Best cafes in Los Angeles to work and study at

Cafes can open until 12am in LA’s Koreatown

In a city known for its leisurely beaches and more relaxed culture (compared to cities like New York and San Francisco), you can still find cafes for productive work sessions. With the comfort of good coffee and food, you’ll want to stay a while in these Los Angeles cafes.

Alchemist Coffee Project

698 S Vermont Ave #106, Los Angeles, CA 90005, United States
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In a relatively small space, this coffee specialist accomodates many young professionals. There is another location on S Hobart Boulevard.

Visit earlier for a better chance at getting a good seat

Popular for students and young professionals

Alchemist Coffee Project also serves cakes and sandwiches

The exterior is interestingly opaque

Awesome Coffee

3959 Wilshire Blvd a21, Los Angeles, CA 90010, United States
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Open until 12am, Awesome Coffee is also awesome for work sessions by yourself or at most with another person. It’s easy to miss, so remember to look up when you walk into the plaza.

Spot the cafe upstairs in a plaza of shops

The interior is somewhat elongated

A lounge and couch area at the back

A decent number of duo tables and individual seats are available

Cafe Loft

3882 W 6th St, Los Angeles, CA 90020, United States
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There is a feeling of being in an old-school television set when you’re in Cafe Loft. In a charming and artsy interior, enjoy light fare, conversation and reading.

A 3-minute walk from Wilshire / Western metro station

A quaint vintage style interior

A heated verandah

Soft melodies accompany your work

Highly Likely

4310 W Jefferson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016, United States
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A friendly neighbourhood cafe in West Adams with laidback vibes. Ease into a productive mindset with creative brunches and relax later with beer.

All day cafe serving wine, salads and sandwiches too

In a building on a quiet street

Coffee MCO

2580 W Olympic Blvd Unit #2, Los Angeles, CA 90006, United States
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A colourful hang-out spot, Coffee MCO has ample seating spread over its two floors and outside. There’s a balance of people chatting and people working.

The covered outdoor seating is heated and spacious

On Level 2 of the cafe

Coffee MCO offers trendy, young vibes and offers brunch

Another outdoor seating area popular for catch-ups

Cafe Mak

612 Shatto Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90005, United States
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There’s a fond feeling of being in a home at Cafe Mak. They serve hot food, desserts and comfort food, making it all the more difficult to leave 😉 See our full article.

The library area of the cafe, with large tables perfect for group discussion

You’ll find boardgames and plenty of books