Many restaurants serving international dishes are found in this area including cuisine from India, Thailand, and Mexico, foods that are not widely available in Korea.
High quality leather products in Korea can be found here at reasonable prices (though haggling is expected) as well as various types of traditional Korean souvenirs. Counterfeit goods and clothing are ubiquitous and of varying quality, but some genuine goods which are produced in Korea for the international market as well as some authentic imports can sometimes be found here.
taewon is visited mostly by the large number of Americans (both Military and civilian) and other foreigners who work, shop and relax in the area. Many of the bars and restaurants in Itaewon are frequented by and cater to this immigrant population. U.S. Military Police work in tandem with Korean counterparts to enforce the 03:00 curfew imposed on military personnel. - Wikipedia