Gonjiam Korean Restaurant

Address: 4653 Beverly Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 469-4648

Korean restaurant in North Koreatown that serves bossam and budaejjigae

Hwa Sun Ji Tea & Coffee

Address: 3960 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 382-5302

Hwasunji is a traditional Korean teahouse on Wilshire Boulevard. Serves tea, coffee and misutgaru with traditional snacks (cookies and crackers). Open Monday to Sunday from 12:00 noon to 11:00 pm.

Yangji Gamjatang

Address: 3470 W 6th St
Phone Number: (213) 388-1105

Yangji Gamjatang (양지감자탕) took over the space of Albaene in January 2014.

Open to 1:00 am on most days… open to 4:00 am on Thursday… Open 24 hours Friday and Saturday.

House specialty is Gamjatang (pork-bone soup). Menu also includes Budaejjigae, Ddeokbokki, Cold Noodles, Jjamppong, Seolleongtang, Kimchi Stew, Yukgaejang, Bibimbap and Dumplings.

Bon Juk

Address: 3551 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 380-2248

Bonjuk is a restaurant from South Korea whose specialty is jook (traditional rice porridge). Offers savory juk like seafood and sweet juk like pumpkin. Open Monday to Saturday, 8:00 am – 10:00 pm. Closed on Sundays. Has had B health ratings in the past. Has an A rating as of March 2015.

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.

Bulrocho Korean Restaurant

Address: 955 S Vermont Ave
Phone Number: (213) 383-0080

Serves Korean dishes like samgyetang (ginseng chicken soup) and black goat stew. Most of the patrons are men who eat the goat meat for virility.

Baek Hwa Jeong

Address: 3929 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 935-5554

“Baek Ha Chong” Korean restaurant has been in the southwest area of Koreatown since the mid-80s.

Specialties: Pork Galbi (Ribs), Oyster Bossam, Goat Stew

Korean Crab House

Crab House (Korean)

Address: 923 S Vermont Ave
Phone Number: (213) 365-8886

Crab House (Hong Kkot restaurant) is now in the space formerly occupied by Vermont Soondae.

구 버몬순대가 ‘홍어와 꽃게’

홍꽃… A restaurant specializing in crabs and fermented skate.

Menu: 꽃게·해물·아구찜·게장·해물탕

Cocohodo

Address: 3500 W 6th St
Phone Number: (213) 382-8943

Hodu Gwaja are small walnut-shaped pastries filled with a sweet paste of red beans and nuts. You can grab a bag for snacking or purchase a gift box from COCOHODO’s “Wilshire” branch, which is located inside Zion Market on the first floor of the City Center shopping mall on 6th Street.

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.