Austin Coffee Shop Guide to the Best Brews: Iced or Hot?

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We’ve done it again! UNATION Austin has created the Ultimate Guide for all of your caffeine needs. This Austin Coffee Shop Guide will come in handy regardless of your location or plans. From coffee flights to dog-friendly spots, and even some iconic favorites, you’ll find it all here!

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Austin Coffee Shop Guide


Lucky for us, there’s no shortage of coffee spots in Austin. Some of our faves are located on the East Side like the iconic Easy Tiger! Not only can we grab our favorite pick-me-up, the Mexican Mocha but you can stay awhile and sip on a refreshing cocktail like the Tigerita. Need some new content for your Insta feed? Sip on the delicious Fruity Pebbles at Revival, the cutest Instagrammable coffee spot! Check out some more of our faves on the East Side.

Austin Coffee Shop Guide

The Best Coffee Shops in East Austin You Need to Try

Coffee Shops In East Austin

Top 5 Coffee Shops in East Austin


Ever catch yourself in Downtown Austin and in dire need of a pick me up? Whether you’re there for work, in town visiting, or you just enjoy spending time here; you can always find a good cup of coffee. Hot or Iced, you decide! 

1886 Cafe & Bakery is cute, chic, and sooo delicious. Stop in for breakfast for a Texas Shaped Pecan Waffle and Espresso to kickstart your day! Looking to de-stress with caffeine? How about a coffee cocktail like the Long Island Iced Coffee at Halcyon?

Best Coffee Shops In Downtown Austin

The Best Coffee Shops in Downtown Austin to Get Your Caffeine Fix

Coffee Shops In Downtown Austin

Take a Sip at the Top 5 Coffee Shops in Downtown Austin


Iced coffee, a sunny day, and good vibes are what we manifest constantly. Ideally, we prefer to sip on our brew outdoors with our furry friends, which is why we visit Radio Coffee & Beer often! Cheers to yummy food options like Briscuits and all the Espressos! Check out all the awesome coffee spots in South Austin.

Austin Coffee Shop Guide

Best Coffee Shops in South Austin


Coffee shops and best friends are always a great idea! If you’re looking to catch up with pals in a cozy environment, then you’ve got to check out what spots made it into our North Austin Coffee Shops list! A personal fave is Monkey Nest Coffee thanks to their White Chocolate Mocha and Banana Nut Muffins.

10+ North Austin Coffee Shops You Have To Try ASAP


Who wouldn’t enjoy sipping their coffee with a view? West Austin has some spots that’ll help if you’re looking for a change of scenery. Mozart’s Coffee Roasters, for example, offers waterfront views, Vietnamese Iced Coffee, and yummy Chocolate Chunk Scones. In case you find yourself in the area, check out our other faves!

Austin Coffee Shop Guide

10 Coffee Shops in West Austin You Need To Visit Today

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Samantha Sanchez

Samantha Sanchez

Samantha is a UNATION team member and author of the Stuff to Do City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do near you, subscribe for updates and follow be sure to follow us on social!