Jong Ga Jip: Korean Restaurant

Jong Ga Jip

Address: 3524 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 738-1144

Korean restaurant known for its $9.99 per person lunch special. Has ganjang gejang from $9.99 for one person. Was temporarily closed by the health department in March 2013 for vermin harborage and infestation.

Oh Ma Ni

Address: 807 S Ardmore Ave
Phone Number: (213) 388-0050

Oh Ma Ni is a Korean restaurant that serves kimchi stew, hand-cut noodles… The house specialty is soondae (blood sausauge). 오마니순대전문 closes by 9:00 pm on most evenings. Basic English is spoken.

Olympic Noodles

Address: 4008 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 931-0007

30 Years of Handmade “Knife-Cut” Noodles in Southwest Koreatown Red-Bean Kalgooksoo. 팥칼국수 Seafood Kalguksu. 해물칼국수 Chicken Kalguksu. Open 11:00 am – 8:30 pm, six days a week. Closed on Sundays.

88 Seolleongtang Restaurant

Address: 2520 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 388-0888

88 Seolleongtang is a small Korean restaurant located in the Westlake district, east of Koreatown proper. House specialty: seolleongtang (ox-bone soup) In the same mini-mall as Jesun Acupuncture, where Gwen Stefani goes regularly. Open from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm on most days.

Woo Ree Restaurant

Address: 2520 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 989-0130

Woori is a hole-in-the-wall Korean restaurant in the Westlake district, east of Koreatown proper. The menu includes Korean stews and kimbap. “WooRee Shikdang” means “Our Restaurant.” Open six days a week, 11:00 am – 8:00 pm. Closed on Sundays.

Ham-Hung Restaurant

Address: 3109 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 381-1520

Hamheung Hwaegwan (함흥회관) moved from their 8th & Ardmore location in April 2011. Now located on Olympic and Harvard. Korean restaurant known for their naengmyun (“cold noodles”), particularly the house special with skate-wing fish. *Hamhŭng is North Korea’s second-largest city and famous for its naengmyŏn that’s different from that of Pyongyang.

Tang Korean Restaurant

Address: 945 S Norton Ave
Phone Number: (323) 934-5677

Tang is a Korean restaurant specializing in seafood — seafood soups, lobster stew, seafood pancake, stir-fried seafood… Soju, makkeoli and Hite beer are available. Now open seven days a week, 12:00 noon to 10:00 pm. Takeout ok. Basic English amiably spoken. Located in Southwest Koreatown. (213) 359-9031

Mom’s House

Address: 3126 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 480-8625

Korean restaurant that’s open 24 hours a day on 8th & Catalina. Menu includes kimchi fried rice. Omma Jip (Ohmajip, Ommajip, Uhmmajip, Mothers, Umma Jip) is listed in county records as Mom’s Restaurant. Had a string of Bs and Cs from the health department until finally getting an A in August 2011.

Sun Ha Jang

Address: 4032 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 634-9292

SunHaJang is a Korean restaurant in Southwest Koreatown whose specialty is grilled duck meat. Kalbi and naeng-myeon are also on the menu.

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.