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SIPS Espresso Cafe

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1390 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30606-2734
+1 706-363-7211
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06:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 21:00
Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 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 

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 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.

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Jefferson, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2013

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

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Athens, GA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 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 

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Athens, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 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

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Monday
06:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1390 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30606-2734
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-363-7211
Description
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?