KangNam was opened by Chef Sang-Hun Lee in the early 1980s. The restaurant serves Korean-style barbecue, eundaegu-jorim, Japanese dishes and raw fish. Galbijjim (beef rib stew), Haemul Jeongol (seafood vegetable stew), Bulgogi (marinated beef), Dweji Bulgogi (spicy marinated pork), Eundaegu Jorim (spicy black cod in a seafood vegetable reduction)… Samgyetang (whole-chicken soup with ginseng) $12.99 plus tax. Takeout ok. * Has a sushi patio. Open seven days a week, 11:00 am – 10:00 pm.
This restaurant is famous for its specialty of mudfish stew.
Also known as Yimojip, Yimone is a Korean restaurant that specializes in Oyster Bossam (gul bossam) and Skatefish Jjim.
Mapo Kkak Doo Gee is a Korean restaurant with Korean-speaking staff. Different from the newer Mapo Chicken Galbi restaurant on Olympic Blvd. Menu includes several fish stews and grilled fish dishes. Kkakdooghee refers to a type of radish kimchi. Closed on Sundays. Open 11:00 am – 9:00 pm, Monday to Saturday. Located in the dingy strip mall known as Key Center on the northwest corner of 6th & Normandie.
Restaurant famous for sashimi and live octopus. “Wa! Ssadda” can be translated from Korean as “Wow! Inexpensive!” Note though that prices are anything but cheap. When you enter the restaurant, you will be surrounded by fish tanks featuring your dinner menu. A popular item is the Gwango (flounder) hwe plate, to which you can add live lobster, live sea cucumber, or live abalone. Gaebul (spoon worms) The number of the bar Wassada Pocha next door is (323) 466-0991. 와싸다 포차 (와포) Open only for dinner. Occasionally open for lunch on Sundays.
Highly rated Korean restaurant whose specialty is blowfish (what the Japanese call fugu). Bok means “blowfish” and the name “Dae Bok” sounds like it means “a large amount of luck” in Korean. Located just east of Koreatown proper, in the Westlake district. FISH CUISINE RESTAURANT 대복
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.
Korean restaurant specializing in fish, uni, live octopus, shrimp, and other seafood. Specialty is raw fish and agwi-jjim, a monkfish dish thought to have been created in the former city of Masan in the 1960s. Also serves 미더덕찜 (midodok-jjim) whose main ingredient is stalked sea-squirts from Korea.
Highly rated Korean-run Japanese restaurant specializing in hwe (sashimi / raw fish). Located on Pico Boulevard southwest of Koreatown proper.