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10 Places to Grab a Cup of Coffee on National Coffee Day

In honor of National Coffee Day on September 29, we talked to 5280 assistant food editor Callie Sumlin to find out who’s brewing up the best cups around town. Here is a roundup of 10 coffee shops that pour the perfect cup.

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With Denver’s coffee scene on the rise, there are specialty coffee shops popping up in just about every neighborhood in the metro area—roasting the finest beans and brewing everything from drip to French press, cold brew and AeroPress.

Coffee shops are serving up more than just good brews, many offer enticing food menus too. Whether you’re looking to catch up with a friend, or enjoy a cup with the family in tow, these 10 coffee shops brew a solid cup.

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Allegro Coffee Roasters

4040 Tennyson St., 720-630-8157

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Grab a small bite or pastry to savor along with your coffee or enjoy a delicious glass of jade lemonade.

Amethyst Coffee Co

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1111 Broadway, Suite 101

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Try the Dr. Captain Blackhead latte, which has a black walnut syrup and sprinkle of nutmeg on top.

Corvus Coffee Roasters

1740 S. Broadway, 303-715-1740

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Try their “coffee-tails”—a creative twist on mocktails, made with cold brew instead of alcohol.

Crema Bodega

2669 Larimer St.

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This new outpost in The Denver Central Market offers excellent cold brew and kombucha on tap.

Lula Rose General Store

3434 E. Colfax Ave., 303-388-1933

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This cute and quiet shop is the perfect spot to meet a friend for conversation over a mid-morning latte.

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Port Side

2500 Larimer St., 720-638-3559

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Enjoy a cup of coffee from Huckleberry Roasters along with a delicious breakfast of avocado toast.

Prodigy Coffeehouse

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3801 E. 40th Ave., 303-904-9967

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All the baristas are at-risk youth who receive job training, which makes that cup of coffee even better.

Spur Coffee

5624 S. Prince St., 720-316-0338

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For delicious craft coffee and pastries in the ‘burbs head to this downtown Littleton spot.

Stowaway Coffee and Kitchen

2528 Walnut St., 720-609-2835

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Add a little house-made cashew milk to your coffee or try their gluten free cashew meal brownies.

Weathervane Café

1725 E. 17th Ave., 303-355-5863

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Enjoy breakfast or lunch along with craft coffee staples, in the cozy setting of a vintage 1896 carriage house.

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