Best places to write in Venice, CA?
January 7, 2007 12:26 PM   Subscribe

I'm looking for recommendations on best places to write in Venice, CA. Mostly in the realm of coffee shops or writer-friendly cafes, libraries, or anything else that comes to mind.

I've just moved to Venice, CA from Brooklyn to work on a major writing project for the next few months. I don't like to write from home, and would prefer to walk to places on Abbott Kinney or Main Street to spend a few hours writing on my laptop. (So outlets are necessary.)

Free Wifi is nice, but mostly I'm looking for places with a cool vibe, other writers working there too, etc, where you can park yourself for a few hours without having people giving you the hairy eyeball. (I always buy a lot of coffee, but I don't want to feel like I'm being timed.)

Any suggestions? Thanks to all!
posted by np312 to Food & Drink (4 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
the novel cafe, 212 pier ave, santa monica (just over the border from venice, just off main st). it will be perfect for what you want...
posted by tabulem at 9:32 PM on January 7, 2007

Van Gogh's ear might be nice too.
796 Main St, Venice, CA
(310) 396-1987
posted by Monkey0nCrack at 8:03 AM on January 8, 2007

I forgot what it's called but there's a small sandwich cafe up some steps from the oceanwalk that's not very busy but has a view of the water. Its north of venice blvd
posted by apdato at 12:53 PM on January 8, 2007

The Rose Cafe
posted by DudeAsInCool at 6:35 PM on January 31, 2007

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