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Birch Coffee

A laptop-friendly space in New York · More in New York


WiFi time limit of 1 hour. WiFi access codes are obtained from the baristas. Social WiFi (socialwifi.com) is the service provider at this location, and users are prompted to create an account when first logging onto the network. WiFi is very reliable. The Social WiFi account and network access are free.This coffee shop recently opted to go "wifi-free" making a large space with separate desks but totally useless. Asked, staff says they want people to "talk to each other." Social engineering gone seriously pushy. Muffins are like hard baseballs. This is a No-Fun zone.

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Type of Space

Public

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Avg. WiFi Speed Unknown Add details
Last Reported WiFi Login Unknown 
Background Noise Moderate
Power
Food
Coffee
Tea
Alcohol
Group Seating
Outdoor Seating
Types of Seating -
Accessible Outlets Limited
Community Tags birch, coffee, upper west side, central park, Columbus Ave, Has Food, Outdoor Seating, Natural Light, Alcohol, Has Power
Alcohol Options Beer
Food Options sandwiches, pasta, salad, pastries, desserts
First Added March 2016
Last Updated April 2017

People are saying  

  • There’s wifi if you ask the barista for the password. It seems like it changes everyday or at least pretty often. The conversation starters are a nice touch. It was pretty chatty
    there when I went in to get some work done – Thursday between 2pm – 6pm. It was fine for what I was doing.

  • jptiger

    No wifi. But if that doesn’t bother you, they do have these little conversation starter signs you can put next to where you’re sitting (they say things like “tell me about the life-changing book I should read”)

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