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La Brea Bakery Café

468 S. La Brea Ave. (W. 6th St.)
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Cuisine: Bakery / Sandwiches / Pizza
La Brea Bakery Café features baked goods plus a menu of salads, sandwiches, pizzas and more.
Openings: Open daily


La Brea Bakery Café, Los Angeles, CA

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What began in 1989 as a diminutive neighborhood bakery has evolved into one of the largest purveyors of breads and partially-baked dough, supplying restaurants and grocery stores across the country. Founder Nancy Silverton (Pizzeria Mozza, Osteria Mozza, chi SPACCA), who was also co-founder of now-closed Campanile restaurant, began a tradition of artisanal bread-making in L.A. Her dreams morphed into a massive commercial operation, and the original shop has since relocated to this warm and inviting space nearby. Behind the counter are stacks of bread loaves (brioche, ciabatta, organic wheat, etc.) and in front are pastry cases stocked with croissants, tarts and more. Line up for a baguette or chocolate croissant to go or settle in for a full meal at one of the tables or booths along the exposed brick wall. For breakfast, there are frittatas and La Brea Bakery’s famous granola. Later in the day, the offerings include plates of foccacia, salads (baby kale with citrus vinaigrette), sandwiches and pizzas with toppings like beet and goat cheese. For dessert, you’ll find seasonal fruit cobbler and bread pudding. (Pick up a box of cookies in case you want a sweet snack for later.) Coffee and espresso drinks are available, plus ginger lemonade.

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