Kimbap Udong: California Market

Kimbap Udong

Address: 450 S Western Ave
Phone Number: 213-568-3128

“Kimbap Udong” food stall inside the newly resurrected California Market on the northeast corner of Fifth Street and Western Avenue. Sells kimbap (rice rolls), udong (noodles in broth), and other simple Korean fare. 김밥 우동 가주 마켓 Open as of January 2016. The complex itself soft-opened on December 28, 2015. Staff very rude towards non-Koreans, especially women. Will prioritize Korean salarymen in terms of handling orders.

Yupdduk LA

Address: 3603 W 6th St
Phone Number: 213-263-2355

Dongdaemun Yupdduk / Yup Dduk LA Hours: 11:00 am to 10:00 pm. Opened in late 2015. “Ktown Spicy Challenge” ddeokbokki 6가 엽떡

Mirak (Black-Goat Meat Stew)

Address: 1134 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (323) 732-7577

Mi-Rak is a Korean restaurant whose specialty is black-goat stew. This location is the original one on Western. They also opened second location on Vermont Avenue in late 2013. Open until 10:00 pm on most days.

Bud Namu Charcoal BBQ

Bud Namu Korean BBQ

Address: 809 S Ardmore Ave
Phone Number: (213) 385-9292

Bud Namu is one of the few all-you-can-eat Korean BBQ restaurants that use charcoal.

The $12.99 AYCE includes intestines (“tripe”). Price and availability of menu items are subject to change.

HanMiJung Korean Restaurant

Address: 4100 W Pico Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 735-9200

Han Mi Jung is a Korean restaurant in Southwest Koreatown specializing in goat stew, pork galbi, pork bossam, samgyeopsal, bulgogi, steamed pork with kimchi, agu jjim, squid, intestines… Health rating: B

L.A. Yimonae

Address: 304 N Western Ave
Phone Number: (323) 464-3211

Also known as Yimojip, Yimone is a Korean restaurant that specializes in Oyster Bossam (gul bossam) and Skatefish Jjim.

Galleria Market on Olympic

Address: 3250 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 733-3800

The Galleria Market on Olympic & Western is a clean and extensive supermarket with an emphasis on Korean products, including freshly prepared banchan (side dishes) and Korean ingredients packed and ready to combine for meals. Produce section with fruits and vegetables. Fish & Seafood.

Myung Dong Noodle House

Address: 698 Irolo St
Phone Number: 213-251-1066

MyungDong / Myung Dong Noodle House. 명동칼국수 (식당-한식) Menu: Samgyetang, Kalguksu (Chicken Noodle Soup)… To Go & Free Delivery: 213-251-1066 Health rating of B at one time. Korean language spoken more than English. Open six days a week, 9:30 am – 9:30 pm. Closed on Sundays.

Moobongri Soondae

Address: 2949 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 387-1600

Moobongri is a Korean restaurant whose specialty is Soondae (blood sausages). 무봉리순대 Since 1997. Reportedly has hygiene problems.

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.