Mr. Coffee on Western Avenue

Mr. Coffee

Address: 537 S Western Ave
Phone Number: 213-382-8911

Korean-owned coffee shop

Wilshire Branch Library

Wilshire Branch Library

Address: 149 N St Andrews Pl
Phone Number: 323-957-4550

In addition to the Pio Pico Library, another LAPL branch that serves what is still considered the Koreatown area of Los Angeles is the Wilshire Library. It doesn’t have as extensive a collection of Korean books or resources, but it’s the next best branch.

(The Central Library in downtown LA also has a significant amount of Korean-language materials.)

Closed on Monday, October 11, in observance of Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

Pio Pico Koreatown Library

Address: 694 S Oxford Ave
Phone Number: (213) 368-7647

Named after Pío de Jesús Pico, the last Mexican governor of Alta California, who died in 1894.

This library branch has the largest Korean-language collection in LAPL system.

Closed on Monday, October 11, in observance of Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

Free Wireless Internet

Friendship Motor Inn

Address: 1148 Crenshaw Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 937-1600

Modest hotel / motel in what is considered the western edge of Koreatown.

Tom n Toms – Vermont

Address: 440 S Vermont Ave
Phone Number: (213) 738-9134

South Korean coffee chain that’s the equivalent of Starbucks. This branch at Vermont Galleria opened in November 2011. Closes by 12 midnight on most days. No health rating in the County database as of January 2013. Inspected on 12/19/2012 as a Food Warehouse. Wilshire / Vermont Metro StationVermont GalleriaGalleria Market on VermontVermont Galleria Cleaners

Cafe Loft on 6th

Address: 3882 W 6th St
Phone Number: 213-383-3006

A a quiet “study” cafe where readers and laptop users spend hours nursing a cup of coffee or oolong tea, with a large coconut macaroon or slice of Sweet Lady Jane cake…

Known for having soy milk available, which is a great consideration for the lactose intolerant.

Wine Cafe Koreatown LA

Cafe Mak

Address: 612 Shatto Pl
Phone Number: (213) 252-9898

Many young people come her to study… Serves coffee, tea, sweet-potato cake, patbingsu (shaved ice)…

LADOT DASH Bus

Free Wi-Fi in Koreatown LA

Address: Koreatown
Phone Number: (213, 310, 323 or 818) 808-2273

If you need to use wi-fi service in the Koreatown area of Los Angeles, hop onto a DASH bus in Koreatown for 50 cents.

Many LADOT buses plying the Wilshire-Koreatown route provide free wifi onboard.