5 Best Coffee Shops in Town to Get Work Done

Knock out your to-do list at one of these local gems.
One of the staples of Tallahassee. Photo courtesy of Lucky Goat Coffee.

Embrace the “Coffee Shop Effect” this year. Spending a few hours at a coffee shop is no longer just for the studious college student writing a 13-page paper. Whether you work from home and need to switch up your scenery or you just need a break from the office, these 5 local spots are guaranteed to up your productivity.


1. Lucky Goat Coffee


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Locations: Capital Circle, Market District, Midtown

WiFi: Yes

Seating: Some couches for more relaxed seating as well at 4-top and 2-top tables for easy group and solo work.

Food offerings: Good breakfast pastries, quiches, and Tasty Pastry cookies. Pro Tip: You can’t go wrong with the Cold Brew Brownie.

Other: Instagrammable latte art and nice baristas


2. RedEye Coffee


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Locations: Midtown, Bannerman Crossing, Capital Circle

WiFi: Yes

Seating: Lots of tables but not too many large collaborative spaces.

Food offerings: Different bakery options as well as easy grab-and-go food options.

Other: Not only do they have great coffee but they make a commitment to being socially and environmentally responsible.


3. The Power Plant Cafe


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Location: Under The Edison in Cascades Park

WiFi: Yes

Seating: Indoor and Outdoor seating (perfect for bringing your furry friend along with you).

Food offerings: Small lunch menu along with easy bistro style food like sandwiches and pastries available at the register.

Other: You can’t ask for a better location. Take a quick walk or jog through Cascades park before sitting down with your coffee and getting to work.


4. SōDough Baking Company


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Location: Midtown

WiFi: Yes

Seating: Plenty of table seating with outdoor options as well and bar style seating against the window.

Food offerings: menu of lunch options including sandwiches and mac & cheese, fresh doughnuts, quiches, etc.

Other: While SoDough is not specifically a coffee shop, they offer great coffee, unique brioche doughnuts, and great lunch options. The atmosphere is also very bright and comfortable creating a great workspace.


5. Catalina Cafe


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Locations: Capital Circle, Gaines Street

WiFi: Yes

Seating: Both their indoor and outdoor seating offers a cozy atmosphere to get work done.

Food offerings: All day Breakfast and Lunch options.

Other: All of their coffee is made from their own unique blends which are also available for purchase.

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