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CLOSED 2015 IN KOREATOWN LA

David’s Salon – Closed

David's Hair Salon

A well-known hairstyle authority in the Philippines, where it opened its first location in 1989. The Los Angeles branch opened its doors in 2008.

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Elephant Snack Corner – Closed

Kokkiri Boonshik was a small Korean restaurant on the southwest corner of Western & 9th known for being open 24 hours and for its cheap prices, as well as being repeatedly given a C health rating by the L.A. County Health Department. Health rating of B as of 12/19/2014. UPDATE: Elephant permanently went of business in […]

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Red Soup – Closed

Red Soup Korean Restaurant

Closed by the end of 2015.

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The Face Shop on 6th near Serrano – Closed

The Face Shop: Koreatown LA

This franchise was at 6th & Serrano, next to the Haejangchon Korean BBQ restaurant. The space was taken over by CottonHi in late 2015. The Face Shop’s corporate location is at the Madang Mall on Western. Faceshop has another in the Koreatown area on the second floor of the City Center mall on 6th & […]

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Anima Pizza & Pasta – Closed

Anima Pizza & Pasta

Authentic Italian restaurant that opened in January 2014 in the former space of Texis Restaurant.

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Sushi Boy – Closed

Sushi Boy in Koreatown LA

Served poorly rated sushi and ramen inside the H-Mart of Madang Mall. Closed in 2015. Stall is now Ktown Eatery.

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Mauya Tokyo – Closed

Mauya Tokyo was a Hello Kitty gift shop between Subway and Seoul Cleaners at the Gramercy Wilshire strip mall. They carried a few Kpop items as well, like socks and keychains. According to the store, “Mauya” is the word for “hello” in the Shona language of Zimbabwe. Korean and Basic English spoken. Closed in the […]

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Korean Seafood Restaurant – Closed

Korean Sashimi Restaurant

Basic menu combo of flounder, shrimps, sea squirts, oysters, and sea urchins go for $59.99 a set. Opens on New Year’s Day 2014 at 4:00 pm.

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Haru Hair Salon – Closed

Update: Closed in late 2015. The space has been taken over by Edgy Hair Salon. Hair salon that opened in 2015 in the space formerly occupied by I Style in North Koreatown. In the same strip mall as Thai Hi Spa. Disconnected phone number: (323) 848-4315

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Gatten Sushi – Closed

Gatten Sushi at Wilshire & Western

Conveyor-belt sushi restaurant. 回転寿司 or kaiten-zushi

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Western Pocha – Closed

Western Pocha

Pocha is short for “pojang matcha” which are traditionally outdoor food-and-drink stalls in Korea. This restaurant is indoors but re-creates the ambience.

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Hite Kwangjang – Closed

Hite Gwangjang Restaurant on Wilshire Boulevard in Koreatown LA

Last day of operation: October 18, 2015.

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Gaju Bunshik – Closed

Gaju Boonshik: Korean Eatery: Kimbap

Closing in mid-October 2015 in order to make way for the city’s subway extension.

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Village Bakery – Closed

Pang Kum Tuh (Village Bakery)

Closing in mid-October 2015 in order to make way for the city’s subway extension.

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Nagoya Sushi – Closed

Nagoya Sushi Bar on Wilshire

Closing in mid-October 2015 in order to make way for the city’s subway extension.

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Art of Bella – Closed

Art of Bella Ceramics Studio

Ceramics studio on 6th Street… closed as of September 2015… Crossfit kickboxing gym now in its space.

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Vermont Soondae – Closed

Vermont Soon Dae: Korean Restaurant

UPDATE: The space is now Crab House. Korean restaurant located in the dingy strip mall known as Vermont Plaza. House specialty is soondae (blood sausages). Menu also includes bossam and ganjang gejang (crabs).

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Whiz – Closed

Poorly rated purveyor of cheesesteaks and fries. Last day: August 15 (Saturday), 2015 3909 (3901) W. 6th Street. PRIMARY USE: (11) Hotel CHANGE OF USE FROM RETAIL TO RESTAURANT SANDWICH SHOP (TAKE OUT-ONLY 580 SF). NO ALCOHOLIC SALE OR CONSUMPTION ON SITE. (URM, DIVISION 88 BLDG). MAXIMUM OF 4 EMPLOYEES. NO CHANGE IN PARKING PER […]

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Mae Shil Tang – Closed

Closed as of Summer 2015.

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Pho Plus – Closed

Pho Plus: Next to Yan Bian on 3rd Street

Korean-run pho restaurant in a dingy strip mall in North Koreatown… next to Yan Bian.

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Madang 621 Restaurant – Closed

Madang 621 Koreatown Restaurant

LA한인타운 ‘마당’ 쇼핑몰 내 한식당인 ‘마당621 Korean-run restaurant at the Madang mall. The name is derived from its address on Western Avenue. Closed in July 2015. Space is now occupied by Hansol Naengmyeon restaurant.

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