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The Only 15 Coffee Shops Worth Visiting In Denver CO

Looking for the perfect cup of coffee in Denver CO? We’ve brewed up a list of our top 15 favorites to help you find that ideal flavor experience. From cozy cafes and vibrant roasters, explore what this diverse city has to offer as we discover some of its finest coffees!

15 Best Coffee Shops in Denver CO

Pinwheel Coffee in Denver CO
Pinwheel Coffee in Denver CO

Corvus Coffee Roasters

  • Address: 1740 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80210, United States
  • Map: Click here
  • Rating: 4.7 (1364)
  • Phone: +1 303-715-1740
  • Website: Link
  • Opening hours:
    Monday: 6:30 AM – 6:30 PM
    Tuesday: 6:30 AM – 6:30 PM
    Wednesday: 6:30 AM – 6:30 PM
    Thursday: 6:30 AM – 6:30 PM
    Friday: 6:30 AM – 6:30 PM
    Saturday: 6:30 AM – 6:30 PM
    Sunday: 6:30 AM – 6:30 PM
  • Reviews:
    Hygge experience in the daytime, with smooth fresh roasted coffee! This may sound contrary, but there is good use of Windows and open space, with soft lighting. Parking lot just behind the shop, if Broadway parking is full.
    Really great use of space and interior details that feel very welcoming and homey. Good use of polished floor, exposed metal, and well finished hardwood.
    Full menu of coffee options, including a selection of pour overs which are excellently brewed. Staff is very knowledgeable, very friendly, and welcoming even to newcomers to the coffee scene.
    ✭✭✭✭✭ By John Haynes (8 months ago)
    Yes, Corvus is a 5-star coffee establishment!!!!

    As always, I sought to find the best coffee in the area on a visit. There was a pretty good list for this region so it took me some time to experience all the great coffee in the area! Hopefully you’re familiar with my rating system, if not you’re fixing to be!!!

    So, we’re looking for coffee and conversation. This review is going to start with conversation before we get to the beans. I had the pleasure of speaking with a few of the baristas and they were all friendly and knowledgeable. Ultimately I ended up speaking with Cole the most, who clearly has a passion for coffee! He was able to articulate some of his experiences and knowledge on coffee, which was great! The conversation was really nice and let to helping me decide on just exactly what the heck I felt like consuming on this chilly Denver afternoon. +1 for the conversation!

    After the dialogue I was presented with a delightful setup of a hybrid collaboration from Cole. DELICIOUS! I really think having the conversation set him up for success and he nailed it! +1 for the coffee!

    1+1 always = 5 stars!!!!

    As a coffee fanatic I can confidently recommend Corvus Coffee Roasters on Broadway! They literally stole the show! Go check them out, you’ll be glad you did!!!

    ✭✭✭✭✭ By Eric Johnson (2 months ago)
    Great stop. Pretty packed even on a Monday. There was a nice fire outside. They have several interesting blends to choose from. Also had a nice cold brew. Plenty of parking in the small lot out front.
    ✭✭✭✭✭ By Elaine Lee (9 months ago)
    Really enjoyed my latte and pastry from Corvus. If you like real coffee this spot has you covered. My latte was perfect 😚👌🏻 the atmosphere was the perfect spot to get some work done and relax. I’ll definitely be stopping back in!
    ✭✭✭✭✭ By Morgan Henny (8 months ago)
    Amazing cafe with good seating and excellent espresso. They also have a lot of pour over and while bean options and their baristas were incredibly knowledgeable.

    Order: Pour Over, Espresso Tonic
    About: $11

    Review: The first thing that jumped out at me about Corvus was their selecting of self roasted while bean coffees. Their must have easily had a dozen of them, and they make all of them in a pour over. Not only was their selection sizable, the baristas were also incredibly helpful and knowledgeable about the different beans. I’m a coffee nerd and love talking about the details of roasting methods and bean types so I loved this.

    Their two drinks we ended up ordering were incredible. The pour over have beautiful balance and depth of flavor, and the espresso tonic may have been one of my favorites.

    With such amazing coffee, a knowledgeable staff, and abundant seating I would absolutely make Corvus a regular visit. In fact, I’m pretty sure we’ll be back again on this trip.

    ✭✭✭✭✭ By Mylon Pruett (a year ago)

Crema Coffee House

  • Address: 2862 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80205, United States
  • Map: Click here
  • Rating: 4.6 (1160)
  • Website: Link
  • Opening hours:
    Monday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Tuesday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Wednesday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Thursday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Friday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Saturday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Sunday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Reviews:
    the coffee was great, but the star was definitely the veggie quiche. my boyfriend and i came here to get some work done and this was the perfect atmosphere for that. the staff were friendly and attentive, there is seating
    both in the front and back of the shop, and they offer multiple snackaroonies.
    ✭✭✭✭✭ By missy (5 months ago)
    Love them. A vibrant coffee shop in the heart of Five Points, crema has a host of pastries and breakfast foods to enjoy along with a nice coffee. I had their breakfast burrito and was delighted that their salsa was fresh and just spicy enough. It’s a short walk from The Ramble if you’re staying there, but it’s worth traversing the cold.
    ✭✭✭✭✭ By William Bodensieck (10 months ago)
    Very cool vibe At this coffee shop. We enjoyed very much the food and coffee drinks. A plus is definitely the seating area to work and the good wifi. It can be a little bit noisy if you try to catch a meeting but otherwise is perfect to get some work done.

    Update: please notice that the coffee shop has no outlets.

    ✭✭✭✭✭ By Fernanda Lanzagorta (10 months ago)
    Huge shoutout to the employees that worked the day I went in. So friendly and made me such a delicious drink. I’ll be going back soon to try the food. Not only was everything good, but they also got through the line very quickly, while still taking the time to memorize my name. One of the best coffee places I’ve been to in Denver

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    ✭✭✭✭✭ By Audrey Pulliam (a year ago)
    Great local coffee spot in the popular business section of the neighborhood, RiNo. It is usually busy, but the lines are short and move quickly, and finding seating is possible if you wait a couple minutes. This is mostly because many people can’t work from their laptops here since wall outlets are unavailable. There is also a back patio better during warm seasons. I recommend their quiche if you’re looking for a small meal. It comes with a salad. Restaurants, breweries, local shops, and other businesses are within walking distance.
    ✭✭✭✭✭ By Melissa Rausch (11 months ago)

The Bardo Coffee House

  • Address: 238 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80209, United States
  • Map: Click here
  • Rating: 4.6 (1119)
  • Website: Link
  • Opening hours:
    Monday: 6:00 AM – 12:00 AM
    Tuesday: 6:00 AM – 12:00 AM
    Wednesday: 6:00 AM – 12:00 AM
    Thursday: 6:00 AM – 12:00 AM
    Friday: 6:00 AM – 12:00 AM
    Saturday: 6:00 AM – 12:00 AM
    Sunday: 6:00 AM – 12:00 AM
  • Reviews:
    I could rate this space 💯 I would.
    They have three different areas
    1. Entrance: Amazing Coffee area with a $0.50 cents refill + comfortable tables and table game area.
    2. Table reservations for two or more!
    Very clean restrooms.
    3. Lounge with great art, comfortable tables and sofas PLUS great study and work music!

    Love it 😍
    Check it out.

    ✭✭✭✭✭ By Vivi Huergo (11 months ago)
    This city needs more late night chill spots like this. Quality coffee and tea and a ton of pre-made snacks that go well with the drinks. There was a decent amount of seating: some booths, a couch area, and standard tables. There are also cards and board games here including Scrabble and Checkers. Love everything about this place.
    ✭✭✭✭✭ By Melissa Rausch (a year ago)
    My new favorite coffee shop. Great pastries, awesome crowd and they even have a printer and patios( front and back). If you get a chance check out some of the rotating art on display.
    ✭✭✭✭✭ By Dave Pitts (10 months ago)
    I stopped by here to get a coffee on my way to a meeting. The Viennese was absolutely delicious and I was sad when my cup was empty. The employees were very nice and happy to help . The coffee shop was huge, with different areas and atmospheres which was wonderful. I went back the next day for another coffee and to work. They have wifi and a printer available and parking across the street. I go to a lot of coffee shops in my travels and this is my favorite.
    ✭✭✭✭✭ By Halley N (2 months ago)
    As a long-time lover of local cafes and as someone who used to manage one, this is the best cafe in Denver. I used to go more to the northwest location (equally as good) but this one is perfect too. They also have free parking available. The quality of the espresso beverages is top notch; a perfect gradient of microfoam to liquid and perfectly balanced shots. Their burritos and baked goods are also the bomb. This location has better ‘downtime vibes’ and I feel the northwest location is better for productivity. Both worth the trip! 😉👍
    ✭✭✭✭✭ By Agent Hanu-Kai of Terra Novium (a year ago)

Thump Coffee

  • Address: 1201 E 13th Ave, Denver, CO 80218, United States
  • Map: Click here
  • Rating: 4.5 (1057)
  • Phone: +1 720-456-6648
  • Website: Link
  • Opening hours:
    Monday: 6:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Tuesday: 6:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Wednesday: 6:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Thursday: 6:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Friday: 6:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Saturday: 6:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Sunday: 6:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Reviews:
    I’m currently drinking a vanilla latte and wow, it’s delicious. My co-worker and I walked in and there was a long line and the whole place was full! I knew this was a good sign. The guy taking orders was fast at taking orders but also very welcoming to ever person. Definitely recommend! Cute area, and great coffe!
    ✭✭✭✭✭ By Samantha Miller (9 months ago)
    I had a great experience at Thump coffee. I ordered the granola and milk, and to my surprise it blew me away. Based on the environment I think they sometimes have live music! The options were endless and the prices were great. There was not a lot of seating because this place is BUSY!!

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    ✭✭✭✭✭ By Audrey Pulliam (12 months ago)
    It was a cold morning when I dropped by Thump Coffee for a hot chocolate! They were slammed with people, but highly efficient! They served excellent hot chocolate, fast! The barista was very welcoming and had a fun personality. I liked the beautiful plants in the lobby. Plenty of seating. Perfect place to get a hot drink before taking a walk through the park!
    ✭✭✭✭✭ By L Ree (2 months ago)
    Popular coffee shop with plenty of seating, great brunch menu, and well-made drinks.

    Space is decorated with and industrial feel, with plenty of seating, outlets, and choice of natural light near the front or well-lit seats deeper in.

    They have fresh baled goods and a wide brunch menu. Tried the seasonal Green Eggs and Ham on sourdough ciabatta, loaded with plenty of thin slice ham, eggs, cheese over toasted sourdough with pesto. Honey latte is on point, only a subtle hint of sweetness to go with the espresso-forward latte.

    ✭✭✭✭✭ By Walton Yeung (a month ago)
    Busy and interesting coffee shop in Capitol Hill. Tasty drinks, gorgeous latte art, and fast and friendly service.

    Free wi-fi is available.

    There’s street parking available.

    ✭✭✭✭✭ By Lily Chang (7 months ago)

Little Owl Coffee

  • Address: 1555 Blake St, Denver, CO 80202, United States
  • Map: Click here
  • Rating: 4.7 (880)
  • Website: Link
  • Opening hours:
    Monday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Tuesday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Wednesday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Thursday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Friday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Saturday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Sunday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Reviews:
    We arrived to Colorado at 730a and made our way over to Denver. We walked around and came upon this nice little spot. Highly recommend it. Everyone working was friendly. It’s a cute space with great music. The seasonal menu is creative and surprising. They also have a regular menu with all the staples, pastry, a cooler of other drinks, bags of coffee and swag.
    ✭✭✭✭✭ By Emily Anderson (8 months ago)
    Incredible espresso coffee drinks and great selection of single origin beans. Pastries are good too. The baristas were very nice and explained the menu well – I could tell they were familiar with the coffee they were serving and gave great recommendations based on our preferences. Definitely a great spot to check out if you’re in the area!
    ✭✭✭✭✭ By Let’s Eat Houston (3 weeks ago)
    Unique place in Denver with amazing espresso and a great latte!
    I was pleasantly surprised about how neat was this place and also the quality of the products they offer is great!
    I really suggest it even if you want just a classic espresso.
    ✭✭✭✭✭ By Federico Pizzuto (5 months ago)
    I ordered an oat milk chai latte today and it was really lovely, a bit on the spicy side which was nice. This is a small coffee shop that seems to serve mostly professionals and has just a tiny bit of space for seating. I came through on a road trip so I’m not sure if it’s typical for the area but the prices seemed very high.

    Also, the art in the latte was just beautiful! Would recommend to anyone looking for a high quality latte.

    ✭✭✭✭ By Cassie M (2 months ago)
    Visiting Denver for the first time, it was a mission of mine to try as many local coffeeshops as possible. I hit about 10 and this was the top one for me. I loved the assortment of pastries they had – pro tip: come early enough not to miss these. We got an 1) iced and 2) hot oat milk latte, 3) the ham & cheese croissant, and 4) almond croissant. All were fantastic and extra delicious!
    We walked to the coffee shop, sat in the sun enjoying it so much, then kept walking and exploring the beautiful city of Denver. The staff was super friendly and inviting. Heads up the bathroom is in the office building next to it. Can’t wait to come back!
    ✭✭✭✭✭ By Luba Kogan (4 weeks ago)

Huckleberry Roasters

  • Address: 4301 N Pecos St, Denver, CO 80211, United States
  • Map: Click here
  • Rating: 4.6 (794)

Aviano Coffee Cherry Creek North

  • Address: 244 Detroit St, Denver, CO 80206, United States
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  • Rating: 4.2 (766)

Prodigy Coffeehouse / 40th & Colorado

  • Address: 3801 E 40th Ave, Denver, CO 80205, United States
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  • Rating: 4.6 (736)

The Weathervane Cafe

  • Address: 1725 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80218, United States
  • Map: Click here
  • Rating: 4.8 (640)

Rivers and Roads Coffee – City Park

  • Address: 2539 Bruce Randolph Ave, Denver, CO 80205, United States
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  • Rating: 4.7 (609)

Steam Espresso Bar

  • Address: 1801 S Pearl St, Denver, CO 80210, United States
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  • Rating: 4.6 (600)

Pigtrain Coffee Company

  • Address: 1701 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202, United States
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  • Rating: 4.3 (467)

Huckleberry Roasters

  • Address: 1800 Wazee St, Denver, CO 80202, United States
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  • Rating: 4.5 (404)

Blue Sparrow Coffee

  • Address: 3070 Blake St #180, Denver, CO 80205, United States
  • Map: Click here
  • Rating: 4.6 (357)

Novo Coffee

  • Address: 1700 E 6th Ave, Denver, CO 80218, United States
  • Map: Click here
  • Rating: 4.5 (347)
Pinwheel Coffee in Denver CO
Pinwheel Coffee in Denver CO

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