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Koraku Restaurant

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314 E 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-4221
+1 213-687-4972
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good43%
  • Average27%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“Popeye would eat here!”
Jan 27, 2018
“Excellent vegan ramen”
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Japanese, Asian, Soups
314 E 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-4221
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Reviewed May 3, 2014

The Skinny: Parking: metered street, paid lots 1 block away Decor: total dive Restroom: kinda scary Service: friendly Coke: in a can Food: Delicious I love ramen. I love gyoza. I love Koraku for its late night availability. The friendly waiters and best, the large...More

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Reviewed March 10, 2014

Always my go to if I have a craving for some fried rice covered with scramble eggs and a very delicious sauce!!!

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Reviewed February 11, 2014

... serving all sorts of Japanese meals one generally does not find in other Japanese restaurants. Okay, they also service some Chinese dishes as well. The ramen here is better than some, but also not quite as good as others ... caveat, I grew up...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2009

I've been coming here for years and have not been disappointed. Not a fancy place. Informal storefront in LA's Little Tokyo section with booths & tables inside, not much of a decor. But always busy because they're good & cheap! And they're open until 3AM....More

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Reviewed February 18, 2008

their cha-han is the best in the world

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Reviewed February 18, 2008

I love this hole in the wall place in J-town. I always get their fried rice. Cash only place.

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Reviewed January 8, 2008

Great Fried Rice

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Reviewed December 20, 2007

open til late. wouldn't try their ramen, but other entree-type menu items are surprisingly good.

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Reviewed November 30, 2007

it's whatevs, open til 3am

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Reviewed November 27, 2007

Good, cheap, and fast grub. It's like taking a step back in time because the decor has not changed in over 20 years! I am not really a fan of the ramen but love their chuuka (Chinese) style dishes. Ankake chaahan, champon, handmade gyoza, mabo...More

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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 E 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-4221
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 213-687-4972
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