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In Need of a Good Cup of Coffee in Los Angeles? Check Out These Places

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A buzz of caffeine is what makes the Los Angelenos get going in their frenetic lifestyle. The Los Angeles coffee scene is not just having a cup before or after work but bringing the people together.

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There are plenty of coffee shops in LA, and you can find one on every next corner. However, the Covid-19 has changed the scenario a bit; many coffee shops now only allow the takeaway, and some have outside seating arrangements.

But it doesn't mean that it should stop you from getting a nice cup of coffee once you are in need. Coffee has a special place in the hearts and lives of Angelenos, so we created a list of the best coffee shops in LA that you can check out.

Here they are!

Verve Coffee Roasters, Arts District (and other locations)

Verve Coffee

There are several outlets of Verve Coffee Roasters around the city. But no matter which outlet you visit, you can find the green trees and plant pots mounted on the walls which is a signature of the place.

The interior of this coffee shop gives you an earthy feeling and refreshes your mood while they roast the beans. The Verve also has a patio to enjoy your brew while sitting in the sunshine which is perfect for a nice spring afternoon or morning.

Address: 500 Mateo St #102, Los Angeles, CA 90013.

Rubies + Diamonds, Hollywood

Hold on! It is not a jewel shop, but it’s the color scheme and the interior of this coffee shop that makes it all rubies and diamonds.

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This cafe is owned by Jean Shim, co-founder of the LAMILL, and is located in Hollywood. This fashion-forward cafe has red, blue, and grey walls decorated with modern art, and it features two intricate chandeliers.

The highlight of R+ D is its nitro drinks. You can have simple nitro drinks like cold brew coffee, hibiscus tea, matcha tea, and ginger ale green tea.

You can also enjoy some modern and creative beverages in R + D, like hot rose vanilla latte and cold smoked chile mocha latte. This coffee shop also serves vegan foods.

Address: 6115 Sunset Blvd #150, Los Angeles, CA 90028.

Civil Coffee, Highland Park

Civil Coffee

There is no match to the sophisticated and spacious interior of the civil coffee’s high roof and beautiful patterned tiles floor with an array of benches and couches.

This Highland Park coffee shop is a perfect place to relax from the tiring day and enjoy a cup of Figueroa, made with espresso, condensed milk, and cinnamon.

The place also serves the best in town breakfast burritos, toasts, and pastries. Some of the famous drinks of civil coffee are Dune and Heart coffee, baristas brew, oat hemp milk, iced lavender matcha, and our personal favorite Liquid Gold.

Address: 5629 N Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90042.

Intelligentsia, Silver Lake (and other locations)

Intelligetsia Coffee

The Intelligentsia started in Chicago and has started working in LA in 2007, and since then, it has uplifted the coffee scene of Los Angeles.

This coffee shop is ideal for those who want to work or study in a serene environment. The Intelli has maintained the high quality of its baristas wiped drinks and the beans they use are organic and directly trade from a single origin.

Its ever-famous Angeleno beverage is always on the list of coffee lovers. Another famous drink is Black Cat espresso.

Address: 3922 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90029.

Endorffeine, Chinatown


This minimalist café will give you a new experience every time you visit this place. The owner of this far East Plaza coffee bar, Jack Banchakul, is a former biochemist and present coffee scientist.

While waiting for your coffee, you can enjoy watching the master working with the endorphin and caffeine (Endorffeine). The signature beverages of the Endorffeine are Thai Iced coffee, Thai spice, and palm Sugar, and our favorite the vanilla pandan coffee.

Address: 727 N Broadway Children's Stacks, Los Angeles, CA 90012.

Which one of these will you be trying out next? Or maybe you have your own favourite place which you would like to share with us? Let us know in the comments below.

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