Osteria La Buca is an upscale Italian restaurant on Melrose Avenue in Northwest Koreatown / Larchmont.
Considered one of the best Italian restaurants in Los Angeles, Osteria La Buca is an airy and modern Italian tavern serving old-country favorites with a focus on California ingredients.
Open for lunch and dinner on most days. Closed for lunch on Saturdays.
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.