List of Awesome Hacking Locations, organised by Country and City, listing if it features power and wifi. Inspired by the awesome lists thing.
- Awesome Hacking Spots
- Hong Kong
- South Korea
- United Kingdom
- United States
- South Carolina
- New York
This is a community curated list, please submit your PR with the spots you know and love for hacking!
Q: What makes a hacking spot awesome?
A place where you would go and take your friends to go hacking with, power and wifi are a plus, having coffee and snacks is a bonus. We are excluding for now places that require a subscription or membership of somekind (unless that membership can be done at the of the visit moment and it doesn't require a long term commitment).
#### NAME OF THE AWESOME HACKING SPOT > SMALL DESCRIPTION OF THE AWESOME HACKING SPOT AND WHY IT IS SO AWESOME :D Webpage: PLACE WEBPAGE (IF NOT AVAILABLE, USE FOURSQUARE SHORT URL) Wifi | Power | Climatization | Address | Open Hours ---- | ----- | -------------- | ------- | ---------- ✔ | ✘ | ❄️/♨️ | [ADDRESS](GOOGLE MAPS SHORT URL) | OPEN HOURS
Hackerspaces are great places to hack, and in fact they are so great that they have their own list curated for many years now, if you are looking for a hackerspace, please consult:
CoWorking offices are awesome, but typically require a long term commitment, if you are looking for something more stable for a long term stay, look at http://coworkingmap.org/
Coffee, Club Mate All kind of activities and talks
|Rathausstraße 6, 1010 Wien||All time as long as a Key member is present|
Fantastic coffee shop, delicious 'Quiche', lots of tables.
|Av Louise, 146 1050 Brussels||Mon-Sun 8:00-19:00|
Hackerspace Brussels (HSBXL)
Hackerspace Brussels (HSBXL) is a space, dedicated to various aspects of constructive & creative hacking. The space is about 300 square meters, there is a little electronics lab with over 9000 components, a library, and lots of tools. You're always welcome to follow one of the workshops or come to the weekly Tuesday meetings, hack nights or other get-together events.
|Rue des Goujons 152, 1070 Brussels||Tue 19:00-00:00|
Rio de Janeiro
Front-end company that supports open culture. Not too many seats, but fast wifi. It's free.
|ask||Rua Sorocaba 190, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro||Mon-Fri 11:00-20:00, ask for a different time|
Different types of coffee, great food
|10 Veslets str., Sofia, Bulgaria||Mon-Fri 8:00-22:00,Sat 10:00-22:00, Sun 10:00-20:00|
Co-working space, friendly hosts, artistic setting; has coffee, kitchen, bar and a garden. Entrance fee: 8 EUR to rent a desk
|4 Iskar str., Sofia, Bulgaria||Mon-Fri 9:00-19:00|
|ActivSpaces Buea, Fako Ship Plaza||Mon-Fri 8:00-21:00, Sat-Sun 9:30-18:00|
Mulberry Street Coffeehouse
Cafe in the former lobby of an 1880s hotel. Great coffee, beer, sweets & sandwiches.
|193 James St N, Hamilton, ON L8R 2L2, Canada||Mon-Tue 7:00-22:00, Wed-Fri 7:00-23:30, Sat 8:00-23:30, Sun 8:00-20:00|
Turkish coffee, pastries & sandwiches in a chill spot blending rustic & modern decor.
|252 Rue Rachel E, Montréal, QC H2W 1E5||Mon-Fri 8:00-18:00, Sat-Sun 9:00-18:00|
The Black Diamond
The Royal Danish Library / the Black Diamond
|Søren Kierkegaards Plads 1, Copenhagen||Mon-Fri 8:00-20:00, Sat 9:00-18:00|
Copenhagen Coffee Lab
Roasts and sells their own coffee
|✘||Boldhusgade 6, 1062 København K||Mon-Fri 7:30-17:00, Sat 11:00-17.00|
The Coffee Collective (Godthåbsvej)
Coffee connoisseurs: Roasts and sells their own coffee + won several coffee championships (bad cellphone coverage)
|✘||Godthåbsvej 34B, 2000 Frederiksberg||Mon-Fri 7:30-19:00, Sat 9:00-18:00, Sun 10:00-18:00|
Emmerys (Store Kongensgade)
|Store Kongensgade 97, 1264 København K|
Emmerys (Store Strandstræde)
|Store Strandstræde 21, 1255 København K|
|Fiolstræde 10, 1171 København||Mon-Fri 9:00-22:00, Sat-Sun 10:00-22:00|
Riccos Kaffebar (Sluseholmen)
Make sure to get the rye bread sandwiches. Their advocadomad+kartoffelmad are sublime
|At sofa||Sluseholmen 28, 2450 København SV||Mon-Sun 8:00-17:45|
|Ravnsborggade 10B, 2200 København||Mon 9:30—23:00, Tue-Wed 9:30—24:00, Thu 9:30—2:00, Fri 9:30—3:00, Sat 10:00—3:00, Sun 10:00—21:30|
- Chaostreff weekly on Thursdays @ 18:00
- The only hackerspace with a server room (according to hackerspaces.org)
- Various equipment to print, engrave and cut (everything but yourself)
- Bees, honey
- Quiet office, if you don't have time for fun
|10G+10G||25kW + UPS||Akadeemia tee 21/1||24/7|
Food: Vending Machine + Cafés and Diners + Convenience stores
Speciality French Coffee Makers
|✘||53 Avenue Trudaine, 75009 Paris||Mon-Fri 7:30-18:30, Sat-Sun: 9:00-18:30|
|✘||7 Rue des Trois Frères, 75018 Paris|
Small coffee shop but with good coffee
|40 Rue Chapon, 75003 Paris||Mon-Fri 8:00-18:00, Sat 9:00-18:00, Sun 10:00-18:00|
You pay 5 euros per hour and everything on the menu is free.
|10 Rue Richelieu, 75001 Paris||Mon-Fri 9:00-22:30, Sat-Sun 10:00-21.30|
You pay 5 euros per hour and everything on the menu is free.
|79 Rue Quincampoix 75003 Paris||Mon-Fri 9:00-22:30, Sat-Sun 10:00-9:30|
After a rather quick and free registration process, you get a fancy card and get to come back and enjoy this library's ambience.
|10 place du Panthéon (Rue Valette) 75005 Paris||Mon–Sat 10:00 AM–10:00 PM|
A weird old hackspace that masquerades as an alien ship, or vice versa. Good for hacking in dark corners with lots of Club Mate. Non-smoker not friendly. You may need a member to let you in, or to stay for a longer period of time.
|Rungestraße 20, 10179 Berlin, Germany||Variable|
Next to a bakery ; very quiet between 10:00 and 18:00 ; awesome (english-speaking) staff.
|Herrfurthstraße 7, 12049 Berlin||Mon-Sun 09:00–00:00|
famous 2-story startup-beloved bar-restaurant; english-speaking staff.
|Rosenthaler Str. 72A, 10437 Berlin||Mon-Thu 08:00-00:00, Fri 08:03:00, Sat 09:00-03:00, Sun 09:00-00:00|
Café inside the faculty of Computer Science of the Dresden University of Technology; always filled with friendly and helpful people, no matter the topic
|(eduroam only)||Nöthnitzerstr. 46, 01187 Dresden||Mon-Thu 9:00-17:00; Fri 9:00-15:00|
Makerspace with lots of tools. You may need a member to let you in.
|Eschelsweg 4, 22767 Hamburg||Variable|
Hackerspace of the CCC Hamburg. You may need a member to let you in.
|Zeiseweg 9, 22765 Hamburg||Variable|
Next to the university; below the local hackspace home-baked cake and pastries;
|Krautgasse 26, 07743 Jena||Mon-Fri 07:30–19:00; Sat 10:00–17:00|
Trendy coffee place + bookstore + vegan food; always filled with students during the weekend
|Schellingstr. 3, 80799 Munich||Mon-Fri 8:00-20:00; Sat 10:00-20:00; Sun 12:00-18:00|
They have a standing desk!
|Shop 305, D2 Place, Lai Chi Kok||Mon-Fri 8:00-21:00, Sat-Sun 9:30-18:00|
Healthy food, books, printer, fast wifi
|Plot 15/1, 1st Floor, Sector 2, Opposite Cyber Gateway, Hitech City, Hyderabad||Mon-Sun 8:00-22:00|
Nice little coffee, they have home-made pastries and good coffee (it is hidden in a beautiful location)
|Via di Monserrato, 46, 00186 Roma||Mon-Thu 6:00-14:00, Fri-Sat 6:00-14:30, Sun 9:00-21:00|
Super hipster, great music, really take their coffee seriously. They roast their own coffee.
|2 Chome-28 Izumi, Higashi Ward, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture||月～木／9:30-21:00 金／9:30-22:00|
Scandinavian cafe with some seats, great coffee, nice music, and a hipster vibe
|1 Chome-16-11 Tomigaya, 渋谷区 Tokyo 151-0063, Japan||Mon-Tue: 8am-10pm, Wed-Thu: 8am-1am, Fri: 8am-2am, Sat: 9am-2am, Sun: 9am-12am|
Open Source Cafe
Small hack-cafe with good people and vibes
|〒155-0033 Tokyo, Setagaya, Daita, 6 Chome−11−14, G1||Daily: 10:00-20:00. Closed Fridays.|
24 Hour Hotel Lobby coffeeshop with industrial modern edge and a robot
|2 Chome-14-14 Akasaka, 港区赤坂 Tōkyō-to 107-0052||Daily: 00:00-23:59|
Nice cafe where they don't mind if you stay for the whole day. The wifi is so so but you can buy wi2 premium for 3$/6h.
|〒604-8162 Kyoto, Nakagyō-ku, Shichikannoncho, 烏丸通六角下る253-1 読売京都ビル||Daily: 10:00-21:00|
There are plenty of "Caffeine" branded cafes around that have pretty good wifi and service. English speakers are hit and miss, be prepared for a lot of random pointing and confusion. If you're paying with a credit card, expect people freaking out about what to do with a receipt that requires signing (no POS systems here support PINs).
A cafe connected to a bookshop. Very tolerant of hacker types who never leave. Wifi is about 8mbit, and fairly stable. Most speak enough English you can order a coffee, and the coffee is good. Cow milk only.
|Gedimino pr. 2-4, Vilnius 01103, Lithuania||9–21|
Near the Amsterdam Central Station; Good food; Live music every Monday starting at 20:00
|Prins Hendrikkade 50, 1012 AC Amsterdam, Netherlands||Mon-Sat 9:00-00:00, Sun 9:00-17:30|
Big beautiful and friendly cafe. Incredibly fast wifi and tons of seating. Very good food and high-quality coffee drinks.
|Weesperzijde 23, 1091 EC Amsterdam, Netherlands||Sun-Thu 8AM-1AM, Fri-Sat 8AM-2AM|
Across the river from Amsterdam Central. Great food, great coffee, remote worker friendly.
|Bercylaan 301, 1031 KP Amsterdam, Netherlands||Mon-Fri 9:00-17:00, Sun 10:00-17:00|
Near the Delft Central Station; Good food; Hipster place; Has a small store (great for last minute gifts)
|Voldersgracht 27, Delft, Netherlands||Mon-Fri 8:30-18:00, Sat-Sun 9:00-18:00|
Awesome coffee with breakfast deal of coffee, juice and rye bread w/ brown cheese.
|Klubbgata 3||Mon-Fri 7:00-19:00, Sat 9:00-18:00, Sun 11:00-18:00|
Roasters, Architecture, Design, Books.
|Østervåg 43||Mon-Thu 10:00-19:00, Fri-Sat 10:00-01:00, Sun 11:00-18:00|
Award winning coffee and cosy place.
|Kongsgata 48||Mon-Fri 8:00-18:00, Sat 10:00-17:00, Sun Closed.|
Very comfy and chill place. Beer is expensive as hell like everywhere else in Norway, but they also do excellent coffee. Has hippie style. 8mbit/1mbit wifi. Great opening hours.
Racoon coffee and More
|Kongens gate 6||Mon-Thu 7:30-17:00, Fri 7:30-23:00, Sat 10:00-17:00, Sun 12:00-17:00|
Awesome coffee shop. Multiple locations, only been to this one (closest to main square). Not too many seats, but fast wifi.
|Krupnicza 12, 31-123 Kraków||Mon-Fri 8:00-20:00, Sat-Sun 10:00-19:00|
Not big coffee shop with great coffee, very nice atmosphere and fast wifi. All you need for hacking.
|Dolnych Młynów 3. 31-000 Kraków||Mon-Fri 6:30-21:00, Sat-Sun 7:30-20:00|
Great coffee and food at reasonable prices.
|Rakowicka 20A, 31-510 Kraków||Mon-Sat 8:00-20:00, Sun 8:00-19:00|
Solid coffee in a portuguese ambience. Calm music, lovely summer garden. A tiny spot but never loud. Great pasteis de nata, lunch options too.
|x||33-332, Dolnych Młynów 3, 33-332 Kraków||Mon-Wed 08:00-20:00, Thu-Fri 08:00-21:00, Sat-Sun 10:00-20:00|
Great coffee, with multiple brew choices, and sound food. Smallish and usually quiet.
|Krupnicza 7, 33-332 Kraków||Mon-Sun 08:00-21:00|
Good coffee and tea, right in the middle of the main railway station. Can get busy but usually not very loud. Plenty of electrical plugs available.
|Pawia 5a, 31-154 Kraków||Mon-Sun 05:00-22:00|
Friendly cooperative bookstore cafe in the Kazimierz district. On offer coffees and teas from independed producents from all around the world.
|Paulińska 28, first floor, 31-065 Kraków||Mon-Sun 16:00-22:00|
Great coffee shop. Location in the city center (near main square), high quality coffee and snacks. It's small, but cozy place. They have wifi.
|Józefa Wieczorka 14, 44-100 Gliwice||Mon-Fri 7:00-20:00, Sat 9:00-20:00, Sun 10:00-20:00|
Old refurnished house; vintage; good for night owl hackers that just wanted to get something done. Calm and clean with several rooms, so there's always a quiet place to work.
|Rua Joao Mendonca 17, 3880-200 Aveiro||Mon 21:00-02:00, Tue-Fri 17:00-02:00, Sat-Sun 14:00-02:00|
Small modern place in the city "centre". Calm, clean, a good variety of tapas to eat. Speciality natas.
|Praça Marquês de Pombal 3, 3810-076 Aveiro||Tue-Sun 09:00-19:00|
Nórdico Coffee Shop & Brunch
Specialty coffee and brunch in the city center. Calm, clean, great food, even better coffee.
|R. do Anjo 90A, 4700-305 Braga||Mon: 12-19h, Wed-Sat: 10h30-19h, Sun: 11-17h|
Starbucks coffee shop in the city center, with WiFi access and some tables to work. Calm and clean space.
|Shopping Liberdade Street Fashion, Avenida da Liberdade, Braga, 4710-251||Sun-Thu 8:00 - 23:00, Fri-Sat 08:00 - 01:00|
Café São Martinho
Small, unknown café near the city stadium. Has a pool table, small indoor garden, a small terrace, smoker and non-smoker areas. Not the regular hacker café, but an actual place for hackers that want some quiet place to be during the day, away from the commotion of the city center.
|Rua de São Rosendo - nr 17, 4700-099 Braga||Mon-Thu 7:30 - 21:00, Fri-Sat 7:30 - 22:00, Sun 7:30-14:00|
Centro Comercial Nova Arcada
Shopping mall just outside Braga, surprisingly very quiet during the week and many people go there to study/work. There is free WiFi provided by the mall, you just need to re-login every 45 or so minutes (I hacked away this script to automate the process, seemed to work for a whole afternoon). There are power plugs available, restaurants and cafes are on the same floor and free bus from/to city center during the week.
|Avenida de Lamas, nº 100 União de Freguesias Real, Dume e Semelhe 4700 Braga||Mon-Thu, Sun 10:00 - 23:00; Fri-Sat 10:00 - 24:00|
Nice place with really nice environment and laptop friendly!
|R. Ferreira Borges 101, 1350-128 Lisboa||9am - 9pm|
|?||Avenida da República, 25 A – Saldanha||Sun-Sat 7:00 - 20:00|
Well lit, great croissants.
|Av. Joao XXI Lisboa||Mon-Sat 7:30AM:8PM|
Copenhagen Coffee Lab, Lisboa
Pour over, aeropress, espressoo - this place has got it all.
|✘||1200 192, R. Nova da Piedade 10, 1200-405 Lisboa|
Fantastic library with a vintage collection of books. Make sure to taste 'bolo da marta' on the first floor.
|Desenvolvimento e PatrocínioRua Rodrigues Faria,n. 103 - Ed. G - 0.3, 1300-501 LISBOA|
Fábrica Coffee Roasters
One of the places in Lisbon where they actually understand coffee.
|✘||✘||Rua Portas De Santo Antão, 136, Lisbon, Portugal|
Montana Lisboa Café
Street Art shop + speciality coffee place that is laptop friendly!
|Rua da Cintura do Porto de Lisboa, Armazém 20, porta 3, 1200-450 Lisboa||10am - 7pm|
O pão nosso
Although small, it is a great bakery. Staff is super friendly.
|R. Marquês Sá da Bandeira 46, 1050-149 Lisboa, Portugal|
Padaria Portuguesa - Cais do Sodré
One of the many Padaria Portuguesa bakeries, delivious sweets and sandwiches.
|Av. 24 de Julho 1G, 1200-425 Lisboa||7am - 10:45pm|
|Rua S. João da Praça, 93-95 Lisboa|
Quatro ao Rato
Nice place with nice environment in the middle of city. Always has a vegetarian alternative for lunch. Opens early.
|Largo do Rato 4A, 1250-096 Lisboa||8am - 20pm|
Quiet and friendly staff. A bit on the pricey $$ side though.
|Largo Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro 29 R/C Lisboa||Mon-Wed 12-11pm & Thu-Sun 12pm-12am|
|R. Serpa Pinto 15A, 1200-026 Lisboa|
Wish - Slow Coffee House
Small coffee shop with good tables
|Rua Rodrigues Faria, 103 - Espaço G2 1300-501 Lisbon|
Mercearia do Campo
Great lunch menu, quiet all day (except lunch), friendly people and cosy atmosphere.
|Rua Saraiva de Carvalho - 115 R/C, 1250-242 Lisboa||Mon-Thu 08:00 - 00:00, Fri-Sat 09:00 - 02:00|
Open space even with wifi outdoors and nice cakes, could be noisy sometimes
|Amoreiras Plaza Rua Professor, R. Carlos Alberto da Mota Pinto 9, 1250-252 Lisboa||Sat-Sun 08:00 - 20:00, Mon-Fri 07:30 - 20:30|
Hipster vibes with large record collection, coffee, beer, and tasty bagels.
|R. da Firmeza 575, Porto, Portugal||Mon 12:30pm - 1:00am, Tue-Sun 10:00am - 1:00am|
Influencer vibes, great coffee, English-speaking, accepts AliPay and has nice croissants.
|Praça dos Clérigos, Rua de São felipe de Nery, 4050-162 Porto||Mon-Sun 09:00am - 00:00pm|
Duas de Letra
Calm and cosy cafe with relaxing music and a nice backyard.
|Passeio de São Lázaro Nº 48, Porto, Portugal||Mon-Thu 10:00am - 10:00pm, Fri-Sat 10:00am - 12:00am, Sun 02:00pm - 08:00pm|
Quiet cafe with nice music, empty upstairs, great salad, and cool dances at night.
|Praça de Carlos Alberto 121, Porto, Portugal|
Good spot to while away a day with plenty of outlets, great coffee and cheap eats.
|Av. de Camilo 325, Porto, Portugal||Mon - Fri 8:30am-7:00pm, Sat 10:00am - 7:00pm|
Very nice and cozy coffee in the city center of Porto, near Carmo Church and Fountain of Lions. Has 2 floors, with a lot of comfortable chairs and a small room with tables and plugs.
|Praça Carlos Alberto 104, Porto, Portugal||Mon-Wed 8:00 - 20:00, Thu-Sat 8:00 - 2:00, Sun 14:00-20:00|
Coffee shop, library and bookshop right in the center of Porto.
|Rua da Conceição 2, Porto, Portugal||Sat 4:00pm - 2:00am, Sunday 4:00pm - 12:00am, Monday 1:00pm - 2:00am, Tuesday - Friday 10:30am - 2:00am|
Restaurant and coffee shop right in the center of Porto with a nice garden in the back.
|Rua de José Falcão 156, Porto, Portugal||Saturday 2:00pm – 2:00am, Sunday Closed, Monday - Thursday 12:00pm – 1:00am, Friday 12:00pm – 2:00am|
Viana do Castelo
Hacking with a great view of the city's park
|Rua Joao Tomas da Costa, Viana do Castelo 4900-509, Portugal|
Casinha Boutique Café
Quiet place near the city center, with lots of natural light and a good selection of snacks and salads.
|Rua Cândido Dos Reis, N° 20|
Just Want Coffee
Not so much noisy and crowded. It is located nearby MRT station. Coffee and cakes are also good.
|Blk 1 Everton Park, #01-27, Singapore 081001||Mon - Fri 8:30AM–6PM, Sat - Sun 10AM–6PM|
Bread & Hearth
In the center of Keong Siak road, with plenty of coffee shops and restaurants. Awesome handcrafted artisan bread, and decent coffee. Crowded between 12 - 2pm.
|?||18 Keong Saik Road, 089125||Daily 8:30AM–9.30PM|
Friendly to keyboard warriors, they also do a selection of simple-done-right munchies.
|9 one-north gateway, #01-51 one-north residences, Singapore 138643||Daily 7:00AM–6.00PM|
Hollys Coffee, Line 9, Sinnonhyeon station
Extremely fast, stable internet, Power outlet on every seats, 24 Hours open
I saw ASUS RT-AC68U WiFi Router
Router connected with KT Giga Internet, which is fastest internet in South Korea (including oversea network access)
Many seats and seat types (Sofa, Bar Stools...)
Has Smoking Area
Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/osWKar7YQfm
Naver Map: http://naver.me/FjThMRso
|478, Gangnam-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea||24H, Everyday|
Cozy coffee shop which also serves natural juices and tasty food. Has a nice terrace on the back.
|Marià Aguiló, 99, 08005 Barcelona Catalonia|
Coffee shop with a great ambiance (Full of plants and music delicious to the ear)
|Carrer de Badajoz 95. Poblenou. Barcelona|
Small cozy coffee shop with comfortable sits and lots of plugs (even USB plugs)
|Carrer del Comte d’Urgell, 115||Mon: Closed, Tue-Thu: 9-19, Fri-Sun: 10-17|
Café with great natural lightning and delicious food
|Passatge de la Pau, 11|
Super central, powerful wifi and awesome biscuits.
|Calle Rosal, 13, 33009 Oviedo, Asturias|
In general, you can go to any Wayne's Coffee or Espresso House to get wifi and a power point. Wayne's Coffee wifi is usually a bit spotty compared with the Espresso Houses that I tried, and Espresso House often caters for laptop users with power points under chairs or near tables.
Coffee is okay. Open access point, ~7mbit down on average, 1mbit up. Ample power. Very quiet and very close to the metro.
|Götgatan 14, 118 46 Stockholm, Sweden||9–23|
The shared wifi at the time was 200mbit down, 40mbit up. Excellent food, excellent coffee. Not a good long term working spot, but great to upload an iOS app while eating and drinking brilliant food.
|Some||Norrtullsgatan 4, 113 29 Stockholm, Sweden||7–19|
Nice place. Food is a bit pricey but very good. Coffee is good. English is understood, as are foreign cards. Wifi is good enough. Open ridiculously late!
|Some||Svartbäcksgatan 22, 75 332 Uppsala, Sweden||8–22|
Boreal Coffee Shop - Talacker
Very nice coffee, spacious, good tables to work and a bunch of couches.
|Some plugs||Talacker 41 CH-8001 Zürich||Mon - Fri: 07:00 - 19:00 Sat - Sun: 09:00 - 19:00|
|Eğitim Mh. Muratpaşa Cd. Altay Apt. No:11/A Kadıköy|
A Hackerspace spot.
|Çamlaraltı Mah. Hüseyin Yılmaz Cad. No:67 Pamukkale/Denizli||24/7|
Access to C&C Mill, Laser cutter, 3d printer(s) & more. Food & drinks available
|447 Hackney Road, London, E2 9DY||24/7 (Members Only)|
Edinburgh Hacklab is part of the worldwide movement of Hackerspaces - shared spaces for people who mess around with technology for fun.
|1 Summerhall, Edinburgh, EH9 1PL||Open night every tuesday|
Restoration hardware styled light cafe with professional brews, good seats, wifi, great music, food, in the old part of town.
|6-8 South College Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9AA||Mon-Fri 8:00-18:00, Sat-Sun 9:00-18:00|
Shot in the Dark Cafe
local art, some food, kind of punk/dingy, lots of people at their computers, 24/7
|21 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85701||24/7|
The Cow's End Cafe
Casually cow-themed cafe and deli, with lots of 1st and 2nd floor seating, literally a block from the Pacific Ocean.
|34 Washington Blvd, Venice, CA 90292||6AM - 9PM|
Very Californian and laid back. Common spot for locals with wonderful food and ice cream.
|300 Carlsbad Village Dr #211, Carlsbad, CA 92008||7AM - 10PM|
Red Rock Coffee
Red walls set the mood at a cafe where art & live music are often served with the coffee & snacks
|201 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041||Mon-Thu 7:00-22:00, Fri 7:00-23:00, Sat 8:00-23:00, Sun 8:00-20:00|
Huge, artsy space with ample power outlets, varied seating, and solid wifi.
|4210 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609||8AM - 7PM|
Hudson Bay Cafe
Very sunny, cozy spot with tasty coffee and food. Right on the street corner for optimal people-watching.
|5401 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618||Weekdays: 6AM - 6PM, Weekends: 7AM - 6PM|
Historic Varsity Theatre location with free and reservable seats, well-tuned wifi, and Blue Bottle Coffee.
|456 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301||Mon-Fri 7:00-19:00, Sat-Sun 8:00-19:00|
Outdoor caffee in backyard with tents to shelter you from sun/rain. Open all-year round.
|great||444 California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301||Mon-Sat 8:00-17:00, Sun 8:00-15:00|
Big and spacious space with many seats, lots of plugs, not that great WiFi. During summer it may get quite hot as no AC/good airflow.
|1890 Bryant St, San Francisco, CA 94110||Mon-Fri 7:30-16:00, Sat 8:00-16:00, Sun 10:00-16:00|
Even though no-wifi and no power plugs, still worth visiting because it is very vibrant space, with cool vibe.
|Nope||Nope||270 7th St, San Francisco, CA 94103||Mon-Sun 7:00-19:00|
Black Hammer Brewing
If you are "over-coffeed" you can try this great brewery with lot of craft beers on tap. Very work-friendly (USB ports, staff will even loan out cables for charging). In the evening it gets quite busy.
|544 Bryant St, San Francisco, CA 94107||Mon-Sun 12:00-23:00|
San Jose, CA
Nice decor & theming, upstairs seating, and friendly staff. Wifi is decent.
|ask||315 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113||Mon-Thu 7:30-22:00, Fri-Sat 8:00-00:00, Sun 8:00-21:00|
Great coffee and usually has available seating. Wifi is bad.
||413 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401||Mon-Fri 7:30-18:00, Sat 8:00-18:00, Sun closed|
A coffee shop, a European-style café, and a neighborhood gathering spot all in one.
|4947 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60625||Mon-Fri 7:00-16:00, Sat-Sun 8:00-15:00|
The Perfect Cup
Coffee, tea, and great snacks. Plus, it's close to the Brown "L" train line.
|4700 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60625||Mon-Fri 6:30-20:00, Sat-Sun 7:00-20:00|
The Bun Shop
Loftlike, late-night cafe for filled buns like piroshki & empanadas, plus Vietnamese coffee. BYOB.
|239 W Read St, Baltimore, MD 21201||7 days 7am-3am|
Open workspace with whiteboard walls, great coffee, moderately busy.
|open||175 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210||Mon-Fri 08:00-02:00, Sat 12:00-02:00, Sun 12:00-21:00|
Great coffee, pretty busy
|open||736 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215||Mon-Fri 07:00-21:00, Sat 07:00-20:00, Sun 12:00-21:00|
Great coffee, pretty busy. Lots of plugs, good music.
|open||44 Gainsborough St, Boston, MA 02115||Mon-Sun 07:00-20:00|
Amazing coffee, tea, ice cream, moderately busy
|open||1899 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02139||Mon-Fri 08:00-23:00, Sat-Sun 09:00-23:00|
Same good food as Forge and Diesel, back room is nice, moderately busy, outdoor seating. If you have xfinity, good reception for wifi for that. Acid coffee.
|paying||11 bow st. union sq, Somerville, MA||Mon-Sun 07:00-20:00|
Same good food as Bloc 11 and Forge, larger, more industrial, busy but always a space, standing desks at back, lots of resident coders. Acid coffee.
|paying||257 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144||Mon-Fri 06:00-23:00, Sat-Sun 07:00-23:00|
- Contact @richlitt for wifi password if needed.
- You get 45m of free wifi per day. More if you know what you're doing ;) (but $14/mo for wifi is worth it if you hack there often)
- Using IPFS will get you kicked off their network in ~2hr (FYI).
Forge Baking Company
Same good food as Bloc 11 and Diesel, busy, bright, not many plugs. Acidic coffee, no vietnamese coffee option.
|paying||626 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA 02143||Mon-Fri 07:00-19:00|
Good coffee and food options, big tables and a community room available
|open||3262 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55406||Mon-Fri 06:30AM-08:00PM, Sat 07:00AM-08:00PM, Sun 8:00AM-8:00PM|
Great coffee, acai bowls and bubble tea. Never crowded or noisy either so its good if you enjoy peace and quiet for hacking.
|601 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201||Mon-Sat 9:30AM-11PM, Sun 10:30AM-1PM|
Unassuming place with pretty outstanding coffee and the space to get things done. Plus it's in the Frost Bank Building, the most evil looking building in Austin!
|401 CONGRESS AVE STE 100C AUSTIN, TX 78701||MON – FRI: 6:30 AM – 7 PM SAT & SUN: 8:00 AM – 5 PM|
Amazon AWS Loft
Free loft in soho sponsored by Amazon web services with free food, wifi, coffee and beer.
|open, password on wall||350 W Broadway, New York, NY 10013||Open Monday - Friday, 10:00am - 6:00pm|
Ground Support Cafe
Great spot in Soho for getting things done and feeling like you belong with the cool soho crowd
|open, password on wall||399 W Broadway, New York, NY 10013||Open Weekdays 7am - 8pm Weekends 8am - 8pm|
Pushcart Coffee Chelsea
Great community workspace with coffee, pastries and beer.
|open, password on Wall||401 W 25th St, New York, NY 10001||Open Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 8:30pm Saturday - Sunday, 8:00am - 7:30pm|
Lots of small and large tables, free fast wifi, plenty of power, and some of the best coffee in Richmond.
|open, password on wall||1805 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23223||Open Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 6:00pm Saturday 8:00am - 6:00pm Closed Sundays|
Bellevue Public Library
Free to all, a lot of space, 3 floors, free parking lot.
|open||1111 110th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004||Mon-Thu 9:00-21:00, Fri-Sat 10:00-18:00, Sun 12:00-20:00|
Seattle Public Library
Free to all, lots of space, must be quiet though.
|1gbit||1000 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104||Mon-Thu 10:00-20:00, Fri-Sat 10:00-18:00, Sun 12:00-18:00|
Nice coffee shop, great espresso, moderately busy.
|open||171 S Jackson St, Seattle, WA 98104||Mon-Fri 6:00-19:00, Sat 7:00-19:00, Sun 8:00-20:00|
Ada's Technical Books
Tasty coffee and great food, free wifi and places, but also has paid day passes for private space.
|ask||425 15th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112||Mon-Sun 8:00-22:00|
Cafe, with beer and nice location on Green Lake
|ask||6900 East Green Lake Way N, Seattle, WA 98115||Mon-Fri 6:00-21:00, Sat 7:00-21:00, Sun 7:00-20:00|