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Where to Get the Best Cup of Coffee in L.A.

Where to Get the Best Cup of Coffee in L.A.
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All across Los Angeles, you’ll spot coffee cup sleeves with the priority-affirming message, “But first, coffee.” That’s because Alfred Coffee & Kitchen, with its ever-changing and always-adorable sleeves, has officially taken over as Angelenos’ fave place to grab a cup of joe. Its not just any cup though—Alfred exclusively brews Stumptown beans, one of our favorites. Order the cold brew for a quick pick-me-up or make like a local and ask for the Health-Ade Kombucha on tap. The rotating pastries from Farmshop are worth the extra calories too—we promise you won’t regret it (hello, chocolate croissant).

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Alfred's original location, tucked away on Melrose Place, is always packed with patrons vying for a coveted patio seat. Inside, its black-painted walls exude a cool Hollywood vibe and there’s even a Compartés Chocolatier in the back. Alfred has since opened in Brentwood and Silver Lake, with Studio City coming soon. The new locations each have their own personality—Brentwood’s blue tiled-walls and floral ceiling are feminine-chic, while Silver Lake is cheeky with a mural of mustaches.

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Plus, the coffeehouse’s next venture, Alfred Tea Room, is set to open on Melrose Place in April, right down the street from the original shop. Follow the tea room’s pink-hued Instagram feed (@alfredtea) for a peek at what’s to come.

Alfred Coffee & Kitchen, 5 locations; alfredcoffee.com.

 
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