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The Coffee Buzz

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Celebrating almost two full months in existence, LAist's "The Coffee Buzz" continues its exploration of Los Angeles neighborhoods and the people who populate it as colored by the coffee they drink.

Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf #8
1500 Westwood Boulevard, Westwood
Hours: Monday - Sunday 6:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Just south of Wilshire Boulevard and the University of California at Los Angeles, the Westwood Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf could be dubbed the collegiate all-nighter coffee haunt as it is open the most amount of hours over the course of the week out of all the locales in the greater LA area.

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Here, you can stop by anytime of the day to find students reading books, typing on laptops, talking on cell phones, highlighting textbooks and drinking cup after cup after cup of java. There's an energy, a buzz, a neverending level of excitement (or panic) wafting through this establishment — which quickly dissipates as the summer months arrive; leaving this location for down-in-the-dumps summer school attendees and the locals who live in the hills.