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If you find yourself googling “Best places to study near me”, we have you covered!!!

When you need to cram before a big final, you don’t need to waste any time looking for a good place to study. We’ve rounded up the best list of coffee shops, pubs, tea houses, and more where you can crack open the books and settle in. Whether you are looking for 24-hour study places, free places to study, places to study in downtown or anything else. Count on us to bring you a little bit of everything from happening cafes to empty libraries – we’ll include something for everyone.

You may also want to try the San Antonio Public Library or UTSA Library systems for a study date on the cheap.

Read more below for the Best Places to Study in San Antonio.


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Places to Study San Antonio – Libraries

Cody Library

Looking for “study spots near me”? This is your place. Cody features a large collection, including a broad selection of adult and juvenile audiobooks. It’s a fantastic space for studying or tutoring. 

Hours of Operation: Monday & Tuesday: 12 pm – 8 pm | Wednesday – Sunday: 10 am – 6 pm
Where: 11441 Vance Jackson Rd, San Antonio, TX 78230, United States


Landa Library

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The popular fiction and nonfiction collections of the Landa Branch Library have an annual average collection of 38,500 volumes. This is the right place to study.

When: Monday & Tuesday: 12 pm – 8 pm | Wednesday – Sunday: 10 am – 6 pm
Located at: 233 Bushnell Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212, United States


Maverick Library

Over 87,000 items total, including books, periodicals, newspapers, movies, DVDs, and CDs, make up the collection. Excellent studying and visiting experience for both adults and kids.

Hours of Operation: Monday & Tuesday: 12 pm – 8 pm | Wednesday – Sunday: 8 am – 6 pm
Where: 8700 Mystic Park, San Antonio, TX 78254, United States


Dolph Briscoe, Jr. Library

Library

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The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio’s library system is centralized in the Dolph Briscoe Jr. Library. It’s a fantastic space for individual or group study.

Timings: Monday – Friday: 8 am – 6 pm | Saturday & Sunday: Closed
Location: 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, TX 78229, United States


John Peace Library

Everybody likes the quiet computing area, when you can focus and get work done. The staff here is excellent and welcoming. Additionally, there is a large selection of books there.

When: Monday & Tuesday: 7 am – 12 am | Wednesday – Friday: 8 am – 8 pm | Saturday: 9 am – 6 pm | Sunday: 12 pm – 12 am
Located at: 1 UTSA Circle, San Antonio, TX 78249, United States

You may also want to try the San Antonio Public Library or UTSA Library systems for a study date on the cheap.


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Places to Study in San Antonio – Coffee Shops & Cafes 

There are a number of wonderful local coffee shops in San Antonio. Some of these make great spots for studying!

Indy Coffee Club

Indy Coffee Club

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Located right across the street from UTSA, Indy Coffee is easy to get to. The coffee is great, and the music is good. But keep in mind, it’s pretty small, so it can fill up quickly. You can totally make this your study spot.

Timings: Monday – Sunday: 8 am – 3 pm
Location: 7114 UTSA Boulevard Suite #103, San Antonio, TX 78249, United States


Candlelight Coffee House

This coffee house, restaurant, and wine bar has it all. They occasionally have live music in the evenings so if quiet study time is your thing, call ahead.

When: Thursday & Friday: 9 am – 2 pm | Saturday & Sunday: 8 am – 4 pm | Monday – Wednesday: Closed
Located at: 107 Kings Ct, San Antonio, TX 78212, United States


Halcyon Southtown

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Don’t let this comfy, cozy restaurant fool you — their food is five-star. They also serve coffees and have a full bar. Go early- it gets most crowded in the evenings, but if you can find a good spot, it’s one of the best places to study in San Antonio.

Hours of Operation: Sunday – Thursday: 8 am – 12 am | Friday & Saturday: 8 am – 2 am
Where: 1414 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78210, United States


The Brown Coffee Company

This is a coffee shop for coffee snobs. If you’re into new brews, artisan beans, and coffee you can drink black, this is the spot. Their menu is simple but they have plenty of seating.

Timings: Monday – Thursday: 7 am – 7 pm | Friday: 7 am – 9 pm | Saturday: 8 am – 9 pm | Sunday: 8 am – 7 pm
Location: 812 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205, United States


Estate Coffee Company

Estate Coffee Company

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It is a small, contemporary café that serves handmade coffee and espresso behind a dark wood bar. It is light and airy. This downtown coffee house is famous for their honey lavender latte and beautiful pastries sourced from local bakeries. 

When: Monday – Friday: 7 am – 6 pm | Saturday: 8 am – 4 pm | Sunday: 9 am – 3 pm
Located at: 1320 E Houston St a101, San Antonio, TX 78205, United States


Olmos Perk

This locally owned coffee house serves coffee, tea, and light bites. It’s a comfortable hangout with a patio, Wi-Fi, international coffees, teas, locally produced appetizers, beer, and wine.

Hours of Operation: Tuesday – Saturday: 8 am – 3 pm | Sunday: 9 am – 2 pm | Monday: Closed
Where: 5223 McCullough Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212, United States


Folklores Coffee House

Places to Study in San Antonio - Folklores Coffee House

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For artsy inspiration, you can’t get much better than this coffee bar on the South side. This is the coffee-answer to fruit shops. Check out their loaded oatmeal and the bananas foster latte.

Timings: Monday – Friday: 6 am – 5 pm | Saturday: 8 am – 5 pm | Sunday: 9 am – 3 pm
Location: 1526 E Grayson St, San Antonio, TX 78208, United States


Black Rifle Coffee

Black Rifle Coffee Company is a veteran-founded coffee company serving premium coffee to people who love America. If you’re out in Boerne, Black Rifle Coffee has strong coffee and plenty of space for you to spread out and get your study on. 

Hours of Operation: Sunday – Thursday: 5:30 am – 8 pm | Saturday & Sunday: 5:30 am – 9 pm
Where: 180 W Bitters Rd, San Antonio, TX 78216, United States


Study Spots San Antonio – Sweet Treats

There is no dearth of places in San Antonio where you can study while enjoying delicious desserts. Check out our article on the Best Dessert Places in San Antonio and the Best Bakeries in San Antonio

The Art of Donut

 The Art of Donut

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For something sweet and truly unique, check out this one of a kind donut shop. Their What The French Toast donut gets rave reviews. They also have free Wi-Fi, making it a good place to study or work in San Antonio.

Timings: Tuesday – Friday: 7 am – 3 pm | Saturday & Sunday: 8 am – 3 pm | Monday: Closed
Location: 3428 N St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78212, United States


La Boulangerie

French bakery run by a family that offers freshly made breads, pastries, and other items. This coffee house and restaurant offers delicious pastries, crepes, quiches, and more. They also offer free Wi-Fi.

Hours of Operation: Wednesday – Friday: 7:30 am – 3 pm | Saturday: 8 am – 3 pm | Sunday: 9 am – 3 pm | Monday: Closed
Where: 207 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78205, United States


Arctic Apes Wild Desserts

Arctic Ape Wild Desserts

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Arctic Ape is an expert at offering dessert alternatives for everyone. Options with less sugar, no dairy, veganism, or gluten. For delicious frozen yogurt and any toppings you like, you can’t go wrong with Arctic Ape. They also have free Wi-Fi.

When: Monday – Sunday: 1 pm – 9 pm 
Located at: 5221 Walzem Rd Suite 1, San Antonio, TX 78218, United States


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Best Study Spots San Antonio – Pubs & Restaurants

Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

Chain taproom with a wide selection of international beers and pub cuisine in a tavern-like setting. This beer emporium boasts more than 200 beers. They also have delicious pub fare, happy hours, and stay open late.

Timings: Sunday – Thursday: 11 am – 11 pm | Friday & Saturday: 11 am – 12 am
Location: 11255 Huebner Rd #212, San Antonio, TX 78230, United States


Boss Bagels

Places to Study in San Antonio - Boss Bagels

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Simple eatery with a selection of wood-fired bagels as well as sandwiches, coffee, and tea. This amazing bagel joint also serves decent coffee, tea, smoked fish, sandwiches, and more. They also have Wi-Fi and outdoor seating.

Hours of Operation: Tuesday – Friday: 7 am – 2 pm | Saturday & Sunday: 8 am – 2 pm | Monday: Closed
Where: 6458 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209, United States


Savoureaux Patisserie

This is your place if you’ve searched everywhere for, “study places near me”. Modern bakery serving Vietnamese sandwiches, smoothies, espresso drinks, and pastries from France. For a variety of Vietnamese sandwiches and French desserts, try this patisserie. 

When: Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 9 pm | Saturday: 8:30 am – 10 pm | Sunday: 9 am – 8:30 pm
Located at: 602 Northwest Loop 410 #126, San Antonio, TX 78216, United States


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Best Places to Study San Antonio – Tea & Boba 

Check out our post on the Best Boba Shops and Bubble Tea Houses in San Antonio

Tea Time

Tea Time

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You should go here for the best Tapioca, fresh smoothies, teas, & coffees and over 150 drinks You’ll want to have a meal before you go, this place is strictly tea. That said, their tea is awesome. They have plenty of seating and free Wi-Fi.

Timings: Monday – Friday: 10 am – 9 pm | Sunday: 11 am – 8 pm
Location: 11255 Huebner Rd STE 108, San Antonio, TX 78230, United States


Garden Tea Lounge

Looking for, “quiet place to study near me”? This is the spot. They provide more than 50 herbal and loose leaf organic teas. Paninis, scones, desserts, and side dishes are among the light fare they serve.

Hours of Operation: Monday & Tuesday: 10 am – 5 pm | Wednesday – Friday: 10 am – 8 pm | Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm | Sunday: 12 pm – 5 pm
Where: 2375 NW Military Hwy, San Antonio, TX 78231, United States

This was our list of some of the best Study Spots San Antonio. If you have any recommendations, please add them in the comments section below.


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