Reviewing Restaurants In LA: Brasil Kiss Coffeebar

In the never-ending quest to find our favorite coffee shop in LA, we decided Brasil Kiss Coffeebar would be next on our list. Located at the west outskirts of Downtown, we took a short walk to our latest coffee adventure.

History of Brasil Kiss Coffeebar

Outside of Brasil Kiss Coffeebar

Brasil Kiss Coffeebar was first established in 2012 by Luciano of Sao Paulo as a mobile coffee shop. His shop revolves around the word “Ginga” which means absolutely bliss and happiness. To take life not too seriously. In DTLA they have a stationary store (where we went) which features tons of Brazilian coffees, teas, snacks, and desserts.

Experiencing Brasil Kiss Coffeebar

Sitting area at Brasil Kiss
The sitting area at Brasil Kiss

Brasil Kiss was full of poppy colors and fun pictures (as you can see with the pictures of dogs on the pillar). The high windows also let in a lot of nice natural light. The music playing was a little loud, but it was also ambient. Perfectly conducive for a work environment. We were greeted with friendly baristas, and our coffee came out in less than three minutes.

View of the cafe at Brasil Kiss
View of the cafe at Brasil Kiss

Evaluation of Brasil Kiss Coffeebar

I got a Latte with oat milk, and Mitchell got an Americano with almond milk. If you’re a frequent coffee getter, you might know that Americanos are made with espresso and water, leaving a little room for cream/milk at the top. Lattes are espresso and milk, making the color of the coffee much lighter as the ratio of milk to espresso is greater.

But as you can see in the pictures below, my latte was almost the same color as the Americano. It definitely tasted smoother, but I added more milk to it when we left. Still, it was delicious and pungent. I’ve never had Brazilian coffee before, so this was definitely a treat!

Prices weren’t too bad either. Plant milks are usually an upgrade. And though we got smalls, these would be larger than Grandes at Starbucks. All in all, it cost just over $10 for both of us.

Americano and Lattee
Latte (left) and Americano (right)
  • Design 5 out of 5
  • Ambience 4 out of 5
  • Tidiness 4 out of 5
  • Value for Money 4 out of 5
  • Service 5 out of 5
  • Variety 5 out of 5
  • Quality 3 out of 5

Though I’m being a bit picky on the coffee, I did enjoy my experience here. They have ton of fun treats and aren’t too expensive. I will definitely be back for an afternoon to work!

Final Thoughts

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More Brasil Kiss Coffeebar Information

Mural at Brasil Kiss Coffeebar

You can check out their menu website here.

Store Location

1010 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90017

Store Hours

Mon-Fri: 7 am – 7 pm

Sat/Sun: 8 am – 5 pm

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