Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea

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3922 W Sunset Blvd (at Santa Monica Blvd)
Los Angeles, CA 90029
(323) 663-6173
Coffee Shop
$ $ $
Mon–Wed, Sun: 6:00 AM–8:00 PM Thu–Sat: 6:00 AM–11:00 PM

This place is SERIOUS about their coffee. Probably the best coffee place you will be able to visit in California. And don't be intimidated! Baristas will help you find the perfect drink.

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  • Dress in your best hipster garb. People are watching.
  • 1 of the "10 Places to Get a Damn Good Cup of Coffee"!
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  • Have a cup of coffee
  • Sip whole-bean brews with the hipsters at the haute-coffee brand's Silverlake cafe.
  • Low-key Intelligentsia is one of the most respected roasters in America and now has five cafes around the country.
  • I want to go to the new Intelligentsia in Venice when it opens.
  • Come dressed correct - this is coffee over a fashion show! Your average plaid on denim won't cut it here
  • Get an Angeleno. Just do it.
  • 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.
  • Latte with an extra shot, damn Intelligentsia makes a mean cup of joe! :)
  • 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!
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  • Order the not-on-the-menu affogato: a shot of espresso over vanilla ice cream.
  • Take a brewing class so you can learn the basics about brewing coffee on your own.
  • Try the Mocha!
  • Is that a Pendleton jacket? Or are you just happy to see me?
  • 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.
  • The Angeleno might be the best iced coffee drink I've had. Enjoy!
  • Great coffee but the bs hipster wannabees are a bit annoying.