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Caffe Medici

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1101 W Lynn St, Austin, TX 78703-3951
512-524-5049
Monday
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Hours:
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Exactly what I expected

Good coffee, tried a couple of biscuits and they were also good. Service with a smile, WiFi was strong. Could not ask for more.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 12, 2014
Teo313
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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21 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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New Hampshire
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54 reviews 54 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I found wandered in one afternoon because I heard tales of excellent coffee and mocha. But, because it was cold outside, I chose hot cocoa, and what a treat it was! A large bowl of steaming hot milk and rich chocolate potion mixed together to form a beautiful design. It tasted every bit as good as it looked, and I... More 

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Pennsylvania
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248 reviews 248 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Plenty of tables,outdoor seating,good wifi so lots of people working on their laptops sipping good but not great coffee and tea.Bagels,croissants etc as well as cookies available.Staff pleasant and nice atmosphere.Good local hangout.Prices "Starbuckish".

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Good coffee, tried a couple of biscuits and they were also good. Service with a smile, WiFi was strong. Could not ask for more.

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Nice location with a great atmosphere. The staff are friendly and fast. My wife had an ice decaf mocha which was tasty. But I had the single origin brew, Ethiopian, and it was pleasantly different. I highly recommend it.

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Mussoorie, India
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163 reviews 163 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Its a nice layout, plenty of tables, indoor and outside seating and a large upstairs with exposed brick and books to look at, but my Earl Grey tea, properly steeped for 3 minutes was just not very strong at all honestly, putting the bag back in for a couple more minutes didn't help. My daughter had their Chai and she... More 

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College Station, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

(this is a review for the congress ave location) My husband and I just happened to find this cafe by walking around downtown. We were about to go for a five mile loop around Town Lake, but needed some sustenance beforehand. We both ordered cappuccinos, his a double shot and mine a decaf. OMG, they were so good, with really... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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59 reviews 59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Do yourself a favour when you go into this cafe - talk to the staff. They're bright and provide really good service, and it'll make your day and theirs a little brighter. That aside, good coffee (and coming from Wellington New Zealand that's saying something - I live on 3-4 great lattes a day) and great free wifi. Recommended (by... More 

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Montreal
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

Of the two things we tried here, both were perfect. I had the espresso twice and it was perfect. Good crema the whole way through and the taste was nice. Also had the cold coffee. This wasn't some machine made cold coffee. It was old school. Just espresso and ice, the way they do it in Italy. I liked it... More 

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San Diego, California
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157 reviews 157 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

The decor was nice; modern, spacious, lots of seating, and clean. I ordered a chai latte since I was still dreaming about the one I had the day before at Olmos Perk, but Caffe Medici’s version just wasn’t as good. They use a powder but it was pretty weak in chai flavor. My boyfriend got a mocha and it was... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

When I ordered double espresso to go I was told in a someone friendly and yet condescending manner they would accommodate but typically anyone else i.e. other staff would refuse to do so in the future. I was flabbergasted especially after coming from a disappointing and mediocre meal at Manuel's. Will not make a return or recommendation.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1101 W Lynn St, Austin, TX 78703-3951
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 512-524-5049
Open Hours
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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