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Strange Brew Austin Coffee

Coffee Shop · Westgate
5326 Manchaca Rd (Stassney Ln.), Austin, TX 78745, United States
Open (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 24 Hours
Beer, Wine
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OPEN 24 HOURS • Strange Brew, Austin Coffee is locally owned. We feature organic Fair Trade Espresso and coffee from Third Coast Coffee, Zhi Tea, Rock Star Bagels and Quack's 43rd Street Bakery... just to name a few.


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    Social N.
    "Live music in the lounge and quiet study in the back!"(10 Tips)
    Mike Z.
    "Great study spot."(3 Tips)
    Tim W.
    "Open 24 hours with free wifi."(10 Tips)
    Kelcee T.
    "The new peanut butter mocha frap is great!"(3 Tips)
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  • coffee
  • study
  • good for a late night
  • 24-hour
  • casual
  • live music
  • quiet
  • study area
  • torchy
  • wifi
  • monty strange
  • cozy
  • pastries
  • sandwiches
  • trendy
  • comfortable
  • authentic
  • paninis
  • breakfast food
  • great value
  • Mitch L.
    Mochas are made with Ghirardelli chocolate. Give the 64oz of coldbrew a whirl, "work your way up to the Toddy" say the patrons. Pastries are great. Friendliest staff I've ever encountered.
    Mitch Lewandowski · December 14, 2014
  • Andrea K.
    Less than $2 for a cup of coffee AND a free refill! Plus WiFi, and it's open 24 hours!!! This place was made for late night studying, don't let the neighborhood it's in stop you from checking it out!
    Andrea K · October 10, 2011
  • Miguel M.
    Cheap, delicious coffee, WiFi, plenty of plugs for laptops and a great environment for studying and editing. The thing that sets it apart from shops in South Austin is that it's 24 hours.
    Miguel Martinez · July 22, 2013
  • Sean C.
    This business is very Eco conscious. They have a good size recycling program going on as well as supporting other local businesses throughout the products they sell. If you buy green this biz is good.
    Sean Casey · October 3, 2010
  • JR K.
    Was more cool as a really small neighborhood cafe, but the coffee has always been good. Theres generally no where to sit in the back to smoke from 9 - 12:30. It's crazy here when its a full moon.
    JR Köhler · December 2, 2012
  • Mario G.
    Awesome staff and drinks. Plus, there's three different rooms plus a big outside area so you'll probably be able to find your ideal coffee shop atmosphere for studying or hanging with friends.
    Mario Guerra · May 15, 2012
  • Sofía A.
    I love this place. Worth the drive for the service, coffee and ample seating. Hidden gem only 15 min drive campus. Great beer selection, and great milk alternatives for the vegans :)
    Sofía Aluma · December 8, 2014
  • Juan P.
    Cool spot, great service and the coffee is outstanding. My caffeine-addicted father drank coffee at every high-rated place he could for a week in ATX and liked this one the most by a long shot.
    Juan Pérez · August 4, 2015
  • Candice B.
    Wonderful place to study, with the exception of their sometimes weak wifi. Lots of room, both indoors and out. The coffee and food options have all been really good as well!
    Candice Brusuelas · November 21, 2015
  • Misty N.
    Being from Seattle, I'm always looking for the chill local community coffee shop. This is the best cafe in Austin with the ambience I've been searching for!
    Misty Nickle · January 26
  • Janessa T.
    In a city like Austin I expect a barista to be an artisan. These guys have a refurbed starbucks verismo 801, full autoespresso machine. The service was lackluster. And the bev was disappointing.
    Janessa Tomberlin · May 21, 2013
  • Mike Z.
    Great study spot. Always a free table every time I've come. If you come at night, bring headphones or earplugs. Live music in teh lounge tho. Best kept 24 he secret.
    Mike Z · April 11, 2013
  • Syl D.
    Great place for good coffee. They have a nice selection of vegan organic "milks" too. I do the hemp milk latte or oat milk chai latte, so good.
    Syl Divinorum · April 6, 2015
  • David K.
    Topo Chico is my beverage of choice. Sometimes you can get the regular flavored one with a slice of lime (not the lime flavored Topo)... mmmmhmmm..
    David Koontz · December 23, 2013
  • Valeria C.
    Great place if you want to hear live music in a intimate cozzy environment.All ages allowed so its ok if you have kids with you.
    Valeria Cortez · December 30, 2015
  • Aaron V.
    Try a flavored cold brew and the bacon/egg/cheese croissant--REAL eggs and thick slices of bacon, cooked fresh to order. So amazing.
    Aaron Vincent · October 31, 2015
  • Jeff S.
    I've come here several times @ 6am & the small iced toddy is $3. Today I come @ 10:30am & that same iced toddy is $4.50. Do the prices change by the hour here?
    Jeff Smith · March 1, 2013
  • Tim B.
    This Place Is Awesome and It's Big, So You Always Get A Seat and Some Elbow Room. The Coffee Is Great And It's Open 24 Hours...
    Tim Bowen · March 12, 2014
  • Sydna M.
    One of the few places to get an Almond Milk Latte. Great indie coffee shop worth trying out. They also have hemp milk.
    Sydna M. · July 22, 2015
  • Virginia
    This place isn't kidding when they tell you your internet session is only for 4hrs. You need to make another purchase if you want another 4hrs on the Internet.
    Virginia · February 17, 2014
  • Mitch D.
    New at Strange Brew: Torchy's Breakfast Tacos, Paninis starting the first of the month, two new Zhi Teas--White Rose and Ambrosia, Giant Chocolate Eclairs, and . . . Texas Iced Tea--and if you haven't
    Mitch Diaz · August 27, 2010
  • Shannon
    Awwwww yum! New favorite place. The muffins rock, the drinks rock, the staff ROCKS. Good music, good snackies, great peeps. Love this place.
    Shannon · May 15, 2012
  • Jennifer
    24 hour coffee shops are hard to come by in this town -- if it's during finals, it's worth the drive down south to this treasure.
    Jennifer · December 11, 2011
  • Dave C.
    bought an Americano for $2.50 'n wanted coffee refill. well, I didn't buy coffee so I have to buy a new coffee at $2.25 and then I can get a refill. Make sense? Nope, not to me either. stupid!
    Dave Campbell · March 19, 2014
  • Maggie C P.
    This spot gets better all the time. Cheap coffee, free wifi, a mixed crowd of fantastically diverse peeps, open 24 hours.
    Maggie C Perkins · October 16, 2014
  • Eleigh
    Great place to study or write. Comfortable, quiet, affordable. The namesake Strange Brew -- cream, raw sugar, and espresso steamed together -- is delicious!
    Eleigh · December 6, 2011
  • Jorge R.
    Only coffee shop in ATX that has a lot of parking! Plus only one (that I know of) that is open for 24 hours!
    Jorge Reyes · July 20, 2013
  • Scott A.
    I like to get a doubleshot cappacino with two pumps of white chocolate syrup. Then I log onto their network and work for an hour or so. Routine.
    Scott Airitam · January 13, 2012
  • Nick D.
    Coffee is so-so, but you get a free refill, there's plenty of seating, and this place is open 24 hours a day!
    Nick Danforth · February 22, 2013
  • Ruben G.
    Try the Monty Strange. The mix of flavors goes very well together. Yes, I took a bite before I took the pic, sue me :P
    Ruben Gaztambide-Velez · September 14, 2014
  • Alexandra W.
    Peanut butter mocha is just joy in a cup. Marvelous! Especially with soy or almond milk <3
    Alexandra Whiteley · August 29, 2013
  • Honey R.
    The baked goods & quiches are all great. Plus I love the eco friendly cups & compost containers.
    Honey Ryder · May 20, 2012
  • Mitch D.
    Strange Brew is going 24hrs around 9/11--and our new five flavors of Torchy's inspired Panini's should be solidly on the menu by then too.
    Mitch Diaz · September 2, 2010
  • Christopher D.
    Accepts Go Local card ie 10% off... Also have a rewards program: every $20 you spend, you get $2 in store credit... Nice study atmosphere.
    Christopher Duke · August 22, 2010
  • Scott W.
    Beer and Wine is on the menu. Happy Hour is Monday through Friday 5pm - 7pm
    Scott Ward · January 6, 2012
  • Jasmine M.
    Nice and quiet if you're trying to study. Good non dairy options
    Jasmine Marie · January 24, 2015
  • Kellie T.
    You now have to make a purchase for 2 hours of wifi :( Not so good for college kids wanting to pull an all-nighter anymore.
    Kellie Teague · February 4, 2014
  • Andrea K.
    I've been there twice. Ordered the same coffee twice. The first time tricked me into the second time; But I think I might like this place.
    Andrea King · May 16, 2013
  • Mike D.
    Calm, quiet, plenty of space, and a Study Room for those who need to concentrate.
    Mike Doyle · September 2, 2015
  • Sean C.
    They have great Wi-Fi here. Haven't seen it slow & they host a lot of traffic.
    Sean Casey · October 3, 2010
  • Widgeon H.
    World class guitar at this excellent live music venue on Wednesdays with Van Wilks.
    Widgeon Holland · February 6, 2014
  • Jeffrey H.
    Quality coffee at an interesting venue. Didn't go in the music lounge, but it sounded good from the coffee shop
    Jeffrey Hendricks · March 12, 2014
  • Adrianne M.
    Great place to get homework done, especially during the quiet hours. Open 24/7.
    Adrianne Masling · April 26, 2012
  • Dawlet S.
    Very quiet place with big spacious tables for studying.
    Dawlet Salinas · May 9, 2015
  • Manuel Z.
    Mark Es El Rey de Café!! Ask for his special blend!!! Shhhhhhhh! It is a South Austin treat!!
    Manuel Zapata · August 14, 2013
  • David S.
    The new wifi policies put a big damper on a great place 😟
    David Self · May 3, 2014
  • Amy D.
    They have cold brewed ice coffee. Don't forget your Rockstar bagel.
    Amy D · August 6, 2012
  • Danny H.
    The new expanded room is pretty awesome!! Very nice comfy seating!!
    Danny Huynh · January 21, 2012
  • Mick G.
    Come in for a hot Cookaborough... It's the best panini on the menu. I'm here 'til 7am.
    Mick Grahnquist · October 8, 2010
  • Jordan G.
    Get their ice brewed coffee with a bit of hazelnut and soy! It will change your life!
    Jordan Goetz · October 1, 2010
  • Trevor C.
    Sit in the wooden chair out front and enjoy good conversation or a book.
    Trevor Connolly · November 14, 2013
  • Scott W.
    Try the frozen vanilla with a shot of espresso... yum!
    Scott Ward · August 9, 2010
  • Becca R.
    They now have a back room that is for complete silence.
    Becca Rang · April 17, 2013
  • Lindsay M.
    All of the teas from Zhi Tea are wonderful
    Lindsay Muncy · October 2, 2013
  • Crew
    Plenty of plugs. Wi-Fi password: strangebrew Read more
    Crew · December 23, 2014
  • Social N.
    Live music in the lounge and quiet study in the back!
    Social News Network · December 2, 2013
  • Barrett P.
    I had a $6 white smoothie thing it was delicious. Thanks Brittany.
    Barrett Phelan · December 29, 2014
  • Enrique E.
    Live music, is always good on Tuesdays, check them out.
    Enrique Escalante · July 27, 2015
  • Stephen M.
    No more Torchy's, but the croissants are still tasty.
    Stephen Moursund · March 30, 2013
  • Kelcee T.
    The peanut butter mocha frap is great!
    Kelcee Todd · May 23, 2012
  • Hanna M.
    Amazing coffee and super nice staff!
    Hanna Maier · February 12
  • Kelcee T.
    The new peanut butter mocha frap is great!
    Kelcee Todd · May 23, 2012
  • Scott W.
    Look out for Panninis at Strange Brew very soon!
    Scott Ward · August 10, 2010
  • Meagan S.
    Good study place. Iced chai tea latte is good.
    Meagan Solis 🌛 · August 23, 2014
  • Don M.
    The Strange Brew is awesome.
    Don McLean · October 10, 2015
  • JasonSeal
    The BEST iced vanilla latte on the planet!!!!
    JasonSeal · October 10, 2013
  • Sarina S.
    Caramel frozen drink is the bees knees!
    Sarina Shaver · October 5, 2012
  • Lindsay M.
    Ambrosia white tea is fantastic
    Lindsay Muncy · August 22, 2012
  • Aaron V.
    Breakfast sandwiches, cold brew
    Aaron Vincent · October 31, 2015
  • Tim W.
    Open 24 hours with free wifi.
    Tim Willis · March 9, 2012
  • Lauren D.
    The raspberry chipotle jam. Omg. ♡
    Lauren Duncan · March 1, 2015
  • Lara G.
    Try the hummus sandwich! :-)
    Lara Grosso · August 25, 2011
  • Roel O.
    Be chill.. you'll get what you want.
    Roel Ortiz · February 10, 2013
  • Shelley B.
    Super sketchy crowd here. Watch your back
    Shelley Baker · April 7
  • Courtney B.
    Cold brew was great.
    Courtney Barrick · August 7, 2013
  • Stephen M.
    Wifi password is "strangebrew"
    Stephen Moursund · September 4, 2013
  • Krista H.
    Great chill place!
    Krista Hickman · July 31, 2013
  • Jas'Monique W.
    They where okay
    Jas'Monique Wiliams · July 16, 2015
  • Lara G.
    Try their cappuccinos!
    Lara Grosso · July 18, 2011
  • Chris R.
    2.4 Meh coffee but groovy and bands.
    Chris Robertson · April 24, 2013
  • Michelle H.
    Try the Monty Strange
    Michelle Hittner · January 25, 2012
  • A S.
    Customer service, hot tea!
    A S · September 21, 2015
  • Gautham B.
    White chocolate mocha!!!!!
    Gautham B · February 10, 2012
  • Charles E.
    Just added more space
    Charles Erwin · December 2, 2011
  • James H.
    Get the Hippie sandwich!
    James Hughes · May 29, 2012
  • Christopher D.
    Really nice bathrooms.
    Christopher Duke · September 3, 2011
  • Lovely G.
    24hrs!!! :)
    Lovely Gettnit · May 1, 2014
  • Krista H.
    Great place to study
    Krista Heiden · August 22, 2010
  • Bruce C.
    Try it!
    Bruce C · July 2, 2010

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