B health rating as of October 2016.
Choice Meat Market is the butcher shop at Western Village Square, on the southwest corner of Western Avenue and Third Street. The other Choice Meat Market on Olympic & New Hampshire has a different owner. (Last update: Summer 2016) English speakers more likely to be available than at other Korean-run meat markets. Closes by 8:00 pm on most days.
Specializes in roasting whole pigs and chickens Filipino-style.
Must order about three to five days in advance. Cash payment only. Upon pick up.
A hit during Thanksgiving!
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-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.
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.
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.
Grocery store just north of Koreatown proper. Hispanic and mainstream American items… Mainly Spanish-speaking staff. Last updated: May 2014