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Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea

Coffee Shop$$$$
Silver Lake, Los Angeles
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  • The experts at LA Weekly and Food & Wine recommend this place
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  • Mike G.
    "The Angeleno might be the best iced coffee drink I've had."(11 Tips)
    @JaumePrimero
    "... an extra shot, damn Intelligentsia makes a mean cup of joe! :)"(9 Tips)
    D O.
    "Hipster Silver Lake heaven and amazing good coffee."(17 Tips)
    Lawrence T.
    "Take a break from espresso with their amazing V.60 brewed coffees."(54 Tips)
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  • Mat C.
    Mat Collis3 weeks ago
    Great breakfast and coffee spot. Lovely building too
  • A S.
    A SwissOctober 13
    Oat milk capp tasty here!
    Upvoted Oct 13
  • Patricia Z.
    Patricia ZhouAugust 27
    Coffee is good, although maybe a bit overhyped... Don't think it's worth the price, but service is good and the atmosphere is still pretty cute. The pastries look pretty amazing though.
  • Liis S.
    Liis SaarJuly 26
    Favourite coffee place in LA! For sure. Plus they have Oataly.
  • Sam S.
    Cozy atmosphere. The baristas here are so nice and highly recommend the lavender hot chocolate. The staff was good. I can't wait to come back again next time.
  • PureWow
    PureWowJune 21
    It’s the definition of “hipster coffee shop.” The blue-and-white tile and plywood is the backdrop for Silverlake’s coolest crowd. Snag one of the patio’s shaded seats to enjoy your macchiato. Read more
  • Tucker A.
    Vvvv trendy. But gorge.
  • Lauren M.
    Lauren MacApril 3
    Love the well-lit interiors and clean patterns here! The caffeine and carbs are wonderful too ...
  • Paramvir S.
    Get a seat in the sun and enjoy the coffee and the weather!
  • Mohammad A.
    Great cappuccino and pour over!
  • Erik R.
    Erik RowleyJanuary 25
    Perfect spot for that morning caffeine boost, loved walking this beautiful neighborhood and relaxing here.
  • Michael D.
    Michael DonovanOctober 23, 2016
    The coffee tastes better when you identify as a hipster
    Upvoted Oct 26
  • Nyki B.
    Nyki BellAugust 13, 2016
    Good cold brew!
  • Anna V.
    Anna VladauJuly 30, 2016
    Great ice latte
  • Robbie S.
    Robbie SironJuly 13, 2016
    The tile floor of this is the most eye catching part. But the coffee is why you should go. A lively, and usually busy place. Try one of the seasonal espressos.
  • Anna R.
    Anna RoseJune 10, 2016
    The best iced latte I've ever had! Along with the best friendly service
  • JT
    JTJune 8, 2016
    It's in a beautiful building with an awesome patio
  • C S.
    C SampleJune 5, 2016
    Tuesday discounts of full bags of coffee
  • Diogenes B.
    Diogenes BritoMay 22, 2016
    Came for an iced matcha, left with a smile.
  • Kyle C.
    Kyle ChadwickMay 7, 2016
    Dog-friendly, but just on the patio
  • Jinnefer D.
    Espresso and anything your little hearts desires to nibble on....mmm so tasty
  • Ms. Nomad
    Ms. NomadMarch 30, 2016
    My regular coffee is Cafe latte with soy milk BUT no foam 😉
  • Jordan F.
    Jordan FineMarch 29, 2016
    Prosciutto Danish was to die for. Great almond latte here. 👍🏻👍🏻
  • Burcu S.
    Burcu SararMarch 20, 2016
    Cold brews are a must
  • Saarim Z.
    Saarim ZamanMarch 9, 2016
    The iced green tea is a completely reasonable alternative if you're not in the mood for coffee
  • Zack K.
    Zack KantorMarch 6, 2016
    Best lattes around
  • L' 🌴🌞
    L' 🌴🌞December 30, 2015
    Brewing coffee 👌🏼👌🏼
  • Ameen A.
    Ameen AqeelDecember 28, 2015
    Overrated, temperature was too hot and the flavor was lost probably because it was too busy and they were too quick about it. Ordered the Rwanda brew V60.
  • D O.
    D OOctober 28, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Hipster Silver Lake heaven and amazing good coffee.
  • KK A.
    KK AppleOctober 2, 2015
    That chai latte though...
  • Artem
    ArtemSeptember 4, 2015
    I've found it somewhat too pretentious. Not great for working either, in fact most seats come without a table.
  • Iknow T.
    Coffee strong enough to have you shaking like this chihuahua. Good stuff man.
    Upvoted Sep 25
  • Bérenger
    BérengerAugust 11, 2015
    Pricy. But good
  • Danny T.
    Danny TrejoAugust 7, 2015
    Cool place.
  • Charley T.
    Charley ToddJuly 29, 2015
    Stayed in the area for a long weekend and kept finding myself back here for espresso. Design is 👌
  • Rebecca T.
    Rebecca TrouweeJuly 14, 2015
    Nice iced coffee outside. With your legs in the sun and your head in the shade!
  • Jasmin Y.
    Jasmin YayaJune 22, 2015
    Coffee, friendly staff
  • Paul H.
    Paul HendricksMay 10, 2015
    Cappuccinos are to die for
  • Lina A.
    Lina A.April 20, 2015
    Cutest coffee shop ever, great cafe latte and croissant...yummy yummy!
  • Roger M.
    Roger MaMarch 23, 2015
    Delicious pour overs
  • Travis D.
    Travis DiesingMarch 19, 2015
    Tres Santos: Fresh-roasted coffee from Columbia. Have only been there once, though.
  • Connie C.
    Connie ChiuMarch 19, 2015
    Get it in a to go cup. The cutest thing.
  • Eric B.
    Eric BreeseFebruary 22, 2015
    Gorgeous place to relax for a bit. Coffee is as good as one might expect.
  • Silvia V.
    Silvia VitielloFebruary 16, 2015
    Guys, are you kidding? Coffee tastes bad here!!! Very cool place, but please...
  • Amanda R.
    Amanda RodriguezJanuary 5, 2015
    Such a scene
  • Juan A.
    Juan A.January 5, 2015
    Reminds me of the one back home in Chicago. It is great to have one nearby. Great tea and coffee.
  • Sophyan J.
    Sophyan JulioJanuary 3, 2015
    Come before 10 to beat the line
  • Jamila L.
    Jamila LDecember 29, 2014
    The drinks are great I just experienced really bad service.
  • Janelle P.
    Janelle PetersDecember 22, 2014
    I have frequented Intelligentsia since UChicago.
  • Daniel
    DanielDecember 15, 2014
    Sit on the back stools and observe the baristas at work
  • china
    chinaDecember 6, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Ride your bike ask for the cyclists discount!
  • Jessie F.
    Jessie ForerDecember 3, 2014
    Definitely a scene here, but it's a damn fine cup of coffee, perfect for sipping while window shopping in all of the fancy boutiques.
  • Francisco A.
    Francisco ArteagaNovember 29, 2014
    Good coffee and muffins. Bad doughnuts.
  • Gregol G.
    Gregol GratisNovember 4, 2014
    Uber-trendy. The coffee is prepared with fanatisme, but the success of the place makes it hard for the time pressured baristas to reach perfection. Try to find the moment when it's less crowded. Enjoy
  • Jo L.
    Jo LetkeOctober 22, 2014
    Well obviously the coffee is amazing. But I like mine at home too. BeanGenius mails me intelligentsia personalized to my tastes. Options!
  • Billy A.
    Billy AmpOctober 20, 2014
    The Super Over-Hyped coffee shop that all the hipsters talk about! And I must say, they know their coffee. Well done hipsters. well done.
  • Noah W.
    Noah WeissOctober 13, 2014
    Drink fancy coffees and espresso and chai lattes from hipster baristas in the hipster heartland of LA: silver lake.
  • Lore B.
    Lore BenaventSeptember 28, 2014
    Everything has been said about this amazing place! The line is worth.
  • Aaron D.
    Aaron DavisSeptember 3, 2014
    Good coffee dude
  • Grace N.
    Grace NgAugust 31, 2014
    Coffee shop
  • Frankie F.
    Frankie FrankoAugust 27, 2014
    Great vibe and good coffee
  • Melinda J.
    Melinda JacksonAugust 24, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    It can get kind of crowded so come early. Take a photo of the floor like everyone else.
  • Doris N.
    Doris NeubauerAugust 23, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Coffee is always satisfying and the mosaic floors are the best on this side of town.
  • Abu Aya a.
    Abu Aya aka KDAugust 19, 2014
    Great espresso coffee
  • Joseph K.
    Joseph KAugust 17, 2014
    Come in the late afternoon. Grab something from The Cheese Store of Silverlake, a cup of Joe here, grab a seat & enjoy the scenery & WiFi. ☕📡💻🎧📱😎👍
  • Global H.
    Global HighlanderAugust 14, 2014
    As a Chicago resident, I definitely appreciate Intelligentsia in LA. Great coffee, obviously. This location also has a nice outdoor seating area and wifi.
  • Pocket S.
    Pocket SunAugust 14, 2014
    Very sunny, flowers near the stairs, nice vibe around. Quality coffee for sure.
  • RJ D.
    RJ DuganAugust 12, 2014
    Open surprisingly late - great spot for an after dinner cafe au lait - plus, no crazy long line late afternoon-evenings
  • marta b.
    marta burrielAugust 7, 2014
    One of the best places to have espresso in LA
  • Matthew C.
    Matthew CarlinAugust 6, 2014
    Overrated and over-crowded.
  • Trish
    TrishJuly 31, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    free wifi but make sure your laptop is fully charged. no power outlets, suckas!
  • Aron H.
    Aron HegyiJuly 30, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    hipster central
  • @RickNakama
    @RickNakamaJune 10, 2014
    $2 off whole bean bags on Tuesday!
  • Ayca E.
    Ayca EmreJune 3, 2014
    in love with this coffee shop.. Must visit in LA
  • FOTOCHICK | A.
    $6 for a cup of coffee #wha?
  • Sal P.
    Sal P.May 19, 2014
    A bit overpriced and overrated.
  • Patricia
    PatriciaApril 14, 2014
    hipsters know how to makes damn fine mocha
  • Rina
    RinaFebruary 27, 2014
    This is ground zero for LA hipsterdom
  • Vu L.
    Vu LeFebruary 12, 2014
    I must say this coffee shops simply rocks, with vast range of delicious coffees to choose out from. But intake of too much of coffee or tea does have their bad repercussion on our oral health.
  • G H.
    G HFebruary 6, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Dress up to grab a coffee. Ideal wardrobe: Military boots, skinny dark denim jeans, white-tee, plaid shirt and/or MacBook Pro with iPhone 5 or newer. J/k
  • Mike S.
    Mike SandovalJanuary 20, 2014
    Here and the Pasadena location have some great coffee!!
  • Andrew C.
    Andrew ChoiJanuary 19, 2014
    Their americano has a unique flavor. Get it iced if you don't want to go down the traditional iced coffee route.
  • Kalee B.
    Kalee BernsteinJanuary 13, 2014
    Everyone here could stand to relax a little
  • Andrea M.
    Andrea M.January 7, 2014
    Charge your phone before coming here. Apparently hipsters don't need outlets...
  • Scott D.
    Scott DunhamJanuary 1, 2014
    The coffee spot in LA if you want options...
  • Joanna S.
    Joanna SyDecember 28, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Mocha. That's all.
  • christian m.
    christian mattsDecember 14, 2013
    drip coffee is not worth $5/12oz cup
  • Luis M.
    Luis MendozaNovember 24, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    The soy dirty chai is amazing.
  • Matt L.
    Matt LarsonNovember 15, 2013
    Order your coffee and then slow down enough to truly enjoy it. God created coffee for enjoyment. He loves you.
  • David L.
    David LeeNovember 9, 2013
    Buy the beans and brew it at home. Get the latte or mocha here.
  • Michael David D.
    Michael David DavisOctober 12, 2013
    Say hello to Sadie, the four legged beauty who is a personal greeter and will alway make you smile, unless you don't have a soul.
  • Daniel J.
    Daniel JuhnSeptember 25, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    ***FREE STREET PARKING ON SANBORN ST. WATCH THE SIGNS! PARKING ENFORCEMENT IS REALLY ON METER PARKING SPACES weekends*** !!ANGELENO & ICE MOCHA! !!
  • Michael M.
    Michael MiraulaSeptember 5, 2013
    Cool place with a European air. The espressos are served with a glass of soda water...something done in Italy.
  • Marc C.
    Marc CSeptember 1, 2013
    Not up to the hype. A place to duck into from time to time at best.
  • Sebastian E.
    Sebastian E.August 30, 2013
    Sweet place, although just pastries for breakfast so don't expect eggs or bacon like I did ;)
  • Frone Z.
    Frone ZeniithAugust 14, 2013
    look like love ^^
  • Dana H.
    Dana HwangJuly 28, 2013
    Coffee is good but inside chair is not goooooooood: (
  • Tina L.
    Tina LeeJuly 28, 2013
    Very good coffee, nice atmosphere
  • James G.
    James GuigayomaJuly 24, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    $2 off of beans on Tuesdays.
  • Anastasia G.
    Anastasia GiorgiovaJuly 23, 2013
    Holy hipsters!!
  • Shauna F.
    Shauna ForkenbrockJune 29, 2013
    The Angeleno iced coffee latte is perfection
  • Ollie Z.
    Ollie ZadJune 20, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Don't embaress yourself by asking for syrups flavors. I'ts only about the coffee. Read more
  • George P.
    George PelhamJune 19, 2013
    Great place to have your favorite coffee or tea and chill!!
  • CJ B.
    CJ BruceJune 16, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    One of the best coffee places in LA. Cold brew on a summer day is the best. Limited seating. Make sure to check out the cheese store next door for free samples.
  • Thrillist
    ThrillistJune 14, 2013
    Sip whole-bean brews with the hipsters at the haute-coffee brand's Silverlake cafe. Read more
  • Alisha R.
    Alisha RyvkinJune 7, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Nothing beats people watching while drinking in Angeleno followed up by a chocolate chip cookie !!
  • David F.
    David FlanneryMay 20, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    I'm a fan of the Angeleno
  • Aetiyuel W.
    Enjoying Espresso, no more hangover !!
  • diana h.
    diana huangMay 2, 2013
    Angeleno is an iced latte with an extra shot of espresso, some simple syrup all shaken on ice... Wonderful!
  • Julia B.
    Julia BarajasApril 14, 2013
    BE CAREFUL at the SILVER LAKE INTELLIGENTSIA DO NOT USE YOUR DEBIT CARD. THE BARISTA, MICHAEL, CHARGED ME $1, 902 for two cappuccinos !!!!
  • Shannon S.
    Shannon SouthardMarch 16, 2013
    Ask for the seltzer water to cleanse your palate...makes for a delicious cup of coffee ;)
  • LA Home & Style
    LA Home & StyleMarch 11, 2013
    The long lines are part of the experience, and the iced Angelo will give you all the jolt you'll need says Ali.
  • Brigid K.
    Brigid KelleyMarch 2, 2013
    Love the open air and how dog friendly it is!
  • GNTLMN
    GNTLMNJanuary 8, 2013
    They have the best coffee and there are local stores nearby are great for a little wander. - India de Beaufort
  • Arne-Per H.
    Arne-Per HeurbergDecember 31, 2012
    Someone park, someone get in line
  • Kidhack
    KidhackDecember 30, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Fantastic iced mocha. Rich Strauss milk with nutty chocolate, balanced with great espresso. The in house made-from-scratch ganache chocolate they're using stays dissolved beautifully once iced.
  • R
    RDecember 25, 2012
    Angeleno. Iced. Do. It.
  • Brandon H.
    Brandon HDecember 19, 2012
    A bit to pretentious for my taste. Tea is fine. Don't expect a great customer service experience. Everyone is far to hip here. Don't fight the cool. Just be judged and drink your coffee.
  • Carolina M.
    Carolina MirandaDecember 14, 2012
    Stick to the coffee. Avoid the overpriced flavorless donuts. And if you don't show up with some sort of Apple computer product you are not getting in.
  • @JaumePrimero
    @JaumePrimeroNovember 18, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Latte with an extra shot, damn Intelligentsia makes a mean cup of joe! :)
  • Chelsea
    ChelseaNovember 9, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    I feel like the handlebar mustached baristas flirt with you on purpose to improve your coffee experience.
  • Sew
    SewNovember 3, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    If you're ready for it, get the Angeleno; it's hip, and stimulating.
  • Jen R.
    Jen R.October 27, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Watch out for the dive bombing pigeons! I actually had one fly right into my head. Can kind of ruin a cool coffee experience... Love the cold brew coffee. Best ever.
  • e*starLA
    e*starLAOctober 6, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Take a brewing class so you can learn the basics about brewing coffee on your own.
  • Jacqueline L.
    Jacqueline L.September 9, 2012
    Best coffee in LA? Haha, bullshit.
  • Nathan C.
    Nathan CarballoAugust 30, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    If you're trying to miss the crowd, go when most people get coffee, before 10am or after 6 for that all nighter. Otherwise anything in between is when to go if you wanna be seen.
  • Tag F.
    Tag FrésquezAugust 6, 2012
    Bestor Architects designed masterpiece - try the cold brew and a curry raisin scone!
  • Sew
    SewJuly 30, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    If you're looking for an easy cup of coffee, the La Perla, from Oaxaca, is great way to start or recharge your day.
  • Adnan H.
    Adnan HasovićJune 17, 2012
    Chai&Mocha
  • Robert
    RobertMay 22, 2012
    Their Iced Coffee is amazing, no creme or sugar needed
  • Jaime B.
    Jaime BMay 22, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Legend has it... Ethiopian shepherds first noticed the effects of caffeine when they saw their goats appearing to become frisky and "dance" after eating coffee berries.
  • Zach Aarons
    Zach AaronsMay 18, 2012
    Best coffee in Los Angeles in the cool Silver Lake Junction area. Sit outside with an iced coffee and pastry while you watch attractive hipsters scurry by. (4 of 4 petals via Fondu) Read more
  • KCRW
    KCRWMay 15, 2012
    Bring the gourmet-iest of gourmet coffees home with you by Stopping into Intelligentsia and picking up some organic Fair-Trade beans. Bring your KCRW Fringe Benefits Card to sweeten the deal!
  • Amin M.
    Amin MMay 12, 2012
    Ojan best was here!!!
  • Andrew N.
    Andrew NystromApril 22, 2012
    Ask for a side of sparkling water. Best in town. Served just at the right temp, at the peak of effervescence.
  • Peaches T.
    Peaches TiuApril 17, 2012
    Great coffee. The muffin is really soft & moist.
  • Greta A.
    Greta AlvarezApril 15, 2012
    Cool place, nice coffee, awesome neighborhood.
  • Edward K.
    Edward KMarch 31, 2012
    "this is the best mocha I've had in my life"
  • Buzz A.
    Buzz AndersenMarch 28, 2012
    Great place to see celebrities getting lattes. I'm a fan of the rather frightening Iced Angeleno (four pulled espresso shots shaken with agave nectar, milk, and ice).
  • Charles E.
    Charles EdgeMarch 2, 2012
    Try the Mocha!
  • Carlyn B.
    Carlyn BlountFebruary 29, 2012
    Dog friendly it would seem.
  • Lawrence T.
    Lawrence TFebruary 11, 2012
    Take a break from espresso with their amazing V.60 brewed coffees. It's how real black coffee should taste.
  • Rob H.
    Rob HepplerJanuary 8, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Is that a Pendleton jacket? Or are you just happy to see me?
  • BJ D.
    BJ DeHutJanuary 4, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    They all wear hats
  • Luiz Kazu C.
    Luiz Kazu CanekiJanuary 3, 2012
    Glamour and Artistic
  • Sandra L.
    Sandra LeyvaJanuary 3, 2012
    Great coffee. All that truly matters! Staff is sooo nice :)
  • Alyson A.
    Alyson AllisonDecember 31, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    This place is better when Hunter B. is mayor.
  • Erich M.
    Erich MaloDecember 21, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    The daily....
  • muhammad r.
    2 Cup A Coffee In This Morning. . . .
  • Aubrey M.
    Aubrey MarieNovember 15, 2011
    Insane espresso!! Super hipster. Be prepared. Delish and crazy quick!
  • JAYME F.
    JAYME FOXXNovember 14, 2011
    Caffeine is over-rated
  • JAYME F.
    JAYME FOXXNovember 14, 2011
    Caffeine is over rated
  • Sebastian M.
    Sebastian MontoyaNovember 4, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Have them mix Mocha & a little Chai in a latte ...YUMMY FUN!!!!!!!
  • Holly G.
    Holly GordonNovember 4, 2011
    The soy latte is my favorite, ever. And so beautiful!
  • Rob H.
    Rob HugelOctober 25, 2011
    I heard screenwriter/filmmaker Johnny Hugel can be seen here from time to time.
  • Antone J.
    Antone JohnsonSeptember 22, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    If you're down, try the Angeleno. It's an iced espresso drink that will put hair on your chest. Molto italiano!
  • Elizabeth S.
    Elizabeth SteeleSeptember 19, 2011
    Double macchiato here is epic. Never bitter.
  • Jazmin O.
    Jazmin OrtegaSeptember 16, 2011
    Are you cool enough? No matter, just tap away in the covered patio and observe hipsters in their natural habitat.
  • Michael Anthony
    Michael AnthonySeptember 13, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    A quickie before Carol's court case :/
  • Davari A.
    Davari AbstraktSeptember 6, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Best mocha ever.
  • Eric S.
    Eric SAugust 21, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Don't even ask for anything flavored unless you enjoy being made to feel retarded. If you're looking for a Starbucks milkshake coffee drink ask for the angelino.
  • Jewishguy L.
    Jewishguy LAugust 21, 2011
    Best Coffee is here
  • Iyana G.
    Iyana GregoryAugust 17, 2011
    Come dressed correct - this is coffee over a fashion show! Your average plaid on denim won't cut it here
  • Ramin H.
    Ramin HossainiAugust 5, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the Chemex for 2.. Strong but smooth.
  • Jason C.
    Jason CarlinJuly 18, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Get an Angeleno. Just do it. Read more
  • Ulrik B.
    Ulrik Bo LarsenJuly 17, 2011
    One of the best cortados I've had so far.
  • Tegan
    TeganJuly 16, 2011
    I used to be a barista, and I can say this is the best mocha I have ever had!!!
  • Ren H.
    Ren HarrisJune 21, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Some of the best coffee in the area.
  • Maddy B.
    Maddy BoomMay 11, 2011
    the 333 blend is un. real. SOOO good!
  • Andriana (.
    Get the iced Himalayan Green tea. On a hot day it definitely hits the spot w/o making you feel like you're on crack.
  • Megan H.
    Megan HealyApril 26, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    There's nowhere to sit again.
  • Food & Wine
    Food & WineApril 21, 2011
    Low-key Intelligentsia is one of the most respected roasters in America and now has five cafes around the country.
  • Danny R.
    Danny RoaApril 15, 2011
    Not really the best place to work at. Music is a little loud & tables are not that comfortable.
  • HowAboutWe
    HowAboutWeApril 14, 2011
    There's an outdoor patio, they brew one of the best cups of coffee in LA, and they've mastered latte art! Read more
  • DAN C.
    DAN COXApril 7, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Don't forget your laptop! You'll look out of place without it!
  • Todd H.
    Todd HendersonMarch 27, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The cranberry orange muffin with thyme will make you judge all other muffins.
  • LA Weekly
    LA WeeklyMarch 25, 2011
    1 of the "10 Places to Get a Damn Good Cup of Coffee"! Read more
  • Jeffrey C.
    Jeffrey CanaleMarch 25, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    This place is an amazing fashion and style show. The coffers is pretty good too.
  • Antone J.
    Antone JohnsonFebruary 14, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Savor every sip, right down to the red star at the bottom of the cup. This is coffee as God intended it (literally -- best espresso I've found since Rome).
  • Janice Hiromi R.
    Janice Hiromi ReinoldJanuary 19, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Im picky with my chai, and its my favorite here!
  • Ash P.
    Ash PaulsenJanuary 16, 2011
    You know what? I have to say it: the hype surrounding this place is all fluff. Nice place, but the coffee is average at best. You think this is good? Try Philz in San Francisco. Game, set, match.
  • Hanna L.
    Hanna LJanuary 13, 2011
    the chai here beats all the others I've had
  • DailyCandy
    DailyCandyDecember 10, 2010
    Order the not-on-the-menu affogato: a shot of espresso over vanilla ice cream. Read more
  • Abigail A.
    Abigail AtchisonNovember 30, 2010
    If you haven't tried an Angelino, you simply must.
  • John H.
    John HautzingerNovember 28, 2010
    The smug is thick at this place.
  • Mazda
    MazdaNovember 17, 2010
    These baristas are well-trained in the art of pulling a quality espresso shot and steaming milk. They also know a lot about coffee, just ask them.
  • Raymond
    RaymondOctober 20, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Get a Chemex pot of coffee. It's a better value than a single cup.
  • Mike G.
    Mike GaltOctober 19, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    The Angeleno might be the best iced coffee drink I've had. Enjoy!
  • Bob Wan Qi K.
    Bob Wan Qi KimOctober 16, 2010
    Bring a full battery
  • Clara S.
    Clara SongSeptember 26, 2010
    good coffee, free wifi, but can be hard to find a table. the cool kids like to sit around for hours....
  • Kat E.
    Kat EganSeptember 18, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Amazing spot for people watching.
  • STALYON
    STALYONSeptember 16, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    So good ! ! !
  • Danilo P.
    Danilo PerezSeptember 7, 2010
    Go see The New Limb* at Spaceland on Labor Day 2010. *Best Indie Band (OCMAs 2010) Best Live Band (OC Weekly 2009) www.facebook.com/thenewlimb
  • Boberto P.
    Boberto PatricioSeptember 6, 2010
    Shakerato
  • Michael M.
    Michael MeadowsSeptember 5, 2010
    Over priced,narrow selection - very good atmosphere
  • Kris R.
    Kris RossSeptember 3, 2010
    Pretty awesome hot coco Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaa son!
  • Joey R.
    Joey RubinAugust 24, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    I iz the MAYOR.
  • Kat B.
    Kat BeeAugust 11, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    No non-fat milk. Major fail.
  • Wan Y.
    Wan YindisiriwongAugust 8, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    I've missed you!
  • John P.
    John PembleAugust 1, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Perfect espresso every time. It's the peak of how coffee is made. No shit. This is a place to learn why so many other coffee houses do it... Not as well.
  • Carlos G.
    Carlos GarciaJuly 30, 2010
    Coffee is amazing! I'd tip better if I got a smile every once in a while. The foreign dishwashers are the friendlest here.
  • Karma D.
    Karma DuchovnyJuly 20, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    the soy agave latte is the best.
  • Bas E.
    Bas ElgharibJuly 19, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    The lines are really only bad in the middle of the day. And let's face it, if you're here in the middle of the day you should probably spend all this free coffee buying time job hunting. Slacker!
  • STALYON
    STALYONJuly 18, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Be ready for coffee greatness. I've been to almost every killer coffee spot. Stumptown and more. This place is legit! Best coffee served in the US and possibly the world. BUT, it will cost you :) $$$$
  • @cfnoble
    @cfnobleJuly 7, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Nice place. Good coffee. Open wifi: "single origin". No AC outlets though. Come early -the line by 10am is out the door!
  • Fatemeh B.
    Fatemeh BMay 23, 2010
    Love their coffee, so delicious
  • Hank F.
    Hank FortmanMay 13, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Dress in your best hipster garb. People are watching.
  • Megan T.
    Megan ThompsonMay 12, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the raspberry red velvet cakewich thingy... that with an espresso, and you'll be happy all day.
  • Megan T.
    Megan ThompsonMay 6, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    If you're a first timer, I suggest getting a large add shot Americano.
  • Luxxury
    LuxxuryApril 15, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    Beyond coffee: Ginger plum iced tea is rad.
  • Eric P.
    Eric PurcellApril 8, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Great coffee but the bs hipster wannabees are a bit annoying.
  • An X.
    An XiaoApril 4, 2010
    Come on the early side on Saturday morning and sit outside. Bliss.
  • Jason Z.
    Jason ZMarch 14, 2010
    Though the Venice location has removed it from their menu, unfortunately Silverlake is still using Agave Nectar (now known to be worse than high fructose corn syrup) in their drinks.
  • Sarah Saturday
    Sarah SaturdayMarch 3, 2010
    Iced agave latte!
  • Caroline G.
    Caroline GFebruary 16, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    Try a single origin espresso. Drink it in 2-3 sips at the bar. Impress your barista friends.
  • Sarah P.
    Sarah PicchiFebruary 15, 2010
    The lines here suck
  • Jonathan G.
    Jonathan GrubbFebruary 13, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Get ready for the new sno-cone stand opening in the parking lot.
  • Janice
    JaniceDecember 27, 2009
    Tasty alternative to La Colombe.
  • marc t.
    marc tamskyDecember 27, 2009
    Depending on your mood: Gibraltar(warm) or the Angelino(iced)
  • John B.
    John BrackenDecember 23, 2009
    Just like the ones in Chicago, but the staff is ruder and music is worse
  • Daniil K.
    Daniil KhorunzhiySeptember 26, 2009
    Been here 100+ times
    Try the Iced Coffee it's only $3.00 an made from some of their expensive coffee they have...and refills are only .50!
  • James C.
    James ChutterSeptember 11, 2009
    Been here 10+ times
    Gonna take Melissa S.'s suggestion and get chai latte
  • melissa s.
    melissa stettenSeptember 9, 2009
    Great coffees, the chai latte is my favorite.
  • Matthew A.
    Matthew ArevaloApril 6, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    Go to Intelligentsia and well.. have anything, this place is amazing. Coffee+Tea+More
  • Michael P.
    Michael PusateriMarch 23, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    Have a cup of coffee
  • Tara Tiger B.
    Tara Tiger BrownMarch 18, 2009
    Been here 25+ times
    I want to go to the new Intelligentsia in Venice when it opens.
  • Евгений Ш.
    Одно из лучших мест для любителей кофе на этой планете.
  • Fuz H.
    Fuz HoshanMarch 4, 2016
    Angeleno ❤️
  • Chris K.
    Chris KMay 10, 2015
    Costa Rica!
  • Ann J.
    Ann JorkaApril 11, 2015
    Guter Kaffee, gemütlich zu sitzen, Künstler-Ort!
  • Igor S.
    Igor SaraivaSeptember 20, 2013
    Venha é peça um espresso. Você não vai se arrepender
  • X
    XMarch 24, 2013
    Я уже когда-то это говорила, но) если у вас такая же космическая любовь к Кофемании,как у меня;если вы тоже на другом полушарии и она,родная,далеко...это-вроде как альтернатива;)
  • X
    XJuly 27, 2012
    Замена кофемании на другом полушарии!!!)))))
  • Tonsungsook B.
    Tonsungsook B.November 17, 2011
    กาแฟอร่อยมาก
  • Kim I.
    Kim Ian(경현)May 14, 2011
    한국분 오실까 tip korean으로 당당히 남깁니다_ㅎ 한국에는 chan's에서만 맛보던 인텔리젠시아_cup 꼭 사가세요 ㅎㅎ
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