BRICKS & SCONES… “Tea, Coffee and Simple Savory Bites!”

Another favorite spot we frequent quite a bit on Larchmont Boulevard is the green foliage-adorned one-of-a-kind coffee and tea cafe, Bricks & Scones. It’s a great place to visit if you’re looking for a quiet spot either outdoors on the red brick umbrella-flocked patio, or inside in one of the multiple spaces there.  I find myself going there often to read or work on my writing or on articles for SavorHour.com.  It’s relaxing and I really love being there. 

 Upon entering this quaint, cottage-esque coffee house, you will notice the massive fabric-draped chandelier hovering above you, while an intriguing spiral staircase wraps its way around it. What’s upstairs? A designated “quiet zone” with little nooks for reading, studying or just hiding yourself away while writing the next great American novel. (It could happen)! On the first floor inside, there is also a larger expanse with comfortable seating areas just past the ordering counter.

As you turn your attention back to the counter after admiring the beautiful decor of Bricks & Scones, a multitude of colorful chalk-written options are presented to you via several blackboards hanging everywhere you look. From hot and cold teas, savory hot and iced coffee selections, sweet temptations that will not allow you to pass them by and a board listing all-day breakfast options and meal choices from sandwiches and wraps to salads and soups and even bowls of fresh fruit. 

But my absolute favorite part is the relaxed and open feel of the patio, where colored umbrellas unite to shield patrons from the sun as well as enhance the already beautiful appeal of the courtyard. There are multiple outlets for powering electronics, and the red bricks that pave the way remind me of those Old St. Louis pavers that are commonly used to create driveways of southern plantation homes and winding garden paths. Wrought iron gates and tables adorn the out-of-doors area and the eclectic combination of planters, table-and-chair offerings and massive foliage and climbing ivy creates a perfect setting for letting one’s writing creativity roam free at last…free at last.

As we all know, creativity at any level will cause some form of mental exhaustion. If I could summon the power to never sleep or eat and just write 24 hours a day, I would. But that’s just not humanly possible for any of us. Not to worry, because Bricks & Scones has many solutions for that…

Above, the iced tea is refreshing, icy cold and delicious. I usually add a couple of slices of lemon to mine and a wee bit of sweetener. Sublime and definitely a boost well accepted.

Cashew Chicken Salad

Above, the delicious Cashew Chicken Salad with mixed greens, tomatoes, salted cashews, chopped chicken breast meat, dried cranberries and mouthwatering sweet house vinaigrette dressing.

Turkey Pesto Mozzarella Panini on Ciabatta Bread

Above and below, the Turkey Pesto Mozzarella Panini on Ciabatta bread. The flavor and experience you will have when you bite into this scrumptious sandwich will keep it in your memory forever.  Served with an arugula and tomato salad, the turkey, mozzarella, fresh basil and tangy-sweet balsamic glaze on this amazing provision will force you to return soon for more!

The Caprese Panini (below) is filled with creamy fresh mozzarella, tomato, flavorsome basil and that same incredible balsamic glaze that comes on the Turkey Pesto Mozzarella Panini…not sure how they make this balsamic glaze, but whatever they’re doing, we hope they keep it up! 

Caprese Panini

With the Caprese Panini, we enjoyed a bowl of Bricks & Scones’ Tomato Basil Soup. Made from scratch in the kitchen, this hot vessel of tomato goodness was rich with flavor and perfect for that cozy feeling when there’s a slight chill in the air some evenings.

Tomato Basil Soup

Red Velvet Cupcakes are back!!! Just one of the many desserts prepared at this family-owned-and-operated establishment with it’s own in-house bakery!

…try an enormous Chocolate Chip Cookie….

How about a generous square of delicious Apple Crumb Cake…

Apple Crumb Cake

And there’s nothing like a beautiful afternoon, a cool breeze blowing through treetops and a steaming mug of hot green tea flavored with the essence of grapefruit…

Bricks & Scones is also very proud of their environmentally-friendly policy. Their use of recycled paper bags, potato starch based biodegradable utensils, compostable cups and straws and other such items show just how much the owners care about our community and our charming neighborhood.

 INSIDER’S TIP: Other bonuses include free Wi-Fi and 10% off your tea or coffee order with a student ID or if you bring in your own mug! The kind friendly folks at Bricks & Scones are happy to help in any way they possibly can. They’ve already outdone themselves with this neighborhood gem!

  • ESTABLISHMENT / DECOR: Words cannot fully explain in detail what this place does for us. We’ve become habitual “Sconers!
  • FOOD / DRINK: Fresh, delectable food items and perfectly brewed coffees and teas.
  • LOCATION: Bricks & Scones is located just north of Beverly Boulevard at 403 North Larchmont Boulevard in Los Angeles, CA 90004.
  • HOURSMonday through Thursday from 7:30 AM -10 PM, Fridays from 7:30 AM – 8 PM, and Saturdays and Sundays from 8 AM – 8PM.
  • SERVICE / STAFF: Kind, friendly, helpful and resourceful.
  • PRICE / VALUE: Definitely an A+ in our book. Great value for what you receive.
  • CORKAGE FEE: No alcohol is allowed at Bricks & Scones.
  • PARKING: There is a small covered parking area behind the coffee house via a narrow driveway beside the venue. If no spots are available there, there is 2-hour metered street parking available.
  • TOTAL BILL: On our last visit, we ordered the Turkey Cashew Salad, the Turkey Pesto Mozzarella Panini and shared a large iced tea. That total came to $20.88. Not bad for what you get at this terrific neighborhood locals favorite!

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* Menu and prices subject to change without notice.

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