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The best cafes for working in San Francisco

Everyone loves a good cafe to sit with their laptop and work, create, and meet new people with their favorite drink in hand. San Francisco is home to some of the best cafes each one unique in its design, ambiance, and of course caffeinated beverage of choice.

We’ve handpicked some of the best cafes for you to visit.

The Workshop Cafe

The Workshop Cafe is specifically designed for those who desire an atmosphere of productivity when working. Complete with its own app, high-speed WiFi, and a plethora of outlets, you can bring your devices with you to work on whatever you need. The cafe also offers printing and scanning services, as well as private rooms for when you need to really focus and concentrate.

The Creamery

The Creamery is the perfect place to head to after long hours at work. It is a bistro, coffee shop, and a full bar. This shop prides itself in being open “from the commute to work to a happy hour drink after work.” It’s possible to run into anyone here as people work and mingle creating the perfect energy to spark those innovative ideas.

The Social Study

The Social Study offers Four Barrel Coffee, free WiFi, and tasty bar bites. The lounge is relaxing and warm, welcoming any visitors. It’s the perfect place to set up your laptop and get to work on your projects. They feature a great playlist and project a curated selection of movies onto their brick wall in the evening. It’s the perfect place to work in the day and relax or meet people in the evening.


Ma’velous is all about serving its guests quality. They bring the finest roasted coffee and boutique wines from around the world to San Francisco. The cafe defines themselves as urban and sophisticated for the city’s coffee aficionados.

The timeless interior design allows anyone to get comfortable with their laptop, and work for as long as they need to. Ma’velous features local artists in the decor and art on the walls, filling the space with inspiration.

Coffee Bar

Coffee Bar has three locations in the city. Their Mission location offers free WiFi, breakfast, lunch, and coffee from Mr. Espresso. Inside is a pleasant place to work, and the outdoor patio is a great option when the weather permits. Coffee Bar encourages people to work there, but from 11 am to 2:30 pm, some tables are reserved for those eating lunch.

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Our coliving homes in San Francisco are all in close proximity to these cafes so you can find some respite in between your productive sessions. Be sure to visit the cafe that suits you best, and tweet us if you loved our recommendations.

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