Finding a cozy place to cuddle up to a great cup of coffee in Los Angeles where you can simultaneously enjoy good eats and an even better environment can be tough to come by in the age of Instagrammable locations. Luckily, we’ve rounded up 10 of the coziest spots in the Los Angeles region which do just that and then some.
Here are the best coffee shops in Los Angeles, whether you’re looking to sit and stay for a while or just take your coffee to go.
534 North Hoover Street, Los Angeles, CA 90004
Enjoy a quality cup of coffee from family farms and small growers who produce sustainable coffee at Cafecito Organico. This Silver Lake spot even offers a monthly or giftable subscription, so you or the coffee lover in your life can enjoy a bag of beans roasted to order.
Republic of Pie
11118 Magnolia Boulevard, North Hollywood, CA, 91601
Nestled in the North Hollywood Arts District is Republic of Pie, a local mainstay for working on scripts, live music, and catching up with friends. Inside, you’ll find a variety of seating options from shareable couches to comfy chairs and communal tables for you to put your head down and get to work. Or, keep your head up and enjoy live music every Monday night with friends and local art on the walls.
Bricks & Scones
403 North Larchmont Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90004
From the name and one look at the location, you can gather this coffee shop has a brick exterior and scones on the menu. But Bricks & Scones is so much more, too. With ample comfortable seating, fast Wi-Fi, and of course a tasty menu of coffee and good eats, this not-so-hidden gem in Larchmont is a total winner. Plus, you can bring your pup to enjoy the Golden State sunshine in the dog-friendly patio area.
Stories Books & Cafe
1716 West Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Get lost in this Echo Park independent book store’s diverse collection of gifts and reading material while you wait for your coffee and lunch. With ample indoor and outdoor seating, surrounded by the smell of books, it’s a no brainer Stories Books & Cafe is a local favorite. Plus, they switch over to the harder stuff at 5 p.m. if you’re looking for a new happy hour spot.
4150 Riverside Drive, Burbank, CA 91505
Priscilla’s originally opened in the 1970s in a converted gas station, before moving to its current spot on Riverside Drive in 1993. Enjoy a tasty assortment of pastries and sandwiches to go with your coffee or tea, and get to know the friendly staff, who have been recognized for community involvement and recycling efforts in the Toluca Lake Village and Burbank communities.
1419 West Kenneth Road, Glendale, CA 91201
Location in Kenneth Village in Glendale, this Coffee Commissary location (there are six more in the city) is the perfect pink spot for getting work done in the afternoon. (It’s also a great spot for people-watching from the ample window seating.) Plus, this location doubles as a bakery, so come in early on Saturdays for fresh donuts!
12526 Burbank Boulevard, Valley Village, CA 91607
On busy Burbank Boulevard, you’ll find a slice of eclectic coffee heaven at SteamPunk in Valley Village. With walls covered in local artwork for sale and a killer breakfast menu with vegan options available, this coffee shop has something for everyone. You’ll want to settle in early to grab a seat to enjoy your morning. They’re only open until 4 p.m. daily, and it’s definitely worth the visit.
1344 Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Venice, CA 90291
Inside the flagship TOMS shoes location on Abbot Kinney in Venice, you’ll find this community outpost, complete with the company’s house blends of delicious coffee. Away from the busy shopping area not too far from the Pacific Ocean, this comfortable location has plenty of indoor and outdoor seating for enjoying a cup of coffee solo or with a friend.
6707 West Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028
Is there anything more quintessentially California than Sunset Boulevard? Javista Coffee in Hollywood serves up coffee and specialty drinks, along with a full menu of breakfast, lunch, and snack items to keep you fueled while you work. Plus, the coffee shop offers a CBD add-on to any drink, and there’s even a CBD-infused Rice Crispy treat if that tickles your fancy.
811 Traction Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90013
You’ll find Groundwork locations scattered throughout Los Angeles, but the downtown location is one of the best for sitting down to work during the day. With solid seating, scattered outlets, and great coffee and food options, this Arts District location fits in perfectly with the vibrant Traction Avenue community.
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