Jeonju Restaurant

Address: 2716 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 386-5678

전주돌솥 2716 W Olympic Blvd #101 Los Angeles, CA 90006 NOTICE: There was a fire on the second floor of the strip mall where Jeonju is located on Thanksgiving Day 2013. Make sure to call before you go to check if they’ve opened already. Jeon Ju Restaurant serves dolsot bibimbap (sizzling rice bowls) and doenjang chigae (soybean-paste stew). Side dishes usually include three types of kimchi and acorn jelly. Jeonju is the name of the capital city of North Jeolla Province in South Korea. It is known for its bibimbap.

JBBQ

Address: 901 S Vermont Ave
Phone Number: (213) 381-9292

JBBQ all-you-can-eat Korean BBQ restaurant in the scuzzier part of Koreatown.

Keun Gama – 8th Street

Address: 3498 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 365-6788

Different from the Keungama Tofu House on Wilshire Boulevard. This restaurant on 8th Street is known for being open 24 hours and serving hangover soups like seolleong-tang. Variations on the name: Geungama Korean Restaurant, Geun-ga-ma, Keun ga ma

Get Bbul

Address: 3189 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 380-7070

Korean seafood BBQ restaurant. Open 3:00 pm – 12:00 midnight on most days, even Sunday.

Jook Hyang Korean Restaurant

Address: 3177 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 487-5002

Calls itself a “Healthy Zone” because MSG is not used in any of the dishes. Serves jook (traditional Korean porridge). Since 2002. Danpat Juk (red-bean porridge) Hobak Juk (squash porridge) Heuk-imja Juk (black-sesame porridge) Jat Juk (pine-nut porridge) Jumok Bap (rice balls) Jeonbok Miyeok Guk (abalone and seaweed soup) Parking is on the grounds of Hobart Boulevard Elementary School. Open Monday to Saturday, 7:00 am – 10:00 pm. Closed on Sundays.

Keungama Tofu House

Address: 3020 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 387-5334

Korean restaurant just east of Koreatown’s formal borders, in Westlake. Different from the Keun Gama on 8th Street. This is the restaurant on Wilshire Boulevard corner Wilshire Place, a few blocks east of Vermont. “Keungama” means “big pot” referring to their specializing in soups and stews such as kimchi jjigae and gamjatang. Open from 12 noon to 9:00 pm on most days.

Eighth Street Soondae

Address: 2703 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 487-0038

“8th Soon Dai Jip” is a highly rated Korean restaurant known for its specialty soondae (traditional Korean blood sausages). Also known as 8Gah Soondae — palgah is Korean for Eighth Street. Located east of Koreatown proper in the Westlake area. Open 9:00 am – 10:00 pm most days. Closed on Sunday.

Hwang Hae Do

Address: 429 N Western Ave
Phone Number: (323) 468-3839

Korean restaurant known for its yooksoo bulgogi, which is a more classic style of the common bulgogi dish.

Moodaepo One

Address: 936 S Vermont Ave
Phone Number: (213) 386-9292

This is the original Moo Dae Po KBBQ Restaurant on Vermont Avenue. (Moodaepo II is on 7th Street.)

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.