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We typically leave all things food/drink-related to our sister site Eater LA, but given the fact that of late, there's a whole crop of well-designed coffee shops—that are as stylish and photogenic as these Instagram-worthy walls—crafting creative, curated cups of brew and other bevvies, we've taken notice.

Whether you head there for the epic espresso shots that fuel your jam-packed day, the adorable heart-shaped latte art, the likelihood of celeb sightings, stunning ceramics and other merch, or the close proximity to super shopping destinations, these 12 spots will get you caffeinated while providing plenty of fashionable fodder for your social media snaps.

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1. Eightfold Coffee

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1294 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Fashionistas flock to this East Sunset Boulevard stop for the tasty matcha lattes and close proximity to hip boutiques like Esqueleto and Collection, plus the minimalist white interior always makes a chic backdrop for staging photos of the bag and sunnies you've been dying to show off. [Photo]

2. Alfred Coffee {Silverlake}

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3337 1/2 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026
+32 3 522 69 84
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The Silver Lake location of this local coffee chain has plenty of eye candy including a wall of mustaches, dynamic floral wallpaper, and well-designed to-go cups and java jackets, often bearing Alfred's popular hashtag #butfirstcoffee. [Photo]

3. The Assembly

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634 N Robertson Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90069
The wood paneling, the slick, modern design, the wall of Poketo-curated goods, the walking distance to Roberston Boulevard's best shopping spots; we can't find one thing not to love about this WeHo coffee oasis. [Photo]

4. Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea

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3922 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90029
(323) 663-6173
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Yes, it's about the super tasty beverages at this Silver Lake hub (in particular the King Crimson iced tea and the slightly sweet Angeleno) but if we're being honest, the cool crowd also heads here to see and be seen, and obviously snap a photo of the Instagram-fave floor tiles. [Photo]

5. Document Coffee Bar

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3850 Wilshire Blvd #107
Los Angeles, CA 90010
This tucked-away K-Town spot maybe unknown to those outside the coffee snob circuit, but even a novice could appreciate the pretty plant-covered patio and DIY hot chocolate (don't ask, just get it). [Photo]

6. Verve Coffee

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833 S Spring St
Los Angeles, CA 90014
(213) 455-5991
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The lush plant wall, the Juice Served Here options, the cool merch—oh, and some really good coffee make this spot a literal Instagram dream. Plus since it's so close to DTLA showrooms, the city's most fashionable babes are here often. [Photo]

7. G&B @ Grand Central

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324 S Hill St #C19
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Whether its the blaring hip-hop music, original drinks (that ginger-turmeric latte!), the rad Ben Medansky ceramics, the fact that it's housed in one of DTLA's best dining destinations, or all of the above, foodies, bloggers, and other tastemakers can't stop hitting up this Grand Central Market spot. [Photo]

8. Dinosaur Coffee

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4334 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90029
The plant-framed "Things Will be Fine" neon sign is photo gold here but this trendy Silver Lake coffee shop also has curated ceramics, potted plants via Pop-Up Greens, and—duh—quality coffee contributing to its success. [Photo]

9. Menotti's Coffee Stop

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56 Windward Ave
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 392-7232
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Beachy Venice vibes abound at this chill spot located within walking distance to the boardwalk. Standouts here include anything with espresso (they pour a mean shot), the record selection, and the cool, slightly distressed decor. [Photo]

10. Rose Park Roasters Coffee Bar

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3044 E 4th St
Long Beach, CA 90814
This LBC spot is the ideal combo of cozy and well-designed, which makes it a great place to work or catch up with girlfriends while you clutch a well-crafted cup of joe. [Photo]

11. Civil Coffee

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5629 N Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90042
Though still relatively new, this Highland Park haunt is already drawing a stylish scene of 'grammers that stop in for tasty beverages, epic avocado toast, and those eye-catching floor tiles that inspire the hashtag #ihavethisthingwithfloors. [Photo]

12. Paramount Coffee Project

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456 N Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036
We'd be remiss not to tell you that besides this Sydney-based shop's list of premium coffee drinks, the Fairfax neighborhood spot also has artful (read: photo-worthy) plates of food including a cashew nut yogurt gussied up with edible flowers. [Photo]

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1. Eightfold Coffee

1294 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Fashionistas flock to this East Sunset Boulevard stop for the tasty matcha lattes and close proximity to hip boutiques like Esqueleto and Collection, plus the minimalist white interior always makes a chic backdrop for staging photos of the bag and sunnies you've been dying to show off. [Photo]
1294 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026

2. Alfred Coffee {Silverlake}

3337 1/2 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026
The Silver Lake location of this local coffee chain has plenty of eye candy including a wall of mustaches, dynamic floral wallpaper, and well-designed to-go cups and java jackets, often bearing Alfred's popular hashtag #butfirstcoffee. [Photo]
3337 1/2 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026

3. The Assembly

634 N Robertson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069
The wood paneling, the slick, modern design, the wall of Poketo-curated goods, the walking distance to Roberston Boulevard's best shopping spots; we can't find one thing not to love about this WeHo coffee oasis. [Photo]
634 N Robertson Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90069

4. Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea

3922 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90029
Yes, it's about the super tasty beverages at this Silver Lake hub (in particular the King Crimson iced tea and the slightly sweet Angeleno) but if we're being honest, the cool crowd also heads here to see and be seen, and obviously snap a photo of the Instagram-fave floor tiles. [Photo]
3922 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90029

5. Document Coffee Bar

3850 Wilshire Blvd #107, Los Angeles, CA 90010
This tucked-away K-Town spot maybe unknown to those outside the coffee snob circuit, but even a novice could appreciate the pretty plant-covered patio and DIY hot chocolate (don't ask, just get it). [Photo]
3850 Wilshire Blvd #107
Los Angeles, CA 90010

6. Verve Coffee

833 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90014
The lush plant wall, the Juice Served Here options, the cool merch—oh, and some really good coffee make this spot a literal Instagram dream. Plus since it's so close to DTLA showrooms, the city's most fashionable babes are here often. [Photo]
833 S Spring St
Los Angeles, CA 90014

7. G&B @ Grand Central

324 S Hill St #C19, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Whether its the blaring hip-hop music, original drinks (that ginger-turmeric latte!), the rad Ben Medansky ceramics, the fact that it's housed in one of DTLA's best dining destinations, or all of the above, foodies, bloggers, and other tastemakers can't stop hitting up this Grand Central Market spot. [Photo]
324 S Hill St #C19
Los Angeles, CA 90013

8. Dinosaur Coffee

4334 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90029
The plant-framed "Things Will be Fine" neon sign is photo gold here but this trendy Silver Lake coffee shop also has curated ceramics, potted plants via Pop-Up Greens, and—duh—quality coffee contributing to its success. [Photo]
4334 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90029

9. Menotti's Coffee Stop

56 Windward Ave, Venice, CA 90291
Beachy Venice vibes abound at this chill spot located within walking distance to the boardwalk. Standouts here include anything with espresso (they pour a mean shot), the record selection, and the cool, slightly distressed decor. [Photo]
56 Windward Ave
Venice, CA 90291

10. Rose Park Roasters Coffee Bar

3044 E 4th St, Long Beach, CA 90814
This LBC spot is the ideal combo of cozy and well-designed, which makes it a great place to work or catch up with girlfriends while you clutch a well-crafted cup of joe. [Photo]
3044 E 4th St
Long Beach, CA 90814

11. Civil Coffee

5629 N Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90042
Though still relatively new, this Highland Park haunt is already drawing a stylish scene of 'grammers that stop in for tasty beverages, epic avocado toast, and those eye-catching floor tiles that inspire the hashtag #ihavethisthingwithfloors. [Photo]
5629 N Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90042

12. Paramount Coffee Project

456 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036
We'd be remiss not to tell you that besides this Sydney-based shop's list of premium coffee drinks, the Fairfax neighborhood spot also has artful (read: photo-worthy) plates of food including a cashew nut yogurt gussied up with edible flowers. [Photo]
456 N Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036