Gamja Gol

Address: 3003 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 381-6446

The specialty of this restaurant is the traditional Korean dish gamja-tang (pork bone soup).

Chung Ki Wa Plaza

Address: 3003 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: NA

Prominent strip mall on Olympic Boulevard with a strong Korean theme in its architecture. Tenants include Korean restaurants Gamjagol, Normandy Pharmacy, Western Union, Computer Land, Number One Massage, Triple Alterations, Jang Ga Ne, and Black & White. A Koreatown sign and the sign for Sammy Lee Square is located right by it.

Normandy Pharmacy

Address: 3003 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 386-3001

Korean-owned pharmacy. Hours are usually 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Saturday. Closed on Sundays.

Jang Ga Ne

Address: 3003 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 388-8887

Korean restaurant in the old space of Cafe Todo Dia / Gam. Menu includes bulgogi, kimchi stew, and grilled mackerel. Open seven days a week, 10:00 am – 9:00 pm.

Cafe Todo Dia – Closed

Address: 3003 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: NA

Small Brazilian restaurant. Opened in 2012. Evicted by 2014. Street food coxinhas, pao de queijo, pastel… Disconnected phone number: (213) 739-0112 Space now occupied by Jang Ga Ne.

Persimmon Restaurant – Closed

Address: 3003 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 389-7008

UPDATE: Closed and replaced by Cafe Todo Dia in 2012. The chef prides herself with not using MSG in Korean fusion dishes. On the menu: kimchi fried rice, squid over rice, bulgogi bibimbap, ddukbokki (rice cakes in red sacue), goon mandoo (pan-fried dumplings), curry katsu, seafood pasta… 고로케… Gahm (감) is the Korean word for “Persimmon.” This restaurant is known in company filings as Persimmonhouse (one word).

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.