Boba Time – Vermont

Address: 701 S Vermont Ave, 90005
Phone number: (213) 386-2622

Milk Tea, Boba Coffee, Coconut Ice-Blended, Taro Slush… There are three other Boba Time locations in Koreatown. This location is open roughly from 9:00 am to 12 midnight daily.

I LOVE BOBA – Western & 5th

Address: 534 S Western Ave, 90020
Phone number: (213) 384-5030

Popular location of the I LOVE BOBA franchise — between 4th Street and 5th Street on Western Avenue. Milk tea, smoothies…

O2 Cafe

Address: 915 Vermont Ave, 90006
Phone number: (213) 380-9583

Korean-run cafe between Hair Town and the A-won restaurant at the dingy strip mall known as Vermont Plaza. Serves milk tea, smoothies and ice-cream sundaes. 오투카페 Open 11:00 am – 10:00 pm six days a week, Monday to Saturday. Closed on Sundays.

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 – […]

I LOVE BOBA − 8th & Oxford

Address: 3512 W 8th St, 90005
Phone number: (213) 632-0126

Opened in April 2013, this is the newest location of the I Love Boba franchise. Menu includes smoothies, ice cream, Thai tea, milk tea, boba coffee… Mon 10:00 am – 1:00 am Tue 10:00 am – 1:00 am Wed 10:00 am – 1:00 am Thu 10:00 am – 1:00 am Fri 10:00 am – 2:00 […]

I LOVE BOBA – Olympic & Vermont

Address: 1001 S Vermont Ave, 90006
Phone number: (213) 388-1434

Opened on April 27, 2011, this location of the I Love Boba franchise is in the same mini-mall as Hodori and Nakwon. On the menu: strawberry-banana smoothie; mango smoothie; misutgaru smoothie; patbingsoo (Korean shaved ice); green-tea latte… Don’t forget to ask for your loyalty card — Buy 10 boba drinks at any of their three […]

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 @ Madang

Address: 621 S Western Ave, 90005
Phone number: (213) 385-2622

Franchise of a chain of boba places that’s been operating in Southern California since 2003. This location in the Madang opened in late March 2013. Milk tea, iced tea, smoothies, pistachio frappe, passionfruit slush… Make sure to get a Frequent Buyer Card — purchase of 10 gets you a free regular-sized drink up to $3.45 […]

Sul & Beans

Address: 621 S Western Ave, 90005
Phone number: (213) 385-5510

Korean dessert cafe that opened at Madang Courtyard in October 2014. 설앤빈스 Open seven days a week, 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm.

Boba Story

Address: 701 S Western Ave, 90005
Phone number: (213) 384-3200

Opened in 2014 in the former space of You & Me. Business hours are 11:00 am – 10:00 pm on most days.