After years of scouring coffee shops in every quadrant of DC for the best spots to post up for the day, I learned that vetting your local cafe as a workplace and not just a java joint can get complicated. Of course, good coffee is key. But depending on what your day has in store, you might need Wi-Fi or big tables for a meeting, and you’ll definitely need a stocked menu for when afternoon cravings inevitably kick in.
There are a lot of things that can make or break your local coffee shop and a full workday is just too high stakes to throw away if you land at the wrong place. Luckily the options here are curated and ready to go for every type of work from “home” day.