You will find yourself sitting while a score of people stand and stare at your soon-to-be-caffeinated self. The service is exemplary. The staff friendly. The toilet is off-limits. (Try the public library across the square for that) The location a bit unfortunate. Hey, but I don't feel like a yuppie at all. Just because I'm the only entertainment for those people waiting for the bus. You are separated by a metal fence.
Nearby the Eastern Market Metro Station and conveniently located on the Bus Line that goes up eighth street and somehow ends up in Adams Morgan (the 96 and the 32 which goes to Georgetown I think). But don't take your coffee and cake on the bus. It's not allowed for reasons of sanitation.
As Seen On the Fox Television Drama "Bones." This eighth street coffee spot is shown in the background as the characters drive away in a car on the Sept. 27, 2005 episode. Hey, they use real footage of the District of Columbia on that show.