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Jul 24, 2009 10:11 PM

Korean crab place - Olympic at Harvard Ave?

I keep driving by this korean seafood place at the intersection of Olympic and Harvard in Ktown. It has a neon sign with a picture of a crab and fish on it. It doesn't have an English name on the outside. Does anyone know anything about this restaurant? I'm thinking about trying it out.

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  1. It's Won Jo Kokerang Agurang.

    I've eaten there, and it was very good. I went with a Korean speaker, which helps. This blog article from a few years ago has some good info:

    Wonjo Kokerang Agurang
    3132 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90006

    4 Replies
    1. re: Peripatetic

      How is their crab compared to Ra Sit Gol?

      1. re: epop

        I take it you mean Sa Rit Gol? I've never had crab stew there, or any other K-town restaurant. I like crab stew, but it's not one of my favorites. I'm planning to try it at Ondal 2 sometime, though.

        1. re: Peripatetic

          Sorry to turn it into a spoonerism... Yes, Sa Rit Gol. Have had it twice there, great the first and ok the second time.

          I love crab soup and am looking for the best in Koreatown for it.

          1. re: epop

            Cool! Thanks for the info. It looks like this place is similar to Ondal II which I love. Anyone been to both before? I wonder how they compare.

    2. i've had the crab stew there just once and it was very good. the rice mixture thing made with the broth at the end was terrific. i can't remember the details since this was a few months ago, but i was not disappointed at all.

      1. I've been to this and Ondal 2. I thought Ondal 2 was a little bit better flavor and had friendlier service (speaking as a white guy). But both are delicious. And the blinking neon crab sign is cooler.

        Also, watch your spice level here. I didn't specify and I found it outrageously spicy. Spicier than the stuff at Jitlada IMO.

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        1. re: assassin

          Re: Ondal 2 - I like their spicy crab stew but I, and the friends I've been there with on several occasions, all concur that the short rib stew is even better. Don't sleep!