When it’s super rainy outside, there is nothing that I love more than curling up with a warm beverage and watching the world from a nice, dry spot. Today, I decided to make my dry spot The Green Line Cafe in West Philly.
There are several Green Lines throughout West Philly. The one I picked to visit today is at 40th and Ludlow. It was my first time coming here, and I have to say that I liked it a lot! They have a strong sandwich collection and lots of coffee, so I was pretty happy. I managed to wolf down a chicken caesar sandwich in no time flat. Also, vegetarians and vegans – rejoice! They have food options for you here. I have friends who are vegetarian, so I know how difficult it can be to find a place that can be accommodating. For the carnivores out there, they have options for you too.
I have been to one other Green Line (the one on Locust), and I have to say that the space here is much smaller than that. But that’s what you get when you get closer to campus. Nevertheless, I still really like it.
There is free WiFi at this location, which you think wouldn’t be a big deal but hear me out. The location at 40th and Baltimore does not. I appreciate that a lot because I feel like we are too often tied to our various electronic devices, but when I need to hammer out a paper and then upload it to Canvas, the lack of WiFi is more than a mild inconvenience (to say the least!)
I’m not quite sure how busy it gets here during peak hours. Also, the rain has probably scared a few people off, but I have to say that you should check this place out if given the chance.
Where: The Green Line Cafe
Neighborhood: West Philly
Address: 40th & Ludlow
Distance from GSE: .4 miles (about a 10 minute walk)