7 Fantastic Coffee Shops in Clinton Hill & Fort Greene

There’s something about the smell of a fresh pot of coffee that can really get you going in the morning. If you’re a coffee lover like many of us here at BCL, you know the importance of sipping great coffee to jump start your day. While we do provide unlimited coffee for our members, we certainly understand the joys in reveling at your favorite coffee shop.

In Brooklyn, there’s no shortage of small businesses to support, and in Clinton Hill where we’re opening our second coworking location, we’re stoked that there’s an array of places which not only serve coffee, but also offer sandwiches, pastries, and the likes. We’ve gathered a list of a few small businesses that are within a 10-minute walking distance from our new 275 Park Avenue location in the Chocolate Factory Lofts building.


Head Hi: Across from Brooklyn Navy Yard

Google Maps says: 6 minute walk to 14 Clermont Ave.

Looking for something more unique than the typical coffee experience? Head Hi coffee prides themselves on immersing their customers in a world full of both international and community-based art, literature, music, and of course, coffee! This shop is perfect for those looking for an engaging opportunity during their lunch break or after a day at the office where you can unwind and attend an art exhibit, musical performance, or book launch!


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Calyer Cafe: Near Pratt Institute

Google Maps says: 7 minute walk to 519 Myrtle Ave.

Calyer Cafe and Kitchen is the perfect stop for a cup of coffee and some fulfilling food to go along with it. With all their ingredients prepared in house and coffee brewed nearby in Brooklyn, this shop offers a quality community experience for the community it loves and serves. Check out their all-day breakfast sandwiches and variety of classic coffee beverages.

Cafefornia: Near Fort Greene Park

Google Maps says: 9 minute walk to 360 Myrtle Ave.

After working hard at the office, it’s always nice to treat yourself to something delicious! Cafefornia offers locals coffee, smoothies, an impressive array of fresh-baked pastries, and a warm, welcoming ambiance to go along with it. With so many options to choose from, grab something for yourself and maybe even a sweet treat or two to surprise your coworkers with.


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TB Coffee House: Near Pratt Institute

Google Maps says: 10 minute walk to 578 Myrtle Ave.

Impress coworkers and clients alike by taking them to TB Coffee House, a beautifully modern and exceptionally comfortable coffee shop. Perfect for that one-on-one outing or even that corporate gathering you’ve been planning, they have window-front, private, and even outdoor space to accommodate all your needs. Their extensive menu of drinks, sandwiches, and desserts are just the cherry on top of a remarkable experience.


Peck’s Food: One Block Away from Chocolate Factory Lofts

Google Maps says: 5 minute walk to 455A Myrtle Ave.

Coffee, muffins, breakfast + lunch sandwiches, and more! If you’re looking for a little more than coffee, Peck’s Food has a great assortment of eats to hold you over on your lunch break. There’s also a backyard space where you can enjoy your coffee or snack outside and simply relax.

Brooklyn Roasting Company: Around the Corner from BCL Clinton Hill

Google Maps says: 3 minute walk to 200 Flushing Ave.

Grab a coffee from Brooklyn Roasting Company on your way to work or while taking a break—you won’t even have to cross a street on your way to and fro. This spacious shop is inviting and has a range of coffees that you can select from and even purchase to brew at home. Did you just welcome a new team member or client? Maybe stop by Brooklyn Roasting Company and pick up some coffee goodies to help them feel at home.


Le Petit Monstre: In the Building of our New Location!

Google Maps says: 1 minute walk to 82 Washington Ave.

Le Petit Monstre is a French bakery that offers delicious vegan pastries, cakes, tarts, pies, and more on the daily! These handmade goods are served alongside savory plates du jour and of course, fresh coffee. Plus, this shop is chock full of plants, adding to such a nice, calm vibe.

Did we miss a coffee shop that should be on this list? Let us know what we missed and we’d be happy to add it!

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