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Reviewed April 17, 2020

Great name for a place, great logo! This place came up while we were searching online for coffee places and I had to check it out. The people working were helpful and friendly. I had the Steam Engine which is reheated pecan cold brew. There...was also a kids music recital on the stage at the time we were there.. not something we were expecting but it was cool to see these kids play their different instruments.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed July 16, 2019 via mobile

We went to this coffee shop two days in a row-the first was for coffee and we saw their expansive menu that we wanted to have lunch the next day. The first day, the business had a very strong odor I thought was bleach that...was overwhelming, but thought it would be gone the next day. When we arrived the 2nd day, the odor was still there, but seemed a bit different. Not sure what the smell is, but decided not to eat and only have coffee-which was excellent, as long as I got it to go!More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed April 4, 2019

Chocolate pecan frappe was done to my wife's exacting specs and she loved it, I thought it was tasty too....I just call them frozen blended coffee thingys 'cause everybody has their own name for them. I enjoyed a large hot cappucino which was done very...well and a large brazen craizen cookie with a bruce lee saying on it. We enjoyed visiting with the man, Derrick, that made the 5 star drinks. We'll be back for more of these goodies.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

i think I could hang out here most of the day! relaxed, great coffee, great caprice wrap - so yum every time. Also, have never been disappointed with the chef special yummy tacos - I don't even ask what is in them before I get...one!More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed February 11, 2019

Great times for rock and roll!! Smaller place than what I thought but it does the job. Can't really complain.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

We just happened by this place! Wow! Laid back atmosphere. Comfortable. Great service. Hot chocolate was yummy. Can’t even say enough about the MadMax Macadamia nut cookie!!! You have to go!

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Any time of day you can stop by any coffee shop and get decent coffee. Support non-corporate coffee as well as a shop that supports the arts! They host comedy, live music, more! Kick butt kicks butt!

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed June 16, 2018

Oh, breakfast tacos, I have seen your light and it shines on me forever. I was in Austin for a few days for a poetry festival and discovered Kick Butt Coffee as they were nice enough to host several of the events. I understand you...can’t walk 10 feet in Austin without tripping over a place that serves breakfast tacos, and I’m okay with that reality. Besides at the airport on the way home, Kick Butt Coffee were the only ones I had in the city so I don’t really have anything to compare them to, but these were delicious. They offered 3 vegetarian options, A black bean and potato, an egg cheddar, and potato, and a yummy special which added avocado and spinach to the previous. According to their website, they make only so many and may run out depending how busy they are. I got lucky when I showed up…it wasn’t very busy and there were vegetarian tacos a-plenty available for me. I had the “yummy” special, and the egg, cheddar and potato. These are soft tacos which weren’t so much in terms of presentation, but which were absolutely delicious, especially with a little bit of the spicy salsa. I want more! Kick Butt is also a full fledged coffee house with a lunch menu with lots of choices for vegetarians. (Order at the counter.) And perhaps most importantly, the coffee was excellent. All good things to a coffee-house that serves good coffee. If I lived in Austin I’d be a regular here at all times of the day.More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Went there twice for lattes and Americanos. We live in the Pacific Northwest where coffee is a big deal, so it was nice to find this spot while on vacation in Texas.Both times the drinks were tasty and well made. Conveniently located off I-35.

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

I went to this place to see some live music. I didn't know what to expect. I got there far too early, only to find some kind of stand up comedy show happening inside. I had to sit that out before the live music happened....Once the show was started, it was a bit more relaxing. The venue is a lot smaller than what had been previously described as. But it worked.More

Date of visit: November 2017
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