Never mind our city's laid-back vibe—San Franciscans are hopped-up on caffeine round the clock. But come the after-lunch hour especially, local roasters fill up with drowsy workers in search of an afternoon fix. For any of you who clock in daily in FiDi, here are the hottest spots for midday buzz.
Philz's newest location, on Market Street just a few feet from the Embarcadero, is quite conducive to coffee happy hours. With bountiful outdoor seating and a cheerful interior, this address is begging us to take a break. // 1 Front St. (FiDi), philzcoffee.com
This FiDi address of SF's original third wave coffee brand bumps and grinds throughout the day. Meet your friends, or spark up a conversation with someone new inside the stylish coffee mecca. // 115 Sansome St. (FiDi), bluebottlecoffee.com
Regulars to Coffee Bar’s Bryant Street location will be jazzed to find the well-known Mission Roastery serving brews in FiDi. The small space is geared to grab-and-go, but there are a few outdoor seats if you prefer to stick around. // 101 Montgomery St. (FiDi), coffeebarsf.com
A great option for a quick cup to take away, Coffee Cultures is a sweet little space with zero indoor seating. On a nice day, linger outside and take in the people watching. // 225 Bush St. (FiDi), coffee-cultures.com
Tons of seats both inside and out, as well as a menu of bites that includes all-day breakfast, make this coworking cafe one of FiDi's busiest destinations for a post-lunch pick-me-up. Work-friendly services such as an onsite concierge, printing abilities, gadget chargers, and reserved seating set Workshop apart from the rest. // 180 Montgomery St. (FiDi), workshopcafe.com
Emily Martin is the founder of The JetSetting Fashionista.