NamWonGol (3rd Street) – Closed

Address: 4163 W 3rd St
Phone Number: (213) 322-2428

This was an offshoot of the original Nam Won Gol restaurant on Pico Boulevard. Their specialty is mudfish soup (choo-wo-tang). Usually opened by 10:00 am. NamWonGol opened this Third Street location in 2016. Closed by Summer 2017.

Curry House in Los Angeles

Curry House @ Madang – Closed

Address: 621 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 487-7180

Restaurant chain known for Japanese-style curry and spaghetti. Does takeout and dine-in.

Located on the second floor of the Madang Mall, next to Fitness M.

Open for lunch and dinner.

Terra Cotta – Closed

Address: 3760 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 379-6719

Menu inspired by French, American, Italian and Asian cuisines.


LA Xindouhua – Closed

Address: 3959 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 352-1009

Laxindouhua Healthy Dessert Shop. L.A. 新豆花 (XinDouHua / Xin Dou Hua)

Chinese soy puddings, cold pressed juice, tofu salads, Italian soda and coffee.

Shabuya – Closed

Address: 3986 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 365-9000

Shabuya (Shabu-Ya) is the restaurant that went in the space where Tahoe Galbi used to be on the southeast corner of Wilshire & Wilton. All-You-Can-Eat Shabu-Shabu Tahoe Galbi‘s prominent sign can still be seen above the building. UPDATE: The building was razed in 2017.

Cup Bob KBBQ Bowl

CUP BOB – Closed

Address: 4003 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 389-2818

CUP BOB was the shortlived eatery in the space of THE ZIPBOB Korean restaurant… Tagline: KBBQ All In A Cup Opened in December 2017. Closed by May 2017.

Pink Donuts – Closed

Address: 3959 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 739-1519

New name in 2016 of Ramona Donuts. Pink’s last day of business was May 5, 2017. Replaced by Crafted Donuts. Sold donuts, canned soda and lottery tickets.

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.