Be productive, stay caffeinated: 7 of the best coffee shops to work remotely in metro Atlanta

Beautifully crafted latte at Chattahoochee Coffee Company
courtesy of Chattahoochee Coffee Company

Working from home or from any other location, like a chill coffee shop, is one of the many great perks of working remotely. There are countless coffee shops around the city with fantastic coffee and delightful treats, spacious seating, plenty of electrical outlets, and, of course, free wi-fi.

If you’ve been searching for the best coffee shops to get work done around Atlanta, we’ve got you covered. Get settled in and flip open your laptop at these seven Atlanta-area coffee shops that are perfect for working (and studying) remotely for the day.

Location: Cumberland - 2281 Akers Mill Rd. SE; Website:; Contact: 770-955-0788; Hours: Monday - Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Closed Saturday and Sunday)

Rev Coffee

Over the years, Rev Coffee in Smyrna has established itself as a local staple in the Atlanta area, drawing visitors from all over for its unique ambiance, excellent coffee and phenomenal baked goods (croissants, scones, muffins, you name it). There is plenty of inside seating with sufficient outlets and some outside seating as well, but make sure to arrive early as this place fills up quickly. They are a small-batch coffee roaster, and they freshly roast their own beans every day. You’ll adore the atmosphere here; it was formerly a garage that was converted into the hippest coffee shop in town. Fair warning: it’s easy to spend all day here and it’s open late until 10 p.m. #BrewInTheBurbs

Location: Smyrna - 1680 Spring Rd., Suite B; Website:; Contact: 770-573-4434; Hours: Monday - Friday from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Cool Beans Coffee Roasters

Right off of historic Marietta Square, Cool Beans Coffee Roasters is the perfect spot if you’re seeking a coffee shop with a quaint and cozy small-town feel. The laid-back ambiance and artistic charm make for a distinctive experience while you get some work done, enjoy your coffee and a tasty pastry. While their coffee is roasted fresh in-house, it is also sold in half-pound and one-pound bags to take home. There is plenty of space to spread out both indoors and in the lovely courtyard outside, especially on days with that exceptional Georgia weather.

Location: Marietta - 31 Mill St.; Website:; Contact: 770-422-9866; Hours: Monday - Saturday from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Perc Coffee (East Lake)

With their bright decor and beaming natural sunlight from their floor-to-ceiling windows, Perc Coffee is a vibrant place to work in East Atlanta. This space is pretty large, with lots of seating inside and outside on the patio, and enough outlets to use. The tall ceilings paired with the pink and green design make this place a trendy and welcoming place to hang out and work. Guests can enjoy their flavorful coffees, teas and delicious pastries.

Location: East Atlanta - 2380 Hosea L Williams Dr. NE, #3; Website:; Contact: 770-986-0032; Hours: Monday - Sunday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Brash Coffee (Atlanta History Center)

Check out the expansive Brash Coffee shop inside of the Atlanta History Center over in Buckhead. This enormous coffee shop has an eclectic variety of seats, including sofas, chairs and large tables. There is a lot of natural light with their high windows, which is perfect for studying or working. At Brash, an Atlanta-based coffee roaster, you can enjoy all kinds of drinks like cappuccino, espresso, cortado, latte, tea, iced coffee, matcha and more. If you’re in the mood for something other than tea or coffee, they also provide a selection of craft beer and wine.

Location: Buckhead - 130 W Paces Ferry Rd. NW; Website:; Contact: 404-829-4389; Hours: Monday - Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

East Pole Coffee Co. (Armour Hills)

The modern and industrial East Pole Coffee Co. entices guests with its nautical, welcoming atmosphere and its spacious indoor seating (with a handful of tables outside as well). The large wooden staircase seating, complete with several outlets, will make you reminiscent of those good ol’ college campus days. You’ll love their excellently brewed lattes and can indulge in donuts from Five Daughters Bakery as well as other pastries from nearby local bakeries.

Location: Buckhead - 255 Ottley Dr. NE, #105; Website:; Contact: 404-939-6498; Hours: Monday - Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Prevail Union

Located right inside of the Star Medals building, you’ll find the amazing gem of a coffee shop, Prevail Union Coffee. The interior design is stunning and opulent, giving off the impression that you are in an upscale hotel lobby with a true one-of-a-kind, sophisticated ambiance. There are sofas, booths, counter bar stools and small tables available for your comfort. If you’re in the neighborhood and searching for a place to work for the day, stop by Prevail. Don’t forget to sample their delectable espresso or iced coffee, as well as their sweet baked goods.

Location: West Midtown - 1050 Howell Mill Rd.; Website:; Contact: 678-837-5440; Hours: Monday - Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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