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Agora

Coffee Shop, Wine Bar, and Bar$$$$
Neartown - Montrose, Houston
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  • Athena A.
    Athena ArmylagosJune 23, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Agora is one of a kind! The owner and management are very kind. Great atmosphere. Fantastic music choices in the juke box. Feet drinks and of course the famous frappe. And belly dancing on Wednesdays!
  • Krishana M.
    Krishana MichelleSeptember 4, 2013
    Not sure if there is anything that I don't love at this place! I love the sangria, the hot teas, the smoothies, the beer. Whatever I'm in the mood for, they've got it. Plus Wednesday belly dancing :)
  • Social N.
    Social News NetworkSeptember 26, 2013
    Great place to spend an afternoon catching up with old friends or studying for exams. The eclectic interior welcomes, but the best seat in the house is outside on the 2nd story balcony. Amazing view!
  • Jim B.
    Jim BaileyMarch 14, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Nice espresso with earth tones that folds nicely into a cappuccino. Comfortable place to enjoy some Java.
  • Sofía A.
    Sofía AlumaNovember 26, 2014
    Awesome place to study. Lighting isn't so great but it's got a great atmosphere, plenty of seating, nice music, good bar and coffee options. Very eclectic. Reminds me of Austin :)
  • My Table Magazine
    My Table MagazineMarch 27, 2013
    Aside from the usual lineup of caffeinated beverages, Agora stocks a generous variety of foreign, craft and obscure beers and wines. If you like sweets, try the granitas. Post-fire bonus... Read more
  • Jamie
    JamieSeptember 11, 2012
    I love to come in the afternoon when it's not crowded and the service is quick. They make an excellent freddo cappuccino, a drink that's hard to find at most coffee shops.
  • Andres N.
    Andres NovoaNovember 1, 2015
    This is a great place to chill with friends over a cup of coffee or tea. Late nights can get loud but I always see people studying/working as well.
  • Stephanie B.
    Stephanie BDecember 16, 2014
    Great place to get work done. Eggnog latte is indulgent and amazing. Love the short bread cookies they serve with each drink.
  • Chris C.
    Chris ClewellSeptember 22, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Seems like a chill place to hang out and have some coffee. I can say that the white mocha and the almond croissant I had were very good.
  • Kain M.
    Kain MaldonadoAugust 26, 2012
    Looking for parking? Be prepared to park your vehicle off street. Don't worry because the little coffee gem is worth that extra effort!
  • Jake H.
    Jake HaenchenMarch 16, 2013
    I really enjoyed the soy chai latte. Really delicious, and the biscotto they give you with every cup is a nice touch.
  • Alexander F.
    Alexander FuryJanuary 31, 2010
    Another coffee house bar with a 21 and up crowd, great music, and the only place I know I can round up a London Porter. Parking, seating, and hearing the other people your with can be tricky... Read more
  • Marina V.
    Marina VlassakiFebruary 22
    One of the beautiful place in Htown for a coffee, to meet friends, very cozy and trendy @love it
  • Julia
    JuliaSeptember 26, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    This is my favorite spot to study or hang out with friends. Great atmosphere and great drink choices!
  • Victoria E.
    Victoria ElizondoOctober 7, 2015
    Great atmosphere to come with friends and chat, bad place to come and read or have some quiet time.
  • James S.
    James SNovember 19, 2011
    Awesome place to chill or study.. Trendier and more artsy than your normal coffee shop.. And has alcohol! Oopa!
  • TopSpot Internet Marketing
    A top geeky pick from Team Lead Nicole. She says, "This place has good vibes. Music, Greek coffee, and a bar."
  • Lauren Rose L.
    Lauren Rose LoxtermanDecember 27, 2014
    Double cappuccino with 1.5 pumps vanilla = perfection. The jalapeño cheddar croissant is great as well. =)
  • Luis C.
    Luis C.September 23, 2013
    Great cappuccino! Nice laid back environment. Watch your step when you walk through the front door.
  • Nicole B.
    Nicole Buergers 🐝September 22, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Don't get too tipsy upstairs. Walking down the steps (especially in heels) can be tricky. I don't care how cute you look, you won't with a broken neck.
  • Amy H.
    Amy HoFebruary 21, 2016
    Great atmosphere with cute outdoor seating and upstairs for some quiet time. Wifi a bit spotty.
  • Vaidehi K.
    Vaidehi KDecember 22, 2014
    Nice trendy place to spend some time catching up with friends. Good coffee too.
  • Stacie B.
    Stacie BrunnerMarch 9, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    if you're new to the area - take a moment to mentally prepare yourself for the strange way that humans in houston seem to blatantly stare directly at each other ..in an eerie vacant kind of way.
  • Victor D.
    Victor Del CarpioJuly 2, 2013
    The place its perfect for read and work without Been disturb The internet connection its great
  • Houston Press
    Houston PressAugust 12, 2014
    Westheimer's vital wine-and-coffee hotspot teems with life every night of the week. Read more
  • CultureMap Houston
    CultureMap HoustonJuly 14, 2011
    The place to be is upstairs if you're looking for some intimate quiet time - with or without a glass of wine.
  • Christopher
    ChristopherAugust 7, 2014
    Been here 100+ times
    Great place to hangout, study, read, coffee is good, but the most of the staff are not very friendly. They aren't mean, they just aren't nice. I blame bad management.
  • My Table Magazine
    My Table MagazineApril 5, 2013
    Not just a coffee shop -- check out the selection of wine and the not-so-common beers.
  • Dilek U.
    Dilek UnarDecember 6, 2016
    Very interesting interior design, nice atmosphere and delicious Greek dessert options.
  • Isaac G.
    Isaac GustinOctober 29, 2016
    Very good atmosphere, social environment, nicely lit, and a solid iced coffee
  • Brittany D.
    Brittany DavenportMarch 12, 2011
    The atmosphere is amazing. I feel like I'm overseas! It's very intimate and has a wide variety of beverages from which to choose!
  • Mike R.
    Mike RichFebruary 22
    Open late . Good vibes . Wifi 7-10mbps . Table bit low . And parkin can be tricky .
  • Marina V.
    Marina VlassakiFebruary 22
    Amazing trendy place! coffee, wine&beer selection is very good
  • Kaleb F.
    Kaleb FulghamNovember 25, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Go Cougars! Come here to watch futbol or football! Ask the barista or manager to change the channel :-)
  • Julie M.
    Julie MinerboFebruary 18, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Love the Chai Latte. One of my fave coffee places in city.
  • Henry's Hungry Houston
    Henry's Hungry HoustonJuly 30, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    My favorite coffee place. Great feel and atmosphere. Get iced soy chai latte. Belly dancing every Wed. at 10:30 p.m. BTW Agora means market.
  • Maaria Y.
    Maaria YasinJanuary 9, 2015
    Great assortment of wines, coffee and desserts. Very nice atmosphere!
  • Juliana C.
    Juliana CoxMay 7, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Great place to study for hours and hours ~ many refreshments and a calm but cool atmosphere
  • Samah A.
    Nice atmosphere. Good place to work/study or meet. Good cappuccino.
  • Carol B.
    Carol BarillasSeptember 8, 2013
    Awesome chill place to chat with friends or date
  • Augustine V.
    Augustine VNovember 12, 2014
    By far my favorite spot to have coffee in Houston
  • Humberto M.
    Humberto MartinezJanuary 6, 2012
    Great place for a coffee or wine outside any time the weather is pleasant.
  • Brittany P.
    Brittany PierreDecember 14, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Staff may not be that friendly but I love to come and get some inspo for designing!
  • Nikos V.
    Nikos V.January 27, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Best freddo this side of the pond -- coming from a real Greek ;-)
  • Vijay R.
    Vijay RamSeptember 24, 2014
    Atmosphere is great. Very quiet to work during the day.
  • Miriam G.
    Miriam GoldmanMarch 21, 2015
    love this place. Very sophisticated.
  • Joshua W.
    Joshua WilliamsOctober 3, 2015
    Atmosphere; mocha; upstairs level; authenticity.
  • Brigitte Q.
    Brigitte QuevedoOctober 1, 2014
    Awesome coffee, greAt atmosphere, Starbucks got nothing on this place!!
  • Victoria E.
    Victoria ElizondoFebruary 2, 2016
    Must try this! & ignore the bitchy cashier!
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