Awoolim

Address: 928 Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 388-0053

One of the Korean stalls inside Koreatown Plaza’s food court.

The Kimbap

The Kimbap

Address: 400 S Western Ave
Phone Number: 213-365-1040

더김밥… * Closed on Mondays *

Jopok Topokki LA

Jopok Topokki

Address: 3407 W 6th St
Phone Number: (213) 908-5500

Hongdae Jopok Ddeokbokki (홍대 조폭 떡볶이) is a Korean restaurant on the northwest corner of 6th & Catalina whose specialty is “ddeokbokki” — rice cakes in spicy sauce. Menu also includes kimbap, soondae and tempura. *Does temporary tattoos while customers wait for orders. The theme of the place is Jopok, which means organized crime, aka gangsters. Open seven days a week, 11:00 am – 9:00 pm. Grand opening was on January 5, 2015.

Koreatown Galleria food court

Koreatown Galleria Food Court

Address: 3250 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 733-6000

Located on the third floor of the Koreatown Galleria mall on Western & Olympic. Has televisions and an outdoor patio.

Namsan Restaurant

Address: 3613 W 6th St
Phone Number: (213) 382-7777

Korean restaurant

Seoul Bakery

Address: 2897 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 382-6196

Addeok-jip, not a “bakery” in the Western sense of the word.

Sells ddeok (rice “cakes”).

Also sells kimbap (“sushi” rolls).

Kimbap Paradise

Address: 401 S Vermont Ave
Phone Number: (213) 382-3701

Kimbab Chunkuk = Kimbap Cheonguk = Kimbap Heaven.

Roll 3X in LA

Roll Roll Roll

Address: 3675 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 386-3000

Korean-run restaurant serving cheap rolls. Does large catering orders of rice rolls.

Saeng Saeng Gimbap

Address: 901 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (323) 733-0900

Saeng Saeng Gimbap (생생김밥) opened in the space formerly occupied by the decades-old Elephant (Kokkiri), which closed in late 2015. House specialty: kimbap

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.