Parks BBQ

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

January 2018: Gwyneth Paltrow had kimchi pancake

Olympic Cheonggukjang menu

Olympic Cheonggukjang

Address: 2528 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 480-1107

Specializes in the malodorous Korean stew called cheonggukjang.

Yupdduk Olympic

Address: 3132 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 785-1575

House specialty: spicy “rice cakes”

Korobokgur Coffeeshop

Cafe Korobokgur

Address: 3464 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 388-8818

Coffee, ddeokbokki, kimchi fried rice, green-tea patbingsoo…

Gonjiam Korean Restaurant

Address: 4653 Beverly Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 469-4648

Korean restaurant in North Koreatown that serves bossam and budaejjigae

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.

Hodori Restaurant in L.A.

Hodori Restaurant

Address: 1001 S Vermont Ave
Phone Number: (213) 383-3554

An iconic Korean restaurant on the southwest corner of Olympic & Vermont, known for being open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year… even Christmas Day.

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

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.