The Best Coffee Shops to Study at in Houston

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New year, new semester! It’s time to get back to countless deadlines and assignments. Studying can be boring and stressful BUT not to worry, we have the perfect solution! Ditch your bedroom or campus library because we have the best coffee shops to study at in Houston!

Good study habits + great coffee shop vibes = the best study sessions. Don’t know what coffee shop to head to? No worries, we’ve got you covered. Here are the best coffee shops to study at in Houston!

Located in the EADO area, this coffee shop is perfect for college students. Tout Suite is 15 minutes away from schools like the University of Houston, Rice University, and the University of St. Thomas. Its location makes it an easy drive (or Uber ride) for most students.  This coffee shop offers the perfect cozy study vibes while still maintaining its modern feel thanks to its industrial aesthetic. 

Tout Suite is perfect for study groups, study dates, and solo study sessions. Don’t forget to order one of their delicious desserts to go with your coffee! Make sure to bring a portable charger if you can as some tables don’t have access to an outlet.

Mon–Fri | 8:00am –11:00pm

Sat–Sun | 9:00am –11:00 pm

📍2001 Commerce St Houston, Tx 77002 

Getting work done, enjoying a cup of coffee, AND supporting a great cause? Count us in! 2nd cup is Houston’s only nonprofit coffee shop working to fight human trafficking.  They create a space for awareness and conversation through their décor and displays. Aside from a great studying environment, this coffee shop also offers fresh made-to-order food and a wide range of drink options. 

There are plenty of seats so consider going here next time your study group wants to get together! A downside is that parking here is very limited, so carpooling is recommended. 

Mon–Sat | 7:30am–8:00pm

Sun | 7:30am–5:00pm

📍1111 E 11th Street
Houston, TX 77009

Slowpokes is so great that they not only have one, or two, but three locations! With indoor and outdoor seating at their Long Point and Richmond locations, you can get your work done while enjoying a clear sunny day. Their bohemian/eclectic feel combined with the music they play makes for a great atmosphere.

Offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner, this coffee shop is the perfect spot to study at any hour of the day. 

Mon–Thurs | 7:00am –9:00pm

Fri | 7:00am–10:00pm

Sat | 8:00am–10:00pm

Sun | 8:00am–9:00pm

📍1203 W 34th St. Suite D.
Houston, TX 77018

📍2925 Richmond Ave. #120
Houston, TX 77098

📍8147 B Long Point Rd.
Houston, TX 77055

What’s the definition of aesthetically pleasing? The answer is Tenfold Coffee! Its contemporary design creates all the right vibes necessary for studying. It’s perfect for those who want to make studying feel a little less dull! Not only can you get all your work done, but there’s a high probability you’ll score a good IG pic too. 

Make sure to order some coffee, beer, or wine to enjoy while you study. Grab a study buddy and head to Tenfold for your next study session. 

Also, bonus points to them for having real plants inside the café!

Mon–Fri | 7:00am–3:00pm

Sat–Sun | 8:00am–4:00pm

📍101 Aurora St Houston TX 77008

Next up, we have one of the newest coffee shops in Houston, The Coffee Shop at West End. This 3-story coffee shop is sure to become one of your favorites. Full of comfy couches and chairs, it is guaranteed you’ll actually complete your work in one sitting. During a clear day head up to the third floor and enjoy some sunshine and fresh air. Don’t forget to take a break from studying and enjoy an espresso or croissant while you’re there!

Because this coffee shop is so big, there may not be an outlet near where you are sitting so bring a portable charger if you need to. Before you leave, look for the E.L.F reference and snap a pic!

Mon–Wed | 7:00am–6:00pm

Thurs | 7:00am–5:30pm

Fri | 7:00am–6:00pm

Sat & Sun | 8:00am–4:00pm

📍802 Shepherd Dr Houston, TX 77007

South Korea is known to have some amazing cafes, and we’re sure glad they brought a taste of that to Texas. Tom N Toms is a South Korean coffeehouse chain that now has two locations here in Houston. Whether you visit their Galleria or Bellaire location, this café is the perfect study spot! 

With a great ambiance, amazing food, and plenty of seats and outlets, you’re sure to have a productive time. Enjoy a drink from their extensive menu and be sure to try food items like the Bulgogi Pretzel and Caramel Cinnamon Bread!

Mon–Sat  | 7:00am–6:00pm

Sun | 8:00am–6:00pm

📍5353 W Alabama Suite 107 Houston, TX 77056

Mon–Thurs  | 8:00am–9:00pm

Fri–Sat | 8:00am–10:00pm

Sun | 10:00am–8:00pm

📍9393 Bellaire Blvd Houston, TX 77036

Best Coffee Shops to Study at in Houston

We hope you found your next study spot! Be sure to follow us on Instagram, we are always exploring new coffee shops in HTX. Check out the UNATION app or website for events happening around Houston. Don’t have the UNATION app? Click here to download it to your mobile device so you can find the best things to do in Houston with ease.

Also, if you’re looking for fun things to do in Houston this weekend, check out our Weekend Guide!



Lizbeth Flores is an intern for the Stuff to Do in Houston City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Houston area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinHouston on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and TikTok.