Tom n Toms – Western & 1st

Address: 125 N Western Ave, 90004
Phone number: 213-380-7671 disconnected

North Koreatown location of Tom n Toms coffee shop. Opened in 2012. North side of the WaaWaa Plaza mini-mall on Western Avenue, just south of Beverly Boulevard, by Paris Baguette and across the street from HK Super. Lots of seating for studying. Very slow wi-fi. Open seven days a week, 7:00 am – 2:00 am.

Chocolate Chair @ Madang

Address: 621 S Western Ave, 90005
Phone number: (213) 389-3364

A small cafe located beside The Face Shop @ Madang on Western Avenue. Serves patbingsu, nitrogen ice-cream, and organic coffee. Proudly uses Strauss brand of organic milk. Mon 10:00 am – 11:00 pm Tue 10:00 am – 11:00 pm Wed 10:00 am – 11:00 pm Thu 10:00 am – 11:00 pm Fri 10:00 am – […]

Avenue 2

Address: 3456 Wilshire Blvd, 90010
Phone number: (213) 385-2636

Convenient for office workers. Breakfast 7 AM – 11 AM  with pancakes, omelets, French toast, huevos rancheros, soy chorizo burritos, and ham sandwiches. Closes by 7:50 PM on weekdays.

Cafe Avec – Olympic

Address: 3224 W Olympic Blvd, 90006
Phone number: (323) 766-1022

Opens at 8:00 AM and offers $3.99 street toast for breakfast. Spaghetti, seafood pasta, lobster, steaks, salads, and sandwiches for lunch and dinner. Patbingsu, yogurt, fresh fruit juices, and misutgaru (multi-grain) smoothies.

Brew You

Address: 808 S Western Ave, 90005
Phone number: (213) 382-0305

Korean-run coffee shop in the strip mall known as IB Plaza. Has become a hangout for ajosshis. No longer serves rice rolls. Does have patbingsu and smoothies on the menu. Usually open seven days a week, 10:00 am – 9:00 pm. Does not pick up the phone.

It’s Boba Time – 6th Street

Address: 3450 W 6th St, 90020
Phone number: (213) 365-2622

“The Boba Time” on 6th Street is one of at least four stores in the Koreatown area that’s part of a local chain of boba shops in Southern California. This location opened in the former space of Hollys Coffee Shop in April 2012. HOURS OPEN Mon 9:00 am – 12:00 am Tue 9:00 am – […]

Anko Cafe

Address: 400 S Western Ave, 90020
Phone number: (213) 926-5936

Anko by Serve O is a patbingsu dessert cafe that opened on the southeast corner of 4th & Western in August 2014. Lady Anko: with pomegranate

Boba Bear

Address: 414 S Western Ave, 90020
Phone number: (213) 908-5595

Note that the L.A. County Health department temporarily closed Boba Bear from 01/27/2015 to 01/29/2015 due to violations. Smoothies, Boba, Milk Tea, Coffee, Hookah, & Crepes. Has a second floor. Has board games. Free Wi-Fi.   MENU   SMOOTHIES (SLUSHIES) | Regular – $3.75 Large – $4.50 Caramel Milk Tea Smoothie Chocolate Smoothie Green Apple […]

Pinkberry – 6th Street

Address: 3300 W 6th St, 90020
Phone number: (213) 382-8482

Current flavors of frozen yogurt at Pinkberry Koreatown: original, pomegranate, mango, coconut… Also serves smoothies and shakes. Located next to Tom n Toms and the space formerly occupied by the defunct Fat Fish. Very limited seating space. Open seven days a week, 11:30 am – 11:00 pm.

Cafe Mak

Address: 612 Shatto Pl, 90005
Phone number: (213) 252-9898

Many young people come to Cafe Mak to study. Serves coffee, tea, sweet-potato cake, patbingsu (shaved ice)… Mon 10:00 am – 2:00 am Tue 10:00 am – 2:00 am Wed 10:00 am – 2:00 am Thu 10:00 am – 2:00 am Fri 10:00 am – 3:00 am Sat 10:00 am – 3:00 am Sun 10:00 […]