Beverly Soon Tofu

Address: 2717 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 380-1113

This restaurant’s signature dish is Soon Tofu (soondubu), which is soft tofu in a stone pot with broth and a choice of meat, seafood, and fresh vegetables. For drinks, Beverly Soondubu / Soontofu House serves Bokbunja, Soju, Makgeoli, Sansachun, and Korean beers such as Hite and OB.

Wool Um Ma

Address: 124 N Western Ave
Phone Number: (323) 469-9329

Wool Um Ma “Restaurant” is a small Korean eatery inside the HK Supermarket on Western Avenue for eat-in and to-go. Menu includes Jjin-bbang, Wang-mandu, Fried dumplings, Water (boiled) mandoo, Kimbap, Spicy Squid over Rice, Ddeokboki, Bibimguksu, Jjolmyeon, and Bulgogi over Rice. Open from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.

House of Chigae

Address: 3077 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 388-8681

“The Chigae” is in the space formerly occupied by LA Family House. Jjigae is the Korean word for “stews” and that is what this Korean restaurant’s specialty is. Menu include spicy chicken stew and budaejjigae. “House of The Chigae” also has kimchi pancakes on its menu. 더찌개 (식당-한식)

Jang An Restaurant

Jang An Korean Restaurant

Address: 2773 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 383-4646

Jang An restaurant’s specialty is Dwenjang Jjigae, a traditional Korean stew whose main ingredient is fermented soybean paste. Dwenjang-jjigae with choice of beef, anchovies, clams & oysters, or mixed. Kimchi-jjigae with choice of pork, beef, or anchovies. Kongbiji with beef or pork. Squid stew with vegetables. Yukkaejang Bibimbap with or without radishes. Beef or Pork with lettuce (baekban) Yimyeonsu Gui Stir-fried squid or octopus Raw crab (baekban) Eundaegu-jorim Godeungo-jorim Jogi baekban Daegu Maeun-tang Dongtae-jjigae Yeolmu-guksu 재래식으로 만든 된장 Known for many years in the Korean-Korean community for its food delivery services. Lunch specials are available 12-3 PM, Monday to Friday. The cross street is Berendo.

Namwongol Chuotang

Address: 3623 W Pico Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 733-5700

This restaurant is famous for its specialty of mudfish stew.

Tofu & Noodles

Address: 3068 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 915-0256

Tofu & Noodles (두부랑국수랑) is a highly rated Korean restaurant that specializes in Daejeon-style dishes. Menu includes tofu stew, kalguksu (“knife” noodles), kimbap, bibimbap, and fried dumplings. HOURS OPEN Monday to Saturday, 10:00 am – 12:00 midnight Sunday, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Opened in late 2013 in the former space of Curry Hyang.

Koreatown Galleria Food Court

Address: 3250 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 733-6000

Located on the third floor of the Koreatown Galleria mall on Western & Olympic. Has televisions and an outdoor patio. Among the stalls are Jin Heung Gak, Cham Cham Cham, and Picnic Day.

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.

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.