Numero Uno Pizza – Closed

Address: 3432 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 386-6884

NUMERO UNO PIZZERIA 3432 WILSHIRE BLVD, LOS ANGELES, CA, 90010 Date Closed: December 26, 2012 Date Reopened: December 29, 2012 Reason for Closure: Vermin Harborage, Vermin infestation Numero Uno finally closed for good in late 2015. The space will be taken over by a franchise of The Halal Guys.

Redsoup – Closed

Address: 414 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 382-1100

Red Soup was a Korean restaurant whose specialty was yukgaejang, a type of soup. It closed by the end of 2015. The space was occupied by the Kpop Chicken restaurant in early 2016. Jun Won restaurant, which had closed its decades-old place on 8th Street, is expected to move in by late 2016.

Elephant Snack Corner – Closed

Address: 901 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (323) 734-3359

UPDATE: Elephant permanently closed its doors in late 2015. Its old space has been taken over by Saeng Saeng Gimbap as of spring 2016. Located on the southwest corner of Western & 9th for what could’ve been three decades, Kokkiri Bunshik was known for serving very cheap Korean dishes 24 hours a day. Cheap, as in $5 for a serving of naengmyeon. To-go orders were possible with an additional charge. Cash only. Kokkiri is the Korean word for “elephant” and an eatery of the same name is located in Mapo-gu district of Seoul, the capital of South Korea. Note that Elephant Snack Corner was closed by the Health Department from July 30 to August 2 in 2013 on account of […]

David's Hair Salon

David’s Salon – Closed

Address: 132 S Vermont Ave
Phone Number: 213-487-7687

The salon closed as of December 1, 2015.

Was in business for seven and a half years, since July 2008.

Don Day – Closed

Address: 300 S Hobart Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 380-9292

Closed / Name Change as of the latter half of 2015. As of April 2016, the space is now widely known as Yerim Korean BBQ. Previously… Lunch specials Cheapest All-You-Can-Eat dinner option: $17.99

SushiBoy inside H-Mart @ Madang

Sushi Boy – Closed

Address: 621 S Western Ave
Phone Number: Not submitted

SushiBoy franchise stall that was located inside the cramped H-Mart supermarket in the basement of the Madang Plaza. Served poorly rated sushi and ramen. Closed in 2015 and space was taken over by the Ktown eatery serving Korean food.

Haeruhl Poomun Hwareo – Closed

Address: 356 S Western Ave
Phone Number: 213-739-8456

UPDATE: Space has been taken over by Guda Korean BBQ as of October 2015. 해를품은활어 – raw fish restaurant in the former space of Man Kang, on the second floor of the Cosmos Village mini-mall. Known in English by the generic moniker “Korean Seafood” restaurant. 활어콤보 $59.99 광어/ 새우/ 멍개/ 굴/ 성게 Flounder / shrimp / squirts / oysters / sea urchins – 해돋이 셋트 (Small) $79.99 – 해변 셋트 (Medium) $109.99 – 해녀 셋트 (Large) $139.99 – 해.품.달 셋트 (X-Large) $169.99 Open seven days a week, from 12:00 noon to 11:00 pm.

Gaju Bunshik – Closed

Address: 3839 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 380-2174

Opened on February 24, 2011. Closed on October 17, 2015, due to construction related to the Wilshire/Western subway extension. The famous naengmyeon place inside California Market on 5th & Western has set up its own shop now that the supermarket has closed for rebuilding. You can find Caju Boonshik on Wilshire Boulevard, a block west of Western Avenue, in the same plaza as Village Bakery and Hite Kwangjang. Gaju Bunshik is known for its naengmyeon (cold noodles — either plain and spicy), kimbap (rolls), and bibimbap.   Health rating as of January/September 2015: B Also known as Kaju Nangmyun and Caju Naneng Myon Co in their filings with the city and county.