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Outstanding Portland Coffee Shops With Free Wi-Fi

Where to chug cappuccinos and knock out the to-do list

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In Portland, caffeine reigns supreme. Portlanders buzz through the day fueled by artisan coffee from neighborhood roasters, and in a town full of freelance workers, artists, and telecommuters, finding the right place to sip a knockout cortado and get work done is paramount. Below, find a smattering of killer coffee shops with plenty of comfy seating and free Wi-Fi, so you can find your new office away from home.

Those less interested in WiFi and more interested in coffee should check out Eater PDX’s cafe map. Do you know of another great cafe with free Wi-Fi? Let us know in the comments.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Commissary

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915 NW 19th Ave suite a
Portland, OR 97209
(503) 593-5992
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Paying homage to the Portland Film Exchange Building where it’s located, the Alphabet District’s Commissary Cafe is a bright, art deco-inspired spot serving expertly crafted Water Avenue lattes accompanied by sandwiches named after movie stars. With about 20 seats, outdoor tables, and the WiFi password displayed on the chalkboard behind the counter, visitors will be caffeinated, well-fed, and good to go in this typically quiet environment.

2. Breken Kitchen

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1800 NW 16th Ave
Portland, OR 97209
(503) 841-6359
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Working with its industrial space, Breken serves up Water Avenue Coffee beneath high ceilings and between brick walls. A garage door lets in the breeze on nice days and bespoke wooden tables make it easy to spread out. In addition to breakfast and lunch menus, the daily specials include a seasonal lasagna, and happy hour comes with nachos and tallboys.

3. Coava

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1171 SW Jefferson St
Portland, OR 97201
(503) 894-8134
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While Coava has been roasting and serving some of Portland’s favorite coffee for years, the newest location on SW Jefferson has an upstairs section with plentiful seating, outlets, and natural light. A full menu of cold brews, nitro cold brews, espresso drinks, and pour-overs is complemented by Petunia’s and Little T American Baker pastries.

Coava
Nick Woo

4. The Arbor Lodge

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1507 N Rosa Parks Way
Portland, OR 97217
(503) 289-1069
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With about 30 seats, this cafe’s community atmosphere makes it a cozy spot to get some work done. Big windows let in lots of natural light, while friendly baristas serve up tasty Tanager Coffee espresso with gorgeous Nuvrei pastries. Conveniently located next to the Rosa Parks MAX station, Arbor Lodge is both comforting and accessible.

5. Cellar Door

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2001 SE 11th Ave
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 234-7155
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SE 11th Avenue may be a busy traffic thoroughfare at times, but this 30-seat neighborhood corner cafe and nationally recognized craft roaster is a comfortable spot to enjoy a Bowery Bagel with a smooth cappuccino. The baked-in-house pastries and bright roasts will bring you in, but the inviting coziness, particularly on rainy days, will bring you back.

Cellar Door Coffee
Danielle Centoni

6. Upper Left Roasters

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1204 SE Clay St
Portland, OR 97214

On the Northwest corner of Ladd’s Addition, this 38-seat cafe with minimalist decor serves house-roasted beans by Chris Alspach as well as Smith teas and open-face sandwiches. Brightly lit large tables allow for rich collaboration, while friendly and knowledgeable baristas keep the coffee flowing all day.

7. Heart Coffee Roasters

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2211 E Burnside St
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 206-6602
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As one of the best roasters in town, Heart Coffee serves outstanding coffee, both as espresso and drip. With fantastic pastries from local bakers and friendly baristas, the environment is inviting enough to liven up the workday. While there are three Portland locations, the seating at industrial-style East Burnside is the most work-friendly.

Heart Coffee Roasters
Heart Coffee Roasters

8. Costello's Travel Caffe

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2222 NE Broadway St
Portland, OR 97232
(503) 287-0270
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A cafe for the world traveler, Costello's celebrates wanderlust with maps, souvenirs, and the working traveler's best friends: coffee and free Wi-Fi. Expansive seating and large breakfast and lunch menus ensure that the hyper-focused won't need to leave until they’re ready.

9. Guilder

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2393 Northeast Fremont Street Suite B
Portland, OR 97212
(503) 841-6042
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With a smart, welcoming, and bright atmosphere, Guilder brings Scandinavian cafe culture to Northeast Portland. Most of the workable seating is upstairs, but both floors have lots of natural light. Owners Mike and Caryn Nelson house-roast the coffees under the Junior’s label, perfectly paired with porridges, toasts, and pastries. The Wifi speeds are fast, the staff is friendly, and the salads are tasty and colorful.

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10. Crema Bakery & Cafe

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2728 SE Ankeny St
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 234-0206
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This SE 28th Avenue coffee shop is one of the most popular places to get work done in the city, and with plenty of good reasons. Fresh pastries, Coava and Upper Left coffee, and ample outdoor seating along with relatively fast WiFi and a friendly neighborhood vibe make it an ideal place to pop open a laptop while sipping an Americano. As a bonus, the surrounding area has tons of dining options.

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Cappucino @ Crema
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11. Prince Coffee

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4523 NE Fremont St
Portland, OR 97213

A neighborhood fire put the beautiful Beaumont location of Prince Coffee out of commission recently, but owner Katie Prinsen has just reopened with plenty of stroopwafels to nibble as an antidote to rapidly approaching deadlines. Enjoy well-pulled Proud Mary and Roseline mochas with Cloudforest chocolate, or kombucha on tap in this Dutch-inspired space.

12. Kainos Coffee

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6633 NE Sandy Blvd
Portland, OR 97213
(541) 980-9832
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Started as a bicycle-powered roaster cart, Kainos is a 14-seat cafe serving Henry Higgins bagels and VilleVelo Bake Shop pop tarts to pair with coffee blends like its Freakin’ Yum. While seating can be at a premium at times, the colors, plants, and zippy WiFi make it a joy to be productive here. Don’t sleep on the affogatos.

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1. Commissary

915 NW 19th Ave suite a, Portland, OR 97209

Paying homage to the Portland Film Exchange Building where it’s located, the Alphabet District’s Commissary Cafe is a bright, art deco-inspired spot serving expertly crafted Water Avenue lattes accompanied by sandwiches named after movie stars. With about 20 seats, outdoor tables, and the WiFi password displayed on the chalkboard behind the counter, visitors will be caffeinated, well-fed, and good to go in this typically quiet environment.

915 NW 19th Ave suite a
Portland, OR 97209

2. Breken Kitchen

1800 NW 16th Ave, Portland, OR 97209

Working with its industrial space, Breken serves up Water Avenue Coffee beneath high ceilings and between brick walls. A garage door lets in the breeze on nice days and bespoke wooden tables make it easy to spread out. In addition to breakfast and lunch menus, the daily specials include a seasonal lasagna, and happy hour comes with nachos and tallboys.

1800 NW 16th Ave
Portland, OR 97209

3. Coava

1171 SW Jefferson St, Portland, OR 97201
Coava
Nick Woo

While Coava has been roasting and serving some of Portland’s favorite coffee for years, the newest location on SW Jefferson has an upstairs section with plentiful seating, outlets, and natural light. A full menu of cold brews, nitro cold brews, espresso drinks, and pour-overs is complemented by Petunia’s and Little T American Baker pastries.

1171 SW Jefferson St
Portland, OR 97201

4. The Arbor Lodge

1507 N Rosa Parks Way, Portland, OR 97217

With about 30 seats, this cafe’s community atmosphere makes it a cozy spot to get some work done. Big windows let in lots of natural light, while friendly baristas serve up tasty Tanager Coffee espresso with gorgeous Nuvrei pastries. Conveniently located next to the Rosa Parks MAX station, Arbor Lodge is both comforting and accessible.

1507 N Rosa Parks Way
Portland, OR 97217

5. Cellar Door

2001 SE 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97214
Cellar Door Coffee
Danielle Centoni

SE 11th Avenue may be a busy traffic thoroughfare at times, but this 30-seat neighborhood corner cafe and nationally recognized craft roaster is a comfortable spot to enjoy a Bowery Bagel with a smooth cappuccino. The baked-in-house pastries and bright roasts will bring you in, but the inviting coziness, particularly on rainy days, will bring you back.

2001 SE 11th Ave
Portland, OR 97214

6. Upper Left Roasters

1204 SE Clay St, Portland, OR 97214

On the Northwest corner of Ladd’s Addition, this 38-seat cafe with minimalist decor serves house-roasted beans by Chris Alspach as well as Smith teas and open-face sandwiches. Brightly lit large tables allow for rich collaboration, while friendly and knowledgeable baristas keep the coffee flowing all day.

1204 SE Clay St
Portland, OR 97214

7. Heart Coffee Roasters

2211 E Burnside St, Portland, OR 97214
Heart Coffee Roasters
Heart Coffee Roasters

As one of the best roasters in town, Heart Coffee serves outstanding coffee, both as espresso and drip. With fantastic pastries from local bakers and friendly baristas, the environment is inviting enough to liven up the workday. While there are three Portland locations, the seating at industrial-style East Burnside is the most work-friendly.

2211 E Burnside St
Portland, OR 97214

8. Costello's Travel Caffe

2222 NE Broadway St, Portland, OR 97232

A cafe for the world traveler, Costello's celebrates wanderlust with maps, souvenirs, and the working traveler's best friends: coffee and free Wi-Fi. Expansive seating and large breakfast and lunch menus ensure that the hyper-focused won't need to leave until they’re ready.

2222 NE Broadway St
Portland, OR 97232

9. Guilder

2393 Northeast Fremont Street Suite B, Portland, OR 97212

With a smart, welcoming, and bright atmosphere, Guilder brings Scandinavian cafe culture to Northeast Portland. Most of the workable seating is upstairs, but both floors have lots of natural light. Owners Mike and Caryn Nelson house-roast the coffees under the Junior’s label, perfectly paired with porridges, toasts, and pastries. The Wifi speeds are fast, the staff is friendly, and the salads are tasty and colorful.

2393 Northeast Fremont Street Suite B
Portland, OR 97212

10. Crema Bakery & Cafe

2728 SE Ankeny St, Portland, OR 97214
crema-bakery-cafe
Cappucino @ Crema
Nick Woo

This SE 28th Avenue coffee shop is one of the most popular places to get work done in the city, and with plenty of good reasons. Fresh pastries, Coava and Upper Left coffee, and ample outdoor seating along with relatively fast WiFi and a friendly neighborhood vibe make it an ideal place to pop open a laptop while sipping an Americano. As a bonus, the surrounding area has tons of dining options.

2728 SE Ankeny St
Portland, OR 97214

11. Prince Coffee

4523 NE Fremont St, Portland, OR 97213

A neighborhood fire put the beautiful Beaumont location of Prince Coffee out of commission recently, but owner Katie Prinsen has just reopened with plenty of stroopwafels to nibble as an antidote to rapidly approaching deadlines. Enjoy well-pulled Proud Mary and Roseline mochas with Cloudforest chocolate, or kombucha on tap in this Dutch-inspired space.

4523 NE Fremont St
Portland, OR 97213

12. Kainos Coffee

6633 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97213

Started as a bicycle-powered roaster cart, Kainos is a 14-seat cafe serving Henry Higgins bagels and VilleVelo Bake Shop pop tarts to pair with coffee blends like its Freakin’ Yum. While seating can be at a premium at times, the colors, plants, and zippy WiFi make it a joy to be productive here. Don’t sleep on the affogatos.

6633 NE Sandy Blvd
Portland, OR 97213

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