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Octane

2821 Central Ave, Homewood, AL 35209-2503
+1 205-969-1177
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“great coffee” (4 reviews)
“roast” (2 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
2821 Central Ave, Homewood, AL 35209-2503
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1 - 10 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 4 May 2017

This place is for those who appreciate the art and science of brewing caffeinated beverages. They also serve food items but the focus is on the cup. The service is quick considering the effort put into their craft. Don't come here if you're only looking...More

5  Thank GuyFromAtlanta_GA
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We stopped in with our guests visiting from England expecting to grab a bit for lunch while we were showing them the city. We found Octane to be full of hipsters not drinking or eating, but all were on their computers. There was no place...More

1  Thank Bannda
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Good atmosphere. They have a nice selection of coffee, espresso and tea. Good personable baristas with quick service. Food is fresh also, for what they have available. I had an iced Americano espresso and she had a moroccan mint green tea.

1  Thank Joe W
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Great coffee. They take their coffee very seriously, but aren't intimidating or offputting. Great attention to detail. Some breakfast food selections available and full bar. Cool atmosphere.

1  Thank Cehamlin
Reviewed 5 November 2016

The tea is super pricey and the atmosphere is edging on hipster snobbery. Pretty average coffee shop. Nothing special.

1  Thank Emmabear7410
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This is a real coffee parlor. They roast and grind their beans on site. Octane is leaps and bounds better than Starbucks. They also have an impressive bar that opens later in the day. I was impressed with their food menu as well. My only...More

Thank Edward G
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Very few places serve cold beer, good whiskey, and great coffee. Have dinner at Little Donkey, grab desert at Steel City Pops, then top things off at Octane.

Thank Cotts-KK
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Stopped here after a family visit to Homewood and got a really great cup coffee. The brew was one of their roasts and was meticulously done by a very informative & friendly staff member. Atmosphere is perfect to relax and talk as I enjoyed my...More

Thank smokymtnmiles
Reviewed 22 November 2015

My son-in-law and I stopped there when I was visiting in Birmingham. I really liked the building as it looked like it was a very nice re-purpose of an old garage space. It was very modern industrial looking and looked like it would be a...More

Thank as3dgfad6
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Are you a creative/professional type looking for a place with an excellent vibe to work and be productive? Come here. This place has one of the best vibes/ambiances I have ever experienced in my life. I can tell you that about Octane. Their baristas are...More

Thank haikusarecool
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast
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Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2821 Central Ave, Homewood, AL 35209-2503
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Homewood
  • Phone Number: +1 205-969-1177
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