Brazil Express Grill – Closed

Address: 3500 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: NA

Located in the second-floor food court.

All-you-can-eat… Self-serve by the pound… Salad Bar, Buffet, BBQ Meats, Churrasco…

Upper House – Closed

Address: 401 N Vermont Ave
Phone Number: NA

Korean-run eatery in the Vermont Plaza mini-mall

Tully’s Coffee – Closed

Address: 3435 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 608-0464

Tully’s was located on the ground floor of the Equitable Building, the tallest skyscraper in Koreatown LA.

Closed in 2012. Replaced by Koreatown’s third Coffee Bean.

Gui Rim Korean BBQ – Closed

Address: 3977 W 6th St
Phone Number: 213-529-4016

Guirim Korean BBQ Restaurant. Closed as of September 2012. The marijuana dispensary Green Dragon opened in its place in late December 2012. KTOWN (Korean Food)Vermont Karaoke & Billlards – ClosedChosun Myungju – No More Traditional Korean DressesSsam Korean Charcoal Barbecue

Kalbi Burger – Closed

Address: 4001 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 738-7898

Blacklisted in August 2011. Closed on October 13, 2012. What is a Kalbi Burger? It’s the fusion of Asian flavors with the all-American burger. Aside from their signature burger, Kalbi Burger’s menu also has Saigon Burger, Lulu Burger,  Seoul Burger (with sauteed kimchi), and hotdogs. Plus: salads, garlic fries, onion rings, and chili cheese fries. Among the drinks are iced tea, Fanta orange and Barq’s Famous Olde Tyme Rootbeer. * All the beef and chicken are free of hormones and antibiotics. Coolhaus ice-cream sandwiches; Jeju Do spicy pork burger Tender Juicy hotdog has never been available here. Vermont Karaoke & Billlards – ClosedCreamistry – ClosedSizzler Restaurant on Western – ClosedFitness M – Closed

Rosita’s Kogi – Closed

Address: 3542 W 3rd St
Phone Number: (213) 387-1288

Update: Closed as of August 2012. Kalbi Teriyaki Short Ribs Bulkogi Teriyaki BBQ Beef Chicken Teriyaki Kalbi Tacos Chicken Tacos Kimchi Quesadilla Ukejang (hot spicy beef soup) “Raman” (ramen, ramyeon, ramyun) Bulgogi Burger $4.99 Shrimp Fried Rice $5.99 Kimchi Fried Rice $4.99 * Prices and availability highly subject to change. Loyalty Card Special: Six orders means a free chicken teriyaki on your seventh visit. Sushi One – ClosedVermont Karaoke & Billlards – ClosedCreamistry – ClosedSizzler Restaurant on Western – Closed

Bicycle & Gogi – Closed

Address: 1144 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (323) 737-0071

Bicycle & Gogi was a Korean BBQ restaurant known for its $17.99 AYCD (“All You Can Drink”) option. CLOSED. Final night was April 28, Saturday, 2012. Space was then occupied by Beul Pocha. Vermont Karaoke & Billlards – ClosedCreamistry – ClosedSizzler Restaurant on Western – ClosedFitness M – Closed

Johnson Restaurant – Closed

Address: 3377 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 389-9946

UPDATE: Johnson House Boo Dae Jji Gae finally closed in the summer of 2012. Opened in early 2011 in the Brown Derby Plaza where Boiling Crab is also located. Budae jjigae (literally, “army base stew”) is a stew that came out of the Korean War, when meat was scarce in South Korea. Locals made use of surplus food from US Army bases, such as hot dogs, canned ham, and Spam, and incorporated them into a traditional spicy soup flavored with red chili paste and kimchi. The restaurant also uses modern ingredients such as instant ramen noodles and cheese, as well as ground beef, sliced sausages, baked beans,  tteok (rice cake), tofu and vegetables. Young King RestaurantVermont Karaoke & Billlards – […]

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). Sushi One – ClosedYoung King RestaurantVermont Karaoke & Billlards – ClosedHodori Restaurant