Anthology Coffee - 1401 Vermont St, Detroit, MI 48216
Located beneath Pony Ride on Detroit's West Side, Ponyride is "the perfect place to explore all things Anthology". Their open space gives them the opportunity to serve both drip and espresso while offering an educational experience. Anthology offers instruction to it's customers, which rivals any other type of coffee experience. The island coffee station is one to be admired. Also, cold brews come in beer bottles... Cool! Great and quiet place to get work done in their newly renovated coffeeshop.
Great Lakes Coffee - 3965 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201
When you say Great Lakes in Detroit it no longer means the Great Lakes that flank Michigan, it's the coffee shop on Woodward in Midtown. Wayne State students and locals flock to this neighborhood hot spot that now does sit down dining in it's decadent extravaganza of a coffeeshop. Great place to meet but it might be tough to get work done unless you don't mind the volume.
Detroit Institute of Arts - Kresge Court - 5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48202
Travel back in time at the Kresge Court to enjoy their unmatched atmosphere. Quiet and serene, Kresge is a great place to surround yourself with inspiring culture while you work on your projects. It's great for meetings with wonderful food options as well. This place gets even better on the weekends. If you haven't been, go. And, if you've been, go again and bring a friend. They don't make em' like this anymore.
Java Hutt - Ferndale Plaza Shopping Center, 165 W Nine Mile Rd, Ferndale, MI 48220
Java Hutt is the neighborhood coffeeshop of Ferndale right off 9 mile and Woodward. You'll find local artists or Electronic DJ's in the comfy, but sinky, couches of Java Hutt. Characters of all kinds frequent Java Hutt. It's exactly what you make it. And, the wi-fi is always comically refreshing. Don't forget to try the Java Caramel!
Nandi's Knowledge Cafe - 12511 Woodward Ave, Highland Park, MI 48203
Nandi's Knowledge Cafe is a well of wealthy knowledge. Part bookstore and part art gallery, Nandi's is a place where "Knowledge is power," and the environment reflects that sentiment. Community activist congregate their to organize efforts and poetry is often performed here. This multi-faceted gem is a must-go for all.
Trisonophes - 1464 Gratiot Ave, Detroit, MI 48207
Trisonophes lights up Gratiot Ave with it's expansive interior of white walls and high ceilings. Part coffeeshop, record store, art gallery, and performance hall, Trisonophes is Detroit's best kept secret. It's a great place to meet with your team and get work done. There might be a discussion about a blues musician of past over yonder but the intellectual environment is contagious.
Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit - 4454 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201
Museum of Contemporary Art, or more commonly known as MOCAD, is located in Midtown right off of Woodward. With eclectic events and galleries in the museum, the coffeeshop is a fun and young place to simply sit and enjoy yourself. Breathe in the contemporary art in this new wave world of art and culture. And don't forget to get some work done.
Urban Bean - 200 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
The Urban Bean is conveniently built into the Corner of Grand River and Griswold. The unique interior architecture may throw you off at first but there is a peaceful upstairs space that overlooks the street scene. It's perfect for meetings or studying. Not to mention, the staff is very friendly and welcoming. The Urban Bean is here to stay in Detroit.
Astro Coffee - 2124 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216
Corktown's finest, Astro Coffee is a haven for coffee enthusiasts and has been around for about 3 years now, serving up the some of the best roasted coffee imaginable. It feels like home in Astro Coffee. It's a creative space with bakery goods galore. Check out their Instagram @astrocoffee. Epic place to get work done.
The Roasting Plant - 660 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
Zzzzzz. Splishhhh. These are the sounds you will hear as coffee beans fly over your head in tubes. It's like the Willy Wonka of coffee shops located in the heart of Detroit in Campus Martius. You might have a hard time studying with all of the noise all around so be sure to bring your headphones.
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