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Halcyon's chocolate espresso martini
Halcyon's chocolate espresso martini
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Wake Up With 8 Coffee Cocktails in Austin

Booze plus caffeine equals a good night.

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Halcyon's chocolate espresso martini
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Both coffee and booze are important to Austinites. So of course, there are bars that combine those two crucial beverages into coffee cocktails. Drink all day and night long with these coffee-based options, including the array of choices from Halcyon, a cold brew version from Odd Duck, and Irish lattes from Rio Rita. If your favorite boozy coffee drink is missing below, let us know on the tipline or in the comments below.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Halcyon Coffee, Bar & Lounge

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218 W 4th St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 472-9637
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Late night coffee destination Halcyon has an entire bar menu dedicated to boozy espresso cocktails. This includes the Long Island Iced Coffee, limited to two per person.

2. drink.well.

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207 E 53rd St
Austin, TX 78751
(512) 614-6683
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Carl Rides Again, the North Loop bar’s coffee drink, uses mole bitter and coffee liqueur, along with bourbon and vermouth.

3. Odd Duck

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1201 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 433-6521
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For a chilled option, the Katon’s Coffee uses cold brew and lime for a citrus twist.

4. Swift's Attic

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315 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 482-8200
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Swift’s Attic’s take on the Irish coffee is the Irish-o-fee! made with Chinese bitters, cocoa powder, and cold brew.

5. Half Step

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75 1/2 Rainey St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 391-1877
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Take advantage of the bartender’s choice at Half Step and order the White Russian, which is mixed with coffee liqueur.

6. Peché

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208 W 4th St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 495-9669
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Try the off-the-menu Black Bomber, with gin, simple syrup, and a shot of espresso topped with absinthe. For a frothier drink, go for the Legend Continues, made with a whole egg, orange juice, dark rum, and coffee liqueur.

7. La V

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1501 E 7th St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 293-6048
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LaV makes ordering a cocktail and coffee for brunch easier by combining the two in the Coffee Manhattan, made with coffee-infused amaro.

8. Rio Rita

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1308 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 478-3934
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The Irish lattes, made with honey and milk, at Rio Rita are good to drink in the hot sun or sip in a cold room. [Photo: Rio Rita/Facebook]

1. Halcyon Coffee, Bar & Lounge

218 W 4th St, Austin, TX 78701
Late night coffee destination Halcyon has an entire bar menu dedicated to boozy espresso cocktails. This includes the Long Island Iced Coffee, limited to two per person.
218 W 4th St
Austin, TX 78701

2. drink.well.

207 E 53rd St, Austin, TX 78751
Carl Rides Again, the North Loop bar’s coffee drink, uses mole bitter and coffee liqueur, along with bourbon and vermouth.
207 E 53rd St
Austin, TX 78751

3. Odd Duck

1201 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
For a chilled option, the Katon’s Coffee uses cold brew and lime for a citrus twist.
1201 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704

4. Swift's Attic

315 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
Swift’s Attic’s take on the Irish coffee is the Irish-o-fee! made with Chinese bitters, cocoa powder, and cold brew.
315 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701

5. Half Step

75 1/2 Rainey St, Austin, TX 78701
Take advantage of the bartender’s choice at Half Step and order the White Russian, which is mixed with coffee liqueur.
75 1/2 Rainey St
Austin, TX 78701

6. Peché

208 W 4th St, Austin, TX 78701
Try the off-the-menu Black Bomber, with gin, simple syrup, and a shot of espresso topped with absinthe. For a frothier drink, go for the Legend Continues, made with a whole egg, orange juice, dark rum, and coffee liqueur.
208 W 4th St
Austin, TX 78701

7. La V

1501 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78702
LaV makes ordering a cocktail and coffee for brunch easier by combining the two in the Coffee Manhattan, made with coffee-infused amaro.
1501 E 7th St
Austin, TX 78702

8. Rio Rita

1308 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702
The Irish lattes, made with honey and milk, at Rio Rita are good to drink in the hot sun or sip in a cold room. [Photo: Rio Rita/Facebook]
1308 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78702

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