's a hint: Owner Jen hails from L.A.
32-5 Ogin-gil, Jongno-gu
|Opening hours:||Fri–Sun 12pm–8pm|
|Transport:||Gyeongbokgung Station (Line 3), exit 2|
|Price:||Single cup 3,500 won|