Fuel Up in Austin


Join us at Element Austin Downtown for delicious, complimentary breakfasts at Rise and local coffee from Little City Roasters at our on-site coffeehouse. Our restaurant, Caroline welcomes guests and Austin locals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Watch the sunset over the city on our rooftop bar Upstairs at Caroline’s, and try your hand at foosball.

breakfast bar with pastries in glass case, and sitting area
The Coffeehouse at Caroline
breakfast bar with pastries in glass case, and sitting area
The Coffeehouse at Caroline

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Outdoor patio area with Caroline sign at night.



An all-day local spot serving homemade breakfast, lunch, dinner and to-go, Caroline is the place to have breakfast or lunch, linger over an afternoon glass of wine, enjoy dinner and stay for a cocktail.

7:00 AM-11:00 AM,4:00 PM-10:00 PM
7:00 AM-10:00 PM
7:00 AM-4:00 PM
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Upstairs at Caroline


Who says games are just for kids? Join the urban backyard party at Upstairs at Caroline, our open-air rooftop bar. From Jenga and foosball to cornhole, there's plenty to keep you occupied while you sip a cocktail and enjoy our menu.

4:00 PM-11:00 PM
12:00 PM-12:00 AM
11:00 AM-12:00 AM
11:00 AM-11:00 PM
Barista counter with pastries in a glass case.

Coffeehouse at Caroline


The Coffeehouse at Caroline will keep you buzzing from sun up through sun down in Downtown Austin. Grab your favorite blend from local Austin coffee roaster Little City Roasters or a hand-baked sweet treat to get you through the afternoon.

7:00 AM-4:00 PM
overhead view of lots of plates with food on them, and hands reaching in.
Caroline - Full Table
overhead view of lots of plates with food on them, and hands reaching in.
Caroline - Full Table
restaurant area in the evening with hanging lights, tables, and party games

An Urban Backyard Party


Every hour is happy hour at Upstairs at Caroline while you sip on handcrafted cocktails and sample tasty street tacos. Our rooftop bar features plenty of tables and bright stringed lights. On weekends, gather at noon for lawn games, including foosball, cornhole, and giant Jenga, while you take in stunning views of Austin, Texas.

martini glass

Upstairs at Caroline Events

Chill Out It's Monday

$7 Frozens, $6 Ceviches, 4-7pm                                                

Taco Tuesday

$2 Tacos, $7 Prickly Pear Ritas, 4-7pm                                   

Hump Day Happy Hour

$7 Backyard Beverages, $4 Walking Tacos, 4-7pm                  

Thirsty Thursday

$7 Draft Cocktails, $4 Draft Beers, 4-7pm                               

Friday Funday

$5 Bad Life Choices, $4 Draft Beers, 2/$5 Tacos, 12-2pm

Sunday Yappy Hour

25% off for guests who bring their dog, all day                 

Little City Coffee

Our rotating selection of custom espresso and coffee blends are from local Austin coffee roaster, Little City. Their delicious brews will keep you buzzing from sun up to sun down.

an iced glass being filled with iced coffee

Pastries by Chef Jessica

Missing Chef Jessica Lopez's pastry case, filled with fresh baked pastries made by hand every day, is not something easily done on trips to Coffeehouse at Caroline. Enjoy everything from seasonal bundt cakes and classic chocolate chip cookies to exotic matcha rice crispy treats and sophisticated almond croissants. Give in to temptation and try them all, we won't judge.

Female chef with a plate full of pastries.

Sit, Stay, Work

Though our service is quick, there's no rush to leave the Coffeehouse at Caroline! Stay and work with our fast & free WiFi and enjoy your afternoon coffee outside of the office.

breakfast bar with people sitting and chatting
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