301 W. Second #100
Hours: Mon-Thu, 7am-9pm; Fri, 7am-10pm; Sat,
8am-10pm; Sun, 8am-8pm
Beyond the necessary hot cup o' joe, Austin Java offers an array of sustenance plus luscious desserts to get you back on the move on a cold day.
If you’re wandering past The Driskill Hotel, don’t overlook this place. The cafe has had a face-lift and acquired a new chef. Be sure to sample the pricey but delicious selection of baked goods.
604 Brazos, 512/391-7066
Around the corner from El Mercado, you'll find Mexican fare, sandwiches, burgers, and smoothies to enjoy in the expansive basement dining area.
314 W. 17th, 512/469-0380
Open at 6:30am for early birds looking for a breakfast taco or a muffin, and a special cup of joe. Later in the day, expect plate lunch specials, such as steak or pork chops.
1500 San Jacinto, 512/236-8226