3rd Street Chicken House

3rd Street Chicken House

Address: 4254 W 3rd St
Phone Number: (213) 386-1135

“The Real 3rd Street Chicken House” is a small restaurant whose specialty is chicken soups and chicken stews. The Korean name of this restaurant is “Sam-ga Dahk-gom-tang.” Sahm = three gah = street You can spot the number 3 on the Korean sign outside.

Hwa Sun Ji Tea & Coffee – Closed

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).

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.

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L.A. Yimonae

Address: 304 N Western Ave
Phone Number: (323) 464-3211

Also known as Yimojip, Yimone is a Korean restaurant that specializes in Oyster Bossam (gul bossam) and Skatefish Jjim.

HanMiJung Korean Restaurant

Address: 4100 W Pico Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 735-9200

Korean restaurant in Southwest Koreatown specializing in goat stew, pork galbi, pork bossam, samgyeopsal, bulgogi, steamed pork with kimchi, agu jjim, squid, intestines…

Seoul Bakery

Address: 2897 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 382-6196

Addeok-jip, not a “bakery” in the Western sense of the word.

Sells ddeok (rice “cakes”).

Also sells kimbap (“sushi” rolls).

San Soo Dang

Address: 761 Vermont Ave
Phone Number: (213) 487-1717

A ddeok-jib that sells so-called Korean rice “cakes” called ddeok and similar products.

Sin Sae Kae Department Store – Closed

Address: 3150 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 732-7263

Shinsaegae means “New World.” 신세계백화점 (선물센터/백화점)

This is not a Western-style department store, but a large gift shop devoted to traditional Korean items, such as quilts, baby hanbok clothing, norigae, masks, fans, souvenirs, trinkets, short Korean-style dinner tables, and ceramics.

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Thal Mah Sah Buddhist Temple

Address: 993 S Wilton Pl
Phone Number: (323) 735-1911

Located in the southwest area of Koreatown, “Tahl Ma Sa” is a modest Buddhist shrine with a main hall for prayer, a small bell pavilion, and small Buddha statues.