Wassada Restaurant

Wassada Restaurant

Address: 377 N Western Ave
Phone Number: (323) 464-3006

Restaurant famous for sashimi and live octopus.

“Wa! Ssadda” can be translated from Korean as “Wow! Inexpensive!”

Mirak (Black-Goat Meat Stew)

Address: 1134 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (323) 732-7577

Korean restaurant whose specialty is black-goat stew.

Agashi Gopchang

Address: 3744 W 6th St
Phone Number: 213-249-9678

Franchise of a South Korean restaurant chain whose specialty is beef intestines.

The Korean BBQ here is NOT low-quality AYCE (all you can eat).

Eva's Lechon: Filipino Suckling Pig on Third Street in Los Angeles

Eva’s Lechon

Address: 4252 W 3rd St
Phone Number: (213) 383-3179

Specializes in roasting whole pigs and chickens Filipino-style.

Must order about three to five days in advance. Cash payment only. Upon pick up.

A hit during Thanksgiving!

Namwongol Chuotang

Address: 3623 W Pico Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 733-5700

This restaurant is famous for its specialty of mudfish stew.

Goopojib Chuotang

Address: 3071 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 384-5537

Gupojip / Gu Po Jib is a Korean restaurant on 8th & Berendo whose house specialty is mudfish (choo-wo). Has a thirty-year tradition of serving mudfish stew (chuotang), which is also available for takeout. Open until 9:00 pm on most days.

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.