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Coffee and beer magic at Wright Bros. Brew & Brew
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Find Coffee and Booze at These 10 Austin Cafes

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If there are two beverages that Austin runs on, it’s coffee and alcohol. With a seemingly endless number of great coffee shops around town, along with more and more cocktail and craft beer bars popping up every day, getting your daily fix of each has never been easier or more delicious. Now more than ever though, you can start your day with a great cup of coffee and follow it up with a beer or cocktail without changing locations.

From beer and coffee favorite like Wright Bros. Brew & Brew and Radio Coffee Bar to others offering cocktails, these are Austin’s best places to both caffeinate and booze. Don’t see your favorite coffee and bar establishment on the list? Chime in on the tipline or in the comments below.

—Max Bonem

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Wright Bros. Brew & Brew

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500 San Marcos St #105
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 493-0963
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Wright Bros. does two things very well: beer and coffee. Serving up 38 ever-changing beers on tap, along with espresso, aeropress, and drip coffee from Flat Track, this is the penultimate space to segue from coffee to beer and try as many different types of each as you desire.

2. Cuvée Coffee

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2000 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 264-1479
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Known for its nitro cold brew and local roasts, Cuvee also provides a wide selection of local and national craft beers on tap. Coupled with the covered patio, the cafe makes a great location to enjoy any number of cold beverages throughout the summer.

3. Radio Coffee & Beer

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4208 Manchaca Rd
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 217-1160
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One of the city’s best beer bars, Radio is just as serious about the Cuvée coffee it serves as it is about the 50+ beers available on tap and in bottles. Combined with lots of indoor and outdoor seating, along with Veracruz All Natural parked in the yard, Radio is a great spot to drink any weekend (or weekday) away.
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4. Cenote

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1010 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 524-1311
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Cenote offers a variety of pour over coffees and cold brew on tap. Once you’ve gotten your caffeine fix though, there are more than 50 beer, cider, and wine options to choose from. Located in a historic east Austin home, it’s an easy place to spend an entire day trying out the best of its beverage offerings.

5. Red Horn Coffee House & Brewing Co

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13010 W Parmer Ln Ste 800
Cedar Park, TX 78613
(512) 986-7038
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Both roasting its own coffee beans and brewing its own beer in house, Red Horn has become the de facto spot in Cedar Park to enjoy the best of both beverage worlds.

6. Buzz Mill Coffee

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1505 Town Creek Dr
Austin, TX 78741
(512) 912-9221
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Known for its lumberjack motif, this East Riverside staple serves Barrett’s Micro Roast coffee all day and night, along with beer, cider, and a variety of spirits infused in-house. Come for the meat-focused brunch and drink the day away.

7. Halcyon Coffee, Bar & Lounge

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218 W 4th St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 472-9637
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Part-coffee shop and part-bar, this downtown watering hole can satisfy all of your coffee and booze cravings at once. Serving a wide variety of cocktails, including both Long Island and Irish Coffee, Halcyon allows you to combine two of your favorite things without having to leave downtown.

8. Hops & Grain

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507 Calles St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 914-2467
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Now serving Flat Track and Tweed coffees in their tap room, one of Austin’s favorite breweries now gives you an excuse to visit the east side complex even earlier in the day.

9. Bouldin Creek Café

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1900 S 1st St
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 416-1601
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Thought of primarily as one of Austin’s best options for vegetarians, Bouldin Creek offers a massive range of coffee, tea, beer, wine, and cocktails, including the signature saketails. Regardless of what drink you order, make sure to grab some tofu scramble to pair it with.
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10. Quickie Pickie

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1208 E 11th St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 451-4440
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Grocery store/gastropub Quickie Pickie’s patio is one of the best places to drink in East Austin. Along with serving 25+ taps of local and national craft beer, Counter Culture coffee is proudly served when it’s not quite time for a pint.
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1. Wright Bros. Brew & Brew

500 San Marcos St #105, Austin, TX 78702
Wright Bros. does two things very well: beer and coffee. Serving up 38 ever-changing beers on tap, along with espresso, aeropress, and drip coffee from Flat Track, this is the penultimate space to segue from coffee to beer and try as many different types of each as you desire.
500 San Marcos St #105
Austin, TX 78702

2. Cuvée Coffee

2000 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702
Known for its nitro cold brew and local roasts, Cuvee also provides a wide selection of local and national craft beers on tap. Coupled with the covered patio, the cafe makes a great location to enjoy any number of cold beverages throughout the summer.
2000 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78702

3. Radio Coffee & Beer

4208 Manchaca Rd, Austin, TX 78704
Radio Coffee Bar/Official
One of the city’s best beer bars, Radio is just as serious about the Cuvée coffee it serves as it is about the 50+ beers available on tap and in bottles. Combined with lots of indoor and outdoor seating, along with Veracruz All Natural parked in the yard, Radio is a great spot to drink any weekend (or weekday) away.
4208 Manchaca Rd
Austin, TX 78704

4. Cenote

1010 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702
Cenote offers a variety of pour over coffees and cold brew on tap. Once you’ve gotten your caffeine fix though, there are more than 50 beer, cider, and wine options to choose from. Located in a historic east Austin home, it’s an easy place to spend an entire day trying out the best of its beverage offerings.
1010 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78702

5. Red Horn Coffee House & Brewing Co

13010 W Parmer Ln Ste 800, Cedar Park, TX 78613
Both roasting its own coffee beans and brewing its own beer in house, Red Horn has become the de facto spot in Cedar Park to enjoy the best of both beverage worlds.
13010 W Parmer Ln Ste 800
Cedar Park, TX 78613

6. Buzz Mill Coffee

1505 Town Creek Dr, Austin, TX 78741
Known for its lumberjack motif, this East Riverside staple serves Barrett’s Micro Roast coffee all day and night, along with beer, cider, and a variety of spirits infused in-house. Come for the meat-focused brunch and drink the day away.
1505 Town Creek Dr
Austin, TX 78741

7. Halcyon Coffee, Bar & Lounge

218 W 4th St, Austin, TX 78701
Part-coffee shop and part-bar, this downtown watering hole can satisfy all of your coffee and booze cravings at once. Serving a wide variety of cocktails, including both Long Island and Irish Coffee, Halcyon allows you to combine two of your favorite things without having to leave downtown.
218 W 4th St
Austin, TX 78701

8. Hops & Grain

507 Calles St, Austin, TX 78702
Now serving Flat Track and Tweed coffees in their tap room, one of Austin’s favorite breweries now gives you an excuse to visit the east side complex even earlier in the day.
507 Calles St
Austin, TX 78702

9. Bouldin Creek Café

1900 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704
Bouldin Creek Cafe/Official
Thought of primarily as one of Austin’s best options for vegetarians, Bouldin Creek offers a massive range of coffee, tea, beer, wine, and cocktails, including the signature saketails. Regardless of what drink you order, make sure to grab some tofu scramble to pair it with.
1900 S 1st St
Austin, TX 78704

10. Quickie Pickie

1208 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78702
Quickie Pickie/Official
Grocery store/gastropub Quickie Pickie’s patio is one of the best places to drink in East Austin. Along with serving 25+ taps of local and national craft beer, Counter Culture coffee is proudly served when it’s not quite time for a pint.
1208 E 11th St
Austin, TX 78702

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