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Han Bat Shul Lung Tang

Central L.A
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4163 W 5th St, Los Angeles, CA 90020-4129
+1 213-388-9499
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My daughter and I were in Korea town and wanted to try some authentic food. In this very clean and friendly restaurant we were pleasantly surprised! We both had the Oxtail soup with our choice of protein. We tried the flank and brisket and were pleasantly surprised! The appetizers were good (pickled cabbage and another that I still am not... More 

Thank Val C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is the ultimate Korean comfort food! Cheap and tasty. Their menu is simple and small. Korean soups only. They give you a bucket of green onions for you soup and salt for your liking. Best soup in LA hands down. You know a place is good and authentic when all you see are locals and they only speak Korean.

Thank Allen L
Old Bridge, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Han Bat (as it is called) is a Korean restaurant that specializes in Shul Lung Tang, a Korean soup vaguely like Vietnamese pho, but milky white in color, with fewer noodles. The color comes from the ox bones, which are boiled for hours to create the soup. Some say it has a very beefy flavor; I did not think so,... More 

Thank Evelyn L
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

This place without a doubt has the best seolleongtang in California, despite it's weird spelling. Add your own salt, scallions, pepper, and chili, and you're ready to go!

Thank Bob K
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2013

This is rumored to be the best sullungtang in town! And it definitely meets the hype. It was very delicious! Their kkakdoogi was amazing! Their menu is very simple. They only serve sullungtang and you get to choose what meat you want. It's cash only. Cheap and delicious!

Thank nlee1220
Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2008

Simply the best Korean beef soup you can eat.

Thank HyperPhantom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2008

I love this place. Always best to go to place where there are only 5 things on the menu and 4 of them are kinds of the same soup.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2008

a must for any suhl lung tang place: good kkap tu gi.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Korean
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4163 W 5th St, Los Angeles, CA 90020-4129
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 213-388-9499

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