Namwongol Chuotang

Address: 3623 W Pico Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 733-5700

This restaurant is famous for its specialty of mudfish stew.

Goopojib Chuotang

Address: 3071 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 384-5537

Gupojip / Gu Po Jib is a Korean restaurant on 8th & Berendo whose house specialty is mudfish (choo-wo). Has a thirty-year tradition of serving mudfish stew (chuotang), which is also available for takeout. Open until 9:00 pm on most days.

Masan Restaurant

Address: 2851 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 388-3314

Korean restaurant specializing in fish, uni, live octopus, shrimp, and other seafood. Specialty is raw fish and agwi-jjim, a monkfish dish thought to have been created in the former city of Masan in the 1960s. Also serves 미더덕찜 (midodok-jjim) whose main ingredient is stalked sea-squirts from Korea.

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.