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Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea

$$ - $$$
As featured in Los Angeles In Three Days
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3922 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90029-2242
(323) 663-6173
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Wed 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Temecula, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

They make a great hot chai with almond milk. It's not homemade, however it's still very good. Parking is very challenging so go early or pay for parking in the back.

Thank rkashmere
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Iced chai tea. Just try it. Quite expensive, wouldn't make it a regular spot if I lived there - but really nice as a treat, great decor- and apparently a good place to spot celebs!

Thank GroovyBebe
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Classic LA hang out. You'll overhear folks talking about animation, films, scripts, acting, and mostly everyone sitting online with their laptops. Outside seating looks the most comfy. Each cup of coffee individually brewed. Great service.

Thank Deborah B
Greater London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

We were staying locally whilst on holiday and had been told we had to go here. Every day the queue was huge so wondered whether it was worth it but after waiting out turn the coffees we had (flat white and soya latte) really were full of flavour and worth the wait. Also a nice place to hang out in... More 

Thank Daniel P
Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Whenever I'm in Silver lake a morning run to intelligentsia is a must. There seems to be a new coffee shop opening weekly, but. Y favorite capuchin is still Intelligentsia.The breakfast Pastries are consistently good, and the baristas always pleasant.

Thank Stealthcritic
Colorado Springs, CO
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2015

You need a cool dog, a detached look, semi-cool clothes and a wallet with cash not to mention a secured outside table in which to be seen for the total Intelligentsia Coffee experience. Coffee was so so, too expensive and we had to wait in a long line to get it. Why? Save your money, go somewhere else and enjoy... More 

Thank LaViajera007
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2015

I'd had this coffee elsewhere so I decided to go to the source. It was good, hot Oaxacan coffee that did the trick, but it was a bit too expensive. Nice setting to have coffee, just don't be surprised to see that it will be more than $5.

Thank LearningCurv
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2015

I was in the Silver Lake area for the sole purpose of visiting a store on Sunset, but I accidentally stumbled across Intelligentsia (perhaps not an accident) and I knew that the coffee would be amazing. It has a gorgeous outdoor area, but unfortunately for me, there was no space available to sit and soak up the wonderful vibe. The... More 

Thank RPKE
Chester, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2015

We loved Intelligentsia coffee - the coffee was amazing and prepared with love and care - the pastries were great - service was faultless - the seating area outside was lovely with the tiles and a great place to people watch - also good value

Thank CUB535
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2015

this cafe is one of my favorites. iced mocha is really great for me and standing out of taste. i havent found any cafe where can make me feel this way.

Thank Wasit S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3922 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90029-2242
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
  • Phone Number: (323) 663-6173

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?