For great coffee a short walk from the MacArthur BART station, Cafe Dejena fits the bill. Prices are reasonable, there’s free wireless, and the decor is bright and welcoming. The menu is a mix of Eritrean, Italian, and standard American food.
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat.-Sun. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.