10 Coziest Coffee Shops in Austin

Whether you want to relax or to get some work done, these are the places to go.
mug of coffee with beans

Are you on the hunt for the best coffee in Austin? If you can't live without your morning cup of Joe, Austin is a great place to be; there's an endless array of shops to choose from. The ideal coffee shop is a special thing: It's all in the perfect combination of cozy seating, quality coffee, and cool interior decor.

No matter what type of atmosphere you enjoy while sipping on your espresso, Austin is bound to have a spot that makes you feel at home. From quaint shops that play old soul jams to hidden gems that only locals know about, here are the 10 coziest coffee shops in Austin that any coffee lover will appreciate.

Epoch Coffee

epoch coffee shop in austin
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221 West North Loop Boulevard, Austin, TX 78751

One of the top coffee shops in the city is Epoch Coffee, which serves everything from cold brew to hot chocolate. It has a super cozy layout and is the prime atmosphere to get in a productive workday. The shop also has outdoor seating with a patio that faces the North Loop.

Tiny House Coffee Roasters

tiny house coffee roasters counter with pastries and sign
A F./Yelp

801 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704

The Tiny House Coffee shop is a coffee roastery focused on directly supporting small-producer farmers and local shops. It's one of the city's first storefronts with a wide selection of coffee options and fresh-baked bagels to top it off. Some top fan favorites include the lox bagels, nitro cold brew with oat milk, and biscuits.

Brentwood Social House

coffee bar at brentwood social house in austin
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1601 West Koenig Lane, Austin, TX 78756

The ideal family-friend cafe, Brentwood Social House is a welcoming joint with an inviting space to relax and catch up with friends and family. Customers love the way the shop strives to be a true community anchor, hosting all kinds of groups and events and even having a complementary library in the front of the shop.

Patika

coffee bar and pastries at patika in austin
Patrick W./Yelp

2159 South Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX 78704

If you love old soul music and delicious breakfast sandwiches, then Patika will be right up your alley. You'll find the modern interior picture-perfect, but the vibes are still cozy and inviting. Check the daily specials listed at the register, but a few go-to menu items include the avocado toast and fresh savory pastries.

Cup & Leaf Cafe

interior of cup and leaf cafe in austin
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1700 East 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78702

Cup & Leaf Cafe is home to more than 60 types of teas, along with tons of kombucha, iced coffee, fresh iced teas, and more. It's known as the best-kept secret in Austin and the perfect cafe for those who work remotely. Also, it doesn't hurt that the shop's overall design aesthetic is spot-on.

Once Over Coffee Bar

kitchen at once over coffee in austin
Justin C./Yelp

2009 South 1st St, Austin, TX 78704

The chill Once Over Coffee Bar is a quaint neighborhood favorite. The walls are adorned with art by local artists, making it the ideal combination of an Italian coffee shop and a hip bar. Because they also serve alcohol and there's an outdoor patio area, it's the perfect date spot for those who want options on what to order.

Mañana

manana coffee bar in austin
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1603 South Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78704

Located in the South Congress Hotel courtyard, Mañana has curated handcrafted specialty coffee and unique options like Japanese flash brew. The open space and blue tiles make for a modern look, while the outdoor seating with tables offers a cozy environment. Don't miss out on the grab-and-go foods like their peanut butter pretzels, Thai quinoa bowls, and frozen yogurt.

Hot L Coffee

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Clole B./Yelp

400 Josephine Street, Austin, TX 78704

In the Carpenter Hotel is the charming Hot L Coffee shop, filled with natural light, speedy Wi-Fi, and tasty coffee. It's more of a hidden gem in Austin, as not many know about this spot. The iced vanilla latte with oat milk is a must-try, along with the drool-worthy chocolate chip cookies.

Flightpath Coffeehouse

flightpath coffeehouse interior in austin
Tina M./Yelp

5011 Duval Street, Austin, TX 78751

For more of a quiet atmosphere, Flightpath Coffeehouse is known as the place for students and freelancers looking to fly through their to-do lists. The best part is the shop is open late (until 11p.m.) so you can get your coffee fix no matter what time of day it is. They have a great spot to park bikes and some of the best affordable coffee blends.

Holy Grounds

holy grounds coffee shop in austin
Nicole E./Yelp

301 East 8th Street, Austin, TX 78701

Holy Grounds is a friendly downtown coffee shop at the corner of 8th and San Jacinto with a full espresso bar. If you're hungry, the shop also serves breakfast tacos, bagels, pastries, house-made paninis, soups, and salads. There's also a gift shop inside that supports community initiatives with hand-made local goods.

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Lindsay Paige Stein
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