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Kobawoo Restaurant

698 S Vermont Ave Ste 109, Los Angeles, CA 90005-4721
+1 213-389-7300
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good44%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“kimchi” (3 reviews)
“pork” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Asian, Korean
££ - £££
698 S Vermont Ave Ste 109, Los Angeles, CA 90005-4721
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Service: Very efficient and attentive. The staffs are very polite. The Food: My favorite - Bossam. Sliced pork belly with pickled cabbage, radish (to wrap) and kimchi on the side. Very traditional Korean dish. The meat is very tender. Lunch combo - Bossam+soup+rice The...More

Thank ILoveFoodComa
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Wow, being that this place is in a very small strip mall, I was a bit worried. But after walking in, I felt like all was all right. Parking was not bad, $2 for Valet - very cheap for L.A. Our server was quite nice,...More

Thank Almaz A
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Dinner was ok but the service was really really bad The fact that I am not Korean nor do I speak Korean was just some of the things that caused me to never want to return to this restaurant We went for dinner and had...More

Thank Caron F
Reviewed 31 July 2017

The restaurant is located in a small plaza in the heart of Korea town. Valet parking is $2 in the plaza - reasonable. The pork was cooked to perfection and was a quality cut of meat. The bahnchan that came with the meal was plentiful...More

Thank yorkie1552
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

love the bossam. Very delicious. Korean side dishes are decent. Soups are ok. Just get large bossam and everyone is happy. Lunch specials are good. Beware that it is very popular and you may have to wait 20 to 30 min. Also, valet parking is...More

Thank Pureum K
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We had dinner here tonight. Very popular and we had to wait about 20 minutes for a table. Their specialty is steamed pork belly (think Korean style lettuce wrap as you get cabbage or picked radish you can use as a wrapper, and fill it...More

Thank hoonieskang
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Only downside was the line and waiting list but the success is well deserved, we had a soup with homemade dumplings, a Bibinbap and a pork specialty dish, all excellent The side dishes were very good especially the one made of seafood Staff is very...More

Thank ecolard
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is small but it seems to be a favorite because it was packed. We didn't have reservations but they found a table for us in a few minutes anyway. It was our first time in a Korean restaurant but we were greatly surprised...More

Thank ProlunaNueva C
Reviewed 17 August 2015

It certainly is worth the wait. Try to time it and arrive early so you won't have to wait in line. I normally don't eat pork, but when I do I go to Kobawoo for their pork plate (Bossam). It is tender juicy and tasty.

Thank WandererSun
Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

Very traditional Korean food. Bibimbap very good. We also ordered soup very tasty- lots of meat, tasty broth. Place was packed.

Thank Janjust16
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 698 S Vermont Ave Ste 109, Los Angeles, CA 90005-4721
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 213-389-7300
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