Copa Vida has long been considered one of the better places to grab coffee in Northeast LA, but its breakfast, lunch, and “extended hours” menu are also solid. If your day involves Copa Vida, a croque madame is definitely in your future. With good wifi, plenty of plugs, and Cal Tech down the street, you and your laptop won’t be the only ones.
Search by Perfect For
More spots in PasadenaSee more
Lincoln is a favorite spot for Pasadena locals, thanks to its pastries and its takes on classic brunch staples.
The Royce Wood-Fired Steakhouse
The Royce is a fancy steakhouse inside the even fancier Langham Hotel in Pasadena, but it’s food is worth the price tag.
Oseyo Shabu Shabu
Part of Oseyo Shabu Shabu’s charm is that it’s always crowded - in addition to the Pasadena spot’s high-quality meats and seafood, of course.
Suggested by our writers
Paramount Coffee Project
A coffee shop and cafe in Hollywood that doesn't feel like your second office.
Go Get Em Tiger
Go Get Em Tiger is exactly what the rest of the world hates about Los Angeles. And while that pretty clearly may seem like an insult, I’m not sure it actually is.
Great White is a light and bright breakfast and lunch spot near the Venice sign with excellent coffee and good breakfast burritos.
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more