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.
Allegro Coffee Roasters
4040 Tennyson St., 720-630-8157
Grab a small bite or pastry to savor along with your coffee or enjoy a delicious glass of jade lemonade.
Amethyst Coffee Co
1111 Broadway, Suite 101
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
Try their “coffee-tails”—a creative twist on mocktails, made with cold brew instead of alcohol.
2669 Larimer St.
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
This cute and quiet shop is the perfect spot to meet a friend for conversation over a mid-morning latte.
2500 Larimer St., 720-638-3559
Enjoy a cup of coffee from Huckleberry Roasters along with a delicious breakfast of avocado toast.
3801 E. 40th Ave., 303-904-9967
All the baristas are at-risk youth who receive job training, which makes that cup of coffee even better.
5624 S. Prince St., 720-316-0338
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
Add a little house-made cashew milk to your coffee or try their gluten free cashew meal brownies.
1725 E. 17th Ave., 303-355-5863
Enjoy breakfast or lunch along with craft coffee staples, in the cozy setting of a vintage 1896 carriage house.