Mario's Peruvian on Melrose

Mario’s Peruvian & Seafood Restaurant

Address: 5786 Melrose Ave
Phone Number: (323) 466-4181

Peruvian restaurant serving lomo saltado and pescado macho on Melrose Avenue, just northwest of Koreatown proper.

El Cholo “Cafe”

Address: 1121 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (323) 734-2773

A longstanding Mexican restaurant that’s been open since the 1920s

El Flamin Taco

El Flamin’ Taco

Address: 505 S Vermont Ave
Phone Number: (213) 718-1790

Tacos al pastor on Vermont Avenue

Continental Bakery

Address: 262 S Normandie Ave
Phone Number: 213-380-3878

Central American breads and pastries, especially from El Salvador.

El Baron

Address: 2757 W Pico Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 734-5772

Salvadoran restaurant located just south of Koreatown proper, by Normandie & Pico

Atlacatl Restaurant

Address: 301 N Berendo St
Phone Number: (323) 663-1404

Family restaurant serving Salvadoran food in North Koreatown / East Hollywood.

La Cevicheria

Address: 3809 W Pico Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 732-1253

Latino seafood restaurant in southwest Koreatown.

House specialty: ceviche

Mariela’s Tacos

Address: 3662 W 3rd St
Phone Number: (213) 381-7356

Mexican restaurant on Third 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.