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MICHELIN Guide California

Soban

  • 4001 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, 90019, United States
  • 25 - 50 USD • Korean, Bulgogi
Take Away

The full menu at this Korean staple is open for takeout and delivery

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MICHELIN Guide California

Soban

  • 4001 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, 90019, United States
  • 25 - 50 USD • Korean, Bulgogi
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

The vibe at this tiny haunt isn’t much to speak of—it doesn’t even have a liquor license. But if you take notice of the many framed reviews and accolades that serve as its sole décor, you’ll realize you’re in for a treat. Even amid tough Koreatown competition, Soban is known for its banchan. Featuring everything from traditional kimchi to sautéed eggplant, the selection is ever-changing and quite impressive.

Most diners opt for the house signatures, including ganjang gejang (raw crab pickled with soy, garlic and ginger) or galbi jjim, a sweet and tender braised short rib stew. But the menu holds innumerable other delights, like nakji bokkeum, soft and chewy baby octopus stir-fried with chili, garlic, leeks and served with sticky brown rice.

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  • The MICHELIN Plate: Good cooking
  • ò Simple restaurant

Facilities & Services

  • T Air conditioning
  • E Non-smoking restaurant
  • Take away
  • a Wheelchair access

Information

+1 323-936-9106

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