There's a used pair of Bose 901's that were just posted. These are great for bouncing sound around and filling up a space.
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Look for a pair of of used OHM Walsh 4s or 5s if you can find a pair local to pick up. They are big and heavy and tricky to ship safely. You probably want an amp that puts out at lest 80-100 watts or so though to really get them going.
Smaller and easier to handle Walsh 2s might cut it as well. I had a pair once running full steam outside on a farmhouse porch off an 80 watt/ch Tandberg receiver and it sounded like a live band playing a good 80 yards away outdoors...one of the best "home audio" sound experiences I've ever had.
I can recommend Altec Model 19s. They are large, informal, decent-looking, very efficient, have a long "throw", are dynamic as all get-out, are only somewhat difficult to find, and have good resale value. They can be found in 'beat-up" condition (which will be in your budget) or absolutely mint (which probably won't be), and don't sound tremendously different either way, and can be "restored" from beat-up to OK-looking with a bit of wood-finishing (but one has to be sure the woofers/drivers are OK). They tend to roll off a bit in the treble, and they don't do 20Hz at the bottom end, but for a cafe, that's probably better in both cases.
Bose 901s efficient? News to me but they must have changed during the years. The originals were notorious for their INEFFICIENCY. No surprise as they were based on table radio speakers equalized so that their midrange was suppressed to the level of their treble and bass. Anyone familiar with the response curve of typical small single cone drivers will appreciate what is required to do this.
A Fischer table radio to be exact. They had a famous law suit the went the the US Supreme Court over Consumers Report's description of their sound. A British mag commented that it was a good thing that they hadn't seen ITS report. I can't recall if it was the one that said they sounded as if the tenor had stuck his head in a barrel of cotton wadding. My totally obsolete data retrieval system [aging memory] now recalls that they switched to plastic framed drivers in the past. The first ones were at least well made, the later ones, well everyone to their own taste.
Get a pair of DJ type speakers.IMO,in a business atmosphere,people are not that interested in how the music sounds.While lots of the speakers recommended above would be fine,why spend that much money on more or less,background listening.Just a thought.Good luck with you business.Here's a link to a site with a good sale going on.