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Koreatown LA Directory: Featured Establishments

Wilshire·Western Metro Station

Wilshire Western metro station

“Alfred Hoyun Song” Metro Station 코리아타운 엘레이 디렉토리

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Guatemalteca Bakery

Guatemalan Bakery in Los Angeles

Guatemalan bakery, restaurant and retail food store

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Consulate General of South Korea

South Korean Consulate in LA

Located on Wilshire Boulevard between Vermont Avenue and New Hampshire Avenue

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Godspeed Cyclery

Godspeed Cyclery

Bike sales & repair shop… open as an essential business during COVID

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Kim’s Home Center

Kim's Home Center on Olympic

Rice cookers, chopstick holders, kimchi refrigerators…

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Bullocks Wilshire Building

Bullocks on Wilshire: Art Deco (Back of Building)

Located at 3050 Wilshire Boulevard, a 230,000-square-foot Art Deco building

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Wilshire Library – Temporarily Closed Due to COVID

Wilshire Branch Library in North Koreatown

LAPL branch serving North Koreatown

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Pio Pico Library – Temporarily Closed Due to COVID

Pio Pico Koreatown Branch Library

The library is named after Pío de Jesús Pico, the last Mexican governor of Alta California. He died in 1894.

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KFC Building in North Koreatown

Kentucky Fried Chicken: KFC Building

Famous locally not for the chicken, but for the architectural style of its building.

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Kang Nam Restaurant

Kang Nam Restaurant on Olympic

Located in the southwest region of Koreatown. Opened by Chef Sang Hun Lee in May 1983.

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Jin Su Sung Chan

Jinsu Seongchan: Koreatown Galleria Food Court

Korean eatery in the food court on the 3rd floor of Koreatown Galleria on Olympic & Western.

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Consulate-General of Indonesia

Consulate General of Indonesia

Northwest corner of Wilshire & Mariposa… Visas… Passports now on the first floor… Free coffee event in September 2015. Read the details.

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Scent Coffee & Flowers

Cafe Scent: Wilshire & Serrano

Coffee shop that also sells flowers.

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Ham Hung Restaurant

Ham-Hung Naeng-myeon Restaurant

Known for its naeng-myeon (cold noodles).

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California Marketplace – Open

California Market Los Angeles

Northeast corner of 5th Street & Western Avenue in the lot formerly occupied by Gaju Market

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Ethical Drugs

Ethical Drugs: Beverly & Western

Official name is Ethical Drug (no plural “s”).

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Chinese Consulate-General in LA

China's Consular Office in Koreatown LA

You may take Freeway 101, exit Vermont Avenue. and go south on Vermont, turn left at 4th Street, and then turn right at the next intersection (Shatto Place).

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Boongho Japanese Restaurant

Boongho Japanese Restaurant

Korean-run Japanese restaurant tucked in a corner of the strip mall on the northwest corner of Wilshire & Gramercy.

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Hyun Poong Gom Tang

Hyun Poong Gom Tang

Korean restaurant in a strip mall in North Koreatown. Serves gamjatang, kimchi-jjim, dakdoritang and bossam.

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Hwal A Kwang Jang

Korean Live Fish Restaurant: Hwal O Gwangjang

Very Korean establishment… Live fish, sashimi, sushi, seafood…

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Western Discount Department Store

Western Discount Store

Korean-owned stalls inside sell underwear, socks, children’s hanbok, and Korean souvenirs.

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