Da Jeong Korean Cuisine

Da Jeong Korean Cuisine

Address: 3909 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 931-8900

Dajeong is a small Korean eatery specializing in Jeon.

Seongbukdong Korean Restaurant in LA

Seongbukdong

Address: 3303 W 6th St
Phone Number: (213) 738-8977

Korean restaurant whose specialty is 갈비찜 (galbi jjim)

Wako Donkasu – Olympic

Address: 2904 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 387-9256

Donkasu is the Korean name for the Japanese tonkatsu, which means pork cutlet. Wako is famous for letting you grind your own sesame seeds to make the sauce for your tonkatsu. Open from 12 noon to 9:00 pm, seven days a week. This location on Olympic is open normal hours on Christmas Day, though the other Wako Donkasu location, which is on Wilshire at the Brown Derby Plaza, is closed.

O.B. Bear

Address: 3002 W 7th St
Phone Number: (213) 480-4910

Korean dive bar/pub with a solid restaurant known for chicken and beers.

Has been in business for more than a decade!

Jook Hyang Korean Restaurant

Address: 3177 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 487-5002

Calls itself a “Healthy Zone” because MSG is not used in any of the dishes. Serves jook (traditional Korean porridge). Since 2002. Danpat Juk (red-bean porridge) Hobak Juk (squash porridge) Heuk-imja Juk (black-sesame porridge) Jat Juk (pine-nut porridge) Jumok Bap (rice balls) Jeonbok Miyeok Guk (abalone and seaweed soup) Parking is on the grounds of Hobart Boulevard Elementary School. Open Monday to Saturday, 7:00 am – 10:00 pm. Closed on Sundays.

HaeHaHeng Thai Restaurant

Hae Ha Heng

Address: 301 S Western Ave
Phone Number: 213-388-2407

Thai restaurant on the the second floor of the mini-mall on the southwest corner of Western Avenue and 3rd Street.

Bak Kung Restaurant on Vermont

Bakkung 2 Korean BBQ

Address: 233 S Vermont Ave
Phone Number: (213) 385-1500

Second location of the Korean charcoal BBQ restaurant Bak Kung that’s been going strong on Olympic.

As of August 2016, their menu includes $15.99 and $20.99 and $29.99 all-you-can-eat options. Lunch also often has an $11.99 option.

Prices are subject to change!

Hours Open: Most days, 11:00 am – 12:00 midnight.

Bak Kung AYCE BBQ Restaurant

Bak Kung BBQ Restaurant

Address: 3700 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 734-9292

Bakkung… Bak Kung. The Korean pronunciation is actually “Behk-goong” (baek-gung). The name means “White Palace.”

Specialty: Charcoal Barbecue

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.