Home to Silicon Valley and the tech giants most of us interact with on a daily basis, it is no surprise that San Francisco is a destination for the tech community. With the rise of entrepreneurs of the internet and telecommuting, our generation prefers to work from our laptops in cafés rather than a cubicle. Here are 5 cafés to show the world you’re a digital nomad in San Francisco.
This converted carriage house in the Mission District is a charming café. Work in the California sunshine on their enormous brick patio adorned with succulents and string lights or sit at the cozy tables upstairs. Have a productive morning on your laptop with deliciously brewed coffee and a fresh pastry; stay for a lunch meeting and order from their tasty menu in this hip neighborhood.
Address: 2128 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
Mon – Fri: 7:30am – 4pm
Sat – Sun: 9am- 4pm
Four Barrel Coffee truly caters to the digital nomad with ample two-person desk seating in addition to their communal spaces. They will keep you caffeinated with a separate drip coffee bar in addition to their standard offerings such as an americano or a cappuccino. Bring your laptop or you will feel left out.
Address: 375 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Mon: 7am – 9pm
Tue – Sun: 7am – 7pm
In Russian Hill just blocks from the famed Lombard Street is Saint Frank Coffee. Its Scandinavian inspired design creates a bright, open-air experience to inspire lots of creativity at work.
Address: 2340 Polk Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
Daily 7am – 7pm
A few blocks from the heart of Hayes Valley is the Mercury Café. It has a warm and genial atmosphere. Enjoy organic fare with your coffee while you code.
Address: 201 Octavia Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Mon – Fri: 7am – 5pm
Sat – Sun: 8am – 5pm
Some work meetings warrant a beer. Come in the afternoon and stay into evening at this enormous loft space in the Mission District. Southern Pacific Brewing Co. has 21 beers on tap and a food menu that you can’t go wrong with. There is ample seating outdoors, upstairs and right by the bar for whatever mood strikes you.
Address: 620 Treat Ave. San Francisco, CA 94110
Sun – Wed: 11am – 12am
Thu – Sat: 11am – 2am