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Octane Coffee Company
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Today 8:00 am – 12:00 am
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1009 Marietta St NW Atlanta, GA 30318
1009 Marietta Street NorthwestUSGeorgiaAtlanta30318
$Coffee ShopToday 8:00 am – 12:00 am
Monday 7:00 am – 9:00 pmTuesday 7:00 am – 9:00 pmWednesday 7:00 am – 9:00 pmThursday 7:00 am – 12:00 amFriday 7:00 am – 12:00 amSaturday 8:00 am – 12:00 amSunday 8:00 am – 11:00 pm
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Lofty, brick-lined cafe near Georgia Tech fueling patrons with coffee drinks, pastries & snacks.- Google
"Atmosphere - This is one of the few positives for me regarding Octane."
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"Their Chai latte is amazing!"
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Chi Christine
3 weeks ago
Community & Coffee!! What more could you as for?! Passed by this place a hundred times and finally stopped in after court on a rainy day. I was greeted with a refreshing smile from the lady behind the counter and promptly promoted with a FRESH and beautiful latte!! This place is perfect for those that want to snuggle up with a book, have a meeting, or grab a cup to-go! Highly recommend!
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Andrew Kurdelski
3 months ago
Man I'm going to catch hell for this... but I thought this place was OK. Honestly the biggest problem was people chilling on their computers. We had a party of 8 (which I understand is sort of large) but when we got there at 7:30 there was no place for even 4 of us to sit (unless we wanted to peer pressure a computer person but we didn't). Also we had dipped from across the street at a restaurant and wanted some snakies with our coffee and there was nothing available. Coffee and hot chocolate was solid but the entire experience was sort of meh. Also I nabbed some coffee from here to make espresso with and it was alright. Not was good as some others I've had from the Atlanta area.
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Scott Bolch
a month ago
I type this as I sit at Octane, sipping a fantastic latte. Pleasant table service, good music, and great drinks make this java joint stand out from the droll of other "hip" coffee places in the area. If you can find a place to park, be prepared to dodge GA Tech study groups huddled inside.
Autumn E. Thomason
4 months ago
The coffee is unbeatable. Limited space but the tables encourage community seating and it's a good place to write. Carmelatto is CRAZY GOOD.
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Bronson Kurtz
in the last week
We had a very positive experience here. As soon as we walked in we were greeted by helpful and trendy staff. We ordered a Cortado which was strong and decorated with skillful coffee art. Although we didn't order anything else they had s full bar, snacks and organic ice cream. Parking is limited so be prepared to walk. We drove and found a spot but there are not many spaces in the parking lot. Still even if you walked a mile you should still get a coffee here.
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ashley adams
a month ago
Get the Irish Latte and their featured cake! Plus they have sublime doughnuts! Very chill vibe but lots of conversations so have focus music or mindset to this coffee shop.
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William Moore
9 months ago
I was recently at this location for a meeting with my project team. The staff here were very nice and catered to our every need. They didn't even mind that our meeting ran a little long. The only "bad" experience is that if it's REALLY busy here the parking lot tends to fill up quickly and sometimes the line to get coffee goes around the corner. But other than that, this is a great place to conduct meetings and get work done. Oh yeah, and the coffee is not bad. Actually pretty darn good!
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Jaclyn Overall
9 months ago
Octane. Probably one of Atlanta's best known coffee places. On paper, it has it all. Artisan coffee, beer and cocktail selection, music, and a generally welcoming atmosphere. Everyone seems to have a positive view of Octane. They consider it a great place to grab a cup of Joe, get some work done, or have an after-work cocktail. And for the life of me, I can't figure out why. Atmosphere - This is one of the few positives for me regarding Octane. The atmosphere here is fantastic. Whether you decide to sit inside or outside, there's a nice feel to the place. The industrial look, clean environment, and good music selection does indeed make this a great place to spend an afternoon working away on a laptop or a novel. The art for sale, while not my particular taste, is a nice addition as well. Coffee - And here's where I start disliking Octane. The coffee here just does not taste good. First off, they only offer a light roast, and at that they only offer it french pressed. Just about every non-chain coffee store I've been to in Atlanta offers several methods of brewing and several beans to chose from, so it's weird to see Octane limiting their selection so drastically. The coffee is almost impossible to drink straight, and frankly, it tastes like mud. Service - The service is also a big no no for me. They say the first impression is the one that lasts, and I had to say I had a bad one at Octane. The baristas have a pretentious feel about them, as if their position makes them better than the customer. That's a bit of a faux pas. However, as I said, that was my first impression. I know people who've had better service. But that being said, they do keep a very tidy coffee shop. Location - Nestled right on the corner of Howell Mill and West Marietta, Octane is in an up and coming part of Atlanta. There's a good selection of shops, restaurants, and bars in the area that make this a worthwhile area to explore. I'm just not sure Octane is the place to base that exploration. Especially when Star Provisions is just down the road. Legitimacy - Despite my personally negative outlook on Octane, the place is extremely popular amongst most Atlantans. They have 2 locations, and do have a full food menu. So I can't fault their legitimacy.
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