This location of the Chinese restaurant chain inside Koreatown Plaza is now independent of the others. Among the notable items of the menu are the Sino-Korean dish jajangmyeon (noodles in black-bean sauce), dumplings, fried rice, shark’s fin soup, and kung pao chicken.
A small Korean eatery inside the HK Supermarket on Western Avenue for eat-in and to-go.
Kimbap, dumplings, mandoo, bulgogi over rice…
Myeongdong Kyoja serves kalgooksoo (knife-cut noodles), kong-guksu (noodles in soymilk; available only in the summer), and mandoo (dumplings). Health rating of A as of 06/15/2012. * No longer open 24 hours. Now closes at around 10:00 pm. Opens at 8:00 am.
The sign outside used to just plainly say “Dumplings.” Business hours most days are 11:00 am to 9:30 pm. Korean name: 천하만두 Chinese name: 包子之家 (House of Dumplings) Opened in January 2015 in the old space of Apples Bakery (aka Flour Etc) on 3rd Street.
Opened in 2011 in the southwest area of Koreatown, Som See Neh is a specialty Korean food store that sells jars of kimchi and bags of frozen handmade mandu (dumplings). The shop’s name is pronounced in Korean as “Som-shee-neh.” The thing to get here is the four-pound bag of mandoo that goes for twenty dollars. It contains anywhere from 42 to 46 dumplings. There are two types of dumplings currently available: kimchi and meat that is generously mixed with veggies. * Even though the sign outside includes “Mit Banchan” they no longer sell banchan. Open roughly 10:00 am to 7:00 pm six days a week. Closed on Sundays.
Myungin Dumplings is a small eatery whose specialty is mandu, commonly thought of as the equivalent of dumplings. For you-probably-know-what reason, white people wax poetic about the blah place, as though Myungdong Gyoja didn’t exist. A popular menu item, Wang Mandoo, has had its name literally translated as “King Dumpling” but it is in fact a steamed bun. 1. 왕만두 4 pcs (wang/king mandu) $7.00 2. 김치 왕만두 4 pcs (kimchi king mandu) $7.50 3. 매운 새우만두 8 pcs (spicy shrimp mandu) $9.00 4. 딤섬 10 pcs (dimsum) $9.00 5. 찐빵 (jjin bbang) 6. 야채 왕만두 (vegetable king mandu) 7. 삼선 물만두 8. 군만두 9. 만두국/떡만두국 10.물만두/김치 물만두 11.콩국수 (kong-guksu) 12.칼국수 (kal-guksu) 13.육개장 (yukgaejang) 14.갈비탕 (galbi-tang) 15.새우볶음밥 (shrimp fried rice) […]
Sinulang All Kelang All-Family Restaurant” is located in southwest Koreatown. The Korean pronunciation of the restaurant’s name is “Shinoo-rahng, Olkeh-rahng”. “Sisters-in-law” in Korea have a notoriously difficult time together. This restaurant pokes fun at that. The restaurant’s two specialties are kalguksu (knife-cut noodles) and handmade mandoo (dumplings). In particular, the pat-kalguksu is a rare find in Koreatown. SHINURANG OLKERANG MENU Kimchi Dumpling Soup 8.99 Rice-Cake Dumpling Soup 7.99 Original Dumpling Soup 7.99 Deep-fried Dumplings 6.99 Boiled Dumplings 6.99 Hand-Cut Noodles in Hot Red-bean Broth 8.99 Kimchi Sujaebi 8.99 Tonkatsu (pork cutlet) 8.99 Pork Bulgogi 9.99 Jjolmyeon 7.99 Soondubu 7.99 Ddeokbokki 8.99 * Availability and prices of menu items are subject to change.
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.