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Birch Coffee in New York City

Cafe / Restaurant
Moderate Noise
Few Plugs

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Workspace Details + Amenities

Alcohol Beer
Food sandwiches, pasta, salad, pastries, desserts
Seating Capacity 20-30
Outside Seating 6-8
Group Space Little to None
Keywords birch, coffee, upper west side, central park, Columbus Ave, Has Food, Outdoor Seating, Natural Light, Alcohol, Has Power
Web birchcoffee.com/locations/upper-west  

Pro Tips

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.


  • 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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