Mandarin House on 8th – Closed

Address: 3074 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 386-8976

Chinese restaurant on 8th Street with another location inside Koreatown Plaza.

Known for the Sino-Korean dish jajangmyeon, which are noodles in black-bean sauce. 

Mountain Café – Moved

Address: 3470 W 6th St
Phone Number: (213) 487-7615

2016 Update: Moved to 3470 W 6th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90020. This new location is next to Paris Baguette. Old address on Eighth Street: 3064 W 8th St, Los Angeles, CA 90005 대중식사 山 since 1974. Not a cafe as Westerners know it, but a restaurant whose Korean name is pronounced “San” (“sahn”), meaning “Mountain.” Usually open 24 hours a day. Specialties: abalone jook (traditional rice porridge), samgyetang (ginseng chicken soup) Kimchi stew…

ACA Grill

Address: 3062 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 674-7708

ACA Grill focuses on Argentine food like meats (asado, pork belly, chorizo…), salads, cheese ball bread puffs, ceviche, and empanadas (beef and spicy chicken). Mon 11:00 am – 9:00 pm Tue 11:00 am – 9:00 pm Wed 11:00 am – 9:00 pm Thu 11:00 am – 9:00 pm Fri 11:00 am – 9:00 pm Sat 11:00 am – 9:00 pm Closed on Sundays. There is also another ACA Grill downtown at 1300 S San Pedro St, Ste 220, zip code 90015. Phone number (213) 765-0688

BBQ Crown – Closed

Address: 3076 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 905-8080

Space taken over by Drips & Swirls in 2016. Duck or Chicken BBQ for takeout. Lobster Thermidor $29.99 Menu also includes beef ribs, steak, pork ribs, pork belly, and tacos for lunch and dinner. Order over the phone in English or Korean. Store: 213.905.8080 Korean: 310.713.8116 Hours Open: Monday-Saturday: 10am – 8pm

Bonnie & Sam Hair Salon

Address: 3066 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 380-4338

Korean-run hair salon with $15 haircuts for men. Open from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday to Saturday. Closed on Sundays. Located at the 8th Street Plaza on Berendo next to the eatery Mountain (San).

WellQ Korean Restaurant

WellQ – Name Change

Address: 3076 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 905-8080

Now called BBQ Crown. Well-Q Wood-Grilled Duck is a Korean restaurant whose specialty is duck meat BBQ. Smoked duck. BBQ Crown 비비큐장작구이 Located next to Mountain Cafe. Open 10:00 am – 8:00 pm most days. Closed on Sundays.

Curry Hyang – Closed

Address: 3068 W 8th St
Phone Number: 213-389-0800

UPDATE: Closed in 2013. Space taken over by Tofu & Noodles. Korean-run fusion eatery serving curry rice, omurice (omelet with rice), fusion pasta like kimchi pasta  and tarako pasta, and kimchi fried rice.

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.