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Better Half Coffee & Cocktails

Get a fresh jolt to start the day, come to this amazing Austin coffee shop for a pick-me-up, or celebrate the end of another fun-filled Austin day with a happy hour menu. Add a bite to eat and you’ll be good to go all day long. Stop in for a drink or a bite at 406 Walsh Street in Austin – outdoor patio service only – or call 512-645-0786 for carry out. Hours are Monday 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday 9 a.m.-10 p.m., Friday, 9 a.m.-10:30 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.-11 p.m. (with the kitchen closing at 10:30 p.m.) and Sunday 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Happy hour runs Tuesday-Friday 3-6 p.m.


Better Half has everything you look for in coffee. Enjoy the best coffee in Austin Choose from hot and cold brews, espresso, cappuccino, a mocha, or the unique chagaccino – wild foraged chaga mocha with cinnamon, Madagascar vanilla and monkfruit. Choose from a variety of lattes including chai, vanilla, rosemary lavender, and cardamom clove.


Stop in for breakfast between 9 and 3 for a quick Better Half breakfast sandwich – an English muffin piled with crispy hash brown, smoked paprika aioli, arugula, and a fried farm egg, or a granola bowl full of oats, nuts and seeds, pomegranate molasses, locally-made Greek yogurt, seasonal fruit and berries and topped with Thai basil and mint. If you’re feeling like lunch, try a salad, pastrami sandwich, or your choice of chicken burger, cheeseburger, or veggie burger.


Create a meal that’s yours with sides like chips and queso, cauliflower tots, French fries, or a side salad. For a larger group or those with larger appetites, try the pastrami loaded queso – pastrami, smashed avocado, crema, asadero crumbles, pickled onion, and beet powder. If you’re looking for something sweet to go with your coffee, try their donut holes, Better Half cinnamon bun, the orange blossom cruller, or assorted cookies. The burnt cheesecake with cherry goes with any drink or food on the menu.


If you’re not interested in coffee at the moment, choose a soft drink like Pepsi products, Rambler sparkling water, iced team, rosemary lavender lemonade, or Maine root ginger beer.


Choose delicious food from the “late” menu, served 3-10 p.m. daily. There are a variety of salads to choose from, as well as burgers, pork belly, and shrimp and crab finger orzotto – orzo cooked risotto style, scampi compound butter, yellow squash, shrimp and crab fingers, smoky tomato jam, and fresh ricotta. For some adults-only happy hour, add a sangria, Miller High Life, or St. Elmo Carl Kolsch and add a cheeseburger.


Spend some adults-only time at the bar. There are a myriad of cocktails including pink sangria and “Gus, The Cocktail” – a glass of Peloton mezcal, jalapeno, lime, and cilantro, as well as a wide variety of wines by the glass, draft and bottled or canned beer, and more.


When you stay in a vacation rental in Austin provided by Renters Club, you’ll enjoy easy access to the many area attractions, shopping, dining – including Better Half, and activities the area has to offer. We offer 1-bedroom units for a more intimate stay, all the way up to a 10-bedroom unit in Austin for your large group. Heat up leftovers or try your hand at making something from the menu in the fully equipped kitchen. Afterward, spread out in an open living space. Enjoy a private balcony or patio or spend some time near the pool. For a premium experience, choose a unit with bonuses like multiple flat screen TVs, table tennis, a putting green, stainless steel appliances, and more.

Contact us today book your stay in Austin and make memories that will keep you coming back for years to come!

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