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Where to Go When You Need to Work or Study in Channelside

  • March 05, 2023
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Looking to Work or Study in Channelside?

Get grinding at some of the best places to go when you need to work or study in Channelside! Tampa’s Channelside district has blossomed into a trendy neighborhood, offering lots of great spots to explore! Here at UNATION, we’ve collected a list of the spots with an ideal environment fit for you to get your productivity on!

Working-from-home opportunities have grown immensely over the past couple of years. But sometimes, it’s hard to find your working stride while sitting at your desk, relaxing on the couch, or just a few steps from a very distracting kitchen. These work and study go-to spaces in Channelside provide a cozy work environment filled with tunes, strong WiFi, and plenty of cups of coffee and tea!

Ginger Beard

📸 Ginger Beard – Instagram

Need a little caffeine boost while you work? Head on over to Ginger Beard in Channelside’s Grand Central! This popular coffee shop serves a local favorite… nitro cold brew!

The perfect elixir to enchant you into the working and studying mood, if you’re looking to work or study in Channelside! Other popular coffee treats in their inventory of brews include an espresso blend and a special Rwanda-style roasted coffee. What makes Ginger Beard unique? Their brewing process! Their coffee blends get made with the same equipment used to brew beers at home, adding an innovative twist to the creation process!


Hours & Location

Monday | 7:00am-2:00pm
Tuesday | 7:00am-2:00pm
Wednesday | 7:00am-2:00pm
Thursday | 7:00am-2:00pm
Friday | 7:00am-2:00pm
Saturday | 8:00am-12:00pm
Sunday | 8:00am-12:00pm

📍1208 E Kennedy Blvd #112, Tampa, FL 33602


📸 bamboozle – Instagram

Fuel your productivity with a plate of delicious fresh rolls and a side of boba tea at Bamboozle! Their selection of goodies includes traditional Vietnamese dishes, vegan delights, and gluten-free options. On their menu, you can find tasty snacks like fresh rolls overflowing with veggies, protein-packed Bahn Mi, and refreshing noodle salads! Bamboozle serves all kinds of healthy bites that’ll keep your mind and stomach fueled throughout your work session!

If you love to snack as you work, then Bamboozle is the place to be! Bamboozle also provides various seating options, including an adorable outdoor space. Just be careful if you sit outside… you might get distracted by some cute puppies on their way to the dog park across the street! Other than that minor (yet welcomed) distraction, they’ve got plenty of teas to choose from, lots of snacks, and an energizing Vietnamese coffee that’ll set you up for a productive work session!

Hours & Location

Monday | 11:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am-9:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am-9:00pm
Friday | 11:00am-9:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am-9:30pm
Sunday | 11:30am-4:00pm

📍109 N 12th St, Tampa, FL 33602

Victory Coffee

📸 victorycoffeetampa – Instagram

For a cozy local coffee shop experience, check out Victory Coffee! This coffee shop provides a laid-back atmosphere fit for work or study in Channelside, ranging from their chilled tunes to their large selection of coffee and teas! Their list of drinks includes Café Con Leche, chai tea, matcha, flat whites, and traditional macchiatos, alongside many more options! They even offer alternative milk and yummy snacks to pair with their drinks.

Victory Coffee offers high tables to work on, wifi, and admirable local art. The front of their café illuminates with natural sunlight from their large windows, enhancing their comfy and quaint environment. So, let’s order up a hot latte and get to work at Victory Coffee!

Hours & Location

Monday | 6:00am-4:00pm
Tuesday | 6:00am-4:00pm
Wednesday | 6:00am-4:00pm
Thursday | 6:00am-4:00pm
Friday | 6:00am-4:00pm
Saturday | 7:00am-2:00pm
Sunday | 7:00am-2:00pm

📍101 N 12th St, Tampa, FL 33602


It’s THE place to bring your laptop to work or study in Channelside. Probably because of how spacious and open it is, as well as how perfectly the natural sunlight blesses Shortwave Coffee. There are also plants and flower arrangements throughout the shop that draw you in instantly, incredibly strong WiFi, endless tables, and outlets. What’s not to love about this spot for coffee in Channelside and Water Street? Definitely grab a bite, too, especially if you’re planning on getting some work done. Your taste buds won’t be disappointed with the honey chai tea cakes!

Hours & Location

Monday | 7:00am-7:00pm
Tuesday | 7:00am-7:00pm
Wednesday | 7:00am-7:00pm
Thursday | 7:00am-7:00pm
Friday | 7:00am-7:00pm
Saturday | 7:00am-7:00pm
Sunday | 7:00am-7:00pm

📍615 Channelside Dr Suite 106, Tampa, FL 33602

Caffeine Roasters

This place is hands down one of our favorite spots to work or study in Channelside. It’s cozy, inviting, and spacious enough. Plus, the music isn’t blasting, so you can actually focus! The food is top-notch and always tastes amazing. We 100% suggest getting the chicken baguette, a latte, and a blueberry muffin, especially if you’re pulling a few hours of work.

Hours & Location

Monday | 6:00am-6:00pm
Tuesday | 6:00am-6:00pm
Wednesday | 6:00am-6:00pm
Thursday | 6:00am-6:00pm
Friday | 6:00am-6:00pm
Saturday | 7:00am-6:00pm
Sunday | 7:00am-6:00pm

📍2420 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33609

Kahwa Coffee

The best espresso in the area, for sure! From local artwork to comfortable seating, this place is one of THE spots to work or study in Channelside. We recommend getting there early if you want to grab a seat indoors, but in case it’s full, there are lots of seating options right outside with umbrellas! Coffee for $3? Sign us up! After finishing up some work, stroll along the Riverwalk to relax after a day of hard work.



Hours & Location

Monday | 7:00am-6:00pm
Tuesday | 7:00am-6:00pm
Wednesday | 7:00am-6:00pm
Thursday | 7:00am-6:00pm
Friday | 7:00am-6:00pm
Saturday | 7:00am-6:00pm
Sunday | 8:00am-6:00pm

📍808 N Tampa St, Tampa, FL 33602

Where Will You Work or Study in Channelside Next? 🤔

Working from home isn’t as glamorous as we may think, sometimes. We all need to change the environment from time to time, so we hope you try one of these spots to get some work in! Since we’re talking about looking to work or study in Channelside, you’re probably interested in trying the best coffee spots as well.

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