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Old school Korean: Dong Il Jang

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Dong Il Jang is highly ranked on Yelp and is one of the oldest Korean restaurants in Los Angeles. It also happens to be one of the higher-end Korean places in K-town. It is a little pricier than the usual cheap Korean places I go to, but you see it reflected both in the atmosphere and the presentation of the food. I'm looking to get away from strictly Korean Barbecue and go for more variety of Korean meals, so here we go.

The restaurant itself is nice but a bit dated, it is one of the oldest Korean restaurants in Los Angeles. Service was very good but I should mention that I had a Korean family with me to be translators and do the ordering. Don't worry, they do speak English. Things a bit pricy but the quality shows it. Food is very good overall and I'd definitely be back for more of those cold noodles.

Dong Il Jang
3455 W 8th St
Los Angeles, CA, 90005
(213) 383-5757

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