Local Coffee Recommendations – Downtown Los Angeles

We know how important coffee can be for kickstarting a day, which is why CENTRL provides complimentary, high-quality coffee for all of our members.

Sometimes, though, you want to venture out to a local coffee shop for anything from a cappuccino to a cortado. Fortunately, the Little Tokyo and Arts District neighborhoods near CENTRL Office Downtown Los Angeles are packed with a ton of enticing options for coffee, so there’s no shortage of spots to get your morning (or afternoon) caffeine fix.

To help you sift through all of the great coffee options we have nearby, here are three locally owned spots that we think you’ll like.

Cafe Dulce

134 Japanese Village Plaza Mall, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Cafe Dulce is a gem in Japanese Village Plaza, and only a short walk from CENTRL DTLA. In addition to great coffee, they have amazing donuts, sandwiches, and salads. We highly recommend trying the blueberry matcha iced latte and the Hong Kong milk tea.

Boxx Coffee Roasters

950 E 3rd St Los Angeles, CA 90012
A recent addition to the Arts District, BOXX Coffee Roasters is an Instanbul, Turkey-based coffee roaster. In addition to Turkish style coffee, Boxx offers amazing teas, pastries, and vegan sandwiches. The quality of service is top notch here, and all in a beautifully minimalist space.

Groundwork Coffee Co

811 Traction Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90013
This is the perfect place to grab a quick coffee in the Arts District. The interior is comfortable and modern and the baristas are super helpful. We especially like their Papua New Guinea Pourover. They also offer a great selection of brunch items, including breakfast tacos, burritos, and sandwiches.



Here at CENTRL, we believe supporting local businesses is more important than ever, which is why we encourage you to support our neighbors here in Downtown Los Angeles. And whether you are looking for the perfect cappuccino, sushi, taco, or a spot for happy hour after work, always feel free to ask our staff for a recommendation. We’re here to help!