Koreatown Music Plaza

Address: 928 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 385-4725

Simply called “Music Plaza” — a destination for fans of Korean pop music. Aside from recently released CDs and DVDs, there are also posters of South Korean idols papering the walls. They also carry a few CDs of traditional Korean music, as well as Japanese, American and European.

Artbox Koreatown LA

Art Box @ the Plaza

Address: 928 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 385-7746

Art Box is a gift store inside Koreatown Plaza carrying stationery and cute knickknacks such as ballpens, Hello Kitty chopsticks, plush toys, dolls, Korean food stickers, cellphone accessories, and origami paper. Sells Kpop items such as posters, bromides, pens, t-shirts, folders, EXO calendars, and bracelets. Also carries modern greeting cards with traditional Korean motifs.

Nicole’s Cafe & Chocolate Shop

Address: 928 S Western Ave
Phone Number: 213-380-4717

Located in Suite #145 of Koreatown Plaza near the food court downstairs.

Poong Nyun Rice Cakes

Address: 928 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 386-6630

Established in 1988. Not a Western bakery — that would be Bosco next door — this shop is a seller of DDEOK (tteok, dduk), which are traditional Korean rice “cakes” that can be sweetened up, used in soups, or served with spicy red sauce. Also sells Kimbap (rice rolls) ready to go, as well as Kimchi Mandu (dumplings) ready to cook. Opens as early as 9:00 am on most days. Enter on James Wood Blvd before 10:00 am. Usually closes by 7:30 pm.

La Belle

Address: 928 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 487-6788

Korean-run beauty supplies store inside Koreatown Plaza.

Usually has Japanese blotting paper, OPI Shatter nail polish, Skin79 BB Cream, Hanskin Super Magic BB Cream, KMS California and A.C. Care products.

Hanmi Bank (Koreatown Plaza)

Address: 928 S Western Ave
Phone Number: 213-385-2244

A branch of Hanmi Bank on the second floor of Koreatown Plaza. 928 S. Western Ave., Ste 260 Los Angeles, CA 90006 Main 213-385-2244 Fax 213-380-8820 Business Hours Mon-Thur 9 AM – 5 PM Fri 10 AM – 6 PM Sat 9 AM – 1 PM

Fancy House: Kpop Merch Store

Fancy House (Le Cards)

Address: 928 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 389-5253

Fancy House is a Korean-run gift store inside Koreatown Plaza carrying stationery and knickknacks such as Hello Kitty chopsticks (for babies), Kpop keychains, stickers, and origami paper. It’s the shop by the food court. Has no EXO calendars but does have many other EXO items such as posters, socks, post-it pads, pens, file folders… Also has modern greeting cards with traditional Korean motifs.

Xtreme Boardshop – Moved

Address: 3250 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 987-5330

UPDATE: Moved from Koreatown Plaza to Koreatown Galleria in the year 2016. Old Address: 928 South Western Avenue #231, Los Angeles, CA 90006 New Address: 3250 W. Olympic Boulevard, Unit 300-E, Los Angeles 90006 Old Number: (213) 480-0704 New Number: (323) 987-5330 Current business hours: Monday to Sunday 11AM- 7PM OLD INFO Skateboards, Nixon watches, Neff beanies, Angry Girls bags, Toms Glitter shoes, Red protective gear… The Simpsons x Santa Cruz skateboards (Duff beer, Homer)…. Mystery, Enjoi, Sk8mafia, and Baker…. Xtreme Boardshop celebrated 10 years in August 2011. Located in Suite #231 on street level of Koreatown Plaza. There is another Xtreme Boardshop location in Culver City.

Awoolim

Address: 928 Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 388-0053

Awoolim is one of the Korean stalls inside Koreatown Plaza’s food court. Shikhye Slushie 928 S Western Ave, Ste 125 Los Angeles, CA 90006 Open seven days a week, from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm. Menu includes various types of kimbap and freshly made ddeokbokki.

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.