Insadong Korean Restaurant

Insadong Korean Restaurant – Closed

Address: 3189 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 380-7070

Opened in March 2013 in the former space of MABANG restaurant in a slightly hidden corner of Olympic Serrano Plaza. Combo A on the BBQ menu is $59.99. Lunch specials 11am-3pm are $9.99 per order (minimum two orders, so bring a friend). Dwenjang-jjiage, Kimchi stew, Galbi-tang, Yukgaejang, Dolsot Bibimbap, Yuksu bulgogi, Godeungeo jorim (braised mackerel with radish), Yangnyeom gaejang (fresh crab marinated in seasonings) *No longer serves “Macau” shabu-shabu, which had been the house specialty of Mabang. Chapman PlazaSouth Korea’s Consulate in Los AngelesCake House @ Vermont GalleriaGalleria Market on Vermont

Cafe Patio on Olympic

Cafe Patio – Closed

Address: 3109 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: None

UPDATE: Closed in November 2013. Next to Myung-in Dumplings on Olympic Blvd, by Kingsley. This cafe is in the same plaza as Hankook Sauna and Tingga Tingga NRB. Free parking and electrical outlets for laptop work/study. Deli sandwiches, coffee, milk teas with espresso, yogurtea (yogurt and passionfruit tea), lemonades, pastries, bingsoo… * No working phone line. Chapman PlazaSouth Korea’s Consulate in Los AngelesCoco Ichibanya Curry HouseMadang Mall

Bohemian bar

Bohemian – Closed

Address: 3451 W 6th St
Phone Number: (213) 487-6155

Korean-owned bar at Chapman Plaza

Ssing Ssing – Closed

Address:
Phone Number:

UPDATE: Closed in 2013. The space was taken over by Popeye Dumplings & Noodles in 2014. Japanese-inspired food like sushi and rolls. Korean food like stews. Purports to abstain from MSG. South Korea’s Consulate in Los AngelesCoco Ichibanya Curry HouseMadang MallWilshire Branch Library

Caffe Village – Closed

Address: 3464 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 388-8818

UPDATE: Closed. Space was called Cafe Korobokgur as of January 2013. CAFFE VILLAGE, 3464-66 W 8TH ST, LOS ANGELES, CA, 90005 Date Closed: August 14, 2012 Date Reopened: August 17, 2012 Reason for Closure: Vermin Harborage, Vermin Infestation Served tea and coffee drinks. On the menu: rolls and ddukbokki (rice “cakes”) in sauce. Novelty items: Playboy rice rolls, Playgirl rice rolls… Playboll Roll is crab meat, spicy tuna and avocado on the inside, and unagi (eel) and avocado on the outside. South Korea’s Consulate in Los AngelesVermont GalleriaCosmos VillageCoco Ichibanya Curry House

Pho LA – Closed

Address: 3470 W 6th St
Phone Number: NA

UPDATE: Closed in 2013. Korean-run pho restaurant that was known for being open 24 hours. Disconnected phone number: (213) 389-6750 South Korea’s Consulate in Los AngelesCoco Ichibanya Curry HouseMadang MallWilshire Branch Library

Texis No. 3 on Vermont – Closed

Address: 698 S Vermont Ave
Phone Number: (213) 387-8890

UPDATE: Closed in 2013. Space taken over by Anima Pasta & Pizza. Mexican and Salvadoran food: tacos, burritos, pupusas South Korea’s Consulate in Los AngelesCake House @ Vermont GalleriaGalleria Market on VermontVermont Galleria

Manila Good-Ha: Replaced

Address: 6th & Catalina
Phone Number: NA

Closed in the summer 2013. Its replacement Good-Ha Express closed in mid-2016.

California Burrito Grill – Closed

Address: 4059 W 3rd St
Phone Number: (213) 389-7770

$6 burritos. UPDATE: CBG went out of business in Fall 2013. Disconnected number: (213) 389-7770 South Korea’s Consulate in Los AngelesGalleria Market on VermontWilshire / Western Metro StationCoco Ichibanya Curry House