Who: Peet’s Coffee + Tea
Where: Harvard Square, Cambridge.
When: Two hours in the early afternoon.
Ordered: Almond croissant and small latte for $5.52
Info: Not a lot of seating. Classical music in the background. I don’t get a seat at the bar or on a bench, and find the chairs very uncomfortable. Consider bundling up coat and scarf to make a supportive pillow of sorts for lower back. Very limited sockets. End up sitting next to the bathroom in order to plug in. Very high-traffic area — don’t want to breathe too deeply, especially when door swings open. Am so uncomfortable I contemplate leaving without writing; instead reposition self so can spy on patrons sitting in Ideal Spot on a high bench next to a socket. When they leave I shall swoop in. Feel like a vulture. Free wireless, but access code needed to log in.
Conclusion: Avoid if you plan to linger or get any real writing done.
Peet’s Coffee + Tea
100 Mount Auburn Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138