Frank n Hanks: Cocktails on Western

Frank N Hank’s Bar

Address: 518 S Western Ave 90020
Phone Number: (213) 383-2087

Small, casual American bar with a jukebox and dartboard. You can see it in the opening credits of the 1987 movie Barfly… Supposedly a hangout of writer Charles Bukowski.

Go! Pocha

Address: 401 S Vermont Ave 90020
Phone Number: (213) 381-0088

Go! Pocha is a Korean dive bar with chicken wings on the menu. It’s located at the strip mall known as 401 Vermont Plaza, on the southwest corner of 4th Street and Vermont Avenue.

Thirteen XIII Korean Bar

Thirteen XIII Soju Bar

Address: 4121 W Olympic Blvd 90019
Phone Number: (323) 272-3432

Open seven days a week, 5:00 pm – 2:00 am Korean bar located on Olympic by Crenshaw in Southwest Koreatown. Former address of Chinese Gate Restaurant / Jin Zza Ru. One of the few Korean places in the area where smoking is NOT allowed.

2nd Floor Soju Lounge

Address: 865 S Vermont Ave 90005
Phone Number: (213) 388-3880

Save Water & Drink Soju. Former space of Bbukoogi / Kkoltong / Tak Sa Bal.

Shot of Soju

Address: 379 N Western Ave 90004
Phone Number: (323) 466-0991

Wassada Pocha, next door to Wassada Restaurant.

In 2010, the Los Angeles City Council formally declared Koreatown's borders as Western Avenue, Olympic Boulevard, Vermont Avenue, and 3rd Street, with a business corridor on Western from 3rd to Rosewood Avenue.