El Rinconcito Salvadoreño – Closed

Address: 4010 W 3rd St
Phone Number: (213) 388-9273

El Rinconcito Jutiapense was a restaurant on Third Street that served Salvadoran food such as pupusas (thick tortillas stuffed with pork meat, fried beans, and melted cheese).

82nd Market

Address: 5204 Melrose Ave
Phone Number: (323) 466-6730

Convenience store next to the Italian restaurant Osteria La Buca in North Koreatown.

Rinconcito Guatemalteco – Closed

Address: 501 N Western Ave
Phone Number: (323) 463-6602

Guatemalan restaurant on Western Avenue near Melrose, just north of Koreatown proper. It had been in the same spot with the same name for over 28 years.

El Jalapeño Tacos

Address: 854 Vermont Ave
Phone Number: (213) 365-0048

“The Taco Stand on Vermont near Suwon Galbi” Taco $1.35 Breakfast Burrito $4 Prices subject to change.

Las Tunas Restaurant

Address: 3603 W 3rd St
Phone Number: (213) 383-6651

Last updated: August 2014. Possibly now closed. Small restaurant serving cheap eats. Salvadoran & Mexican food. Used to have dollar pupusas, Tuesdays & Wednesdays.

Texis Restaurant No 2

Address: 3087 W Pico Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 737-1434

A small Salvadoran restaurant chain that used to have at least three locations in the Koreatown area.

Restaurante Puerto La Union

Address: 3811 W Pico Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 373-0429

Restaurante Puerto La Union offers Salvadoran and Mexican cuisine on Pico Boulevard in Southwest Koreatown. Pupusas, tacos, burritos, sopes, tortas, tostadas, enchiladas, caldos, huevos for breakfast, strawberry & banana shake…

El Taurino

Address: 2306 W 11th St
Phone Number: (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

Tacos La Fonda

Address: 737 Vermont Avenue
Phone Number: Not submitted

Taco truck serving burritos and tortas. From 7:00 pm on most days, except Sunday. South Vermont Avenue by Leeward Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90005

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.