Coffeehouses

Coffeehouses in Houston can be as eclectic and surprising as the rest of the city, with some geared to customers who work 9 to 5 and others catering to customers who mix work and play or who simply want a social space. This range is evident in the coffeehouses below.

DOWNTOWN

(area surrounded by I-10, I-45, and I-69)

Downtown Houston with Hilton Americas-Houston and George R. Brown Convention Center Marked by Pins

Downtown Houston with Hilton Americas-Houston and George R. Brown Convention Center Marked by Pins

* Ben’s Beans, 1302 Dallas St. (2.5 blocks from Discovery Green), 713-684-8865: Relaxed and generally quiet; also, one of the closest large coffeehouses to the George R. Brown Convention Center

* Minuti Coffee, 909 Texas Ave., 713-226-7500: located in the grand former Rice Hotel (built in 1913), now the Rice Lofts

* Starbucks, George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas,  713-853-8172

  • Houston Center, 1200 McKinney St. #476, 713-654-9113
  • 914 Dallas St., 713-651-0791
  • 600 Travis St., 713-225-8515
  • 910 Louisiana St. #135, 713-224-5800
  • 1100 Louisiana St., 713-650-3319

EAST OF DOWNTOWN

(across I-69)

* Tout Suite, 2001 Commerce St., 713-227-8688

* AHH, Coffee!, 2018 Rusk St., 832-968-3433

EASTWOOD AND THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON

(3-4 miles southeast of Downtown)

Coffeehouse and Other Stores, Telephone Rd. Near Leeland and Lockwood

Coffeehouse and Other Stores, Telephone Rd. Near Leeland and Lockwood

* Bohemeo’s, 708 Telephone Rd., 713-923-4277

* The Nook Café, 4701 Calhoun Rd. #150, 832-831-3620

MIDTOWN

(south of Downtown)

Midtown Houston

Midtown Houston

* Double Trouble, 3622 Main St., 713-874-0096

* Khon’s Wine Darts Coffee Art, 2808 Milam St. #H, 713-523-7775

* Coco Crepes, Waffles and Coffee, 218 Gray St., 713-521-0700

* Starbucks:

  • 2101 Smith St. #101, 713-654-2180
  • 2625 Louisiana St., 713-528-2204

MUSEUM DISTRICT

(south of Midtown)

* Bosta Wine & Coffee, 1801 Binz St., Suite 130, 713-533-9560

* Café Express (inside the Houston Museum of Fine Arts), 5601 Main St., 713-639-7370

* Kaffeine Coffee Internet & Office Café, 5225 Almeda Rd., 713-299-3424

MONTROSE

(west of Midtown; area surrounding the intersection of Montrose Blvd. and Westheimer Rd.)

Montrose

Montrose

* Boheme Café and Wine Bar, 307 Fairview St., 713-529-1099

* Mercantile, 3321 Stanford St., 713-360-7947

* Inversion Coffee House, 1953 Montrose Blvd., 713-523-4866

* Bungalow Coffee (outdoors), 1219 Marconi St., 713-524-2591

* Black Hole Coffee House, 4504 Graustark St., 713-528-0653

* Agora, 1712 Westheimer Rd., 713-526-7212

* Bacchus Mediterranean WineBar & Coffee Shop, 2502B Dunlavy St., 713-529-2330

* Blacksmith, 1018 Westheimer Rd., 832-360-7470

* Starbucks:

  • Hawthorne Square, 3407 Montrose Blvd., 713-521-7278
  • 2801 S. Shepherd Dr., 713-523-8533
  • River Oaks Shopping Center, 2050 W. Gray St., 713-522-3029
  • River Oaks Shopping Center, 2090 W. Gray St., 713-942-7030

UPPER KIRBY and environs

(west of Montrose; on and around Kirby Dr.)

* Starbucks, The Terrace Shops, 5115 Buffalo Speedway, 713-664-8044

* Einstein Bros. Bagels, 5300 Kirby Dr., 713-528-1992

WASHINGTON AVENUE AREA

(west-northwest of Downtown)

* Catalina Coffee, 2201 Washington Ave., 713-861-8448

* Paper Co. Café, 1100 Elder St., 713-522-3533

* CoCo Crepes & Coffee, 5555 Washington Ave., 832-804-7985

* Starbucks:

  • 213 Yale St.
  • 1801 Durham Dr., 713-862-4394

THE HEIGHTS

(northwest of Downtown; north of I-10 but within the 610 loop)

* EQ Heights, 1030 Heights Blvd., 713-434-6923

* Boomtown Coffee, 242 W. 19th St., 713-862-7018

* Antidote, 729 Studewood St., 713-861-7400

RICE VILLAGE

(west of Hermann Park and Rice University)

Rice Blvd. in Rice Village

Rice Blvd. in Rice Village

* Fellini Café, 5211 Kelvin Dr., 281-888-6654

* Starbucks:

  • The Village Arcade, 2520 University Blvd., 713-529-1571
  • 5801 Kirby Dr., 713-522-4898
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