Cafe Tropical

2900 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026
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on Citysearch Feb 25, 2009
It is difficult to believe people would give this filthy place a 5 star rating. So, the coffee is good, yes, best ever? No. In Vancouver, BC, good quality independent coffee joints come every 5 blocks, with the added... (more)


on Citysearch Nov 24, 2008
I moved from LA to Boston a year ago and am still thinking about that guava cheese pie...the ice coffee, banana shakes, and cuban sandwiches are tasty too. (more)


on Yahoo Oct 07, 2008
This place is a bargain. The food is good quality and very filling built around the staple of good rich cuban coffee. (more)


on Citysearch Mar 29, 2008
A great joint. Anyone dwelling on the lack of niceties or conveniences doesn't really get the point. Its a great place to hang. The coffee is so damn good (don't add your own milk! they know what they're doing!) and the... (more)


on Citysearch Jan 22, 2008
The history and spirit of the Tropical Bakery is admirable (I miss those cakes), but sadly it does not make the food any better, and it most certainly does not help the staff act any friendlier. Sad, because it is a... (more)


on Citysearch Dec 21, 2007
Good juice, but how could you screw up juice. I don't see whats so great about throwing an egg on some bread. Also the veggie "sandwich" for about $5.00 is white bread with mustard and mayo, some lettuce, a slice of... (more)


on Citysearch Jul 10, 2007
As I sit in my apartment freaking out by the fact that my internet is not working, I had to venture out and find myself a wireless spot to work at. I managed to find this place using the internet at work. Situated on Sunset... (more)


on Citysearch Jul 03, 2007
Everyone seems to love this place, but I don't get it. The coffee is okay and the pastries are bland. Also, the service can be hornery at best. Sadly, I keep going there, but only because it is near my house.... (more)


on Citysearch Apr 19, 2007
Don't come to Cafe Tropical expecting fine dining. It's a very small cafe with counter service. I came looking for the famed guava cheese pie but didn't realize it was more of a turnover than a pie. They offer a variety... (more)


on Citysearch Dec 26, 2006
<b>In Short</b><br>A disheveled hipster crowd comes for a daytime caffeine fix; evenings, the cafe hosts 12-step meetings. The bakery menu features Napoleons made from thin layers of puff pastry and rich, but not... (more)
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