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Café Demitasse

135 S. San. Pedro St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
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  • Mon.- Fri., 7 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sat.,- Sun., 8 p.m.-10 p.m.
Café Demitasse is a coffee nerd's paradise. Located in a sliver of a building in Little Tokyo downtown, the café takes coffee obsession to a new level. Yes, they do pour-over coffee and incredible espresso, just like every other coffee house in town. But they also roast their own coffee beans and serve amazing Kyoto-style iced coffee brewed over 14 hours in a mad-scientist apparatus. Their lavender-tinged drinking chocolate is the stuff of chocoholic fever dreams: Made with E. Guittard Cocoa Rouge cocoa powder mixed with Tahitian vanilla, the drink then is imbued with a drop or two of lavender oil. The hint of lavender gives it a wild floral finish, and the result is a deep, rich, thick, dark chocolate that will stain your teeth and win your heart. Recently, the cafe began occasional pop-up dinners in the space, with courses paired with coffee and teas.

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