If you work from home or travel for business, you know the importance of reliable Wi-Fi outside the confines of the office. It's a chance to see people, have a coffee, and often times, eat a breakfast and/or lunch. Step away from the desk and try one of these Wi-Fi-capable cafes today.Read More
13 Charleston Coffee Shops With Free Wi-Fi
Bring the laptop
1. Muddy Waters Coffee Bar
Located on James Island, Muddy Waters is a quirky little coffee bar full of art and caffeine. The Wi-Fi — and parking — are plenty. The cafe stocks bagels and pastries if hunger strikes.
2. Mercantile And Mash
In addition to expertly prepared espresso drinks by coffee master Michael Mai, Mercantile offers free Wi-Fi, plentiful seating, and a full breakfast and lunch menu — what's not to love. Oh, and parking. Sold.
3. Bakehouse Bakery Cafe
For a meeting near East Bay Street, Bakehouse Bakery offers free Wi-Fi in a comfortable setting with access to an abundance of sweet treats (not to mention espresso drinks). Grab a giant chocolate chip cookie or fleur de sel brownie while working.
4. City Lights Coffee
City Lights is an arty hangout tucked away on Market Street with cozy seating. The shop has most any espresso drink or flavored syrups anyone could want — and free Wi-Fi.
5. Second State Coffee
Sunlight-filled caffeine emporium Second State Coffee (formerly known as Black Tap Coffee) is the spot to get creative lattes, kick-ass pour-over brew, and a croissant. With plentiful Wi-Fi, it is also the meeting spot for creatives and neighborhood friends to chat about the day or upcoming projects.
6. The Rise
The Rise attracts those in search of a perfect cortado and easy internet access. This coffee shop also offers seasonal flavors like a summer citrus cold brew with hints of orange and basil or rosemary lattes in colder weather.
7. Caviar & Bananas
George Street's Caviar & Bananas offers whatever customers may need for the work day — coffee, bagels, kale salad, wine, and more. This all-in-one stop also boasts a reliable internet connection.
8. Tricera Coffee
Charleston, SC 29401
Saffron lattes, dinosaurs, and Wi-Fi — what else is there? Stop by Tricera Coffee for an eclectic (and hopefully productive) morning.
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9. Brown's Court Bakery
Charleston, SC 29403
Brown's Court didn't necessarily set out to be a coffee shop, but the inviting aroma of baked goods is just too good not to linger in the store for a cup o' joe. Stop in for a mocha, grab a cookie or Sriracha croissant, and bring the laptop if there's work to be done.
10. The Park Cafe
Wagener Terrace eatery The Park Cafe not only features one of the most sought-after egg sandwiches around, but it also offers access to the internet. If work requires something more substantial than the normal coffee shop fare, stop by this sunny space for a full menu of breakfast/lunch choices, along with coffee classics and cold brew creations.
11. The Harbinger
Charleston, SC 29403
Cafe/bakery The Harbinger brings pastries, coffee, light lunches, and happy hour drinks in a cozy setting. The new space is quickly becoming a favorite with Instagrammers on the upper peninsula — good thing there's Wi-Fi.
12. The Orange Spot Coffeehouse
A savior for Park Circle Wi-Fi-seekers, The Orange Spot Coffeehouse supplies caffeine and internet to North Charleston patrons. The setting is a cozy little white house with outdoor seating. Try the Cha Yen, a Thai iced tea. The cafe also carries WildFlour pastries, oatmeal, yogurt, and a few savory items.
13. Vintage Coffee Cafe
Vintage Coffee Cafe offers caffeine, eats, and Wi-Fi to the Mount Pleasant set. The kitchen puts out sophisticated breakfast items, like seasonal quiches, oven-roasted tomato tarts, acai bowls, and lox plates, among others.