Sabores Oaxaqueños


Address: 3337 W 8th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90005
Phone: (213) 427-3508

Mexican restaurant devoted to the regional cuisine of Oaxaca.

Taurino Pico Hoover

El Taurino


Address: 2306 W 11th St Los Angeles, CA 90006
Phone: (213) 738-9197

Popular Mexican restaurant located east of Koreatown proper, in the Pico-Union district.

Menu: Tacos, Burritos, Tortas, Tamales…

Drinks: Horchata, Tamarindo, Jamaica…

House specialty: costillas rancheras

Pollo A La Brasa


Address: 764 S Western Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90005
Phone: (213) 387-1531

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

El Cholo Spanish Cafe LA

El Cholo “Cafe”


Address: 1121 S Western Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90006
Phone: (323) 734-2773

Mexican restaurant that’s been open since the 1920s

Comales Salvadoran Restaurant

Los Comales Cafe – No 2


Address: 3329 W 8th St, Los Angeles, CA 90005
Phone: (213) 383-4317

Salvadoran restaurant serving pupusas

El Colmao


Address: 2328 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90006
Phone: 213-386-6131

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

Continental Bakery

Continental Bakery


Address: 262 S Normandie Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90004
Phone: (213) 380-3878

Central American breads and pastries, especially from El Salvador.

Mario's Peruvian on Melrose

Mario’s Peruvian & Seafood Restaurant


Address: 5786 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038
Phone: (323) 466-4181

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

Los Molcajetes


Address: 1800 W 8th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90057
Phone: (213) 388-8994

Eatery serving highly rated pupusas.