BrewWell – Closed

Address: 3525 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 384-0884

Korean-owned coffee shop opened by the Rhee family in July 2013. The adjacent supermarket ASSI was shut down by the L.A. County Health Department in September 2014 due to indications of rodent infestation. UPDATE: Starting in October 2014 and as of January 2015, ASSI Market has been undergoing eviction and forced bankruptcy proceedings. On January 21, 2015, the judge approved the eviction, and the building owner has stated he will give ASSI a few days to move out. Being on a sublease, the coffee shop will also be evicted.

Cafe Todo Dia – Closed

Address: 3003 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: NA

Small Brazilian restaurant. Opened in 2012. Evicted by 2014. Street food coxinhas, pao de queijo, pastel… Disconnected phone number: (213) 739-0112 Space now occupied by Jang Ga Ne.

Pho Western – Closed

Address: 425 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 387-9100

LATEST UPDATE: Re-opened after remodeling in January 2013, then rebranded as Phoever Yum (Forever Yum) in February 2013. UPDATE: Closed under eviction notice as of December 2012. Pho restaurant in a very small and dingy strip mall on Western Avenue. Used to be open 24 hours. Now on shorter hours, closing by 3 AM. #1. House Special $7.75 #2. Dac Biet Xe Lua $7.25 #7. Super Bowl $8.75 #8. Chicken Soup $7.25 Spring Rolls, Shrimp Fried Rice… Gives kimchi as a side dish.

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.