The Best Coffee Shops In Los Angeles By Neighbourhood

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Planning a LA trip and need some Los Angeles coffee recommendations?!

 Whenever I travel I think one of the first things I research besides how to get into a place and book my accommodations is research coffee shops. I can’t really function without a good strong morning cup. I was living in Los Angeles for a good part of 2 years and so I thought I’d share some of my favorite Los Angeles coffee shops.

*This guide will get edited and updated whenever I find new favorites. I have broken it down via major neighborhoods so regardless of where you are in the city, you’ll be able to access good coffee!

Eastside 
Brew/Well

I discovered Brew/Well one day when my internet went out. I needed a cafe and through some review sites I found them. If you’re looking for a “coffice” they are great. They are located in Korea Town and there’s free parking in the lot that they share with a Korean market.

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Brew/Well in Ktown

*If you are at the Line Hotel in Korea Town, POT Cafe serves La Mill Coffee and yummy pastries. Coffee Commissary, Alfred, Blue Bottle, La Mill, and Groundwork have locations on the Eastside.

Go Get Em Tiger

Shopping on the east side and need a dose of caffeine? Go Get Em Tiger is a cute little cafe next to all the boutiques and restaurants on trendy Larchmont boulevard.

Go Get Em Tiger Los Angeles Coffee | www.rtwgirl.com

Latte and a cooking at GGET

Mid City
Coffee Commissary

If you’re in the central zone of LA and looking for a good coffee shop, my favorite would be Coffee Commissary on Fairfax. They have other locations throughout the city thankfully but this one is closest to where I spend the  most time so this is where you find me. Order the Cubano!! It’s amazing! If you go in the mornings during the week days, the Free Range food truck is parked outside till 11 am.

**Locations in Burbank, Culver City, and Hollywood

Coffee Commissary Los Angeles Coffee | www.rtwgirl.com

Coffee Commissary’s Cubano!! So good

Alfred Coffee

Alfred Coffee is on Melrose Place tucked behind Melrose Avenue and beside beautiful boutiques. I came across the shop when I was visiting the Melrose Place farmers market on a Sunday. Great coffee but very busy!

*You may have a celeb siting here! I saw the Bieber the last time I came to get coffee.* 

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But First Coffee!!!

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Alfred Latte

  • Kings Road Cafe on Beverly is a Mid-City favorite. I haven’t been there in ages but I know coffee fiend friends get their dose here.
DTLA
Verve Coffee

This popular Santa Cruz roaster made its way into Los Angeleno coffee addicts hearts. Cute little cafe right in the heart of DTLA. You can do some work here if you a “coffice”.

**Alfred also has locations on Third Street and in West Hollywood.**

Verve Los Angeles Coffee | www.rtwgirl.com

Verve Los Angeles Coffee | www.rtwgirl.com

Blue Bottle

Oakland’s Blue Bottle moved to downtown Los Angeles’ Arts District and took over the old Handsome Roaster space. They have since opened up on Abbot Kinney In Venice, in Mid-City on Beverly, in Echo Park on the Eastside.

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Blue Bottle DTLA

Blue Bottle DTLA - Los Angeles Coffee | www.rtwgirl.com

Stumptown

Portland’s much-loved roaster has a location in the Arts District. You can also grab some at the Ace Hotel location in downtown on Broadway.

Stumptown DTLA - Los Angeles Coffee | www.rtwgirl.com

photo credit: Stumptown

West Side
Philz

I’m a huge fan of Philz and so happy they opened up in LA albeit on the West Side and of the city. I came across their coffee while exploring the Bay area and I’ve been hooked to the Jacob’s Wunderbar Dark Roast since. I visited their location is in Santa Monica but have since seen that they opened up a location on Hope Street in DTLA.

Philz Coffee Santa Monica | www.rtwgirl.com

**Philz is also now open in DTLA on Hope Street and new locations are opening in Hollywood and Pasadena.**

Philz Iced Mojito! So good!

Gjusta

This is more of a cafe but they do serve excellent coffee and beverages here. I grabbed a cortado and a ton of food. It’s part of the Gjelina family which is one of my favorite restaurants in Los Angeles.

Gjusta Venice Los Angeles Coffee | www.rtwgirl.com

Gjusta Venice Los Angeles Coffee | www.rtwgirl.com

Mmm cortado at Gjusta

I know I’m missing a bunch like La Mill and Groundwork. This will definitely get updated once I’m back and go to more Los Angeles coffee shops!

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What are your favorite Los Angeles coffee shops?

Arnette

Round The World Girl is a blog by Arnette, a solo female traveler, lover of adventure, coffee, tropical islands, and unforgettable meals. She shares a retrospective of her 19 month, 19 country round the world trip, adventures both near and far, destination guides, helpful tips and tricks for travel, as well as tips and reviews of her favorite things.

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  • Rad

    You have to try Intelligensia! They’re fantastic!

    • I’ve been to the one in Venice, Echo Park, and in Chicago. After 3 tries, still not a fan. Oh well. LA is getting better! I just need something like Two Hands in NYC to open up.

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