Paris Baguette: North Koreatown

Paris Baguette on Western

Address: 125 N Western Ave
Phone Number: (323) 467-0404

Paris Baguette is a South Korean chain of bakeries with three locations in Koreatown, Los Angeles.

The bakeshop features Korean-inspired Western-style pastries such as danishes and croissants. This branch in North Koreatown across from HK Supermarket has limited seating.

Bistro On The Boulevard

Address: 3424 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 380-9707

Bistro On The Boulevard is on the second floor, above the Big 5 sports shop.

Avenue 2

Address: 3456 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 385-2636

Avenue 2 provides convenient food for office workers. Breakfast 7 AM – 11 AM  with pancakes, omelets, French toast, huevos rancheros, soy chorizo burritos, and ham sandwiches. Closes by 7:50 PM on weekdays.

Jook Hyang Korean Restaurant

Address: 3177 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 487-5002

Calls itself a “Healthy Zone” because MSG is not used in any of the dishes. Serves jook (traditional Korean porridge). Since 2002. Danpat Juk (red-bean porridge) Hobak Juk (squash porridge) Heuk-imja Juk (black-sesame porridge) Jat Juk (pine-nut porridge) Jumok Bap (rice balls) Jeonbok Miyeok Guk (abalone and seaweed soup) Parking is on the grounds of Hobart Boulevard Elementary School. Open Monday to Saturday, 7:00 am – 10:00 pm. Closed on Sundays.

Francoisa Bakery

Address: 3540 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 385-0454

Francoisa Bakery sells breakfast pastries and lunch sandwiches to office workers on the Wilshire business corridor. Open six days a week, Monday to Saturday, 7:00 am – 4:00 pm. Closed on Sundays.

Camy’s

Address: 3339 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 385-3217

Camy’s carries salads and sandwiches for office workers on Wilshire Boulevard. Breakfast burritos… Open Monday to Friday, 7:00 am – 4:00 pm. Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Cafe JMT

Address: 3663 W 6th St
Phone Number: (213) 529-4080

This tiny place provides simple food for busy people — for example, bagels for breakfast and teriyaki for lunch. Entrance is next to the L.A. Medical Center parking lot. Hours are usually 8:00 am to 2:00 pm six days a week. Closed on Sundays.

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.