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Apr 3, 2008 05:41 PM

ISO Fresh Lemonade Downtown

Does anyone know if any of the coffee shops in the downtown/main library area sell fresh lemonade? The stuff at Starbucks is out of a carton; sure would be nice if somebody made it fresh.

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  1. I don't know if they do lemonade but Wood Spoon makes a delicious fresh Limeade.

    Wood Spoon
    107 W 9th St, Los Angeles, CA 90015

    1. I've never been sampled the wares, but there's a juice bar place at Grand Central Market near the Broadway entrance side that has all kinds of juices that look like they're maybe made fresh.

      1. I believe Roy's lemonade is fresh squeezed (at least we were told the lemonade in the Arnold Palmer was fresh squeezed).

        1. Used to be a stand on 8th, 1 or 2 blocks east of Grand. We used to hit it up everyday, Great lemonade. I do not know if it is still there.

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          1. re: Burger Boy

            if you count Cassell's as downtown, they make up some great lemonade.

            also Jay's Jayburgers used to make some great fresh lemonade, sometimes there would be some seeds floating in there, to go with there superb double Jay or triple Jay burgers. alas, it's no more. but a joint called Sean's place took over the shack, hopefully they still serve that lemonade. But don't count on it whatsoever.

            1. re: kevin

              Too far south than the area you are looking for, but I just had a fresh lemonade at La Taquiza on Fig. Remember seeing stand as noted earlier recently at Grand Central and seems like closest bet?
              Yes, RIP Jay's, sad how closure went down there...

              1. re: kevin

                Cassell's is very good lemonade! Jay's RIP! Sean's that replaced it, ehhhh, they put ketchup on a chili burger, WTF!

                1. re: Burger Boy

                  I think mustard has no right to be on chili dog but Pink's serves it up as standard. Not that I like Pink's dogs to begin with.

                  Fresh lemonade is harder to get than it should be.

            2. Hmm. Don't know about coffee shops, but they serve good fresh lemonade at both Daily Grill and the restaurant at the Standard. Oh, there's also a stand in Grand Central Market that sells aguas frescas, and I seem to recall that lemonade is one of the choices.

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              1. re: Jack Flash

                is phillipe's serving fresh lemonade? not recommending, just asking (it's a 25ยข DASH ride from the Cnetral library).

                1. re: Jerome

                  Yes, although I think the price is up to a whopping 75 cents!