Mateo’s Ice Cream & Fruit Bars – Vermont

Address: 1250 S Vermont Ave
Phone Number: 213 738 7288

Paletas, bionicos, licuados (milkshakes)… Flavors: Mango Chile with Chile, Leche Quemada (burnt milk), Black Sapote, Cactus Fruit Does not sell mangoneadas but does have Mango Chile in popsicle form. This location is just south of Koreatown proper. The other two locations are at: 4222 W. PICO BLVD. LOS ANGELES, CA 90019 323 931 5500 4249 S SEPULVEDA BLVD. CULVER CITY, CA 90230 310 313 7625 Mateo’s Ice Cream & Fruit Bars opened business in the year 2000. mexicanfood.site

Antequera De Oaxaca

Address: 5200 Melrose Ave
Phone Number: (323) 466-1101

Oaxacan restaurant serving authentic regional Mexican dishes such as tlayudas and traditional favorites like caldo de res for dine-in and takeout. Tejate and Pozole are on the menu. Does carry Pan de Muerto for Halloween. Located slightly northwest of Koreatown proper, on Melrose near Wilton.

Continental Bakery

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

Continental Bakery is known for Central American breads and pastries, especially from El Salvador. Pan con pollo, pan dulce, Tres Leches cake… Does not have the Mexican pan de muerto. Open seven days a week, 6:00 am – 9:00 pm.

El Colmao

Address: 2328 W Pico Blvd
Phone Number: 213-386-6131

Cuban hole-in-the-wall restaurant located just southeast of Koreatown proper.

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.

Pollo A La Brasa

Address: 764 S Western Ave
Phone Number: 213-387-1531

Rotisserie chicken restaurant founded over a decade ago and still owned by the Japanese-Peruvian family Maekawa.

King Taco

Address: 2020 W Pico Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 384-8115

King Taco #10 is a popular Mexican restaurant east of Koreatown proper in the Pico-Union district.

Sabores Oaxaqueños

Address: 3337 1/2 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 427-3508

Sabores Oaxaqueños is a Mexican restaurant devoted to the regional cuisine of Oaxaca. The menu prominently includes tlayudas, tamales, memelas, horchata, and agua de chilacayote. There are vegetarian options such as enchiladas. Oaxacan products are on sale to take home such as chapulines (grasshoppers), quesillo (special cheese), and chorizo (sausages). Several television screens for watching fútbol (soccer). The owners are brothers Germán and Valentín Granja, who graciously posed for the photos above. DESAYUNOS/BREAKFAST Huevos Revueltos con Jamon Scrambled Eggs with Ham Huevos Revueltos con Chorizo Scrambled Eggs with Oaxacan Sausage CALDOS/SOUPS Caldo de Pollo con Arroz Chicken and Rice Soup Caldo de Res Beef Soup with Chayote, Potatoes and Green Beans OAXACAN SPECIALTIES Tlayuda con Chorizo, Tasajo, Cecina o Quesillo Mexican […]

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.