Pao Jao Dumpling House

Address: 928 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 385-1881

PAOJAO is a Chinese-inspired food stall in Koreatown Plaza’s food court that serves dumplings and affordable bowls of jajangmyeon (noodles with black-bean sauce). Items on their menu include shrimp dumplings and also green-colored Chlorella (algae) buns. They also have large steamed buns filled with red bean. Known for bad service towards non-Koreans.

Milano Shoes

Address: 928 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 382-1700

Shoe boutique inside Koreatown Plaza. Also carries handbags, luggage and accessories. Brands: Salvatore Ferragamo, Marc by Marc Jacobs No longer carries Emilio Pucci…

Bauhaus Furnishings

Address: 928 S Western Ave
Phone Number:

European home furnishings including pillows, vases and figurines. Also carries Swarovski jewelry and watches. On the street level of Koreatown Plaza. 2FL # 237

Beautiful Tonight: Lingerie

Address: 928 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 736-5844

Lingerie boutique inside Koreatown Plaza featuring brands such as Wacoal, La Perla and Cosabella. Korean language spoken.

Tonkatsu House

Address: 928 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 383-3781

Has the same owner of Tofu House in the Koreatown Plaza food court. Loyalty special: your meal at either stall will count towards a free meal after nine or ten orders. Famous for the gigantic proportions of donkassu (Korean-style tonkatsu). A popular side dish is the macaroni salad.

Blooming: Fragrances & Beauty Care

Address: 928 S Western Ave
Phone Number: 213-380-9944

Blooming is a Korean-run boutique selling high-end international brands of fragrances and beauty care products — Kiehl’s, La Mer, SK-II, Jo Malone, Sisley, Kilian, Creed… Spritzers are available for sampling the fragrances.   Located in Suite # 111 of Koreatown Plaza. Open seven days a week, 11:00 am to 7:00 pm.

The Korean Book Center

Address: 928 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 738-9140

Now known as JES, short for “Jeong Um Sa.” Bookstore on the basement level of Koreatown Plaza carrying Korean books, flashcards, maps, toys, children’s song CDs, and flags. Also has Kumon workbooks. Popular items for Kpop fans are Junior magazine issues, as well as Korean editions of international magazines like GQ and Maxim.

Town Noodle: Myeon & Guksu

Address: 928 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 388-5280

Inside the food court of Koreatown Plaza. Specialties: naengmyeon (“cold noodles”), kalguksu (“knife noodles”), kong-guksu (noodles in soymilk)

Italee Optometry at the Plaza

Address: 928 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 385-9100

Prescription Glasses and Fashion Eyewear Brands: Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Fendi, Gucci… Eye exam for contact lenses $65. For glasses, it’s $45. Prices subject to change.

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.