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Coupa Cafe

4.1
141 reviews
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$30 and under
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South American
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  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem

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About

Coupa Caf� in Beverly Hills, California offers hearty Venezuelan and Californian fare that uses completely organic and fair trade ingredients for high quality meals in a vibrant and urban diner setting. Coupa Caf� guests can be seated inside or on the patio while enjoying a menu of healthy and unique dishes such as spaghetti Pomodoro, margherita pizza, cachapas, shredded beef and plantains sandwich, arepas, grilled burgers, halibut tacos and more.

At Coupa Caf�, guests can enjoy in a variety of happy hour specials while dining on authentic fare near the bar. Try one of the signature cocktails or drink a strong Venezuelan latte as a perfect finish to any meal.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
South American, Global, International
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Hours of operation
Sunday through Wednesday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday through Saturday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(310) 385-0420
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Camelia Coupal
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Private party facilities
Upstairs private room with a very cozy ambiance for an intimate meal for 2 or 20 people.
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Private party contact
Camelia Coupal: (310) 385-0420
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Catering
Full catering services are available at any of our Coupa Cafe locations. No event is too small or too large & our experienced staff is prepared to custom design the menu options of your choice at our locations or yours. Just contact us & give us your ideas for your special event & we will offer a variety of choices with delicious seasonal food at prices you can afford. Attention to detail & excellent customer relations are our top priorities.
Please email cateringbh@coupacafe.com
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
S. Santa Monica Blvd & Brighton Way
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Parking details
Parking structure 2 hours free on Canon Drive.
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Public transit
North Santa Monica Blvd and Canon Dr. & Wilshire Blvd and Beverly Dr.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Entertainment, Fireplace, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.1  based on all time ratings
4.1
food
4.0
service
3.9
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipLucky13 (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on July 23, 2014

Always very good, very reliable and surprisingly interesting, this recent visit had my two fellow guests raving. I stuck with my usual tremendous farro and shrimp salad. One spoke highly of the fish tacos, and its surprisingly spicy salsas on the side. The other had a Venenzuelan dish which seemed like a higher end deconstruction of Chipotle faire, but that was a good review of it. Very positive all the way around, though service was a bit sketchier than usual on this particular visit.

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CosmoLatina (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on July 19, 2014

I first went to the Palo Alto Coupa Café. When I found out there was a Beverly Hills location and my friends were in town, I immediately thought of taking them there. My family, friends and I were all very happy with the overall service, options and authenticity of the food. I love how many gluten-free options there are, so very safe for me to eat there. I had almost forgotten that it's one of the few places that serves David Rio chai lattes. I would definitely return and get the duo arepa platter with the pabellon & vegan arepas again. I would keep coming back to order the pabellon & perico. My friend who is lactose intolerant, was able to easily get almond milk for her hot chocolate. Overall DELICIOUS & WORTH IT!!

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vipJohnE (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on June 20, 2014

The best coffee in Beverly Hills can be found at Coupa Cafe. Coupa has exclusive rights to import green beans from Venezuela and they produce a smooth, bitter-free coffee unlike anything else. Coupa is nestled among the many other higher-priced cafes and restaurants in Beverly Hills but stands as a reasonably-priced alternative offering authentic Venezuelan and traditional dishes. Sidewalk dining is the perfect spot to watch Lamborghinis and other exotic cars prance up and the down the street. Don't walk by! One visit and you'll be hooked!

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Yumyum1 (Los Angeles)
2.0  Dined on May 11, 2014

Ok food. Outdoor patio looked charming but unable to really enjoy experience due to 60 min wait with mom and a child on Mother 's Day.The basics like water and silverware on table when seated were not adhered to. Overbooked and understaffed! Did give us a round of free mimosas for our wait but that even took 15 min to come. Willing to try again on an avg weekend .

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DrDAK (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on May 11, 2014

Coupa Café has tremendous potential. The food is very good, the waiters are polite and try hard, but when we were there for brunch the service was very bad. Mainly, we waited and waited for way too long and they mixed up oour order. Now, it may be that because this was a mother's day brunch and they were serving only a specific and new menu that the kitchen got confused and overwhelmed. But, a specific menu should make it easier I would think. Anyway, that has to be improved. Otherwise, the food, the ambience, the inside outside design of the restaurant were all great. I would go again for sure.

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tpmorr (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on April 5, 2014

Took my Venezuelan wife and our kids here while vacationing in L.A. The food was authentic and excellent! Loved the pabellón - don't have much of a chance to get that anymore in a restaurant since we left Caracas nearly 20 years ago.

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MIchael (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on March 31, 2014

When I arrive the scene was quiet. The place was nearly empty on a week night about 7:00 pm. However, the service was friendly and knowledgeable. The food was wonderful. I will certainly venture back to experience again.

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vipValleyBoy (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on March 6, 2014

terrific salads and an amazing burger ... a great spot for lunch and a very comfortable patio to watch the people of beverly hills stroll by ...

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2014

Took my fiancé here for valentines. That could be stressful but turns out she loved it!! Arepas are amazing...ceviche great. My fiancé hates fish but devoured the salmon.
Great place that made my valentines day 100% victorious

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Cupcake11 (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on January 31, 2014

Was very unhappy with our decision to dine here. Food was bland. Ordered bruschetta as an appetizer and it was literally only bread with cold, chopped, soggy tomatoes on top and parmesan on the side- not even fresh. We were starving but couldn't even finish the appetizer. Ordered filet MR and it came out cold in the center and the waiter kindly took it back to be cooked longer and it came back well done with cold potatoes. Couldn't even eat it. Waiter was very nice and apologetic but obviously it wasn't his fault. We went on a Friday night and were one of only two tabes in the entire restaurant, which should have been our first clue.

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OCBusinessman (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on January 29, 2014

A nice cafe with good food (roasted artichoke appetizer and Venezuelan national dish were both tasty), pleasant atmosphere, and friendly service. The coffee was outstanding and the prices reasonable.

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vipFunFoodie (Las Vegas)
4.0  Dined on January 24, 2014

The food was tasty and the staff was very friendly, but it took a while to get our food considering how empty the restaurant was. We went for lunch during the week and it took us close to 2 hours to get in and out of this place. Not a place to grab a quick bite to eat.

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LlanetMartin (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 23, 2014

This was my first time at Coupa with my friends. We were celebrating two birthdays and this was just the spot. We had a mix of vegans, vegetarians, and carnivores in the group and we were all able to find something delicious and suitable to our diets. The waiter was super sweet and attentive! I will definitely be coming back!

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Chloezy (Atlanta)
4.0  Dined on January 23, 2014

Food was great. Serving was moderately filling and dessert was good.

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Jason (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 22, 2014

My friend and I visited for Dine LA and tried the Coupa fries, sliders, arepitas, pabellon, and tres leches. The total came to about $40 per person, which isn't exactly cheap, but the food was high quality, very tasty, and substantial. The service throughout was also pretty good, though it could have been a little better.

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