Tom n Toms – Western & 1st

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

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

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

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

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

“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 – […]

Caffe Bene – Western

Actress Han Ye-seul opened this first Southern California location of the popular Korean coffee franchise Caffebene in 2012. Han and actor Song Seung-hun have been the faces of the cafe for four years. BREWED COFFEE, YOGURT SMOOTHIES, DARK AZTEC CHOCOLATE, FRAPPES, MISUGARU, TEA, LEMONADE, FRESHLY SQUEZZED JUICE CLASSICS Americano, Latte, Mocha, White Mocha, Vanilla Latte, […]

Anko Cafe

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

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

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.