Yoshinoya – Wilshire near Wilton

Address: 3959 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: 213-385-9031

Chain that serves Japanese-derived dishes in an American fast-food environment.

Daiso Los Angeles

Daiso Japan @ Madang

Address: 621 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 637-0336

DAISO is a popular chain of Japanese retail stores selling many items priced at $1.50 each. This branch in Koreatown is on the ground floor of the Madang Plaza. Items for sale: sun hats, cheap candy, snacks, bottled drinks…

!!! $3 black folding umbrellas that work fine!!!

Coco Ichibanya Curry House

Address: 3500 W 6th St
Phone Number: (213) 375-7546

The top “curry rice” restaurant chain in Japan opened an outpost in Koreatown on October 6, 2014. Also known as Curry House CoCo Ichibanya, CoCo Ichiban, or CoCo Ichi. The chain has restaurants all over Japan and 46 restaurants overseas, including mainland China, Taiwan, Hawaii, South Korea, Thailand, Hong Kong, and Torrance, California. On the menu: chicken katsu curry

SushiBoy inside H-Mart @ Madang

Sushi Boy – Closed

Address: 621 S Western Ave
Phone Number: Not submitted

SushiBoy franchise stall that was located inside the cramped H-Mart supermarket in the basement of the Madang Plaza. Served poorly rated sushi and ramen. Closed in 2015 and space was taken over by the Ktown eatery serving Korean food.

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.