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

Mariela’s Tacos

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

Mexican restaurant on Third Street

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.

Chocolate Cafe

Casa Chocolate

Address: 3319 W Pico Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 734-7679

Oaxacan eatery in Southwest Koreatown for affordable breakfast, lunch, dinner and catering.

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.

Sabores Oaxaqueños

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

Mexican restaurant devoted to the regional cuisine of Oaxaca.

CCCM

Address: 2401 W 6th St
Phone Number: (213) 351-6800

CCCM: Centro Cultural y Cinematográfico México “Center for Mexican Cinema in Los Angeles” Located at the Consulate of Mexico in Westlake, just east of Koreatown proper.

La Morenita Oaxaqueña Restaurant

Address: 3550 W 3rd St
Phone Number: (213) 365-9201

Mexican restaurant serving Oaxacan regional cuisine — authentic moles, tlayudas… Health rating of A as of 07/17/2012.

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.