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.

Georgetown

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.


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Georgetown ISD adds 16 projects with 2015, 2018 bond savings. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Georgetown ISD adds 16 projects with 2015, 2018 bond savings

District officials said the project costs will not exceed bond savings.

Georgetown ISD to finalize land purchase for future education center. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Georgetown ISD to finalize land purchase for future education center

The 35-acre track where the center will sit will be located in the northwest quadrant of the district.

Registration for Williamson County COVID-19 vaccines opened Jan. 19. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Registration for Williamson County COVID-19 vaccines now open

The county plans to begin vaccinating those who qualify under Phase 1B on Jan. 20.

Here are the coronavirus updates you need to know in Williamson County. (Community Impact staff)
Williamson County adds nearly 1,500 new coronavirus cases, 7 deaths over MLK weekend

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The Austin-based eatery's menu is inspired by Nashville hot chicken; offerings include chicken bites, jumbo tenders, chicken sandwiches, macaroni and cheese, collard greens and homemade pies. (Courtesy Tumble 22)
Nashville-style hot chicken restaurant coming to Round Rock and more Central Texas news

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Feeding Texas hosted a Jan. 19 webinar to discuss legislative highlights for the 87th Texas Legislature. (Screenshot courtesy Feeding Texas)
Food insecurity in Texas' 87th Legislature: Hunger relief organization Feeding Texas to propose legislation addressing hunger

Hunger relief organization Feeding Texas hosted a webinar Jan. 19 to discuss increasing funding and accessibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in the 87th legislative session.

Williamson County is on schedule to receive 6,000 COVID-19 vaccines the week of Jan. 18. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Williamson County awaiting 6,000 COVID-19 vaccines

Williamson County is on schedule to receive 6,000 COVID-19 vaccines the week of Jan. 18.

COVID-19 vaccines
DATA: Texas has vaccinated about 9% of estimated Phase 1 recipients

Over 1.1 million individuals from the Phase 1 population, which is estimated to include 13.5 million individuals total, have received at least one dose.

Bob Popinski, policy director of Raise Your Hand Texas, shared the organization's top education priorities for the ongoing legislative session. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
‘What does virtual learning and remote learning look like moving forward?': Raise Your Hand Texas policy director talks legislative priorities

Bob Popinski is the director of policy for Raise Your Hand Texas, an Austin-based organization committed to improving public education. He spoke with Community Impact Newspaper in late December about the 87th legislative session, which began Jan. 12.

The Exchange of Georgetown relocated in early January but remains in downtown Georgetown. (Courtesy The Exchange of Georgetown)
The Exchange of Georgetown relocates on the Georgetown Square

The Exchange of Georgetown relocated in early January.

The event will highlight major projects and programs completed in 2020 and preview what is to come in 2021. (Sally Grace Holtgrieve/Community Impact Newspaper)
Georgetown State of the City event to be held virtually

All residents participating in the event will be entered to win one of several prizes, including a one-year family pass to the Georgetown Recreation Center and one-year passes to Garey Park.