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Best Coffee Houses To Chill At In LA

August 21, 2013 5:00 AM

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Coffee houses that offer more than just a stark appearance and a rushed crowded atmosphere are plentiful in Los Angeles. Here are some of the best choices below.

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Tarte Tatin Bakery

9123 W. Olympic Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
(310) 550-0011
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Tucked in a small shopping center is Tarte Tatin coffee and pastry shop. Grab a table out front where you can sip coffee and have a small meal and pastries with friends. It has some of the best pastry choices in Beverly Hills. Coffees are about $3 and it offers a selection of cappuccino, espresso, americano, latte, organic coffee and iced drinks.

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Venice Grind

12224 Venice Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90066
(310) 397-2227
www.venicegrind.com

Popular and longstanding on the Mar Vista area close to Venice Beach is the Venice Grind Coffee Shop. Residents attest to the great coffee and casual, friendly environment. Offering coffees from Columbia, Guatemala, Indonesia and its own house blend, you are sure to find an aromatic drip perfect for your palate. This shop cares so much about coffee and your repeat business that it offers coffee tutorials about the different ways coffee is made. There is an outdoor patio out back shared with Earl’s Sandwich Café.

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Coffee Connection

3838 S. Centinela Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90066
(310) 391-1380
www.westlacafe.com

The Coffee Connection offers certified, fair trade organic coffee and over 20 varieties of coffee. It is located in the former space of the longstanding famous Italian restaurant Bruno’s Café. There is a beautiful interior of stained glass, original baroque architecture and a water fountain wall and high ceilings. It is a great place for a romantic cup of java. There is a lot of space for small group gatherings and college students looking to study with friends. Meeting rooms are also available. Coffee Connection hosts music entertainment in the evenings. Get 10 cents off your coffee by bringing in you own coffee cup.

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Joni’s Coffee Roasting Café

552 Washington Blvd.
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
(310) 305-7147
www.joniscoffee.com

Joni’s Coffee is almost a landmark in Marina Del Rey. Close to the beach, many regulars come here every morning to eat breakfast and to sip coffee and tea. Joni’s offers full breakfast and lunch choices. Omelets are stuffed and salad choices are plentiful. Fresh fruit juice blends are healthy and the soups are homemade. The cafe even offers 100 percent Kona coffee by the cup. Seating is inside or outside. This spot also serves as a great networking and meeting place for new friends. Show up early as it closes after lunch.

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The Cow’s End

34 Washington Blvd.
Venice, CA 90292
(310) 574-1080
www.thecowsendcafe.com

You certainly will find some of the best coffee and great food at The Cow’s End. The rustic two-level interior makes you feel right at home. This is a place where you could sit outside in your bathing suit sipping coffee as it’s a stone’s throw from Venice Beach and the Venice Beach pier off Washington Boulevard. Salads, sandwich wraps and huge omelets taste even better when you’re sipping Cow’s End java. It is especially known for its espresso and lattés. Lots of eclectic and artsy types hang out at Cow’s End, one of Venice Beach’s favorite coffee spots.

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Leslie Cohen, Editor In Chief Cwebnews and VP Creative Affairs Paris Jewelry. Former business development manager for an international software company managing cyber intellectual property for Fortune 500’s and large internet companies. She has spearheaded projects in the internet retail space that involve media content management. Her articles appear on Cwebnews, Yahoo Content, The Examiner , Go Articles and more. She has experience in press releases. website content writing

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