Though not typically considered a coffee hotspot, the San Gabriel Valley in Los Angeles houses some of the best cafes and roasters in the city, including Lavender and Honey, Copa Vida and Jones Coffee Roasters.

Interactive Map of the Best Coffee Shop in the San Gabriel Valley

1. Bean Town

45 N Baldwin Ave, Sierra Madre

2. Cafe de Leche

2477 Lake Ave, Altadena

3. Charlie’s Coffee House

266 Monterey Rd, South Pasadena

4. Copa Vida

70 S Raymond Ave, Pasadena

What’s good: cold brew, pour over coffee, chai, scones, breakfast bowl, chorizo hash

5. Garnish Cafe

2277 Huntington Dr, San Marino

6. Jameson Brown Coffee Roasters

260 N Allen Ave # 110, Pasadena

7. Jones Coffee Roasters

693 S Raymond Ave, Pasadena

Tip: live music (even on weekdays), parking is difficult, cold brew on tap is strong

8. Lavender and Honey

1383 E Washington Blvd, Pasadena

What’s good: namesake lavender and honey latte

9. Lincoln

1992 Lincoln Ave, Pasadena

What you should know: go early on the weekends, menu items are small, get the olive oil cake

10. Parchment Coffee

425 S Myrtle Ave, Monrovia

11. The Coffee Gallery

2025 Lake Ave, Altadena

Tip: frequent live music shows

12. Two Kids Coffee

1504 Mission St, South Pasadena

Tip: cute spot located inside an art gallery

13. Zona Rosa Caffe

15 S El Molino Ave, Pasadena