201 E. Riverside
Hours: Mon.-Fri., 10:30am-10pm; Sat.-Sun., 10:30am-9pm
The eats are predominantly Cuban, including sweetly rich and delicious coffee drinks and piping hot empanadas. An assortment of grill-pressed sandwiches are offered too, including an extra piggy ham and roast pork. Wi-fi ready.
2810 S. Congress, 512/462-2473
This is the best people-watching spot in the 78704 ZIP code. The usual coffees and lattes, as well as a selection of baked goods, provide context for the best fried pies in town.
1300 S. Congress, 512/444-3800
With a mission to "Whip Indianize" comfort-food classics by adding Indian flavors, Martine Pelegrin has revitalized this family-run business. Her specials change almost daily according to ingredient availability and the season.
1950 S. I-35, 512/442-5337