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Map & Directions 3833 W. Sixth St.
Los Angeles, CA 90020
  • Korean
  • Daily 10:30am-3am
  • All Major Credit Cards
  • Delivery, Takeout
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • No Alcohol
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Recommended
  • Parking Lot Available, Valet Parking


LA Weekly's Description

A gleaming, sterile, mostly takeout joint in a Koreatown mall, Kyochon is an early local outpost of a thousand-restaurant chain that prepares chicken with an intense precision more commonly associated with brain surgery or microchips. What do you eat at Kyochon? Fried chicken - a whole tiny chicken chopped into tiny pieces - steeped in a garlicky marinade that supposedly contains 23 ingredients, double-fried to a glassy, thin-skinned crunch, meat rendered of most of its fat, that is similar to what you might find in a good Cantonese restaurant, only juicier. While you wait for your chicken, you are given a bowl of crunchy, sweet-and-sour pickled radish cubes, the classic Korean accompaniment, which is slightly less penitential than it may sound, and as much Coke and Sprite as you can drink. There has been Korean-style chicken in Los Angeles before, but Kyochon may be the most chicken-intensive restaurant on the planet, especially when the sticky Korean pop pauses just long enough to allow the playing of a Kyochon radio commercial, whose clucks and scratchings can be understood in any language.

Member Reviews

  • laweeklybestof wrote a review for Kyochon
    on 05/06/09

    I often find myself drawn to the peppery fried chicken at Bertha's, a soul-food café not far from Watts, and the crackly skinned fried chicken with fermented tofu at Mission 261 may be the best dish in that formidable Cantonese restaurant. The Buffalo-style fried wings at Ye Rustic Inn and the Japanese-style fried wings at FuRaiBo are exemplary. But it has become evident in the... More >>

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  • HopHeadJim on 09/08/11

    Soy garlic is OG, Honey wings are bomb, and the spicy burns.

  • _mikey_ -. on 05/18/09

    Get the regular flavor, not the spicy. it's yumm!!

  • John C. on 01/12/11

    Garlic soy wings and honey wings are bomb ass. No beer is not!

  • Kyochon Chicken on 08/04/11

    Did you know you can text your order in before you come pick up your food? Get your Kyochon without the wait!

  • Jerry C. on 11/09/09

    Save room for the free serving of frozen yogurt they give you at the end of your meal. ^_^

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