This atmospheric South Williamsburg shop has decent Stumptown espresso & rotating French press offerings, with furniture built by the owner from reclaimed barn wood and found objects. Many plugs, good wifi.
The homegrown back room was built w/ laptop workers in mind – lots of tables, couches, chairs & plugs, although sometimes the wifi conks out.
The old Cafe Royal has become Café Edna. Wifi is much improved, there are lots of plugs, and a full food menu. Coffee is courtesy of Toby’s Estate. Great, quiet place to work.
This, the original branch of Cafe Grumpy, is a favorite spot for good coffee and getting work done. Lots of tables, a smattering of plugs, and sometimes overwhelmed wifi. Top notch baked goods.
This aesthetically pleasing pure white shop belies the dark-roasted Caffe Vita coffee on offer. Free wifi & plugs are provided along with three large tables for working. Homemade sandwiches.
Inside Bushwick’s Shops at Loom is a large, quiet coffee house with lots of tables, wifi, plugs & a grand piano, but inconsistent coffee via Brewklyn Grind. There’s a large back deck for warmer days.
This kid-friendly Ditmas Park Stumptown shop makes the most of its triangular space, with lots of exposed brick, yellow accents, a wall of windows, free wifi, plugs, and lots of community events.
Occupying a former carburetor repair shop, Little Skips is an oasis in an aesthetically unappealing section of Bushwick. It’s evolved into an attractive art-filled community center w/ wifi. Decent coffee.
Lots of seating options, a backyard garden, free wifi, many plugs and gorgeous decor make this an excellent working spot. Skip the coffee, but the food’s decent.
Serving decently-prepared 49th Parallel coffee from Vancouver, this El Beit spinoff is dark & usually crowded with laptop users. Plugs are covered by duct tape but wifi is solid. Lots of baked goods.
There are many coffee shops on Greenpoint’s Manhattan Ave, but Propeller is one of the best places to work, with fast wifi, a few plugs, and a clean, spacious design with different seating areas.
Owner-operated shop w/ rotating cast of coffee roasters and baked goods from their restaurant across the street. Coffee is consistently good and wifi is steady. Wall tables all have plugs.
This Prospect Heights shop is always jammed w/ laptop users due to their wifi, plugs, plentiful seating, beautiful garden and baked goods.
Inexplicably empty a lot of the time, this Williamsburg waterfront shop sports the best variety of different coffee roasters in Brooklyn, wifi, plushy seats, and a group of cafe tables near the window.
With 15 or so two-tops, a communal table, a smattering of plugs, and strong wifi, this is a good spot to work. High ceilings, open space, exposed brick, and an ongoing roasting concern.