This branch of the South Korean cafe chain is at Wilshire & New Hampshire, a block west of Vermont. Free wi-fi. Coffee Zone. Closes by 9:45 pm on most nights.
LaB Coffee & Roasters is a Korean coffeeshop that opened in North Koreatown in early 2015. Business Hours: 8:30 am – 10:00 pm, everyday Associated with the Los Angeles Barista Academy (LAB Academy), which is known for teaching latte art. 429 N Western Ave, Suite 5 About three blocks south of Melrose Avenue. Note that the address of the coffee shop is NORTH Western Avenue, in the Western Rosewood strip-mall where the 12cm pastry shop used to be. Their academy (LaB Academy) is at another location, just outside of Koreatown’s formal borders, at 621 S. Virgil Ave. #460. Los Angeles CA 90005. Phone number: 213.534.7790
Cafe Ola opened in 2014 in the space formerly occupied by Cafe Patio. Coffee, green-tea latte, hot cocoa, milk tea, peach juice, strawberry banana smoothie, honey tea, ice cream, lemonade, soda, and boba drinks… Open seven days a week, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Franchise of a chain of boba places that’s been operating in Southern California since 2003. This location at the Madang Mall 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 in value.
Sul & Beans is a dessert cafe that opened at Madang Courtyard in October 2014. 설앤빈스 The specialty is Korean shaved-ice (bingsoo) with red beans. Open seven days a week, 12:00 noon to 10:00 pm.
Cafe Korobokgur in the space formerly occupied by Caffe Village.
Coffee, ddeokbokki, kimchi fried rice, green-tea patbingsoo…
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.
Drips and Swirls soft-opened on August 25, 2016, where BBQ Crown / WellQ Duck used to be on 8th Street. Coffee and Soft Serve = drips.swirls Ice Pour-Overs / Ice Coffee Kalita Wave Charcoal Crispy Rice
Red Bean in the building where Assi Market used to be. This is arguably the least liked of the patbingsu cafes in the Koreatown area.