Kick Butt Coffee
5775 Airport, 512/454-5425
Hours: Mon.-Wed., 6:06am-10pm; Thu., 6:06am-9pm; Fri., 6:06am-2am; Sat., 7:07am-2am; Sun., 8:08am-10pm
This North Austin java lounge where the baristas dress in karate uniforms doubles as a community performance space, hosting open mic nights, themed dance parties, and concerts of varied genres in addition to comedy and trivia. The combination coffeehouse/bar/venue, which opened in 2007 and has continually expanded, features music three or four nights a week, both happy hour and late shows.
Sat., March 23, 8pm
Girls Rock! ATX benefit w/ Dayeater, the Boleys, the Dead Coats, Wizard Prison, Crystal Rat, Trash Fight, Amber Eye & the Weirdos, AlexAlco
Thu., March 28, 8pm
Gen Why, All Gonna Die, W. Witosky & the Dirty Dog Dick Eaters, Brown Acid, Sykotic Tendencies
Fri., March 29, 9pm
Insecticide, Force Fed, Confused, Embodiment of Suffering
Wed., April 3, 8pm
Randall Conrad Olinger, Screamin' J, Souls Extolled
Thu., April 4, 9pm
The Clastic, Relapsers, Capitalist Kids, Big Useless Brain, The Murtaughs
This Taiwanese coffee shop and bakery is part of an international chain famous for its signature sea salt coffee.
6929 Airport Ste 197, 512/436-8189
Winner of multiple Austin Chronicle "Best of Austin" awards for Best Coffee Store, their locally roasted beans taste as good as the shop smells.
1601 W. 38th, 512/453-1533
This inviting neighborhood cafe serves coffee, tea, beer, wine, and a light menu sandwiches and salads.
1601 W. Koenig, 512/362-8656