The Best Independent Coffee Shops in Burbank

Burbank is the home to incredible independent coffee shops with more opening soon! Whether you’re looking for the perfect iced latte for a hot summer’s day, a cozy hot chocolate to warm you up on a rare rainy day in Southern California, or a delicious pastry to start your day, Burbank has the best coffee and coffee shops that Los Angeles has to offer.

Burbank’s coffee shops are close to all the action and make for the best places to work in the city. Take your next meeting at one of our unique and delightful cafes and know your networking in the heart of LA!

We’ve compiled a list of the top independent coffee shops in Burbank.

Ugly Mug

The Ugly Mug is a Burbank staple. Featuring delicious coffees treats, and @artofteala loose tea leaves there is a delicious beverage for everyone! Did you know that they even have The Unicorn & Galaxy drinks?! They can be made hot or blended! You have your choice of Vanilla or White Chocolate flavor.

Check them out at:

3112 W. Burbank Blvd
Burbank, CA 91505

Mon-Fri 7 am-5 pm
Sat-Sun 8 am-5 pm


Black Elephant

The Black Elephant Coffee is an artisan coffee shop in Burbank’s Magnolia Park that serves the ever-popular Stumptown Coffee. 

Coffee, animals, and the environment are the passion of this unique shop and purchases support the World Wildlife Foundation! 

Black Elephant serves a variety of beverages, from lattes and teas to Chagaccinos and organic Matcha Rose Lattes. They also serve a variety of delicious pastries with vegan and gluten-free options available, so everyone can enjoy a coffee and treat which you can enjoy on their spacious outdoor patio. 

Check them out at:

940 Lima St
Burbank, CA  91505

Mon-Fri 7:30 am-5 pm
Sat-Sun 8 am-5 pm



Unique and cheeky, Unincorporated isn’t your traditional mom-and-pop coffee shop! Serving espresso, cold brews, hot brews, Chemex pour-overs, and pastries and breads, it is the perfect spot to grab an afternoon pick-me-up in a beautiful and industrial environment. 

Unincorporated also serves and sells alcohol. Every Wednesday and Thursday they are open until 10 pm serving funky and natural wines, pastries, and of course, coffee! 

Check them out at: 

4017 W Riverside Dr. Ste C
Burbank, CA 91505

Mon – Tues & Fri – Sun: 7:00 am – 5 pm
Wed – Thurs: 7:00 am – 10:00 pm


The Palm Coffee Bar

The Palm Coffee Bar is an Instagram-worthy coffee shop and eatery you’ll love with killer coffee and delectable treats you won’t want to miss.

With their slogan being “You CAN sip with us” they believe in coffee, community & good vibes. This isn’t just a place to pop up with a laptop,  they created a space where you can make and enjoy real, genuine relationships — connections and friendships along your caffeinated (even decaffeinated, if that’s your jam) way. 

Their menu features all the classics with a multitude of alternative milk, like oat milk, almond milk, and even macadamia milk. They have pastries, sandwiches, vegan galettes, and croissants so everyone can enjoy a quick bite and some quality time at The Palm Coffee Bar. 

Check them out at: 

2922 W Magnolia Blvd
Burbank CA 91505

7:00am – 4:30pm / 7 days a week


Coffee Commissary

So much more than just a coffee shop, this Burbank staple is a favorite of the film industry. Writers, grips, editors, studio execs, and actors start and end their day here, and for good reason. 

With an incredible menu of breakfast, brunch, lunch and lil’ bites, Commissary features mouth-watering eats like avocado toast, breakfast burritos, avocado benedict, 4 different incredible sandwiches, and sweet treats, AND they even make all their sauces in-house! So come by and grab an iced latte and a meal you won’t forget. 

3121 W Olive Ave
Burbank, CA 91505

7:00 AM – 6:00 PM / 7 days a week


BLVD Cafecito

Cuban coffee, vegan Mexican horchata, cortaditos, and traditional drips and brews make BLVD Cafecito a refreshing departure from typical coffee shop coffee. Open for breakfast and lunch they have a menu full of some of the best food in Burbank. With classics like the Bodega bagel and avocado toast or more adventurous eats like the La Colombiana bowl or vegan dream bowl, BLVD Cafecito is a must when visiting the Magnolia Park neighborhood in Burbank!

Check them out at:

3210 W Magnolia Blvd.
Burbank CA 91505

7:00 AM – 3:00 PM / 7 days a week


Romancing the Bean

“More than your average cafe”

Romancing the Bean offers an array of fresh organic salads, hot and cold-pressed sandwiches, delicious pastries, and desserts, with a full juice and espresso bar. This cozy and charming cafe is the perfect place to sit and enjoy a meal with friends and family or to grab a quick beverage on the go. 

A family-owned restaurant that has truly become a Magnolia Park hot spot, it is located, near plenty of great shops and just steps away from the studios, that has both indoor and outdoor seating.

Check them out at:

3413 W Magnolia Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91505

Monday – Saturday
7 am – 6 pm 

8 am – 6 pm


Priscilla’s Coffee

“A neighborhood gem. Your home away from home.”

Established in 1970 and occupying its current location since 1993, Pricilla’s Coffee is one of Burbank and Los Angeles’s oldest coffee shops! This historic coffee shop has hot and cold coffees, smoothies, teas, holiday beverages, pastries, desserts, and snacks. You can even enjoy housemade sandwiches if you come in for your lunch break. 

We recommend trying one of their unique specialty drinks like a Café Borgia (espresso, cocoa, orange, & steamed milk), an Irish Mocha (espresso, cocoa, Irish cream, & steamed milk) or a Caramel Royal (espresso, caramel, & steamed milk). Embrace some of Burbank’s rich history at Pricilla’s! 

Check them out at:

4150 Riverside Dr.,
Burbank, CA 91505

7:00 am – 8:00 pm / 7 days a week


Central Perk in Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood

One of the most exciting cafe experiences in Burbank is at Central Perk on Warner Bro. Studio Tour Hollywood! Inspired by the hit show FRIENDS, Central Perk has recently expanded and is now offering a whole New York experience in Burbank.

Guests can now enjoy a delicious New York deli-inspired menu including corned beef melts, pizza wedges, hot dogs, fries, an assortment of salads, hot and cold sandwiches, and our special blend of Central Perk coffee with new Friends character-inspired beverages.

For dessert, they have recreated Rachel’s Thanksgiving trifle (no meat in this version), New York-style cheesecake, Central Perk cupcakes, and other tasty bakery treats.

Check them out at: 

Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood

3400 Warner Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91505

8:30 am – 3:30 pm / 7 days a week


Plus, opening soon:

Alfred Coffee

Café On Air

Three Sisters Coffee & Tea – Coming in early 2023!

You’ll love the independent coffee shops that are present all through Burbank, the heart of LA, just minutes from North Hollywood, Glendale, and Hollywood. Adventure to Burbank for the best coffee in Los Angeles!

Plus, there are plenty of your favorite chains to visit including Starbucks and Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf throughout Burbank!

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