Plaza Sushi

Address: 928 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 380-1580

Plaza Sushi is one of the stalls inside the food court of Koreatown Plaza on Western Avenue. Has bento boxes. Closes by 8:00 pm on most days.

Olympic Golf – Moved

Address: 2867 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 389-7007

Golf equipment and apparel store that had been located inside Koreatown Plaza. Now its only location is on Olympic Boulevard by Kenmore Avenue. Brands: Titleist, Ping, Callaway, Cobra, New TaylorMade Golf clubs, golf balls… Hello Kitty golf bags and head covers!!

Madame Polla

Address: 928 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 365-0560

The Madame Polla shop on the third floor of Koreatown Plaza carries Western suits and other conservative items of clothing for older Asian women. Korean is the main language by staff. An English speaker is sometimes available. Closes by 8:00 pm on most days.

Pho 2000 at Koreatown Plaza Food Court

PHO 2000 @ Koreatown Plaza

Address: 928 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 386-4083

Franchise stall in the Koreatown Plaza food court. Vietnamese noodle soups and spring rolls. Had been Pho ABC. Open until 8:00 pm.

Studio X + Mail Express

Address: 928 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 380-8477

USPS-approved shipper inside Koreatown Plaza. Accepts mail until 7:00 pm, although cut-off time is around 3:00 pm. Prices are the same as with regular post offices — no markup. Envelopes, stamps… Passport photos are $20 for 4 pictures.

Gamja Bawi

Address: 928 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 387-5581

Located in the Koreatown Plaza food court, Gamja Bawi serves popular Korean dishes like dolsot bibimbap (rice and vegetables in a hot stone pot) and bulgogi (marinated beef) with rice. The term “Gamja Bawi” refers to people from Gangwon province, where gamja (“potato”) has been widely cultivated. Bawi does NOT refer to “rock” as many ignorant writers have published. Bawi is a modified pronunciation of bau, which is a dialectical suffix for marking a ethnonym. Last orders are taken by 8:00 pm on most evenings.

KAYA: Boba, Curry, Porridge

Address: 928 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 738-5954

Located at the Koreatown Plaza food court, KAYA is famous for three things — boba drinks, premium curry dishes, and jook (traditional Korean porridge).

M&J – Moved from Plaza to Galleria

Address: 928 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 388-2825

** Has moved from Koreatown Plaza to Koreatown Galleria. M&J Vogue sells clothes for women between the ages of late teens to late 30’s. Apparel boutique catering to the Korean “missy” clientele with its hats and dresses. Was located on the top floor of Koreatown Plaza near the elevator. Had a small upper loft. Number changed from (213) 388-2825 to (323) 731-1595 after the move from the Plaza to the Galleria.

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.