Café | Food | Desserts

Black Iron is based around the evolutionary 'Library as Space' revolution that brings in modern access and services to tradtional libary spaces.

Located at the entrance of the innovative McAllen Public Library, the café serves up a delicious variety of java, tea, food and pastries perfect for those looking for more than food for thought.

  • Get a free small coffee before 12 with a purchase of a pastry

    Get a small Mocha for $3.50 + tax

    Get two Iced Teas for the price of one

    Get chips and a tea with the purchase of any wrap

    Get a regular frappé for $4.50 plus tax

Old Main Panini

House Mayo, Provolone, Jalapeños, Ham, Turkey, Bacon

Pastries and Scones

Our amazing selection of sweets are sure to keep you focused on your readings and studies.


Keep yourself refreshed and energized with our wonderful flavors of frappés. Choose from Oreo, Cookie Crumble, S'mores, Brownie Caramel, or Cheesecake.