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SIPS Espresso Cafe

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1390 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30606-2734
+1 706-363-7211
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Reviewed June 2, 2016

This is one of those nice indoor-outdoor coffee places. Although the outdoor patio is on a busy street, the way the patio is configured with a roof and half walls makes it feel cozy and friendly. My test of a coffee place is its basic cup of coffee, which so many coffee places in Athens cannot seem to manage. I... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have come to Sips a few times after dinner in Normaltown. Nick, one of the main baristas, is very informative about the drinks & local coffee companies and plain enthusiastic about life, coffee, and people. We finally tried and bought a bag of 1000 Faces because of a cup that we tried at Sips. With the... More 

Thank DancingLaughter
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Espresso coffees just average, but a comfortable quiet place to relax. Not many coffee options nearby so it fills a void. For the record, they have a huge selection of excellent teas.

Thank c f
Jefferson, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed November 14, 2013 via mobile

Great place to grab a cup of tea or coffee. Quiet environment - great for studying or getting some work done. I just wish they had a few more teas to choose from.

Thank marigold1013
1 review
Reviewed June 11, 2013

I LOVE the pineapple coconut smoothie its the best I've ever had! Perfect for summer... Or anytime! Staff friendly and helpful!

Thank mbstevens
Athens, GA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed March 27, 2013

I like Sips for two reasons: the coffee is strong and it's a good place to study/read and write because it's never very busy. It's the kind of coffee shop you go to meet up for coffee and conversation or to study by yourself. Sips is very small. There are two sections, inside and outside. Inside there are three small,... More 

Thank Ilya W
Athens, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed November 18, 2012

My husband and I love this place (it only takes us about two weekends to fill up a punch card)! Up until now, the Normaltown neighborhood of Athens didn't have a cafe that was exclusively a coffee shop. But now we do! Atmosphere-wise, I feel like they used their small space well. I love the patio area. It is a... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1390 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30606-2734
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-363-7211
Locally Owned and Operated. We proudly serve Coffee & Espresso from our own home town roasters 1000 Faces and Jittery Joe's. Located just a mile and a half up the road. We strive to be friendly and non-pretentious, and welcoming to all that enter out little coffee shop on the corner of Normaltown.

We also happily bring the best cup of tea to Athens. Serving American Classic Tea, grown only 5 hours away, and variety of teas from around the world. So if your looking for a great Peach Iced Tea, a hot cup or Chai, maybe a fantastic Gunpowder we're your place.

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