1203 Chicon, 512/524-0384
Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8am-2am; Sat.-Sun., 10am-2am
Go during the day for a full serving of your daily veggies in the Bloody Mary, which is really a salad in a glass. It’s a mild-mannered, daytime coffee shop that evolves into a comfortable bar after dark, offering fabulous drinks in a room filled with furniture worthy of any good thrift store score.
- 2011: Readers Best Lounge (TIE: Rio Rita; the HighBall)
- 2009: Readers Best Bar Staff (TIE: Rio Rita; Nomad)
- 2009: Critics Best Bloody Mary
- 2005: Critics Best Throwback on the Street (7UP Rio Rita Sign)
In addition to a full complement of coffee and tea beverages, Bennu offers pastries and prepared foods from local companies 24 hours a day.
2001 E. MLK, 512/478-4700
Neighborhood coffeehouse with a welcoming patio also serves sandwiches, tacos, wine, and beer.
6214 Cameron, 512/814-0993
Tacos, sandwiches, highly regarded burgers, a full complement of draft beers, and a broad selection of juices and locally made kombucha complement the neighborhood staples of coffee and live music.
1400 E. 38th½, 512/538-1991