Kick Butt Coffee
5775 Airport, 512/454-5425
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.
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