Tofu & Noodles

Address: 3068 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 915-0256

Tofu & Noodles (두부랑국수랑) is a highly rated Korean restaurant that specializes in Daejeon-style dishes. Menu includes tofu stew, kalguksu (“knife” noodles), kimbap, bibimbap, and fried dumplings. HOURS OPEN Monday to Saturday, 10:00 am – 12:00 midnight Sunday, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Opened in late 2013 in the former space of Curry Hyang.

Western Doma Noodles

Address: 429 N Western Ave
Phone Number: (323) 871-1955

Handmade “knife” noodles, dolsot bibimbap, kimchi fried rice and seafood pancake on the menu.

Jang Toh Bossam

Address: 857 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 387-2241

Jangteo Bossam (장터보쌈) is listed in Los Angeles County records as Jang Tuh Bosam and Jang Teo Bossam. Specialties of this Korean restaurant: bossam (pork wraps) soondae (blood sausages) jokbal (pig’s feet/hocks) Typical dinner set: 50-60 dollars In the year 2015: Kong-namul haejang-guk as a $3.99 breakfast special from 7:00 am to 10:00 am. Ddeokbokki (spicy rice “cakes”) also on the menu. Open seven days a week, 7:00 am – 12:00 midnight. Prices, availability of menu items, and business hours are subject to change!

Dha Rae Ok

Address: 1108 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (323) 733-2474

Dha Rae Ok (“Dah-reh-oak”) is a Korean BBQ restaurant known for its clay-baked duck.

Must call at least a few hours ahead if ordering this dish.

The ZipBob Korean Restaurant

The ZipBob – Closed

Address: 4003 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 389-2818

The ZipBob (더집밥) is a small restaurant that opened in January 2015 serving home-style Korean food.

Chosun Galbi Korean Restaurant

Chosun Galbee

Address: 3330 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 734-3330

Chosun Galbi is a relatively upscale Korean barbecue restaurant for the Koreatown area.

Located on Olympic Boulevard, about a block west Koreatown’s formal border of Western Avenue.

Open seven days a week, 11:00 am – 11:00 pm.

Oo-Kook Korean BBQ

Address: 3385 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 385-5665

Woo is the Sino-Korean word for “Cow” while Gook means “Country” — Ookook can be translated as “Cow Nation” or “Cattle Country”. All-You-Can-Eat (AYCE) is $25. Prices and availability of items are subject to change. Options include fresh in-shell shrimp, beef, and duck breast meat.

Mountain Café – Moved

Address: 3470 W 6th St
Phone Number: (213) 487-7615

2016 Update: Moved to 3470 W 6th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90020. This new location is next to Paris Baguette. Old address on Eighth Street: 3064 W 8th St, Los Angeles, CA 90005 대중식사 山 since 1974. Not a cafe as Westerners know it, but a restaurant whose Korean name is pronounced “San” (“sahn”), meaning “Mountain.” Usually open 24 hours a day. Specialties: abalone jook (traditional rice porridge), samgyetang (ginseng chicken soup) Kimchi stew…

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.