The Looking Glass
601 West Main Street
French Press Coffee: $2.50–$5.00
Bagel Panini: $4–$5.50
The Looking Glass is a newer coffee shop in Carrboro that I think is pretty fantastic. It’s not nearly as popular as Open Eye—which is great if you are looking for more assured laptop and outlet real estate. The space is very open and features the relaxing trickle of a fish aquarium inside and a boutique with incense, skateboards, and some other assorted items for sale.
Outside, the porch is large and inviting and hosts a row of fun, red lanterns. I’m a sucker for huge lanterns. Board games (a list is on their whiteboard), a pool table, and a foos ball table are all available if you are looking to chill with friends. If you’re focused on computer activities, there is also free wireless.
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