Best Coffee Shops In Austin, Sorted By Neighborhood

January 27, 2021


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Best Coffee Shops In Austin

COVID-19: This blog post has been updated to feature restaurants that have reopened patios during COVID-19. Please note that A Taste of Koko is not encouraging readers to go out to dine by any means but this blog post is meant to serve as a resource for those that have requested this updated list and to help support our local restaurants that have reopened to keep their business alive and pay their staff.

Speaking of how much coffee I drink, there are so many coffee shops in Austin so here’s my Austinites guide to the best coffee shops in Austin sorted by neighborhoods!

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Summer Moon – oh, Summer Moon and your addicting moon milk coffee. (they have other espresso drinks)

Houndstooth – Houndstooth just opened up on Rock Rose at Domain Northside with cocktails & coffee.

Genuine Joe Coffeehouse – neighborhood coffee shop that has live music events

Epoch Coffee – Epoch has several locations but the one on North Loop is 24/7.


Hank's Austin coffee shop in Austin


Hank’s – this is one of my favorite coffee shops in Austin because the coffee is so good, space is beautifully designed, and there’s lots of parking! 

Halcyon – the Halcyon in Mueller ins way different from the grimy downtown location. It’s modern, filled with light and a cute color bar top. Cocktails and s’mores are also available at this location.

Sa-Tén Coffee – Sa Tén just opened a second location on Airport Blvd with their Japanese style coffee and food. This location has a tatami room!

Bennu Coffee – I’ve spent too many late nights at Bennu, it’s open 24/7!


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Cenote – iconic Austin coffee shop that’s in a cute little bungalow house on Ceasar Chavez with coffee and food. (wi fi is hit or miss) (1010 E Cesar Chavez St)

Houndstooth Coffee – Houndstooth has several locations in Austin but the East Austin location on MLK is my favorite because it’s spacious and they serve cocktails at this location. The coffee is pricey but the lattes and cappuccinos are really good and the MLK has strong wi fi.

Thunderbird Coffee – I like their iced Vietnamese coffee drinks

Wright Bros. Brew & Brew – you can have both coffee, beer, and fresh Rosen’s Bagels at Brew & Brew. (500 San Marcos St #105)

Sa-Ten Coffee – cute Japanese style coffee shop with Japanese inspired coffee and food like curry dishes and sandwiches.

Figure 8 Coffee Purveyors – I love this plant-filled coffee shop on the East side. (1111 Chicon St)

Flat Track Coffee – super cool coffee shop that’s also a bike shop.

Greater Goods – I love Greater Goods for their good coffee, space, and friendly baristas! The coffee roasts support various local nonprofits like Austin Pets Alive and the Central Texas Food Bank.

Fleet Coffee Co. – this tiny little coffee shop tucked away on Webberville Rd serves a mean cup of joe and Cinnamon Toast Crunch cortado. 

Cuvée Coffee Bar – this beloved coffee roaster has its own coffee shop in Austin with nitro cold brew and craft beers on tap.

Flitch Coffee – coffee is served from a vintage trailer with a dog-friendly space


Iced Matcha at Alfred's


Better Half Coffee & Cocktails – this all-day cafe serves coffee, cocktails, and a food menu for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late night (2am on Thurs – Saturday.

Caffe Medici – another one of my favorite coffee shops in Austin with a two-story space near Cesar Chavez. They sell Tacodeli breakfast tacos.

Jo’s Coffee – every Tuesday from 5 – 8 pm for two-for-one burgers!

Alfred – located inside of The Line Hotel is this popular LA coffee shop that’s known for their iced matcha. Veracruz also joined The Line Hotel now!

Merit Coffee – this is a San Antonio based coffee shop that now has 2 locations in Austin. Great coffee & coffee beans!

Hot L Coffee – at Carpenter Hotel

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Jo’s Coffee – I love getting an iced turbo from Jo’s Coffee on South Congress and doing a little shopping. Tip: the I Love You So Much mural is located around the corner.

Mañana – located inside South Congress Hotel with really good pastries and strong wi fi. (1603 S Congress Ave)

TOMS – yup, the popular shoe brand has its own coffee shop in Austin on SoCo. With every TOMS Roasting Co. product you purchase, TOMS will help provide safe water to a person in need. One for One®.

Seventh Flag Coffee – popular coffee shop on South 1st with cozy living room vibes.

Cosmic Coffee – I love hanging out with friends over an iced coffee or cocktail at Cosmic Coffee’s dog-friendly outdoor patio. If you’re hungry, there are several food trucks parked there and live music sometimes.

Patika Coffee – Patika started off as a cute little coffee stand in downtown Austin and now it’s a poppin’ coffee spot on South Lamar Blvd with baked goods like pastries and avocado toast.

Radio Coffee & Beer – for those that live in South Austin, Radio Coffee is a hot spot at 4208 Manchaca Rd with a huge dog-friendly outdoor seating area. Just watch out for their no-wifi times. Come for weekend brunch from any of their parked food trailers.

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Civil Goat Coffee Roasters – cutest little coffee shop in West Austin and they have a resident goat named Butters!

Mozart’s – I love working at Mozart’s with a view of the lake! (but the wifi doesn’t work outside on the picnic tables) 

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This guide is part of the Austin Food Blogger Alliance’s 2021 City Guide. Check out more of the best eats in Austin, curated by Austin food bloggers, on the full list of guides.

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Jane Ko is the Austin blogger behind A Taste of Koko, Austin's top food and travel blog featuring the hottest restaurants and weekend getaways. Jane has been a speaker at South by Southwest (SXSW), Texas Conference for Women, BlogHer, and more on entrepreneurship and social media. She lives in Austin Texas with her dog and cat.


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