Get a cup of joe: Coffee shops now open in the Austin area

Cianfrani's on the Georgetown Square will be replaced with Black Sugar Caffe. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Cianfrani's on the Georgetown Square will be replaced with Black Sugar Caffe. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Cianfrani's on the Georgetown Square will be replaced with Black Sugar Caffe. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Read about coffee shops nearby in the Austin area.


Cianfrani Coffee Co. on the Georgetown Square closes, replaced by Black Sugar Caffe

Cianfrani Coffee Co. is now closed on Georgetown Square following several changes in ownership. The business was located at 109 W. Seventh St., Ste. 105, Georgetown, and offered coffee, smoothies, pastries, Amy's Ice Cream, signature sandwiches, breakfast sandwiches and more.

A new coffee shop, Black Sugar Caffe, will replace Cianfrani's with plans to open Sept. 15.

Round Rock-Pflugerville-Hutto

Sip on this: 10 local coffee shops in Round Rock, Pflugerville, Hutto

Curious about the story behind Lamppost Coffee's name, or what Summer Moon Coffee's moon milk is actually made of? Wake up, smell the coffee and support local businesses in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto with this guide to 10 area coffee shops.

Central Austin

Bennu Coffee opens third Austin location

Bennu Coffee will open a new location July 25 at 109 Jacob Fontaine Lane, Ste. 600, Austin, near the Austin Community College Highland campus. This is the third location for the business owned by Steve and Stephanie Williams, who first met in a coffee shop.

Try Hard Coffee now open in East Austin

Try Hard Coffee opened June 20 with service on the front patio of its space at 1115 E. 11th St., Austin. The new coffee shop offers a food menu including pastries and tacos. The brick-and-mortar spot will undergo construction throughout the summer before opening the inside. Owner Raechel Hurd said she expects the full space to open in mid-to-late fall.

Southwest Austin

New coffee roaster, espresso bar debuts in Dripping Springs

There is a new coffee roaster in town for the Dripping Springs community to enjoy, whether it is with a quick cup of joe to go or fresh coffee beans delivered to the home for a morning brew.

Madrone Mountain Coffee—which opened in 2019 with production and manufacturing based out of Liberty Hill in Williamson County—held a soft opening July 17 for its first storefront, located at 31560 RR 12, Ste. 206, Dripping Springs.

San Marcos-Buda-Kyle

Coffee veterans brew worldly flavors in San Marcos

Redbud Roasters is open only on Fridays and Saturdays from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. There is no in-store seating, but customers can purchase bags of coffee beans. There are no plans yet to reopen to full hours. Redbud Roasters owners also own Jo's Cafe at 310 Mary St. in San Marcos, which is open 7 days a week from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. with outdoor seating.

Taylor Jackson Buchanan, Jack Flagler, Ali Linan, Kelsey Thompson, Nicholas CIcale and Brian Rash contributed to this report.


Williamson County added 54 confirmed cases of the coronavirus Sept. 18. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Williamson County adds 54 confirmed cases of coronavirus Sept. 18

As of Sept. 18, eight patients are hospitalized, four are in intensive care units and seven are on a ventilator.

Black Sugar Caffe opened on the Georgetown Square on Sept. 19. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Black Sugar Caffe now open on the Georgetown Square, plus more business news

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City Post is located at 113 E. Eighth St., Georgetown. (Courtesy City Post)
City Post to bring steakhouse, market, speakeasy to downtown Georgetown

The concept aims to pay tribute to the site's roots as a post office.

"This season is a big, black box, and there are a lot of unknowns, as far as what the season's going to look like," said Dr. Bradley Berg, a BSW pediatrics doctor in Round Rock. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Baylor Scott & White Health to host 9 Austin-area drive-thru flu shot clinics

"This season is a big, black box, and there are a lot of unknowns, as far as what the season's going to look like," said Dr. Bradley Berg, a BSW pediatrics doctor in Round Rock.

Dr. Sam Rolon is a physician for Baylor St. Luke's Medical Group Creekside Family Medicine in The Woodlands. (Courtesy St. Luke's Health)
Q&A: St. Luke's physician shares advice on flu season, vaccine and prevention

The influenza vaccine is recommended for nearly all patients of all ages ahead of this year's flu season, Dr. Sam Rolon said.

student in mask
TEA launches statewide COVID-19 dashboard for public schools

The Texas Education Agency, in collaboration with the Texas Department of State Health Services, has launched its latest COVID-19 dashboard for positive cases in Texas public schools.

Williamson County added 35 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus and two new deaths Sept. 17. (Community Impact staff)
Williamson County adds 35 confirmed cases, 2 deaths to coronavirus count Sept. 17

Of the total cases reported, 8,187 are estimated to have recovered.

Austin City Limits Music Festival will present a free virtual broadcast from Oct. 9-11. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Free virtual broadcast of ACL Music Festival to be held Oct. 9-11 and more Central Texas news

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Georgetown and Williamson County saw 23% growth in residential sales dollars in August, data shows. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
DATA: Georgetown, Williamson County see 23% growth in residential sales dollars in August

Williamson County raked in more than $460 million in residential sales dollars in August.

Enrique Marin moved to the San Jose neighborhood in 1958 after he met and married Julia, who was raised there. (Sally Grace Holtgrieve/Community Impact Newspaper)
City looks at options to protect two historic Georgetown neighborhoods

City staff and officials began discussing the development of small neighborhood plans in June as a way to slow gentrification in the TRG and San Jose neighborhoods.

Gov. Greg Abbott said Sept. 17 that data from Texas' 22 hospital regions will dictate when certain businesses can reopen at 75% capacity. (Screenshot of Sept. 17 press conference)
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott: Retail stores, restaurants, office buildings, gyms can reopen at 75% capacity as early as Sept. 21

Nursing home and long-term care facilities will also be allowed to reopen for visitation as early as Sept. 24.

Free COVID-19 testing is taking place in Hutto on Sept. 22-24. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Free COVID-19 testing taking place in Hutto on Sept. 22-24

The testing is open to all Texans regardless of county of residence.