Restaurants to visit in Koreatown Los Angeles

Korean all-you-can-eat BBQ at 7th Korean BBQ (698 S Vermont Ave)

The Koreatown in Los Angeles is close to Downtown. It’s expansive, entertaining, and chock-full of authentic eateries. Whether you are craving some sizzling Korean barbecue, nourishing tofu soup, or a refreshing slurp of cold noodles, you won’t struggle to find a restaurant in this Mid-Wilshere neighbourhood.

Lee Ga

698 S Vermont Ave #106, Los Angeles, CA 90005, United States
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Right from their practice of using oysters to make kimchi, you can tell that Lee Ga values quality in their dishes. They specialise in Nangmyeon (cold noodles) and Sullugtang soup (ox bone soup).

Satisfying portion sizes for the sullugtang soup

Simple dining with a focus on health and quality

Lee Ga is relatively new, having opened a few months ago

The marinated cod in spicy cold noodle was chewy and flavourful

Sun Nong Dan

3470 W 6th St #7, Los Angeles, CA 90020, United States
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In a buzzing, local-style setting, Sun Nong Dan is well-known for their cheesy dish that gets lit on fire as well as their range of beef dishes (try ordering their Galbi Jjim and Sul Lung Tan).

Like many Korean restaurants, it’s located in a plaza of shops

Casual style, authentic Korean food

BCD Tofu House

3575 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010, United States
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This is a legendary brand that has locations around the United States. Open 24 hours, BCD Tofu House specialises in Soon Tofu (silken tofu commonly featured in Korean soups). The restaurant is spacious and perfect for late night group feasts.

Specialising in healthy tofu soup

First time we’ve seen a fried fish as part of a banchan side dish set

A local institution that has over 4,500 Google reviews!

Outdoor verandah seating