Amazonas – Closed

Address: 974 Western Ave
Phone Number: (323) 735-0215

Venezuelan eatery that closed in 2012. The space was taken over by the Grainivore Singaporean Restaurant in late 2013.

Wando Fish Restaurant – Closed

Address: 357 Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 738-7927

UPDATE: Wan Do Fish BBQ closed as of November 2012.

Its space has been taken over by Cho Mak Korean Restaurant.

Pho Western – Closed

Address: 425 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 387-9100

LATEST UPDATE: Re-opened after remodeling in January 2013, then rebranded as Phoever Yum (Forever Yum) in February 2013. UPDATE: Closed under eviction notice as of December 2012. Pho restaurant in a very small and dingy strip mall on Western Avenue. Used to be open 24 hours. Now on shorter hours, closing by 3 AM. #1. House Special $7.75 #2. Dac Biet Xe Lua $7.25 #7. Super Bowl $8.75 #8. Chicken Soup $7.25 Spring Rolls, Shrimp Fried Rice… Gives kimchi as a side dish.

Crunchy Sea Fish Tacos – Closed

Address: 401 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 388-4533

UPDATE: Closed as of December 2012. Replaced by Teri N Taco. Off to the side of the 4th and Western Car Wash Specialty: $1.50 fish tacos and $1.25 beef tacos Iced Coffee, Thai Ice Tea, Horchata… Beefy Fries $6.50 Garlic Fries $4.00

Maitreya Restaurant – Closed

Address: 3500 W 6th St
Phone Number: NA

Korean-run, Western-style restaurant on the ground floor of City Center on Sixth. At night, Maitreya is a bar and lounge. UPDATE: Closed in 2012. Space taken over by EMC Seafood Bar in 2013.

Pho Mania – Closed

Address: 859 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 382-6553

Replaced by Pho 6 & Roll in the middle of the year 2012.

Hokusai Restaurant – Closed

Address: 301 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 381-9202

Located on the second floor of the strip mall known as Western Village Square on the corner of Western Avenue and 3rd Street. Serves Japanese cuisine such as sushi and sashimi. Opened in the summer of 2010. Closed in 2012.

Yogo Zone – Closed

Address: 549 S Western Ave
Phone Number: 213-389-1266

After a change of ownership in early 2011, Yogozone (요고존) finally closed in the fall of 2012.

Café Storygarden – Closed

Address: 338 S Western Ave
Phone Number: 213-384-7770

Opened on November 13, 2010. Management change in early 2012. Finally closed in the fall of 2012. Replaced by the more Korean Cafe Story in June 2013.   Drinks: coffee, tea, ice-blended, shaved ice, smoothies, fresh juices, soft drinks Serves “illycaffè” aka “illy” coffee produced in Trieste, Italy. Entrées include risotto, pasta and pizza. Salads and soups are also served. New items: Crab Rose Pasta, Mushroom Cream Pasta, Mushroom Cream Risotto Desserts: cakes, tarts, red velvet cupcakes, waffles See photo above of their Belgian waffles with bananas, nuts and vanilla ice cream.

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