- by Anna Culver
12 local coffee shops and cafes
Updated: Jan 5
Working from home has its perks, but it's nice to have a change of scenery that inspires us or has the right vibe for a client meeting.
Below are a list of local spots conducive to focusing and boosting productivity so you can get the job done while grabbing a bite or coffee nearby!
Olive's Mud Puddle | downtown Fort Mill
This charming, eclectic spot in downtown has a chill yet artsy ambiance with plenty of coffee options to keep you awake and focused.
Good Life Organic Kitchen | downtown Fort Mill
With a variety of healthy snacks, juices, smoothies, coffees and meal options to choose from, you'll be able to find the inner strength to knock out your to-do list.
Z Bakery Cafe | downtown Fort Mill
Serving up breakfast, lunch, and a recently launched coffee menu, this cozy cafe has plenty of seating options inside and out for grabbing a bite while you work.
Knowledge Perk | Tega Cay side of Fort Mill
The calm atmosphere inside this spacious small-batch roastery offers comfortable seating and is also home to great food, coffee, and tea options.
Chatty Cathy's Coffeehouse | near Regent Parkway
This log cabin coffee house is a great spot to cozy up in while enjoying breakfast or lunch, plus espresso drinks or smoothies to boost your mind.
Gateway Canteen | Anne Springs Close Greenway
Whether you post up inside or outside, let the beauty of nature surround you while you work and enjoy delicious food and coffee options (beer if you stay the afternoon!).
Green Room Cafe | Corner of Hwy 21 and Carowinds Blvd.
This spacious cafe is a great working environment on this side of town that offers salads, sandwiches, paninis, crepes, pastries, and coffee.
Starbucks | Baxter Village
With indoor and outdoor space to post up in, this is a popular location with a friendly staff to take care of you while you work.
Starbucks | Kingsley Town Center
Another popular Starbucks in the middle of Kingsley, this location also has a great indoor and outdoor space conducive to a productive day.
Clean Juice | Kingsley Town Center
A smaller space but their juices, smoothies, and lunch items really pack a punch and will give you the energy you need to focus.
Panera Bread | Kingsley Town Center
With indoor and outdoor space to spread out, the environment is great for meeting for coffee, lunch, or grabbing a bite while you work.
Juice Bar | Across from Baxter Village
Get your juices flowing by popping into this quaint juice bar that offers fresh-squeezed, juices, smoothies, and power shots.