La Mexicana Bakery
1924 S. First, 512/443-6369
Photo by David Brendan Hall
The wide selection of inexpensive pan dulces, empanadas, and galletas is available 24/7, just like the taqueria menu. Get the tres leches cake on your way out.
Making Vietnamese cuisine with grass-fed meats, eggs from pastured chickens, locally grown organic produce, and seafood fresh from the Gulf makes us happy, but not as happy as the dreamy drip coffee served iced or hot.
1501 S. First, 512/291-2881
This petite Parisian bakery and coffee shop specializes in French pastries: croissants, pain au chocolat, almond and pear brioche, rose and citron madeleines, chouquettes, financiers, palmiers, chocolate and coffee éclairs, mille-feuille, tarte tatins, and gâteaux, as well as more than two dozen flavors of macaron.
602 W. Annie, 512/912-0033
Located at South Congress Hotel. Specialty coffee, beer, and wine drinks, fresh-baked goods, and more.
1603 S. Congress, 512/872-3144