Goopojib Chuotang

Address: 3071 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 384-5537

Gupojip / Gu Po Jib is a Korean restaurant on 8th & Berendo whose house specialty is mudfish (choo-wo). Has a thirty-year tradition of serving mudfish stew (chuotang), which is also available for takeout. Open until 9:00 pm on most days.

Shinurang Olkerang All Family Restaurant

Address: 1032 Crenshaw Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 935-2724

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.

Thirteen XIII Korean Bar

Thirteen XIII Soju Bar

Address: 4121 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 272-3432

Open seven days a week, 5:00 pm – 2:00 am Korean bar located on Olympic by Crenshaw in Southwest Koreatown. Former address of Chinese Gate Restaurant / Jin Zza Ru. One of the few Korean places in the area where smoking is NOT allowed.

Rite Aid – Crenshaw & Olympic

Address: 959 Crenshaw Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 939-7911

Not open 24 hours. Open seven days a week, 8:00 am – 9:00 pm. Has Thrifty ice cream.

PrincEss Nail

Address: 1032 Crenshaw Blvd
Phone Number:

Open seven days a week, 10:00 am – 7:30 pm. Closed on Sundays.

Yuhyang Soondae – Closed

Address: 954 S Norton Ave
Phone Number: (323) 934-5677

UPDATE: Closed as of June 2014. “U Hyang Soon Dae” is a Korean restaurant in southwest Koreatown, by Olympic Spa. Specialty: Soondae (blood sausages) 유향 순대 MENU Black-Goat Stew $6 Mandoo / Dumpling Soup $7 Chicken Feet $13 Stir-fried Octopus $16 Seafood Scallion Pancake $16 Potato Pancake $6.50 Black-Goat Pot $27 (small) $33 (medium) * Please note the $1 additional charge for to-go orders. Not all orders are available for takeout. Prices and availability are subject to change.

Jin Zza Ru – Closed

Address: 4121 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 933-8282

Restaurant in southwest Koreatown specializing in delivery of Koreanized Chinese food. * The eatery’s name is pronounced “Jin-jja-roo” and sounds like the Korean phrase, “Really.” Jinzzaru, Jinjjaroo, Jinjjaru, Chinese Gate, Yogurt Park Menu staples: jajangmyeon (noodles in black-bean sauce), mandoo (dumplings), jjamppong, fried rice…

Gelaco Cafe – Closed

Address: 3600 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 737-0097

Korean-run cafe in Southwest Koreatown. Italian Ice Cream, “Europian” Chocolate, Sandwiches, Espresso, Affogato, Traditional Korean Teas, Smoothies Gelato flavors include Tiramisu, Pistachio, Hazelnut… Free Wi-Fi. Safe parking for bicycles. As European as Koreatown can get. Established in 2007. GELATO CAFE

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.