Zhonka Broadband proudly partners with select
cafes, markets, taverns, and public areas to provide complimentary
wireless access in the communities we serve. Bring
your own wireless-ready computer and look for the "ZhonkaSurfbreak" SS
ID. Voila, you're online! No encryption or password required.
Each Surfbreak wi-fi access point is powered by a
Zhonka Broadband DSL connection - the same DSL you can use at your home
or office. We think you'll enjoy the performance as well as the
gracious establishments serving it! Visit
them all! Let us know
how you enjoyed your experience. If your
business is a good candidate for a Surfbreak, check out the Surfbreak Partner Agreement
(.pdf) for more info.
Some photos are clickable to larger versions - Photos
contributed by Chris Barnes, Jay Stewart, Sage Silver and Dave Olson. Have a
good Surfbreak pic we can use on the site? Send a .jpg along
- Lacey - Dupont/Lakewood
400 Cooper Pt.
Rd., NW, #22, Olympia, WA 360-352-3676
sandwich and espresso shop is ideally
situated on Olympia's
Westside. Located in the same shopping center as Emperor's Palace, Big
and Goodwill on Cooper Pt. Rd.
across from Safeway. Featuring over 20 varieties of bagels baked fresh
with sandwiches, wraps, subs, espresso, smoothies and over a
of cream cheese and spreads. Open seven days a week with ample parking,
both indoor and outdoor seating.
501 Columbia NW, Suite B Olympia, WA - 360-956-1928
Locations in Olympia
406 4th Ave. SE Olympia, WA -
360-352-7565 - Map
Breakfast, lunch and late night grub with an east-coast flair featuring
Philly cheese steaks, grinders, and hoagies plus a wide variety of
inventive specialties. You can order night fare through the Eastside
Club's pass-through window or to many area taverns! Bring your laptop
for a working lunch (or breakfast).
Dancing Goats Espresso Bar
111 Market St. NE Olympia, WA
Bronson's European-style espresso bar is located directly
across from the Olympia Farmers Market. Enjoy espresso drinks, drip
coffee and locally baked pastries. The Dancing Goats offers ample
parking, outdoor seating and is convenient to the Farmers Market and
Batdorf & Bronson Coffeehouse
516 S. Capitol Way, Olympia, WA -
Located in the historic Harris Dry Goods Building in downtown Olympia,
& Bronson Coffeehouse features artisan espresso
drinks, drip coffee, locally baked pastries and whole bean coffees.
There is ample seating, featuring cozy couches, reading chairs and
outdoor cafe tables. Find a spot near the fireplace and relax with your
laptop and an exceptional cup of coffee from Batdorf & Bronson
and free WiFi courtesy of Zhonka Broadband.
Eastside Club Tavern
410 4th Ave SE. Olympia, WA - 360-357-9985 - Map
This popular downtown watering-hole features an
enviable collection of 30+ microbrews on tap to enjoy with your
Internet activities, plus pool, air hockey and table tennis + Ethernet
jacks for the wireless impaired, and a coin-op Porthole kiosk.
4th Ave. Tavern
Ave, Olympia, WA - 360-786-1444
4th ave Tav features live music, free pool on Sunday, pinball, and
plasma TV for sporting events along with a great selection of beer
(micros & domestic), plenty of spirits, and great food. "Come
in and join the fun!" say the owners Scott & Debbie.
509 4th Ave E Olympia, WA -
Books is Olympia's largest independent bookstore with a range
of books (used and new), magazines, and cards to browse along with drip
coffee, teas, and select sweets and pastries. Come in and
browse the stacks of books while browsing the web!
King Solomon's Reef
212 4th Ave E Olympia, WA - 360-357-5552
An Olympia classic featuring breakfast, lunch, dinnner, late-night
fare, plus a bar that is open early, and a card room featuring poker
games. Save room for pie!
Old School Pizzeria
108 Franklin St. NE, Olympia, WA -
360-786-9640 - Map
Old School Pizzeria is where
Olympians go for authentic NYC style pizza in a veritable museum of pop
culture memorabilia. Also serving dinner salads and cooking
up thick-crust, Sicilian style pies as well. Stop by for
daily slice specials, or order a whole custom pie for the team, crew or
family. A selection of tasty brews for adults and kids too!
Don't forget to check out the classic arcade games and aquarium.
407 Columbia St. SW Olympia, WA - 360-754-4414
211 4th Ave. E., Olympia, WA -
Word Books and Rec the Place Fantastic Records are worker
owned collectives specializing in hard to find media of all sorts. We
hope to provide a comfortable and welcoming space for the free exchange
119 Capitol Way N Olympia, WA -
360-352-4153 - Map
Local impresario Pit K. has a new locale with a vast collection of
eclectic wall art, a full bar, shuffleboard and occasional live music
special events. In the comfort of the Brotherhood
Tavern, you may enjoy free wi-fi with a cocktail or use the
124 State Avenue NE Olympia, WA 98501 - 360-753-7525
is Oly's downtown community bike shop located across from the bus
depot. Learn about bicycle commuting, get bike lane and trail maps and
cycling freeware at Velolution. Oh yeah, ask Larry about bike polo.
Ave, Olympia - 360-357-7527
Venerable Olympia bar and restaurant.
201 4th Ave. W, Olympia, WA -
The Danger Room is dedicated to carrying the widest variety of comics
possible, with a special emphasis on small press and 'indy' comics.
While their kung-fu is mighty, it is the quiet stillness in their
hearts that calms their fists.
4th Ave, Olympia - 360-705-3976
and Earth Hookah Lounge
Brewed Awakenings - Lacey
640 Woodland Square Loop SE Lacey,
WA - 360-455-1576 - Map
Awakenings is an espresso lounge and deli next
to a grassy park where one may enjoy seasonal entertainment in the
gazebo and/or outdoor films while kicking back with your wi-fi and and
in Dupont, Tillicum, Lakewood etc.
Union Ave SW, Lakewood, WA - 253-584-4848
Restaurant and tavern.
1520 Wilmington Drive #100 Dupont, WA -
on Olympic Pennisula
South Shore Mall - Food Court -
Cafe Allegro #1
University Way NE
Seattle, WA - 206-633-3030
Cafe Allegro, Seattle's original espresso bar, serves quality coffee,
tea, delicious homemade and local pastries. Located in the alley
between University Way and 15th NE, Allegro is open from 6:30am-10:30pm
and provides a great atmosphere for working and studying.
Cafe Allegro #2
University Way NE Seattle, WA - 206-634-2310
Cafe Allegro #2 serves quality coffee, home-style breakfast, lunch,
dinner and features a quaint, hip, smoke free bar in the evenings.
Located under the College Inn Bed & Breakfast, Cafe Allegro is
open from 6:30am-12am and the kitchen is open from 8am-8pm. Come in,
check your e-mail, have a latte with a homemade pastry and relax in the
sunny front dinning room.
5323 Ballard Ave.NW, Seattle, WA - 206-782-1900.
Located in the heart of historic Ballard, Collective brings together a
number of talented vintage furniture dealers with the aim of creating
an artfully merchandised space for eclectic, unusual artifacts of the
20th century. Industrial design commingles with rustic &
shabby; mid-century modern shares space with organic found objects.
Open 10-6 every day of the week. Open until 9pm during the Ballard 2nd
Saturday Art Walk.
621 3rd Ave. (@Cherry), Seattle, WA - 206-622-0477
Plymouth Café furthers the mission of Plymouth Housing Group
by providing affordable, high quality, meals and snacks in a creative
environment that educates, inspires and invites our customers,
employees, and community to share in Plymouth Housing Group’s
commitment to eliminate homelessness in Seattle. Thanks
Wanskasmith for picture from Buffoonery
425 Franklin, Olympia, WA - 360-357-5636
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illegal in the State of Washington. Pursuant to RCW
19.190.40., such e-mail may not be sent to or from
E-mail addresses in Washington State. Violators will be liable for
damages of not less than One Thousand dollars or actual damages,
whichever is greater, per incident - and yes, we'll gladly prosecute
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* Zhonka Broadband is not
responsible for your Internet usage, transactions,
registrations, or other personal computer security while using Zhonka
Surfbreak Internet access. You are encouraged to run a VPN client to
ensure secure connections if needed.
* Zhonka Surfbreak Internet access is provided
"as-is" and may not be available at all times. No
technical support is provided beyond these instructions &
Zhonka Surfbreaks use
industry-standard "802.11b" equipment to provide the wi-fi access. Most
any 802.11b equipped laptop or PDA - including Macintosh Airport cards
and backward compatible 802.11g devices - work quite nicely. DSL speeds
range from 256/256Kbps to 1.5/1Mbps depending on location.
Interested in joining the Surfbreak / Merchant
Zhonka values relationships with local cafes,
public areas, computer retailers and professional consultants.
Participants in this program will be listed on the Zhonka web-site and
invited to participate in mutually beneficial co-marketing
campaigns. See the Surfbreak
Partner Agreement for more info.
Have a good Surfbreak
pic we can use on the site?
Send it along to Zhonka.
Seeking Zhonka Surfbreak logos for your website or ads?
Here are a few images for your use
if you are a Surfbreak partner. Need a different (hi-res)
format for print advertising? Just Contact Zhonka.
Remember "Surfbreak" is a Trademark of Zhonka Broadband.
Medium logo .gif (14K)
Letter-size poster .pdf
contributed by Chris Barnes, Jay Stewart, Sage Silver and Dave Olson.