“There is no sincere love than the love of food” George Bernard Shaw got that right. If your favorite part about exploring a new country is indulging in some of its local specialties, then you’re at the right place. Austin, Texas is known for it’s casual food scene. With food trucks and quirky cafes, at every corner, the city is a gem for foodies. If you Texas is on your USA itinerary, then make sure to stop by some of these quaint eateries, for a taste of true Austin delicacies.
Get ready for your taste buds to light up at the sight of delicious tacos and mouth-watering waffles. Whatever your taste buds desire, Austin Cafes have you covered. What adds to your experience is the quaint interiors and beautiful settings that these cafes offer. So if you find yourself in this part of town, grab your backpack and make your way to any of these eateries!
Top 10 Austin Cafes
As you spend your day exploring the city and attending some of the most vibrant festivals, make sure to stop for a snack. Whether you’re in the mood for a cool mocktail or a piping hot cup of coffee, you’ll find the beverage of your choice at the best cafes in Austin.
1. Greater Goods Coffee Roasting Co.
If coffee is your weakness, then this coffee house in Austin is the place to be! The natural lighting, beautiful decor and aesthetic setup will make your experience here so much more memorable. Stop by for breakfast or spend an evening here with your family. There also a little library inside where you can enjoy a book along with your coffee. You can also sign up for a coffee tasting class!
Must Try: Avocado Toast, Kali Mocha,Match Oatmeal
Location: 2501 E 5th St
Austin, TX 78702
Timings: 6:30 am – 7:00 pm (Everyday)
Bringing to you some of the most tempting salads and wraps along with a cup of roasted coffee, this cafe in Austin is a must visit. The graffiti covered walls and neon lighting make is the perfect place for a drink. There are also some fresh baked goods on the menu that you can try. The cafe is bike-friendly and has an indoor parking spot where you can leave your cycles.
Must Try: Cheese Louise, Chicken Salad
Location: 440 E. St. Elmo A-2
Austin, TX 78745
Timings: 7:00 am – 11 pm (Monday to Thursday)
7:00 am – Midnight (Friday, Saturday)
8:00 am – 10:00 pm (Sunday)
3. Texas French Bread
If you happen to stop by the University of Texas, definitely pay a visit to this quaint little cafe. Made with fresh produce the food here is finger licking good! The hotel works with a sustainable production process and practices a ‘farm-to-table’ dining. You can enjoy some tempting French and Mediterranean cuisine at the cafe along with some vegan and vegetarian dishes as well
Must Try: Pancakes, Bistro Breakfast
Location: 2900 Rio Grande St
Austin, TX 78705
Timings: 7:00 am – 3:00 pm (Monday, Tuesday)
7:00 am – 10 pm (Wednesday to Sunday)
4. Stouthaus Coffee
Set on sunset valley, you can pop into this cafe for a cup of hot coffee or chilled glass of beer. Large windows light up the space with natural light making it the perfect place to relax for a bit. The food is simply drool worthy and you will surely enjoy every bit of what you order. So what is it going to be? Tacos or Bagels?
Must Try: Chai Latte, Breakfast Tacos
Location: 4715 S Lamar Blvd
Sunset Valley, TX 78745
Timings: 6:30 am to 10:00 pm (Weekdays)
7:30 am to 10:00 pm (Saturday)
7:30 m to 8:00 pm (Sunday)
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5. Hot L Coffee
The moment you step into this cafe, you’re sure to be mesmerized by the minimalistic decors and pop of colours. If you are looking for a small and quiet cafe to spend some leisure time at, this one is a great choice. And while you’re here, indulge in some great lattes and breakfast tacos! If you have a sweet tooth, then don’t forget to bag some of the cookies as well!
Must Try: Kolache, Iced Vanilla Latte
Location: 400 Josephine St
Austin, TX 78704
Timings: 7 am to 6 pm (Everyday)
If you’re looking for some healthy food options in Austin, this is your go-to cafe! The food is prepared with fresh veggies and local farmers produce, bringing the best to the table. You can sit outdoors to enjoy the pleasant weather or eat in. The mismatched decor further creates a fun and quirky environment.
Must Try: Eggs Florentine, Turkey Avocado Sandwich
Location: 1010 East Cesar Chavez
Austin, TX 78702
Timings: 7:00 am to 9:30 pm (Weekdays)
8:00 am to 9:30 pm (Saturday)
8:00 am to 4:00 pm (Sunday)
7. Arturo’s Underground Cafe
This cozy little cafe is the perfect place for brunch and the food is so good you wouldn’t want to share! The proportions are decent and you are sure to find your fill. What’s more, the food is decently priced and the pineapple mimosas are to die for! You can choose to eat at the cafe or request for a take-out.
Must Try: Pineapple Mimosas, Thai Veggie Quesadilla
Location: 314 W 17th St
Austin, TX 78701
Timings: 7:00 am to 2:30 pm (Weekdays)
10:00 am to 2:30 pm (Weekends)
8. Flitch Coffee
Serving coffee out of a trailer, this is one of the underrated coffee places in Austin. With an outdoor seating area, you can bring your pet along and there’s plenty of parking space. Find your pick from a simple yet great menu of coffees, teas and lattes. The iced tea is a crowd favorite so don’t miss out on that!
Must Try: Iced Tea, Latte
Location: 641 Tillery St
Austin, TX 78702
Timings: 7:00 am to 2:00 pm (Weekdays)
8:00 am to 2:00 pm (Weekends)
9. Fleet Coffee Co.
One of the best coffee shops in Austin, Fleet Coffee can be found on a little corner in Austin. Aesthetic and minimalist decor will draw you in, but the coffee will make you stay. The baristas are very friendly and will gladly assist you. There’s also breakfast tacos and some baked goods on the menu that you can try out as well. The free Wi-Fi is a plus!
Must Try: Coffee, Ginger Cookie
Location: 2427 Webberville Rd
Austin, TX 78702
Timings: 7:00 am to 7:00 pm (Everyday)
10. Red River Cafe
Budget-friendly prices, a wide menu and prompt service are some of the features of little cafe in Austin. Whether you’re in the mood for some fast food or a healthy breakfast, they have it all. The eggs benedict is a favorite here along with some pancakes and maple syrup.
Must Try: Pancakes, Classic Burger
Location: 2912 Medical Arts St,
Austin, TX 78705, USA
Timings: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm (Weekdays)
8:00 am to 5:00 pm (Weekends)
We’re guessing your stomach is already rumbling after taking a look at some of the cafes and dishes above. Well, food is Austin Cafes will certainly have you drooling for more. So go ahead and plan your USA trip with Travel Triangle for a journey filled with beautiful sights and of course, delicious food!
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