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3189 W. Olympic Blvd. (S. Serrano Ave.) Send to Phone
Koreatown restaurant that serves spicy comfort food in traditional confines.

Lunch & Dinner daily

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Sa Rit Gol Restaurant Review

: Named for a traditional Korean country house, Sa Rit Gol serves comfort food from the back corner of a Koreatown strip mall. The space holds a dozen tables, primarily booths, plus a private dining room that features low tables with floor seating. Decorations consist of traditional woven Korean shoes and baskets. The restaurant is justifiably renowned for its panchan, an array of complimentary dishes highlighted by sautéed zucchini strewn with microscopic shrimp, warm lettuce roots marinated in pungent anchovy sauce and ruffled slabs of white acorn gelatin doused with garlic vinaigrette. There are plenty of grilled meats, but none compare to the addictive marinated pork belly, slathered in chile sauce and cooked with carrot discs, onions and sheets of kimchi. Mung bean pancakes are a foot in diameter, loaded with scallions and tender strips of white cuttlefish, crisp and browned on the outside and almost velvety within. For less adventurous diners, the pork version also holds its charms. A bubbling cauldron of spicy black cod soup comes loaded with cross-sections of flaky white fish, herbs and sprouts, all submerged in a chile-studded red broth. Thanks to its home-style atmosphere and flavorful food, Sa Rit Gol is clearly one of the finest Koreatown restaurants.
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