Best Coffee Shops to Work From in New York City and Brooklyn

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If you’re like us, you’re always on the lookout for the best cafes / coffee shops to work from. A city like New York has a LOT to offer in this department, BUT you’d be surprised how hard it is to find spots with:

  • enough seating

  • enough outlets

  • a solid wifi connection

  • friendly staff

  • and if you’re lucky, bright natural light

SO we’ve done the work and found you the BEST coffee shops in New York and Brooklyn that check off ALL the boxes! We’re breaking it down by area, so it’s extra easy for you to coffee-hop from one to the other (remember to download our list to your Google Map for easy access!)

* Please note: These are not in order of preference, they’re grouped by area for your convenience *


Black Fox Coffee  | Source: Google Maps

Black Fox Coffee | Source: Google Maps

Greecologies⁠  | Source: Workfrom

Greecologies⁠ | Source: Workfrom

Grounded Organic Coffee & Tea House  | Source: Google Maps
Arlo NoMad Studio (2nd fl. Hotel Cafe)  | Source: Oyster Hotels

Midtown / Upper East Side “UES”

Cafe Jax  | Source: Google Maps

Cafe Jax | Source: Google Maps

A/D/O  | Source: Google Maps

A/D/O | Source: Google Maps

The West Brooklyn  | Source: Google Maps

The West Brooklyn | Source: Google Maps

South Williamsburg

Devoción  | Source: Google Maps

Devoción | Source: Google Maps

SEY Coffee  | Source: Google Maps

SEY Coffee | Source: Google Maps

Brooklyn Roasting Company (Vinegar Hill)  | Source: The Infatuation

Download the list to your Google Map

We know there are areas we didn’t cover (like UWS and Prospect Park) so please leave a comment below, DM us on instagram or email us to tell us YOUR faves! We’ll go check them out and add them to this list!

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