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

Beverly Soon Tofu

Address: 2717 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 380-1113

This restaurant’s signature dish is Soon Tofu (soondubu), which is soft tofu in a stone pot with broth and a choice of meat, seafood, and fresh vegetables. For drinks, Beverly Soondubu / Soontofu House serves Bokbunja, Soju, Makgeoli, Sansachun, and Korean beers such as Hite and OB.

KTOWN food stall inside Madang Mall

KTOWN (Korean Food)

Address: 621 S Western Ave
Phone Number: Not submitted

Located inside the H Mart supermarket in the basement of Madang Mall.

Available for takeout: large kimchi dumplings, large pork & veggie dumplings $4.99

Wool Um Ma

Address: 124 N Western Ave
Phone Number: (323) 469-9329

Wool Um Ma “Restaurant” is a small Korean eatery inside the HK Supermarket on Western Avenue for eat-in and to-go. Menu includes Jjin-bbang, Wang-mandu, Fried dumplings, Water (boiled) mandoo, Kimbap, Spicy Squid over Rice, Ddeokboki, Bibimguksu, Jjolmyeon, and Bulgogi over Rice. Open from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.

Ttu Rak

Ttu-Rak

Address: 125 N Western Ave
Phone Number: (323) 960-0037

Korean restaurant at Waa Waa Plaza, by Paris Baguette and Boba Time.

Chomak Restaurant

Cho Mak Korean Cuisine

Address: 357 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 529-4303

Menu is focused on Korean-style grilled fish dishes.

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.