Whether it's for midterms, finals or just needing a study break, finding the perfect study spot can seem a bit daunting. Finding the combination of delicious coffee, good wifi and comfortable seating is important — especially when you may be there for hours at a time. These Minneapolis coffee shops provide all the coffee and comfort you need for a good study session.

1. Penny's Coffee

Though Penny's may be known for its artisanal coffee and crepes, the extravagant and chic design put the cafe on top. If you haven't been to Penny's, add it to the bucket list. 

#SpoonTip: The downtown Minneapolis location is often busy, so be sure to check out the Linden Hills location.

2. Fairgrounds Coffee and Tea

Situated in the North Loop, Fairgrounds Coffee and Tea brings a little slice of Chicago to the cities. With an array of coffee, tea and menu items, it's the perfect spot to spend an afternoon studying.

#SpoonTip: Order an iced matcha tea for an instagrammable drink!

3. Northern Coffeeworks

Northern Coffeeworks is built to resemble the beautiful state of Minnesota, which is why they serve sustainably sourced beverages and food. Time will fly by when you're studying at this cozy cafe.

#SpoonTip: There's happy hour from 3-5 p.m. daily! 

4. Five Watt Coffee

Started out of a passion for coffee, Five Watt truly feels like a second home. The baristas will get to know your name, beverage preference and may even high five you! 

#SpoonTip: Five Watt has their own radio station that streams from the cafe itself. Check it out at radiofivewatt.org

5. Bordertown Coffee

With coffee coming from around the world, you'll never experience the same drink twice at Bordertown. Located in the heart of the University of Minnesota, it's a local favorite for many students.

#SpoonTip: Bordertown has a "library room" that can be rented out for study sessions, office meeting or a class event.

6. Purple Onion Cafe

You'll find Purple Onion right on the University of Minnesota's campus — making it an ideal study spot for many students. With delicious coffee, tea and breakfast or lunch items, you can never go wrong. 

#SpoonTip: Purple Onion also serves Grand Ole' Creamery's famouse ice cream!

7. Cafe Astoria

Okay, while Cafe Astoria may not be in Minneapolis, it's in the neighboring city of Saint Paul. Not only does the cafe serve elegant drinks but also the tastiest crepes.

#SpoonTip: The weekends are always packed at Cafe Astoria, so try visiting during the weekdays.

While finding the perfect study spot is practically a personal endeavor, this list may help narrow your choices. And, luckily, you won't have to stick to Starbucks or Caribou.