Virtual Tour

Take a Google Maps virtual tour of Calle Olvera and it's sorroundings.

Our schedule of events
A yearly summary of the festivities held at Olvera celebrating many events.

Historic Sights
Avila Adobe
Avila adobe, the oldest adobe house in Los Angeles.

A list of recommended websites, blogs and videos to explore Olvera.

The Stores and Shops at Calle Olvera
Casa de Sousa

W19- Olvera Street. Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 626-7076

Home of XocoCafe Espresso Coffee Bar "It arouses the senses".
Once you have tried our special Coffee/Chocolate potion, you will not want to have anyone else's... Remember the movie "Chocolat" ? That's us... You may enter Casa De Sousa through Olvera Street, upstairs at the W-19 entrance or by coming through the 634 North main Street entrance. We also offer handmade Jewelry and Art made by Mexican and Latin American as well as local artists. Unique giftware and clothing from Peru and Ecuador is imported regularly. Historical information on Mexican muralist David Alfaro Siqueiros as well as Frieda Kahlo are on display in the Coffee Bar. Select prints by Richard Durado are on sale.

Casa De Sousa proudly hosts monthly Art Exhibits and Poetry Circles on the new moon and full moon of each month at 8 pm. For information on how to book your next intimate event at our site, contact Conchita Sousa at (323) 441-9559 or (213) 626-7076 or you may also contact us via e mail at

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Featured Vendor
W10 - Casa California
Imported woodwork from the state of Oaxaca, and colorful Piñatas adorn our shop.

Picture in Focus

A mariachi group playing at Calle Olvera's 75th Anniversary celebration.


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