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218 W 4th St, Austin, TX 78701-3917
+1 512-472-9637
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good47%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“sandwich” (3 reviews)
“sit outside” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe, American, Pub
$$ - $$$
218 W 4th St, Austin, TX 78701-3917
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our hotel recommended this as a place to get a drink that had decent wifi. The drinks were better than expected and the wifi was good.

Thank Agnese E
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

The breakfast taco was full of uncooked potatoes ... SKIP THE FOOD... brutally slow and not worth the wait...

Thank dhoward666
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Perfect place to grab a cold brew as you're running around downtown. Lovely baristas and there's just something about the outside deck that has this vaguely cuban feel. I can't explain it but it does! Casual and laid back but also profession and quick with...More

Thank efcmitchell
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great stop in for good hot coffee! We didn't explore much else but were ready for a break from exploring and needing a good pick-me-up! This definitely met that next with a solid Americano. It appears to be a great place to just chill and...More

Thank Kevin L
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Trying to conduct a conversation with music that loud was a challenge. Area in front of the restaurant (not the least bit clean) was a parade of homeless people and others stopping to smoke. Breakfast tacos (very limited breakfast food menu) were good.

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We were looking for somewhere to have a tea/coffee and just relax. This place was the right one for us. You order at the counter and then sit for your food to be brought out. I ended up having the Caprese Sandwich and Hibiscus iced...More

Thank Sepib0
Reviewed 11 May 2017

intimate coffee shop with inside / outside seating. The Vietnamese coffee was excellent as well as the cigar selection. The music was cool as well.

Thank Stegaro
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This is very casual combined cafe/coffee bar/cocktail lounge. I liked the atmosphere and the fact you could sit outside and watch the world go by. I would suggest if you are there for a drink don't sit near the espresso machine,as the aroma it kind...More

Thank 973B
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Smack in the middle of downtown but that's what makes this little hipster coffee shop fun! I've been going to halcyon for years now! It never disappoints! Tea, alcoholic beverages, food? They have it all! All delicious! They make a mean veggie sandwich that I...More

Thank Gabby H
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff. Based on some websites I came here for a hot chocolate. He said he could make it extra chocolatey. Turned out to be regular steamed milk/ Chocolate - good and filling if that's what you are looking for.

Thank lemonloaf
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Cafe, American, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 3:00 AM
8:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 W 4th St, Austin, TX 78701-3917
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-472-9637
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Halcyon: adj. Idyllic, Happy. We are open daily from 7a-2a with couches in the lounge area, plenty of cafe seating, a front patio overlooking the warehouse district, lots of plugs and free wifi. We offer a full bar, an exceptional coffee and espresso program and made to order comfort foods (sandwiches/salads/flat breads/shareable snacks/desserts) in a restored 19th century warehouse on 4th Street in Downtown Austin.
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