Hannam Chain: Korean Supermarket

Hannam Chain Supermarket

Address: 2740 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 382-2922

Hannam is an old Korean supermarket known for discounted produce, meats, and liquor like soju. It’s a good place to buy snacks made in Korea. They also carry a few Japanese items. There is an eatery inside called Yanusa. The sign outside that says “Market World” in English. Open seven days a week, from 7:00 am to 12:00 midnight. Pro tip: Try not to shop here on Sunday, when the free-parking lot is madness and the cramped aisles inside are jammed full of shopping carts. Island Pacific Supermarket – Burned to the GroundSeafood City: Filipino Supermarket

Vons – 3rd and Vermont

Address: 3461 W 3rd St
Phone Number: (213) 384-6552

American grocery chain on the northeast corner of Third Street and Vermont Avenue. Ralphs is right across the street. Fruit and vegetables, deli, snack trays… Open 24 hours. Pho 2000 on Vermont – ClosedVermont Pet Shop – ClosedNails Garden on Vermont – ClosedLiborio Market on Vermont – Closed

Leelin Filipino Bakeshop

Leelin’s Bakeshop

Address: 209 S Vermont Ave
Phone Number: (213) 382-2351

Filipino-American bakeshop that opened in 2014 in the former spot of Goldilocks in North Koreatown. It is owned by the same family that handled the Goldilocks franchise for decades.

Items for sale include Filipino classics like silvañas, sans rival, ube pastries, hopia, mango cakes, polvoron, mamon, and siopao. Brazo de Mercedes rolls and customized cakes such as red velvet can be ordered in advance.

Paris Baguette: North Koreatown

Paris Baguette on Western

Address: 125 N Western Ave
Phone Number: (323) 467-0404

Paris Baguette is a South Korean chain of bakeries with three locations in Koreatown, Los Angeles.

The bakeshop features Korean-inspired Western-style pastries such as danishes and croissants. This branch in North Koreatown across from HK Supermarket has limited seating.

Zion Market

Address: 3500 W 6th St
Phone Number: (213) 351-9900

Zion Market is a relatively new but cramped Korean supermarket on the ground floor of the City Center mall on 6th Street. It is open seven days a week from 8:00 am to 12:00 midnight. This is a convenient place to buy fresh fruit, Korean snacks, live seafood, fresh produce, beer, and prepared food to go, such as kimbap. Zion Market has other branches in Buena Park, San Diego, Irvine and Cerritos. Gaju Market (5th & Western) – ResurrectionMedina Market – ClosedLiborio Market on Vermont – ClosedEl Caney Meat Market

82nd Market

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

“82 Market” is the convenience store next to the Italian restaurant Osteria La Buca in North Koreatown. They carry Latin and American products, including beer and wine… Bud Light… Snacks like chips, crackers and cookies… toiletries (toilet paper)… newspapers like La Opinion… hair clips, hair brushes, shower accessories, laundry detergent… Antequera is the Mexican restaurant on its other side. Accepts EBT cards. Minimum $10 purchase to use a credit card. Open most days from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm. Gaju Market (5th & Western) – ResurrectionMedina Market – ClosedLiborio Market on Vermont – ClosedEl Caney Meat Market

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.