Cafes in Kyle

Café Meal for Two or $5 for $8 Worth of Coffee and Café Food with Expiration Protection at It's a Grind Coffee House

It's a Grind Coffee House

Northwest Austin

Baristas handcraft espresso-based beverages, healthy smoothies, and a range of loose leaf teas

$8 $5

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Growler with 50-Ounce Kava Fill or $20 Worth of Cafe Fare at SquareRüt Kava Bar (Up to 52% Off)

SquareRüt Kava Bar

Multiple Locations

Fill a growler with Kava, a South Pacific root drink with anit-anxiety properties; tea and cafe fare also available

$20 $10

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$15 for $30 Worth of Coffee and Cafe Food at Bee Cave Coffee Company

Bee Cave Coffee Company

Hill Country Galleria

Spicewood Local Cuvee Coffee and Portland Original Stumptown Coffee match with breakfast tacos and lunchtime sandwiches

$30 $15

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Bakery Carryout or Dine-In Lunch at Baked 'n Sconed (Up to 58% Off)

Baked 'n Sconed

Hutto

Savory scones and sandwiches dotted with bacon and cheddar or maple sausage as well as sweet scones with peanut butter and white chocolate

$24 $10

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$11 for a Four-Visit Punch Card, with Each Punch Good for $5 at The Great Taste Cafe ($20 Value)

The Great Taste Cafe

San Antonio

Sweet and savory crepes, spicy tamales, organic coffee, bagels, and salads

$20 $11

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$10 for $20 Worth of Coffee Drinks, Baked Goods, and Sandwiches at Aspen's Brew

Aspen's Brew

Northwest Side

Freshly brewed micro-roasted coffees, savory sandwiches, and homemade muffins served alongside specialty coffee drinks

$20 $10

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Mexican Food for Dine-In or Carry-Out at Cocina Heritage (Up to 45% Off)

Cocina Heritage

San Antonio

Family-owned restaurant serves traditional Mexican entrees made with ground corn tortillas, antibiotic-free meat, and fresh produce

$20 $11

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Serving up an extensive menu of breakfast bites and deli fare, Coffee Pot Bistro resets clanging tummy clocks, and the café’s specialty coffee drinks provide flavorful caffeine kicks. Ante-meridiem munchers can jump-start their days with light breakfast options, such as eggs and toast ($3), or cram face crevasses with a croissant, such as the herbivore-friendly garden variety, with eggs, feta cheese, guacamole, and assorted veggies ($8). Various melts and sandwiches include Nana's chicken-salad sandwich topped with spinach, cranberries, and walnuts ($7) for a hearty meal free of Grandma’s relentless pyramid-scheme sales pitches. Coffee Pot Bistro also boasts a vast menu of specialty drinks that can be served hot, iced, or blended, such as the Laughalatté, with milk-chocolate and macadamia-nut flavors, or the white ghost, with essences of white chocolate, pistachio, and ectoplasm.

129 E Hopkins St
San Marcos,
TX
US

Within a cozy and colorful cubbyhole, the brew buffs at Sip! on the Square cater to café connoisseurs with a selection of high-quality coffee concoctions and chewable companions. Stimulate synapses sluggish from an early rising or soothe shot nerves after a night spent listening to boogey men grunting from indigestion with drip coffees such as the french roast or organic Sumatra ($1.59,12 oz.). Customers in the mood for more elaborate fare can furnish mouth caves with the thick cream of a milky mocha latte ($2.95,12 oz.) or decadent Ghirardelli chocolate frappé ($3.95,16 oz.). Like compressing Plato’s dialectics into a Bazooka Joe bubblegum comic, the quad espresso crams the vigor of a soda-sipping squirrel into one cup for a huge jolt of jack-in-the-box energy ($2.45).

101 Wimberley Sq
Wimberley,
TX
US

The line between latte and work of art is blurry at Fuego Coffee, thanks to a team of baristas who painstakingly swirl foam into hearts, snowflakes, and paisley teardrops. Though their pouring skills are impressive, their work starts long before the coffee finds its way to the cup. The shop sources its beans from organic growers and roasts them locally to ensure consistency and freshness. Only after the baristas grind these beans do they end up in a cappuccino, Cuban espresso, or one of 20 flavored energy drinks.

But these beverages aren't all that makes Fuego Coffee unique. The shop also features two drive-thru lanes for customers who are in a rush and whose gas tanks accept only premium roast. Those who have a minute can take advantage of the shop's dog-friendly policy, which allows leashed pets to sit with their owners.

1332 N IH 35
San Marcos,
TX
US

Aromas of baking sourdough, amber rye, and brioche bread waft from the ovens of Texas French Bread, winner of the Austin Chronicle's Restaurant Poll Readers award for Best Bread in 2009, 2010, and 2011. For the past three decades, these ovens have been churning out artisan breads, pastries, and desserts made from scratch, and under the helm of brothers Ben and Murphy Willcott, the ovens now cook a dinner menu of local and sustainable rustic French fare, earning a place in the top five on the Growers Alliance of Central Texas's Truly Local 2011 restaurants survey. Yet neither of the brothers set out to be bakers. Murph, a Harvard law-school graduate and lawyer, and Ben, a student of English literature, both enjoyed staying up late, cooking, and coordinating aprons with spatulas so they decided to take over Texas French Bread with the goal of turning it from bakery into bistro because, as Murph claims, "rock star and/or Hollywood movie mogul seemed like a stretch."

In the kitchen, Ben crafts a weekly rotating menu hewn under the guidelines of famed chef Alice Waters, with local, fresh, and simple ingredients from the urban farms of Boggy Creek and Angel Valley, served in season at their peak. Meanwhile, the pastry chef sculpts key-lime tartlets, cupcakes, and cream puffs to accompany cups of coffee or espresso drinks made with locally roasted beans from Anderson's Coffee Company. The house blend combines premium East African beans with a Costa Rican hard bean, barrel-cooked to a medium-brown, full-city roast to jump-start mornings without licking a car battery.

2900 Rio Grande St
Austin,
TX
US

The first thing you notice while approaching Gonzo Juice is a giant rooster head perched atop a vintage 1949 trailer, which flashes multicolored feathers painted on its sides. The gargantuan bird and his towering coxcomb cast an imposing shadow over Gonzo's wooden picnic tables and grassy lawn. The food hut's eccentric façade hints at what to expect on its menu: either an inventive spin on classic American cuisine or an omelet made out of the world's largest rooster egg. Gonzo's chefs festoon made-to-order hot sandwiches, wraps, and salads with a variety of unique, all natural ingredients including slow-braised meats, tangy carrot slaw, fruit jam, and hawaiian rolls. Earning the spotlight of 365 Things to Do in Austin, Gonzo's freshly squeezed juices catch taste buds by surprise with a tasty blend of unexpected flavors such as ginger and jalapeño.

922 East 46th Street
Austin,
TX
US

On the corner of South Congress and James Street, Jo’s Hot Coffee – Good Food might be just as well known for its photogenic exterior as it is for its caffeinated drinks. The shop is immediately recognizable: a giant red sphere on the roof lets passersby know they are, in fact, at Jo’s, and the phrase “I love you so much,” scribbled in cursive on the side of the walls, is a popular spot for lovebirds and friends alike to pose for pictures. Inside, Jo’s serves Cuvée Coffee, roasted in Austin, and when the weather heats up the Iced Turbo is a refreshing blend of coffee, espresso, hazelnut, chocolate and cream. Diners can order homemade sandwiches like the BBQ pulled pork or Frito Pie, or simply relax on the vibrantly-colored outdoor patio while noshing on a variety of fresh pastries from Quack’s 43rd Street bakery.

1300 South Congress Avenue
Austin,
TX
US