Specialty coffee keeps growing in Los Angeles, with consumers more knowledgeable than ever about quality, sourcing, and brewing variants. Recently, some new shops and out-of-town roasters have planted their operations in the city, upping the game just one more level. LA has even been declared, "the most exciting specialty coffee city in the world." This list is comprehensive, covering solid to great coffee shops across the city, showcasing each spot's commitment to the highest quality beans and ideal brewing methods.
7/12: Added: Brew, Caffe Luxxe, Primo Passo, Lamill, Two Guns, Espresso Profeta, Cafe de Leche, Balconi Coffee
12/12: Added: Cognoscenti Coffee Bar, Broome St. General Store, Bourbon Street Cafe, Fix Coffee, Tierra Mia, Jones Coffee Roasters, G&B at SQIRL, Cafecito Organico Malibu
7/13: Added: G&B Coffee, Go Get Em Tiger, Demitasse, Barista Society, Commissary at Siren Studios, Deus, Caffe Vita Dropped: Jones, Fix, G&B at SQIRL, Bourbon Street Cafe
10/13: Added: Copa Vida, Stumptown Coffee, BrewWell, Menotti's
1/14: Added: Andante Coffee Roasters, Bar Nine Collective, Coffee Bar at The Ace Hotel