Hangari Bajirak Kalgooksoo

Address: 3470 W 6th St
Phone Number: 213-388-2326

“Hang Ari Korean Noodle.” 항아리바지락칼국수

Korean eatery specializing in handmade noodles with clams.

Miari Noodle House on Olympic

Miari Noodle House

Address: 3224 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 735-0647

Miari is a Korean restaurant specializing in handmade knife-cut noodles (kalguksu). It is located next to Cafe Avec at the Olyford Plaza. UPDATE: No more chicken kalguksu on the menu as of August 2014. There are now only plain and anchovy variations. Minimum $10 purchase if using a credit card. Prices and availability of items subject to change.

Myungdong Gyoja

Address: 3630 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 385-7789

Myeongdong Kyoja serves kalgooksoo (knife-cut noodles), kong-guksu (noodles in soymilk; available only in the summer), and  mandoo (dumplings). Health rating of A as of 06/15/2012. * No longer open 24 hours. Now closes at around 10:00 pm. Opens at 8:00 am.

Buk Chon

Address: 361 S Western Ave
Phone Number: 213-302-2812

삼계탕, 칼국수, 만두전문점

Tofu & Noodles

Address: 3068 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 915-0256

Tofu & Noodles (두부랑국수랑) is a highly rated Korean restaurant that specializes in Daejeon-style dishes. Menu includes tofu stew, kalguksu (“knife” noodles), kimbap, bibimbap, and fried dumplings. HOURS OPEN Monday to Saturday, 10:00 am – 12:00 midnight Sunday, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Opened in late 2013 in the former space of Curry Hyang.

Yook Cal Bop Sang

Address: 859 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 386-0410

육칼밥상… 육개장칼국수(육칼) YUKALBAPSANG Pronounced “Yook Kal Bap Sahng” Korean restaurant whose simple menu includes traditional soups like galbitang and yukgejang. Yuk-Kal is short for “Yukgaejang + Kalguksu.”

Olympic Noodles

Address: 4008 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 931-0007

30 Years of Handmade “Knife-Cut” Noodles in Southwest Koreatown Red-Bean Kalgooksoo. 팥칼국수 Seafood Kalguksu. 해물칼국수 Chicken Kalguksu. Open 11:00 am – 8:30 pm, six days a week. Closed on Sundays.

Shinurang Olkerang All Family Restaurant

Address: 1032 Crenshaw Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 935-2724

Sinulang All Kelang All-Family Restaurant” is located in southwest Koreatown. The Korean pronunciation of the restaurant’s name is “Shinoo-rahng, Olkeh-rahng”. “Sisters-in-law” in Korea have a notoriously difficult time together. This restaurant pokes fun at that. The restaurant’s two specialties are kalguksu (knife-cut noodles) and handmade mandoo (dumplings). In particular, the pat-kalguksu is a rare find in Koreatown. SHINURANG OLKERANG MENU  Kimchi Dumpling Soup 8.99 Rice-Cake Dumpling Soup 7.99 Original Dumpling Soup 7.99 Deep-fried Dumplings 6.99 Boiled Dumplings 6.99 Hand-Cut Noodles in Hot Red-bean Broth 8.99 Kimchi Sujaebi 8.99 Tonkatsu (pork cutlet) 8.99 Pork Bulgogi 9.99 Jjolmyeon 7.99 Soondubu 7.99 Ddeokbokki 8.99 * Availability and prices of menu items are subject to change.

Town Noodle: Myeon & Guksu

Address: 928 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 388-5280

Inside the food court of Koreatown Plaza. Specialties: naengmyeon (“cold noodles”), kalguksu (“knife noodles”), kong-guksu (noodles in soymilk)

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.