Parks BBQ

Address: 955 S Vermont Ave
Phone Number: 213-380-1717

January 2018: Gwyneth Paltrow had kimchi pancake

Kang Hodong Baekjeong LA

Kang Hodong Baekjeong

Address: 3465 W 6th St
Phone Number: (213) 384-9678

This branch restaurant Kang Hodong Baekjeong is locally referred to simply as Baekjeong… “Gang Ho-dong” is the name of the South Korean comedian/emcee/former-ssirum-wrestler who owns the restaurant chain.

Bak Kung Restaurant on Vermont

Bakkung 2 Korean BBQ

Address: 233 S Vermont Ave
Phone Number: (213) 385-1500

Second location of the Korean charcoal BBQ restaurant Bak Kung that’s been going strong on Olympic.

As of August 2016, their menu includes $15.99 and $20.99 and $29.99 all-you-can-eat options. Lunch also often has an $11.99 option.

Prices are subject to change!

Hours Open: Most days, 11:00 am – 12:00 midnight.

Sootbuljib

Sootbuljip Restaurant

Address: 3136 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 387-3865

숯불집: Korean restaurant known for its old-fashioned charcoal BBQ.

Be prepared for the smoke from the charcoal. Do not wear new clothes.

This is NOT an all-you-can-eat place.

Last call: 10:20 pm

Bak Kung AYCE BBQ Restaurant

Bak Kung BBQ Restaurant

Address: 3700 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 734-9292

Bakkung… Bak Kung. The Korean pronunciation is actually “Behk-goong” (baek-gung). The name means “White Palace.”

Specialty: Charcoal Barbecue

Hae Jang Chon

Address: 3821 W 6th St
Phone Number: (213) 389-8777

AYCE (all-you-eat) Korean barbecue restaurant near Kyochon on 6th Street.

Last seating is at 1:20 am.

Yang San Bak Restaurant

Address: 3601 W 6th St
Phone Number: (213) 365-9689

The house specialty has been sampgyeopsal (pork belly).

Castle AYCE KBBQ

Address: 473 N Western Ave
Phone Number: 323-467-3813

Only serves parties of two or more. Loners not welcome.

Chung Ki Wa Restaurant

Address: 3545 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: 323-737-0809

Korean restaurant in southwest Koreatown where Alexander Skarsgard had lunch on March 20, 2013

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.