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Jo's

#103 of 2,941 Restaurants in Austin
#112 of 3,234 Places to Eat in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
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Coffee Shop, Delicatessen, Diner
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1300 South Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 444-3800
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Today
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating

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Visitor rating
  • 55
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Tasty

Stopped by for coffee and a quick bite to start my day of site seeing. Great location, dog/kid friendly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
DoRoTX
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Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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Virginia
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142 reviews 142 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Went on a rainy Sunday morning around 10:30 and they had run out of breakfast tacos so we ordered a couple of muffins - on the dry side, which we can't say about the chairs to sit on. There is very limited seating and because of the rain, most of the seats were wet and exposed to the elements. Order... More 

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chuckl128, General Manager at Jo's, responded to this review

Hi there, I'm so sorry you had a less than stellar experience here at Jo's. We'd love for you to give us another chance! Feel free to contact me at chuck@joscoffee.com so I can help make your next trip to Jo's amazing. Thanks for your feedback! Chuck Lindsey Jo's General Manager chuck@joscoffee.com More 

Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Stopped by for coffee and a quick bite to start my day of site seeing. Great location, dog/kid friendly.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We spent a few days in Austin and stopped here for breakfast most mornings! The turbo iced coffee is good but dangerous, you should be prepared for the caffeine boost on that one.

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Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Coming from Melbourne, Australia I am picky when it come to coffee. But this is the best coffee I have found in Austin. Located on South Congress Ave. The location is outstanding. After your coffee you can browse the local shops. I love a good latte and they have it. I usually order one extra expresso shot though to get... More 

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New York City, New York
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86 reviews 86 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This is our hangin' out w/ a cup of coffee spot in Austin. Very good coffee: I like the mocha. Good location: start or end your SOCO day here. Very good people watching.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

After walking up and down South Congress Avenue., we stopped and got an iced coffee. I recommend the Iced Turbo.

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North Reading, Massachusetts
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121 reviews 121 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Coffee was ok, pretty pricey for what you got. If I'm going to spend a lot I expect outstanding coffee as coffee in general is relatively cheap. I got a chocolate chip cookie for $2 it was okay but not as soft and chewy as I personally prefer.

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This is a great place to grab coffee and pastry next to the Austin Motel. It was a real surprise. I was wondering what the lineup was and I guess the people know where the good food! We did not eat in the seating area, we brought our food back to the motel.not sure how comfortable it would be to... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

First of all Jo's coffee is a checklist item on the Austin Tx bucket list. With its famous "I love you so much wall", everyone's always there for pictures. I was told the coffee was pretty strong and boy was it good! I went on a very cold day. My sister and I did not want to try their iced... More 

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rocky river ohio
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

great place to stop for coffee in the morning or BBQ later in the day- and fun for people watching too!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1300 South Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78704
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: (512) 444-3800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Delicatessen, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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