Yup Dduk is a solid spot to eat before a night out in Koreatown. It’s in a strip mall across from Cassell’s, and serves tteokbokki (stir-fried rice cakes) in a super spicy gochujang sauce stew. It comes with fish cakes, cheese, sausage, and egg, and you can add ramen or udon noodles, so you’ll have a serious the base layer in your stomach for the soju you’re about to drink. Even the mild is pretty spicy, so keep that in mind when picking your spicy level.
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This spot on 6th Street is open 24 hours, and is always packed with groups huddled over one of our favorite dishes in Koreatown - their galbi jjim.
Le Comptoir is a tiny prix-fixe restaurant in Koreatown that feels like a dinner party with friends.
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Sura Korean BBQ & Tofu House
Sura is one of the only Korean restaurants in Long Beach, and also one of the best.
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Koreatown’s Soban is a Korean spot featuring a very good black cod dish and bountiful banchan.
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