Kang Nam Restaurant

Address: 4103 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 937-1070

KangNam was opened by Chef Sang-Hun Lee in the early 1980s. The restaurant serves Korean-style barbecue, eundaegu-jorim, Japanese dishes and raw fish. Galbijjim (beef rib stew), Haemul Jeongol (seafood vegetable stew), Bulgogi (marinated beef), Dweji Bulgogi (spicy marinated pork), Eundaegu Jorim (spicy black cod in a seafood vegetable reduction)… Samgyetang (whole-chicken soup with ginseng) $12.99 plus tax. Takeout ok. * Has a sushi patio. Open seven days a week, 11:00 am – 10:00 pm.

Chung Ki Wa Restaurant

Address: 3545 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: 323-737-0809

Korean restaurant in southwest Koreatown where Alexander Skarsgard had lunch on March 20, 2013

Yu Chun Chic Naengmyun

Address: 3185 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: 213-382-3815

Yoocheon is Korean restaurant whose specialty is chik naeng-myeon (cold noodles with the main ingredient being arrowroot, not the usual buckwheat).

Ojangdong Naengmyeon

Address: 4031 W 3rd St
Phone Number: (213) 365-0097

O Jang Dong is Korean restaurant whose specialty is NAENGMYEON (“cold noodles”), frequently spelled as nengmyun, naengmyeon, neng myun, naeng myeon, neangmyun… Two main types of naengmyeon: 1. Mul 2. Bibim Assorted ingredients with the naengmyeon include raw skatefish. Other menu items: – Samgyetang – Yukgaejang – Bindaetteok – Mandu – Haemul Pajeon Cross street is Ardmore.

Ham-Hung Restaurant

Address: 3109 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 381-1520

Hamheung Hwaegwan (함흥회관) moved from their 8th & Ardmore location in April 2011. Now located on Olympic and Harvard. Korean restaurant known for their naengmyun (“cold noodles”), particularly the house special with skate-wing fish. *Hamhŭng is North Korea’s second-largest city and famous for its naengmyŏn that’s different from that of Pyongyang.

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.