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5 of the Best Coffee Shops to Get Work Done in San Antonio

When your to-do list is as tall as Tim Duncan, but you want to switch up the scene and get things done. I’ve done the research and compiled this list of best coffee shops in San Antonio in no particular order so you’re ready to focus on working and still get your daily coffee.


Barrio Barista

Barrio Barista is a Coffee shop with a San Antonio flair. From the Barbacoa grilled cheese to Horchata latte it brought San Antonio to a coffee shop. Barrio is a family owned business on the Northwest side. They even have open mic on certain days of the week. Definitely a hidden gem here in San Antonio. If you’re a student at St. Mary’s this is a great coffee shop to study and get some work done.

  • Eats:  Breakfast foods, tacos, sandwiches, full menu here

  • Amenities: Free WIFI, outside and inside seating, relaxing atmosphere, centralized location

  • Parking: Free private lot

  • Top Orders: Horchata Latte, Mexican Mocha, el classic, Barbacoa Grilled Cheese.

Location: 3735 Culebra Rd, San Antonio, TX // Hours: Wednesday – Sunday 8am-3pm


Indy Coffee Club

Indy Coffee has great vibes and plays fresh music to get you started in all the work you have to get done. There are a few tables connected to the wall that is pretty spacious to spread out. However, it does get busy because it’s in a perfect location for UTSA students. Friday and Saturday’s, they do cereal milk lattes which are worth the weekend trip over there

  • Eats:  There are a morning and evening menu for Indy Coffee- full menu here

    • Morning menu: is Toast options, Biscuit Sandos, Grains/Oatmeal

    • Evening Menu:  Rice bowls, Small Plates, Toast.

  • Amenities: WiFi, Nice working music, Personal tables, Outlets by the tables

  • Parking: There is a parking garage in the back that is FREE.

  • Top Orders: Coco Loco, Cereal Milk Lattes (Only Weekends), House Coffee

Location: 7114 UTSA Boulevard #103, San Antonio, TX 78249 Under Prado student living. // Hours: Monday- Friday 7am - 8pm


Café Martínez

Cafe Martinez is an aesthetically pleasing, modern coffee shop located close to UT Health San Antonio's campus.  A lot of the time, there will be students there studying or working on projects. However, Martinez coffee shop is spacious you won’t feel too cramped. On the blackboard wall by the mounted Bicycle is  weekly special to save some $$.

Eats: Breakfast foods, Savory foods (Salads, Sandwich, Wraps), Sweets, full menu here

Amenities: accessibility to plugs, WiFi, Spacious, Healthy options

Parking: Free private lot

Top Orders: Vanilla Latte, Cold Brew, Chai Latte

Location: 7302 Louis Pasteur Dr #101, San Antonio, TX 78229 // Hours: Monday- Friday 7am- 6pm Saturday-Sunday 8am-7pm


Shotgun House Coffee Roasters

Shotgun House Roasters is an open, welcoming space to get all your work done. The location is inside of a warehouse which can be a little tricky to find, but it’s a hidden gem.  However, if you follow the sign that says “Coffee” with an arrow, it will lead you to it. If you’re a student at the downtown UTSA campus or go to Our Lady of the Lake University this is the place for you!

  • Eats:  Donuts, Tacos, full menu here

  • Amenities: WiFi, Open, Eco Friendly

  • Parking: Street Parking

  • Top Orders: Dirty Horchata, Seasonal Lattes, Chai Latte, Salted Caramel Latte.

Location: 1333 Buena Vista Street, Unit 108 (0.37 km) 78207 San Antonio, TX // Hours: Monday – Friday 7am to 5pm Saturday- Sunday 8am-5pm


Press Coffee SA

Press Coffee is a great environment to get work done. You are surrounded by windows which bring is such great lighting for working and getting all your homework done. There is also greenery scenery to look at. It’s a beautiful and super welcoming place to get all things on your to-do list complete. UIW students, this one’s all for you!

  • Eats:  Pastry’s, Savory foods, full menu here

  • Amenities: Outdoor seating, WiFi, dogs allowed, Lots of natural light

  • Parking: Private Lot

  • Top Orders: Mocha Latte, Almond Milk Latte

Location: 4035 Broadway St. San Antonio, TX 78209 // Hours: Monday- Thursday 6:30am- 8:00pm Friday 6:30am-9:00pm Saturday- Sunday 7:30am-9:00pm


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