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Top 20 Korean BBQ Restaurants in Koreatown LA

Korean BBQ is the most well known and loved by both Koreans and non-Koreans. It is a great place to go with friends, family, or new acquaintances. Some places offer All-You-Can-Eat (AYCE) options where you can eat limitless amounts of Korean BBQ. Some are focused on the quality of the meat, which can be more pricey. But no matter where you go, you are bound to have a great time because of good food, fun music, drinks, and more. 

 

Here are our recommendations for the best Korean BBQ in town. 

1. Ssam Korean BBQ

Ssam, translated to ‘wrap’, is a well-loved Korean BBQ where meat is high quality and the specialities are the fresh veggie wraps and sauces. There are also other items on the menu that you must try with the meat like the cold noodles. If you want a fresh, clean lettuce wrap for your meat, then Ssam is the place you should visit. 

1040 S Western Ave, 
Los Angeles, CA 90006
(323) 902-6328

2. Ahgassi Gopchang

As it is the place that BTS love to visit when they’re in LA, Ahgassi Gopchang is a great place to go if you want to try intestines with friends. And if you’re not a fan of intestines, you can also order their regular Korean BBQ items. 

3744 W 6th St, 
Los Angeles, CA 90005
(323) 902-6328

3) Bulgogi Hut

Bulgogi Hut is the AYCE experience you should definitely try when you’re in the area. With great meat and friendly service, Bulgogi Hut is loved by new customers and regulars. There is a long waiting line to keep in mind, so make sure to plan accordingly if you want to stop by. 

3600 Wilshire Blvd #100c,
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(213) 388-1988

4. Quarters BBQ

Definitely Quarters is a more quality-focused restaurant rather than quantity wise. The price is more expensive than a regular Korean BBQ, but it’s definitely worth coming to try due to their meat and deliciou sides. It’s definitely somewhere you want to try if you are trying out different types of Korean BBQ. 

3465 W 6th St #C-130,
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 365-8111

5. Woo Hyang Woo

With the finest Korean BBQ experience with top-quality meat, Woo Hyang Woo is well loved by customers as it focuses on good service and high quality food. If you try expensive yet great quality meat that is specialized within the restaurant, make sure to visit here

3429 W 6th St, 
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 315-5080

6. Kang Ho Dong Baekjeong

Kang Ho Dong Baekjeong is a great place to stop by if you want great quality meat with other sides like corn cheese, steamed eggs, and veggies. There are two combos that you can choose from and it has enough food for 2-3 people for a small size. Make sure to also order other sides like the lunch box or the Korean pancakes (pajeon). Also, they close on both Thursdays and Fridays. 

3465 W 6th St #20,
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 384-9678

7. Oo-Kook Korean BBQ

Oo Kook Korean BBQ is an AYCE restaurant that is perfect for friends and families to go together. Oo-Kook has delicious side dishes with plentiful orders of meat that you can order, with other sides you can order. 

3385 W 8th St,
Los Angeles, CA 90005
(213) 385-5665

8. Brothers BBQ

Brothers BBQ has an AYCE menu with three levels that you can choose from. Customers all enjoy the meats that are served, but don’t forget to order the cold noodles afterwards! Although it’s quite pricey than other AYCE restaurants, it’s definitely a great place to try with your family. 

3680 W 6th St,
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 387-9292

9. Magal BBQ

Magal BBQ has combos that you can choose from that are perfect for 2-3 people. With great service and delicious side dishes, your Friday night will be pleasantly surprised with a great night at Magal BBQ. Also, the eggs are cooked on the same pan as the meat, which is at your convenience with servers cooking the meat for you. 

3460 W 8th St,
Los Angeles, CA 90005
(213) 383-1909

10. MUN Korean Steakhouse

MUN Korean Steakhouse is the definition of fine and high quality dining. With top quality meat, customers are left satisfied with the delicious food and great service. Although it might be expensive for Korean BBQ, customers who go always recommend to come and try the meat to taste the difference in quality. 

3519 W 6th St,
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 355-3634

11. 7th Korean BBQ

An AYCE experience that leaves you craving for more at 7th Korean BBQ. With reasonable prices and great quality meat, it’s definitely recommended to try as they have delicious side dishes as well. 

698 S Vermont Ave,
Los Angeles, CA 90005
(213) 315=5699

12. TGI Korean BBQ

TGI Korean BBQ offers AYCE at reasonable prices that don’t go over $40 per person. With outdoor seating and enough heat, customers enjoy spending time at the restaurant with their friends as they eat and talk. With flavorful side dishes that compliment the meat, try heading over to TGI Korean BBQ on your free weekends. 

2585 W Olympic Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90006
(213) 375-7066

13. Song Hak Korean BBQ

If you are a fan of intestines, then you have to come try Song Hak BBQ. They also have other types of meat that are not intestines, and it’s worth a try. And at the end of the meat grilling, the servers make the best, flavorful fried rice right in front of you on the grill. You have to try Song Hak at least once to get a great experience with delicious meat and side dishes awaiting. 

356 S Western Ave Ste 201,
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 529-4008

14. Mansoo Korean BBQ

Another AYCE restaurant that focuses on reasonable prices and tasty meat would be Mansoo Korean BBQ. But what’s shocking is that they have an AYCE menu that is still in the $20 segment, which is rare to find in most Korean BBQ these days. You won’t be left disappointed with the meat quality and can leave with a happy, hearty stomach full of Mansoo. 

3429 W 8th St, 
Los Angeles, CA 90005
(213) 388-9494 

15. All You Can Eat Sushi & BBQ

All You Can Eat Sushi & BBQ serves sushi and BBQ that you can order non-stop. As it is the best of both worlds, you should definitely try this place out if you love both Korean BBQ and sushi! 

3914 Wilshire Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(213) 322-2350

16. Eight Korean BBQ

Eight Korean BBQ is for pork lovers who want to try 8 different flavors of pork belly. In addition, the servers cook fried rice on the grill right after the meat is finished. In addition, you need to also order the stew along with the meat as it accompanies the pork belly well. Make sure you stop by Eight Korean BBQ. 

863 S Western Ave,
Los Angeles, CA 90005
(213) 365-1750

17. JJUKKU JJUKKU BBQ

JJUKKU JJUKKU is a premium AYCE restaurant with great service and savory meat. There are three levels of AYCE you can choose from to the price points you want to pick from. Customers recommend the good meat they offer with refreshing side dishes that helps accompany the meat. 

3377 Wilshire Blvd Suite 105,
Los Angeles, CA 90010 
(213) 674-7228

18. Ong Gae Nae Korean BBQ

Although Ong Gae Nae Korean BBQ is not AYCE, they serve large quantities of meat with lots of side dishes on the side. It is a more traditional type of Korean BBQ. Customers recommend the Seng Bulgogi and the combos if you are interested in trying! 

936 S Vermont Ave,
Los Angeles, CA 90006
(213) 386-0968

19. Corner Place Restaurant

At Corner Place, you need to order their cold noodles (dong chi mi gooksoo) and their marinated galbee. They compliment each other well, and both are their most ordered and best selling items. Make sure you give it a try if you have never been here before! 

2819 James M Wood Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90006
(213) 487-0968

20. Ham Ji Park

At Ham Ji Park, they specialize with grill-your-own meat or pork square ribs that are deliciously seasoned and served. The pork square ribs can definitely feed from 3-4 people, and the flavor is slightly sweet but savory with a smokey grill flavor. Make sure to stop by to try their meat! 

3407 W 6th St #101, 
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 365-8773

Koreatown has large selections of Korean BBQ places from choose from. Some are AYCE while others are more expensive but focused on the high quality of the meat. Whatever the case it may be, Korean BBQ is a casual type of food that can be enjoyed by both adults and youth. Don’t forget to visit one of these places, especially on the weekends where the lively, bustling laughter of other customers will help the atmosphere become more enjoyable. 

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