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Study for Classes at these Top 9 Coffee Shops Near UT

  • March 09, 2023
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Coffee Shops Near UT Guide!

Spring break will arrive sooner than you expect! Finish the quarter off strong by acing your finals. Looking for a quiet place to study that offers caffeine, your favorite tunes, and bustling white noise? Check out all of our favorite coffee shops near UT that are perfect for study sessions.

Medici Roasting

Nestled in the heart of UT campus, Medici Roasting is a coffee mecca on The Drag. Grab quality roasted beans to take home or get your favorite espresso, iced tea, and café bites and stay a while. Get all of your studying done when you visit Medici Roasting’s coffee shops are just a hop and skip away from campus.


📍2222 Guadalupe St B, Austin, TX 78705

📷 Civil Goat Coffee Co.

Civil Goat Fine Coffee Roasters

Civil Goat is located right on West Campus, so it’s an extremely easy commute for those that live near by. They serve the highest quality coffee that’s sure to give you enough energy to push through the rest of the day. The atmosphere at the coffee shop is unmatched, and it’s one of Austin’s “hidden” gems for good coffee. There is a huge parking space here, so there should be no worries in that aspect. So stop by whenever you need a place to study next!


📍3423 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705

Lucky Lab Coffee Co.

This popular coffee shop originated just outside UT’s main street, The Drag. Lucky Lab Coffee Co. now has a cool café space nearby Greek housing as well. Part of Space 24 Twenty’s commune of shopping, Lucky Lab Coffee Co. brings tons of seasonal menu items for all your caffeine cravings. Get your studying done at one of the most accessible coffee shops near campus.


📍2421 San Antonio St. Austin, TX 78705

📷 @deardiary_coffee

Dear Diary Coffeehouse

Dear Diary just has such a welcoming vibe. The staff are really attentive and show that they care through the way they make your drink. Everything on their menu is delicious, and they also have vegan treats to pair with your choice of drink. Whenever we stop by, there are always people working on their laptops at the tables. The shop is so calming, it makes it easy to get stuff done!


📍1212 Chicon St #103, Austin, TX 78702

📷 @texasexpresso

Texas Expresso

In total University of Texas pride Texas Expresso is home to the pride of the Texas Longhorns! Enjoy all of your favorite coffeehouse classics like mochas, lattés, frappes, and so many more. Get your buzz going at Texas Expresso when you study up for your next test. Get in the Longhorn mood at this coffee shop right near the UT campus.


📍2110 San Jacinto Blvd. Austin, TX 78712

📷 @bennucoffee

Bennu Coffee

Find everything you need from small grocery items to your favorite coffee beverages when you visit Bennu Coffee. A true mom and pop shop run by locals, Bennu offers the comforting atmosphere for UT students to huddle up and get some studying done. Their coffee shop features your favorite espresso classics, baked goods, and an assortment of deli groceries.


📍2001 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd Austin, TX 78702

📷 @hideoutcoffeehouse

The Hideout Coffee House

The Hideout is downtown Austin’s oldest independent coffee house. They serve everything from coffee, beer, and wine to ice cream and other sweet treats for you to choose from. This place has such a unique aesthetic that it makes you feel pretty cool just being there, in our opinion. They even have a theater where they have different events, such as improv nights. So come later in the day, study a bit, and stick around for the show!


📍617 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701

📷 @joscoffee

Jo's Coffee

Jo’s Coffee is a staple here in Austin. Every person we’ve talked to automatically knows about Jo’s. See what I did there? What’s even better is that there’s a location close to campus located in the downtown area. The space is perfect for relaxing and getting a couple hours of work in. We highly recommend!


📍242 E 2nd St Austin, TX 78701

Daydreamer Coffee

You will be daydreaming about drinking a nice cup of coffee from this spot located on The Drag in West Campus, Daydreamer Coffee. This is the perfect spot to get some work done or host intimate meetings and is definitely a fan favorite for UT students. Did we mention that the aesthetic of this coffee shop is everything? Go take a visit for yourself!


📍2400 Seton Ave, Austin, TX 78705

More Stuff To Do in Austin

To find more chill coffee shops near UT or shops in general to study for finals at, follow us onInstagram,Facebook, and TikTok @StuffToDoInAustin! Check out the UNATION app to find more awesome stuff to do in Austin!

Curated by

Megan Parker

Megan Parker