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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
+1 323-663-6173
06:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Wed 06:00 - 20:00
Thu - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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Brooklyn, New York
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84 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I admit I had high expectations. After all the hype I guess it's to be expected. I felt I was in Hipster Central Casting. To be fair the pastry was good but the coffee was burnt and here it should Never be burnt. It should be perfect. And it wasn't even close.

Thank walker M
Sydney, Australia
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293 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Phew they knew what I meant and so delivered. Complete with suitable cup and small sugars and cute spoon. Plus heaps of cool places to sit in sun, shade inside. Food seems to be baked stuff (not tried). New everyday place for me .

1 Thank spiceylulu
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Delicious coffee (and they even sell it in bags to go!), pay a premium for the hipster vibe for sure.

Thank katherine m
Chandler, Arizona
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The coffee is o.k. But, seriously - $6.00 for a small coffee? And then, you have to wait 10 minutes to get it. Seating is inadequate and, if you have a laptop, outlets are nonexistent. This is one of those places where people hang out to see and presumably be seen. I suppose... Do yourself a favor by either visiting... More 

1 Thank KevinMJM
Los Angeles, California
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The coffee here is great. I will admit that. The waiting in line and general efficiency of processing of customers drives me crazy. The coffee is excellent but the atmosphere, crowd, vibe and everything else makes me avoid the place.

1 Thank geoffbund
Lugano, Switzerland
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

A great place if you stay in Silverlake, beautiful, full of love and neat cool stuff, from brewing pots to the merch that is offered.

Thank Alexey B
Temecula, California
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261 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 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
Reviewed 24 June 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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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 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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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3922 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90029-2242
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
  • Phone Number: +1 323-663-6173

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