Food & Drink

The 6 best places to work remotely in Philly

Published On 08/26/2014 Published On 08/26/2014
CHRISTINE SMITH
Soy Cafe
The Gold Standard Cafe
Joe Coffee - Chestnut
Cafe L'Aube
Cake and the Beanstalk
Shot Tower Coffee
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1. Soy Cafe 630 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19123

Soy Cafe boasts a comfortable backyard patio and some healthy menu choices that will instantly make you feel smarter as you tackle your work.

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2. Gold Standard Café 4800 Baltimore Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19143 (West Phillyu City)

Taking over the Baltimore Ave island office that housed an Obama canvassing HQ, the former Abbraccio owners have created a two-room hideout offering breakfast and lunch in a cozy, green/mustard schemed, mostly counter-service & sidewalk seating front room, and dinner in an adjacent 40-seat deep red/cream-toned dining room complete with new oak floors, a pair of oriental rugs, and a columned fireplace that runs on gas, reducing the temptation to burn the new oak floors.

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3. Joe Coffee 1845 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (Rittenhouse)

Manhattan caffeinator Joe Coffee's opened its largest espresso bar yet around the corner from La Colombe's Rittenhouse Square location, expanding their pour-over empire to Center City with an indoor-outdoor parkside cafe pairing Brulee Bakery and Ovenly baked goods with two dozen hot and iced eye-openers.

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4. Cafe L'Aube 222 Rittenhouse Sq., Philadelphia, PA 19130

Cafe L’aube’s Fairmont location pairs a glossy, sleek inside with a funky exterior, where you can nosh on their authentic French crepes or take advantage of the coffee shop’s free Wi-Fi... to work obviously, not to constantly check Google Drive for the funny GIFs your co-workers are always sharing.

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5. Cake & The Beanstalk 1112 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 (Midtown Village)

Cake's hellbent on satisfying your sweet tooth, outfitting the sunlit former digs of Flying Monkey Deuce with bright green walls and fixtures sourced from everywhere from IKEA to thrift shops, while serving up beans roasted in Chestnut Hill and doing up b

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6. Shot Tower Coffee 542 Christian St, Philadelphia, PA 19147 (Society Hillqueen Village)

Shot's set up in a rustic space with antique lighting, aged wooden counters, and brick columns, and uses Stumptown beans to prep a range of dranks in a monstrous, first-on-the-East Coast, Italian-made La Marzocco espresso machine (worth more than some c