Chungkiwa

3545 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90019
323-737-0809

Details

  • Daily 11am-11pm
  • $
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Beer/Wine
  • Takeout
  • Parking Lot Available, Valet Parking
  • Reservations Accepted
I happen to like Soot Bull Jeep a lot, but one must admit: There are a lot of other barbecue joints in Koreatown. Chungkiwa serves an ample selection of panchan (side dishes); uses Angus beef for its barbecue; and has a tasty, tangy bowl of naengmyon, chewy, cold buckwheat noodles, for afterward. And tabs tend to be about a third less than they are at Soot Bull Jeep, which probably explains the large number of students among the regulars.

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