Austin has no shortage of amazing places to get your coffee fix, but there’s something satisfying about seeking out the best place. The coffee shop that you would walk an extra 10 minutes out of your every morning just because you love their cold press.
We hear ya. So, we’ve found the best of the best Austin coffee stores. These are spots that will never let you down on the java front…
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Better Half has it all: coffee, cocktails, wine, neat spirits, draft beer, and a full menu from breakfast through dinner. It’s a vibrant place that has a dog friendly patio, but it’s made this list for it superb coffee alone – the baristas really know how to brew up a mean cup of joe.
Merit Coffee has two sleek Austin stores that are ideal for a pick-me-up. All of their beans are roasted in their San Antonio warehouse, with their specialty beans coming from a single farm or even from a specific area on the farm (micro-terroir), so they are limited in quantity and superior in quality.
Greater Goods serves a carefully curated selection of specialty coffees from around the world, from Columbia to Kenya. Their unique single origins and laid-back blends are perfectly roasted in small batches in order to get the most flavour from the beans.
Plus, each coffee sold helps support one of four Texas non-profit charities. Feel good coffee.
From the same highly skilled team behind Better Half (listed above), this retro-styled coffee and cocktail bar is the place to be for both early mornings and late nights. It might only fit about eight people, but the coffees are so good you won’t mind the squish. Take it to-go if the four seater bar is full.
Lucky Lab serves up quality coffee from local roaster Third Coast Coffee in its full service coffee shops, pop-up bars, and coffee truck with locations across Austin. The owners are super dog friendly so it’s the ideal place to bring your pooch and have a perfect cup of coffee.
Civil Goat Coffee roast and brew superb specialty coffee just outside of Austin, with beans sourced from sustainable farms all over the world. Keep an eye out for Butters, the friendly goat who roams the shop grounds daily from 1pm – 3pm.
This coffee shop makes you feel at home with their high-quality coffee, relaxed atmosphere, and cozy living room vibes.
Bring along your pup and enjoy their outdoor seating!
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