Beard Papa's in Koreatown

Beard Papa’s

Address: 621 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 384-9400

Beard Papa (ビアード・パパ) is an international chain of cream puff stores started in Osaka, Japan, in 1999. It now has over 250 stores in Japan and 300 worldwide. Their trademark product is a choux pastry shell filled with whipped cream custard, available in vanilla, chocolate, and specialty flavors such as green tea, strawberry, Nutella, Limoncello, coconut creme, Apple Cinnamon, Key Lime Pie, Banana, Piña Colada, mango, pumpkin, Earl Grey tea, éclair, and coffee. This location is at the Madang Mall on Western Avenue, just north of Wilshire Boulevard. Takeout and dine-in both ok. Hours open: Monday to Sunday, 11 am – 8 pm July 2015: Jipangyi Ice-Cream… Vanilla or chocolate flavor of ice-cream served in J-shaped cones for $3.95 each.

Chocolate Chair By The Face Shop

Chocolate Chair @ Madang

Address: 621 S Western Ave
Phone Number: 213-389-3364

Small cafe located right beside The Face Shop @ Madang on Western Avenue.

Known for Dragon’s Breath, which is ice cream made with liquid nitrogen that gives off a thick fog.

Creamistry Koreatown

Creamistry

Address: 3510 W 8th St
Phone Number: 213-263-2579

Creamistry in Koreatown LA is a nitrogen ice-cream parlor chain.

Hmart Asian Grocery Store

H Mart

Address: 621 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 235-9560

Korean Supermarket in the basement of the Madang Mall on the northwest corner of Western Avenue and Wilshire Boulevard.

Asian grocery and food items such as snacks, tofu, noodles, kimchi, candy, bottled water, and ice cream.

Sale item (3/8/2019): 12-piece Ferrero Rocher $1.99

Seafood City: Filipino Supermarket

Seafood City: Filipino Supermarket

Address: 134 S Vermont Ave
Phone Number: (213) 365-9100

Seafood City is a Filipino grocery store. This branch is located in North Koreatown / New Filipinotown on Vermont Avenue, just north of Third Street. Carries Filipino ice cream (mellorine), bottled bagoong, halo-halo ingredients, and chicharon.

Usually open Monday to Sunday, 8:00 am – 9:00 pm.

SomiSomi

Address: 621 S Western Ave
Phone Number: 213-387-8811

Somi Somi (SomiSomi) — with Sul & Beans on the second floor of the Madang Mall. #208A Taiyaki Ice Cream / Soft Ice Cream Flavors True Milk, Green Tea, Banana, Milk Tea, Red Bean, Custard, Nutella Open seven days a week, from 12:00 noon to 10:00 pm.

CottonHi LA

CottonHi

Address: 3825 W 6th St
Phone Number: (213) 263-1905

100% Organic Cotton Candy & Fresh Soft-Serve Ice Cream

Bumsan Organic Milk Bar

Bumsan Milk Bar

Address: 534 S Western Ave
Phone Number: 213-908-5192

Soft-serve ice cream with choose-your-own toppings

Flavors: dragon fruit, lychee, true milk, taro milk, matcha, chocolate

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.