Choice Meat Market – Olympic

Address: 2716 W Olympic Blvd 90006
Phone Number: (213) 480-9988

Choice Meat Market is a highly rated Korean-run butcher shop. This is the location on Olympic & New Hampshire… Their other location is on 3rd & Western. It’s a good place to buy organic or natural meats, such as the Korean pork belly samgyeopsal. Open 10:00 am to 8:00 pm on most days.

Shin Sun Meat Market

Address: 861 S Western Ave 90005
Phone Number: (213) 368-9292

Shin-seon (“fresh”) butcher shop. The shop calls itself “Fresh Meat” in English. Has a wide array of meats and cuts, such as organic samgyeopsal (pork belly) and Kobe beef. Seven years in the same location inside the Rodeo Galleria complex on Western Avenue.

Western 11th Meat Market

Address: 1134 S Western Ave 90006
Phone Number: (323) 733-4677

Fresh beef tongue… The butcher shop in the same tiny strip mall as Mirak Restaurant. Located just south of Koreatown’s formal borders, in Harvard Heights.

El Turco Meat Market

Address: 1111 Vermont Ave 90006
Phone Number: (213) 380-0871

Retail market that’s also a butcher shop that cuts meat according to your instructions. The equivalent of a Salvadoran grocery store with many Central American fruits and products.

El Caney Meat Market

Address: 4600 Maplewood Ave 90004
Phone Number: (323) 661-2864

Grocery store just north of Koreatown proper. Hispanic and mainstream American items… Mainly Spanish-speaking staff. Last updated: May 2014

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.