about us

a joint passion & love for the community

La Terraza Cafe is a local coffee house specializing in a variety of coffee based drinks, fresh juice, pastries, salads, soups, and sandwiches. Our goal is to provide the community with a place to gather and enjoy delicious drinks and food. La Terraza Cafe also serves as a local art gallery and performance space available to local artists and musicians. The owners of La Terraza Cafe are not new to the area and heavily involved in the community.



Carlos was born in Guatemala and immigrated to Los Angeles along with his mother, father and two older sisters in 1978. The family initially moved to South Central Los Angeles (South LA) where Adams intersects Vermont. Carlos attended elementary school in Los Angeles, but was eventually part of the wave of inner city children who were bused to the valley. After graduating high school he went on to earn a B.S. in Business Administration and B.A in Latin American studies from Cal. State Northridge. Carlos then went on to earn a Juris Doctorate degree from Northern Illinois University, College of Law, class of 2006.

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