Koginara

Address: 3101 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 384-3559

“Kogi Nara” (Koginara, Koki Nara, Kokinara) means “Meat Country” or “Meat Nation” — this is a Korean Barecue restaurant. The BBQ menu usually includes beef brisket, marinated chicken, marinated pork chop, and sliced beef belly. Open everyday, 5:00 pm ~ 2:00 am. All You Can Eat as of 2016. KoginaraLA

Gwang Yang Korean BBQ

Address: 3435 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 385-5600

NOT RECOMMENDED. So Hyang Korean Restaurant => 광양불고기본가 (Gwangyang Bulgogi Bonga; GY Barbecue) This is NOT an all-you-can-eat restaurant. It aims to compete with more high-end places like Chosun Galbi. 광양 불고기 엘에이 메뉴 BULGOGI Marinated Sliced Rib Eye WAGYU-STYLE KKOTSAL Top Prime Chuck Flap PRIME ANCHANGSAL Outside Skirt PRIME GGOT DEUNGSHIM Prime Rib-Eye PRIME SAENG GALBI Prime Beef Short Ribs Visit by #2NE1’s #Minzy on January 16, 2015. Hours are roughly 12 noon to 10:00 pm daily. Fluent English speakers on staff. Korean American Baduk AssociationARISU Korean BBQ – ClosedWilshire Korean BBQ – closedGui Rim Korean BBQ – Closed

Happy Noodle Co.

Address: 3460 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 388-8838

The Happy Noodle Company is located on the southeast corner of Wilshire & Normandie. Its menu includes shrimp fried rice and Korean noodle dishes like jjamppong and jjajangmyeon. Opened in 2014 at 3458 1/2 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90010 Happy Family – ClosedIt’s Thai Noodle – ClosedInsadong Galbi Noodle – ClosedTown Noodle: Myeon & Guksu

Boba Story

Address: 701 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 384-3200

Opened in 2014 in the former space of You & Me. Business hours are 11:00 am – 10:00 pm on most days. Café Story – ClosedPuppy Story GroomingI LOVE BOBA – Olympic & VermontI LOVE BOBA – Western & 12th

Ramen Burger – Closed

Address: 239 S Vermont Ave
Phone Number: (213) 380-2399

Closed on February 29, 2016. Opened in Summer 2014. Ga Si Ry – ClosedLA Omogari – ClosedTeum Sae Ramen – ClosedFriends Forever – Closed

Shabu Me LA – Closed

Address: 698 S Vermont Ave
Phone Number: (213) 365-2200

Closed for construction in January 2015. Back open as of March 2015. Permanently closed as of spring 2016. Korean-run shabu-shabu restaurant that opened in 2014. English is barely spoken. There’s usually a $10 special for lunch. Open seven days a week, 11:00 am – 1:00 am Ga Si Ry – ClosedLA Omogari – ClosedTeum Sae Ramen – ClosedFriends Forever – Closed

Anderson Munger YMCA

Address: 4301 W 3rd St
Phone Number: (213) 427-9622

The new Anderson Munger Family YMCA is a 30,000-sf, two-story facility that includes:: FITNESS Studio space for youth, adult, & senior programs and activities Roof top walking track Rooftop basketball court SWIMMING & SPA THERAPY 25-yard indoor heated pool Warm water training pool Therapeutic Jacuzzi Therapeutic Sauna EQUIPMENT Free weights Strength equipment Cardiovascular equipment SPECIAL FACILITIES Supervised Child Activity Center Afterschool Youth and Teen Center Integrated Parking Structure of 160 spaces Public Art Installation’ Community Room Membership fee: Family (up to 2 adults, 18 years and older): $72 per month. Young Adult (18-29): $37 per month Adult (30 years and older): $47 per month A one-time joining fee applies for new members: Adult Memberships: $25 Family Memberships: $50 Youth Memberships: […]

BBQ Crown – Closed

Address: 3076 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 905-8080

Space taken over by Drips & Swirls in 2016. Duck or Chicken BBQ for takeout. Lobster Thermidor $29.99 Menu also includes beef ribs, steak, pork ribs, pork belly, and tacos for lunch and dinner. Order over the phone in English or Korean. Store: 213.905.8080 Korean: 310.713.8116 Hours Open: Monday-Saturday: 10am – 8pm Ga Si Ry – ClosedLA Omogari – ClosedTeum Sae Ramen – ClosedFriends Forever – Closed

Saint Martha – Closed

Address: 740 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 387-2300

Opened in 2014 in the old space of Isa Ramen. Closed in 2015. Ga Si Ry – ClosedLA Omogari – ClosedTeum Sae Ramen – ClosedFriends Forever – Closed

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.