Eva's Lechon: Filipino Suckling Pig on Third Street in Los Angeles

Eva’s Lechon

Address: 4252 W 3rd St
Phone Number: (213) 383-3179

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 – 3rd & Western

Address: 301 S Western Ave
Phone Number: 213-251-9988

Korean-owned butcher shop at Western Village Square, on the southwest corner of Western Avenue and Third Street.

Montana Natural Meat

Address: 355 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 383-5353

B health rating as of October 2016.

Choice Meat Market – Olympic

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

Highly rated Korean-owned butcher shop… There is another location on 3rd & Western.

Shin Sun Meat Market

Address: 861 S Western Ave
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. Gaju Market (5th & Western) – ResurrectionShin Chon Sullungtang – ClosedMeat Korean BBQ – ClosedMedina Market – Closed

Western 11th Meat Market

Address: 1134 S Western Ave
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. Gaju Market (5th & Western) – ResurrectionPho 2000 at 667 S. Western – ClosedMeat Korean BBQ – ClosedPho Western – Closed

El Turco Meat Market

Address: 1111 Vermont Ave
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. Gaju Market (5th & Western) – ResurrectionMeat Korean BBQ – ClosedMedina Market – ClosedLiborio Market on Vermont – Closed

El Caney Meat Market

Address: 4600 Maplewood Ave
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 Gaju Market (5th & Western) – ResurrectionMeat Korean BBQ – ClosedMedina Market – ClosedLiborio Market on Vermont – Closed

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.