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Halcyon

#372 of 3,244 Places to Eat in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
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Downtown
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218 W 4th St, Austin, TX 78701-3917
+1 512-472-9637
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08:00 - 03:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 02:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 02:00
Fri 07:00 - 03:00
Sat 08:00 - 03:00
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

went here for a quick sunday brunch. The two female baristas were great, informative. vietnamese coffee was great. we ordered 2 brunch items that were essentially bread with eggs. the place had about 15 people in it when we ordered, saw 3 orders ahead of us, we waited for 45 mins, and could tell the kitchen was under pressure as... More 

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Thank belfastgg
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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232 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We turned up for a mid morning coffee and we pretty much had the place to ourselves. The temperature and the atmosphere was cold and pretty unwelcoming. I can understand that with 50 people in the place then it's got a vibe but if you just come along for a coffee and a snack mid morning then there are many,... More 

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Thank Tom B
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98 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I had a couple of hours to kill before a shuttle to the airport and decided to check this place out as it looked like a cool local joint and was not a Starbucks. This is the kind place I wish I had at home back -- a nice laid-back vibe, friendly baristas, a number of tables with comfortable chairs,... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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464 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

My girlfriends and I ran inside after getting off the bus in a downpour. Great decision. It was packed with people in the middle of the afternoon. You can have coffee or drinks. I chose both, getting a hot Irish coffee to help nurse an oncoming sore throat. Bartender was funny and friendly, he was really nice to an old... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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238 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I came here with a coworker when we were in town for a conference. We were looking for a place to sit and catch up on email. This place was perfect! The staff is very friendly! There is free wifi and lots of couches and chairs to hang out on. I got a tai rice tea and it was very... More 

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Thank Liz G
Seattle, Washington
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1,205 reviews
865 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

I was meeting a friend for coffee, so we selected Halcyon. Great coffee shop with a breakfast menu as well. Tables are comfortable and the noise level is relatively low so it was the perfect place to relax and catch up. Highly recommend if you are in the neighborhood.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Full bar, espresso, sandwiches and desserts. This is a trendy spot with friendly staff. Good place to kill a couple hours on wifi in the AC or hanging outside with a cold one. Great decor.

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Thank Carmilita
Alexandria, VA
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Mod mid-century chairs, sofas, tables with bright oranges and lime, exposed brick and ceiling... Quick, easy Thai coffee to cool off on a hot day.

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Makati, Philippines
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95 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Thought I would stop by for my morning coffee and a breakfast taco, or two. Nice interior and warm vibe. Ordered an Americano that was warm, I suspect the cup was not pre-heated, to ensure a hot coffee stays hot. My breakfast taco was warm and fresh, but they did not have any homemade sauces, just bottle. Too bad as... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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385 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Headed here after work for some drinks. Love the vibe & cozy atmosphere. A real Austin gem. Great for winding down & people watching. From coffee, smoothies & tea to beers, wines & cocktails. Interesting coffee based cocktails as well. Small cigar bar at the back. I had a couple of beers while my colleague had the orange mocha. Staff... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 02:00
Monday
07:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 02:00
Thursday
07:00 - 02:00
Friday
07:00 - 03:00
Saturday
08:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 W 4th St, Austin, TX 78701-3917
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-472-9637

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?