1. Biggby Coffee
Location: 717 N. Cable Road, Lima; 1519 Harding Highway, Lima; 488 Fortman Drive, St. Marys
Phone: Cable Road: 419-999-9262; Harding Highway: 567-289-9434, St. Marys 419-778-7604
Hours: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Saturday; 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday
Highlights: Biggby Coffee is celebrating its 10th year in business and has been voted first in the Best of Region coffee categories for nine straight years. It offers a great rewards program and with its beautifully designed interior, is a great place to log some computer time with free wi-fi and a beverage.
2. The Meeting Place on Market
Location: 220 W. Market St., Lima
Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Wednesday; 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Highlights: The Meeting Place is convenient for networking with clients, colleagues and friends. Catch up on some work or get ahead on that upcoming project in the convenient co-working center room or reserve the conference room at The Meeting Place on Market for your next off-site meeting.
3. Panera Bread
Location: 2330 Elida Road, Lima; 1830 Harding Highway, Lima
Phone: Elida Road: 419-222-3700; Harding Highway: 419-229-9797
Hours: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Saturday; 7 am. to 8 p.m. Sunday
Highlights: Grab a delicious pastry and head to a quiet spot at Panera or hang out with friends you haven’t seen for awhile. Panera offers an extensive menu for all taste and with quiet booths and comfortable chairs, it’s a great place to catch up on the news.