8565 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA | Directions 9006934.082121 -118.378856
Neighborhoods: West Hollywood, Central LA
Urth Caffe may be a place for people to go to "see and be seen" but it really is a fun spot. It is always packed and you can get a nice latte or tea. I think the best is to come in the evening.
I think the vibe is cool, but this is definitely not a vegetarian restaurant or a healthy restaurant. They may seem like one, but they're not.
Terrible customer service, Un Kid friendly – Had our 2.5 year old who is great at restaurants, tried to order from the Kid's Menu a Turkey Panini, but asked them not to "panini" it because our daughter isn't really into melted cheese. They said they "couldn't" do it, and suggested we order a full turkey sandwich ($5 more, plus with all kinds of condiments that are not 2 year old friendly). Seriously? You can't "not" toast it? We asked if they could just put together the turkey and cheese sandwich, and just not grill it down. "That's not a panini, then" is what they told us. I've never heard of a kids menu that is unalterable. I get it if you are a 5 star restaurant unwilling to alter your signature dishes, but come on! A kid's menu item that you're not willing to budge on, and only willing to if we pay $5 more? Ridiculous.
worst bakery I ever been – the cakes are so sweet impossible to eat, I can not understand why Urth Caffe have such a great reviews
The food is NOT ORGANIC – the way it says "Organic" prominently all over the restaurant caused many patrons to think the food is organic when in reality ONLY THE COFFEE IS ORGANIC.
The chicken, tuna, salads etc are NOT ORGANIC! And therefore it is not an "organic restaurant" - This wouldn't be such a big deal in most places but this is LA where people care very much about organic foods and knowing what they're actually eating.
go in the morning! – it is little expensive,because parking is valet, but is worth if you go there in the morning.
i found that they sell one day old cakes for half price, called bake sale.
my favorite is matcha chees cake!
CROWDED NOT WORTH IT! – The taste is not too bad, but the wait is terrible. Suchhhh a long line and its not worth the wait. The smoothie i purchased was like 10$ almost and the sandwhich, which was supposed to be hot, was cold. The coffee is very pretty there though i must say. But who cares about appearance to wait that long!
great place – I used to study here while in Law School. great crowd, good food, love the outside patio!
More About the Scene Than the Food – Working your why through the patio at Urth Café is similar to walking into the cafeteria on your first day of high school; everyone is staring at you and judging, or, at least, it feels as if they are. Urth is definitely the go-to place for anyone in LA hoping to see or be seen. Aside from great celeb-sightings, this is a great place to pick up anything and everything from coffee and tea to pastries, sandwiches and salads.
Yummy Desserts – Expect a wait at the West Hollywood location regardless of what time you go. The food is great, organic and fresh to order. My favorite is the Chicken Pesto Sandwich, anytime I take someone new and they ask for a recommendation, this is it. I am also a fan of the caprese panini as well. The chicken curry salad is a little heavy on the onion. The salads are light & fresh with light oil & vinegar dressing. All the coffees and teas are organic and strong. The spanish latte is a must try....so good!
If you go try to snag a table, but since its so busy don't be surprised if it takes 20m to get your food.
This is a celebrity hotspot, and Entourage is filmed here, but they will post a notification if they are closing for filming.
The togo cups are 100% compostable.
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