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Medici Coffee downtown Austin Texas Espresso Bar Sign
Cafe Medici

With three locations and its own signature Cuvée espresso blend, it's easy to say Cafe Medici is successful, but how does it stack up to the other coffee offerings in downtown Austin? Their two floor space is considerably larger than anything else in the area I visited and the different...

Austin, Texas Cafe Review Retrospective
Austin Texas Retrospective

Austin Texas is a college city of true Texan proportions that stretches over miles and miles of suburban sprawl with strips malls and coffee chains. You would sooner hear of their excellent BBQ, live music, or Longhorns football team than their coffee, but, like any city with a large youthful...

Patika Coffee

Whether its to build hype or to make enough money for a permanent space, starting out as a cart coffee bar is getting more and more popular. Inside Patika's small trailer is everything you'd need to make any sort of coffee, complete with espresso machine and drip coffee carafe. I'd...

Cuvee Coffee Austin Texas Sign outside cafe
Cuvée

Their neon sign outside the shop helps Cuvée blend in to the neighborhood's old style, but like much of Austin it's interior is saturated in modernity. The colors used in Cuvée are dark: mostly slate and a darker royal blue, which elegantly conveys both sides of Cuvée's identity as a...

Texas Coffee Traders

From the outside Texas Coffee Traders could easily be mistaken as purely a production facility so it was nice to see a few signs inviting us in to take a look around. If you are looking for a nice coffee shop to spend a few hours working or talking to...

Houndstooth

Located in the heart of downtown Austin, Houndstooth Coffee resides in a large office building next to the lobby of a bank. Usually this is the type of place where you found find a coffee chain: something syrupy and quick for someone on the way out, but Houndstooth Coffee brings a...

Wright Bros Brew and Brew Austin Texas Cafe Sign
Wright Bros Brew & Brew

It's rare that I would say a coffee shop is perfectly designed, but I couldn't find anything that Wright Bros Brew & Brew had done wrong. Their use of clean font and lines, small bursts of color and details in the lighting were perfect. They also tackled the Austin, Texas...