1. 309 Coffee
This local friend-owned coffee shop focuses on coffee and espresso drinks and uses beans roasted in Georgetown. Its seasonal menu includes iced cappuccinos and cold brews for the summer. The house-turned-coffee-shop hosts Wednesday trivia nights and also offers beer and wine. Patio areas are dog- and kid-friendly. Breads and bakery items are from Austin-based Clever Bakery Co.
What to try: seasonal latte
309 S. Main St., Georgetown
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 7 a.m.-10 p.m.,
Sun. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
2. Cianfrani Coffee
The coffee shop is located on the Georgetown Square across from the courthouse. A full coffee menu includes specialty lattes, such as the Cianfrani special with white chocolate and tiramisu, white mocha and Mexican mocha with caramel, vanilla, honey and cinnamon. Amy’s Ice Creams, pastries and a smaller food menu are available to eat.
What to try: Cianfrani special
109 W. Seventh St., Ste. 105, Georgetown
Hours: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily
3. BiG Cafe
The cafe at Brookwood in Georgetown, a community for adults with special needs, uses made-from-scratch recipes with seasonal vegetables. The cafe includes a full coffee and espresso menu, featuring pour-over coffee. Its breakfast and lunch menus feature zoodles and sweet potato-crusted quiche. The community focuses on changing how the world views adults with special needs by having community citizens work in the cafe and its kitchen.
What to try: pour-over coffee
905 N. Church St., Georgetown
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., closed Sun.
4. Just Love Coffee Cafe
The newly opened cafe specializes in sweet and savory waffles. The “womlette” turns omeletes to waffles, and dessert waffles include sweet berries or chocolate and peanut butter. This is the first Texas location of the Nashville-based coffee chain, which donates a percentage of proceeds to community fundraisers. Breakfast is available all day, and coffee is roasted at the original Nashville location.
What to try: nitro cold brew, Plain Jane waffles
1013 W. University Ave., Ste. 195,
Hours: 6 a.m.-10 p.m. daily
5. Lark and Owl Booksellers: Books and Bistro
The bistro located inside Lark and Owl Booksellers will have its grand opening in August and offers a coffee and espresso menu. Draft cocktails and beers include seasonal cocktails and 15 draft beers. The bistro will also offer housemade coffee syrups, an outdoor beer garden and a healthy small-portion menu with home-baked bread.
What to try: cappuccino
205 W. Sixth St., Ste. 101, Georgetown
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m.-9 p.m.,
Sun. 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
6. Laurie’s Cafe
The lunch cafe serves sandwiches, soups and salads. Broccoli salad, chicken salad and the quiche of the day are top menu items. The cafe also offers frozen casseroles to bake at home. Soups, salads and specials change weekly.
What to try: quiche of the day
612 S. Main St., Georgetown
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., closed Sun.
7. Monument Cafe
The diner has been open since 1995 and offers all-day breakfast, burgers, chicken-fried steak and daily-made pies. Fresh-squeezed juices and buttermilk pancakes round out the cafe, which serves as a tribute to the historic roadside diner.
What to try: Monument Chocolate Pie, strawberry milkshake
500 S. Austin Ave.
Hours: 7 a.m.-3 p.m. daily
8. Red Poppy Coffee Co.
The cafe, located in Georgetown Public Library, serves a full coffee menu, 60 loose tea blends and healthy, comfort foods. It has been open for over 12 years. The cafe gives literary names to its food and drink menu as inspired by its library location, like the Periodical Panini and the Literary Latte.
What to try: Caribbean mocha
402 W. Eighth St., Georgetown
Hours: Mon.-Thu. 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri. 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m.
9. Sweet Lemon Kitchen
The cafe serves farm-to-table breakfast and lunch and brews locally roasted coffee. Organic, made-from-scratch recipes are the focus for the cafe located in a downtown historic home. Saturday brunch includes build-your-own omeletes, huevos rancheros and migas. The cafe also has catering, to-go orders and upstairs private dining.
What to try: lavender honey cream latte, panini
812 S. Church St., Georgetown
Hours: Tue.-Sat. 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,
closed Sun. and Mon.