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Groundwork Coffee Company

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108 W 2nd St Apt 107, Los Angeles, CA 90012-1585
(213) 620-9668
Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

This is our local go-to coffee spot, especially for whole beans, filters, etc. You get a free coffee with the purchase of beans. All the food items are excellent. Super happy they are open again on the weekends!!

Thank Mark F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

Best coffee we had since we arrived in LA. America is not known for their coffee culture and so far the coffee we had were just passeable. The breakfast burrito was excellent.

Thank Maria N
Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

The place is fresh, with cool and unique atmosphere. Coffee is good, people are nice, decoration is interesting. We really enjoyed it.

Thank ziv_harpaz
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Groundwork Coffee saved me in Los Angeles! The coffee, food and service is amazing, I will definately be heading back to Groundwork for my daily caffeine fix.

Thank candii_xx
West Hollywood
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Whenever I'm in Hollywood I have to stop in for some java. This place has the most amazing coffee, and so many different options to boot. Locals, artists, Hollywood-types - everyone stops here.

Thank DoctorBuckles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012 via mobile

Coffee at the sunset boulevard location whilst other half is buying up the entire stock of jazz at amoeba across the road is a perfect start to the holiday. Friendly staff, good coffee, relaxed ambiance, wifi, what more could you want?

Thank candirisk
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

Recently moved from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Initially, we weren't sure how good the coffee would be in LA compared to SF, but Groundwork is one of many terrific coffee shops in downtown LA. Tasty pastries too!

Thank zengirl_10
San Clemente, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

This is my favorite coffee in Los Angeles. They have a good selection. The espresso is never bitter. It has a roasted tasted and is not watery. It is across the street from a music store I like so I usually go to both places.

Thank Omar N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2011

Wow - only one (terrible) review. Time to put the record straight, then! To be clear, I'm talking about the Groundwork coffee at 671 rose avenue, venice, ca. Seriously, if you like coffee and you like milkshakes, you will be transported to heaven. They even grind up beans into the espresso milkshake - it's awesome. And go and sit under... More 

Thank AllPinkyNoBrain

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Open Hours
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 W 2nd St Apt 107, Los Angeles, CA 90012-1585
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (213) 620-9668

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

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