Coffee is what really gets Los Angeles going in the mornings, and there are plenty of coffee shops around to fill those needs. Whether you’re just stopping in for a quick pick-me-up before or after work, or looking for a spot to study — these coffee shops are sure to inspire the hustle and fuel the creativity you’re looking for. Here are the best coffee shops around Los Angeles for a perfect cup of joe.
Cipota Coffee is a Salvadoran and woman-owned business near and dear to the heart of its creator, inspired by the warmth and love of Central American coffee shared with her by her roots and Salvadoran parents. Each sip is a delicious dose of culture and nostalgia that will surely warm your soul.
📍Location: 1822 N Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90031
Habitat Café has a myriad of options for the most careful eater ranging from a vegan and gluten-free menu to a variety of salads. As of now, the café is open for outdoor seating, with take-out and delivery options also available for breakfast and lunch.
📍Location: 3708 N Eagle Rock Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90065
3. Café Sheera
Trust us, this won’t be just an ordinary stop for coffee. As soon as you walk through the doors and take in their floral decor, you’ll forget you’re in the city, and find yourself in a world where where East and West meet. Café Sheera specializes in authentic Mediterranean sweets, teas, and coffee that are imported from overseas. In fact, Café Sheera is one of the only coffee shops in Los Angeles to offer authentic Arabic coffee that’s brewed directly on sand.
📍Location: 443 N Bedford Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Board House is a coffee shop that looks to inspire and provide the local community with a unique escape from the stresses of life, whether for five minutes or a few hours. Along with your seasonal pumpkin spiced latte must-have, you can also get paninis, baked goods, and even stick around for a beer!
📍Location: 11901 Santa Monica Blvd,
Dinosaur Café is an aesthetic dream that seems right out of our Instagram “Inspo” bookmark. It’s a laid-back daytime coffeehouse that makes a noteworthy iced latte.
📍Location: 4334 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90029.
6. Cafe Calle
Nothing beats the warm smell of coffee in the morning. If you’re in need of some of that sweet caffeine aroma―along with an even better taste ― Cafe Calle is the answer. They offer all of that goodness and more with every sip of their coffee. Diana Martinez started the business as a street vendor, and with love and dedication, she opened their first shop along with her mother this year. Follow them here!
📍Location: 3310 S Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90011
Chimney Coffee House has evolved to be the spot for creatives, professionals, and families alike. And while their coffee is great, their teas steal the show. If you’re looking for a lighter caffeine fix, try their refreshing new Blended Thai Rose Tea Latte!
📍Location: 1100 N Main St. B
Coffee for Sasquatch is a sanctuary away from the Los Angeles hustle where you can sit back and enjoy your lavender iced latte amidst a cozy urban jungle. Coffee for Sasquatch offers teas, coffees, espresso, macchiatos and a handful of other flavored drinks.
📍Location: 7020 Melrose Avenue
A coffee shop with a stylish perspective. Alfred is a coffee shop designed with the complete customer experience in mind. While their tagline may be “But first, coffee.” (which, to be fair, whose isn’t?) their mission is, “for every person to walk out of [their] cafes as thrilled with their experience as they are with their drink.” Both a tea and coffee house with several locations throughout Los Angeles County, they serve up cool vibes and delicious coffee.
📍Location: 8428 Melrose Pl
A quaint coffee shop located and brewed in Santa Cruz, Verve Coffee takes its roast seriously, and oversees the complete coffee experience, from seed to cup. There are also several locations throughout the Los Angeles area that serve raw juices, wheatgrass shots, and shakes.
📍Location: DTLA, various other locations
Located in Downtown Los Angeles, Philz Coffee Shop prides itself on having over 20 customized blends from all over the world. They even have their own roasting plant in Oakland, California! According to the shop, their unique blends bring together different cultures and flavors.
📍Location: DTLA, various other locations
12. Urth Caffe
With over nine locations serving the California area, this café has certainly made its mark. Urth Caffe offers a little bit of everything, from full-blown breakfasts to pecan sticky buns, but their spiced chai and adorable latte art are what win us over. They also have milk teas, green tea boba, and so much more.
📍Location: DTLA, various locations
13. Tilt Coffee Bar
This small coffee bar serves up coffee that’s as good as it is pretty. Their most recommended creation? The “cloud mocha” and “cloud latte” (one is only served hot, the other cold). It’s a heavenly mix of espresso, chocolate, milk, and cold cream.
📍Location: 334 South Main Street Kiosk #1
14. Local Fixture
This charming coffee bar and gift shop has it all. From curated knick-knacks that make the perfect gifts, to seasonal drinks served hot and cold, to an outdoor patio–there’s something for everyone.
📍Location: 6728 Bright Ave, Whittier, CA 90601
Sip on some coffee for a good cause. True to its name, La La Land Kind Cafe is a coffee shop with a purpose — all in the name of being kind. They hire foster youth with the mission to give back and build a community of love. With their coffee and mantra, you’ll surely leave with a pick-me-up in more ways than just one.
- The Grove 189 The Grove Dr. Suite G1C, Los Angeles, CA 90036
- The Commons 14799 Commons Way, Calabasas, CA 91302