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16 New Coffee Shops to Seek Out in Denver

The latest additions to the local café scene

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Coffee culture is going strong in Denver, with new and interesting coffee shops and roasting operations seemingly opening on the regular. The coffee shops on this map are the city’s most recent arrivals. And whether they’re run by high schoolers or they’re ethically sourced or woman-owned or Kickstarter-backed or just serving amazing cups of joe, each of them also has a story. Read on for 16 options.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Amethyst Coffee- Lakeside

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4999 W 44th Ave
Denver, CO 80212

Like its sister location on Broadway, the Lakeside outpost of Amethyst is light, airy, and welcoming, bringing its unique style to North Denver. Woman-owned and with a proud policy of tolerance and inclusion, this second location brings the same creative drinks (think matcha lattes and sweet potato marshmallow steamers) with the exception of pour-overs and alcoholic beverages. Pastries come from Rebel Bread.

The Whack and Unwrap Drank at Amythyst Coffee
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2. Caffe Figurati at The Source

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3350 Brighton Blvd #110
Denver, CO 80216
(720) 588-2270
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From Commonwealth Roasters comes Caffe Figurati, which roughly translates to “don’t worry about it.” Roasting beans onsite at the Source, it features both a traditional Italian espresso bar and pour-over coffee drinks made in the Japanese style.

Caffe Figurati is part of The Source
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3. Pinwheel Coffee

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3659 Navajo St
Denver, CO 80211
(720) 733-0823
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LoHi’s Pinwheel Coffee is operated by the students of two Montessori schools in Denver and Golden. Students learn accounting, marketing, and entrepreneurship while serving coffee by Middle State Roasters. Expect a standard menu of coffee drinks plus tea and hot chocolate with a choice of milks.

Latte art at Pinwheel Coffee
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4. Method Collective

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2011 W 32nd Ave
Denver, CO 80211
(720) 722-4089
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Method has been roasting beans since 2013, supplying more than 40 businesses in the state and operating a cafe at the University of Colorado Boulder. But it also just opened a coffee shop, Method Collective, in LoHi, with a menu of cortados, lattes, cappuccinos, pour-overs, and flavored syrups made onsite. The community-focused vibe is nice, too.

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5. Sapor Coffee & Concepts

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2795 Speer Blvd #17
Denver, CO 80211

The industrial-chic Sapor Coffee & Concepts manages to be both sleek and welcoming, with white walls and lots of light from the garage-door windows that line one side of it. Caleb and Jeannie Sprenger began with a Kickstarter and use local Lakewood roaster Sweet Bloom — which happens to be owned by Caleb’s uncle. See the standard coffee fare plus chai, matcha, golden milk lattes, Upstart kombucha, and a rotating selection of pastries.

Matcha latte at Sapor Coffee & Concepts
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6. Huckleberry Roasters

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1800 Wazee St
Denver, CO 80202
(866) 558-2201
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One of Sunnyside’s beloved coffee shops landed prime real estate at the Dairy Block in the lobby of the Maven Hotel. Huckleberry Roasters started in 2011 in a garage and now has two locations. The Dairy Block one offers all the coffee drinks plus hummus or avocado toasts, waffles topped in Noosa and fruit or lemon-thyme ricotta, and coffee milkshakes made with Frozen Matter ice cream.

Iced latte at Huckleberry Roasters
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7. Torpedo Coffee

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2231 Oneida St
Denver, CO 80207
(720) 459-7533
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Kyle Wells ditched the corporate world to open Torpedo, a community-focused cafe in Park Hill. Torpedo offers nitro coffee, a standard roster of espresso drinks, tea lattes, and kombucha. A variety of pastries, Rosenberg’s bagels, and Delmar burritos are also sold in the bright atmosphere dotted with artwork.

Matcha, golden, and earl grey lattes at Torpedo
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8. Pablo's Coffee - East Colfax

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7701 E Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80220
(303) 333-1917
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Pablo’s new HQ on Colfax boasts 6,000 square feet and a spacious, airy coffee shop, roastery, training and cupping lab (for classes for both staff and the public), and office space. It’s the only Pablo’s location with Wi-Fi, but like the others, it offers a full menu of coffee drinks and pastries.

The Leisurist blend from Pablo’s
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9. Little Lula Rose

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1711, 3225 E Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80206
(270) 985-1846
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Little Lula Rose is just down the street from sister cafe Lula Rose General Store and is really more of a floral shop offering arranging workshops. But it also makes a short, basic menu of mean espresso drinks served out of the front window. Baristas use Middle State Coffee and invite passersby to come check out the plants and floral arrangements.

Little Lula Rose on East Colfax
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10. Brew Culture Coffee

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3620 W Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80204
(303) 537-5215
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Neighboring Seedstock brewery on West Colfax (and sharing a patio), Brew Culture Coffee focuses on craft coffee from local roaster Sweet Bloom and has nine rotating kombucha taps. Oatmeal, sandwiches, and pastries provided by The Noshery are also on the menu.

Cortado at Brew Coffee Culture
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11. Doppio Coffee

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1245 E Colfax Ave #105
Denver, CO 80218
(303) 537-7794
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Serving coffee from local roasters Corvus, Doppio also offers pastries plus breakfast sandwiches, avocado toasts, coconut chia bowls, and panini. Drink options range from matcha lattes and cold brew floats to nitro and traditional espresso in a trendy warehouse space with garage doors for windows.

Matcha Crepe Cake and Matcha Latte at Doppio Coffee
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12. Jubilee Roasting Co.

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1452 Kenton St
Aurora, CO 80010

Jubilee Roasting Co. is based on the ideas of emancipation, restoration, and celebration, or as they describe it, “a reset button for society.” The warehouse that houses the coffee shop also hosts ten artists’ studios, retail space, and a roasting facility. The airy warehouse’s remodel was partly funded by the city with an interest in community outreach — which they celebrate monthly at their Day of Jubilee, with live music, free drinks, and grilling.

Latte at Jubliee Roasting Co.
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13. Middle State Coffee

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212 Santa Fe Dr
Denver, CO 80223
(303) 903-9451
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Denver roaster Middle State just moved to the Santa Fe Arts District and is in the process of building out a fresh new retail shop, which should open by spring. For now, fans of the brand can swing by the roastery Monday through Wednesday “or whenever the front door is open” to buy whole beans to take home with them.

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14. Queen City Collective Coffee

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305 W 1st Ave
Denver, CO 80223
(720) 949-0246
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Colorado natives and brothers Scott, Eric, and Luke Byington ran the Elias Fund, a rural community development non-profit focused on education, food aid, and micro-grants in Zimbabwe. They now share a collaborative space with Novel Strand Brewing in the Baker neighborhood, offering a full menu of coffee drinks and retail coffee. The coffee program goes for socially responsible sourcing from farm to cup.

Espresso at Queen City Collective Coffee
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15. Spur Coffee Denver

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95 Lincoln St
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 309-0147
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A popular cafe and roaster in Littleton opened an outpost in Baker, offering classic coffee (and non-coffee) drinks but also a menu of toasts, oatmeal, granola, sandwiches, and salads. With gleaming white and silver fixtures and wood accents, Spur has become a pretty new neighborhood gathering place.

Latte art at Spur Coffee Denver
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16. Copper Door Coffee Roasters

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900 W 1st Ave #180
Denver, CO 80223
(720) 638-0915
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Copper Door opened a second location to expand its roasting operation, but also to educate customers with classes and demos based around the bean. Find a menu of coffee favorites with cheesecake and toaster pastries from Sugar Bakeshop, breakfast burritos, oatmeal, and other morning favorites.

Decorative lattes at Copper Door Roasters
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1. Amethyst Coffee- Lakeside

4999 W 44th Ave, Denver, CO 80212
The Whack and Unwrap Drank at Amythyst Coffee
Amythyst/Facebook

Like its sister location on Broadway, the Lakeside outpost of Amethyst is light, airy, and welcoming, bringing its unique style to North Denver. Woman-owned and with a proud policy of tolerance and inclusion, this second location brings the same creative drinks (think matcha lattes and sweet potato marshmallow steamers) with the exception of pour-overs and alcoholic beverages. Pastries come from Rebel Bread.

4999 W 44th Ave
Denver, CO 80212

2. Caffe Figurati at The Source

3350 Brighton Blvd #110, Denver, CO 80216
Caffe Figurati is part of The Source
Caffe Figurati/Facebook

From Commonwealth Roasters comes Caffe Figurati, which roughly translates to “don’t worry about it.” Roasting beans onsite at the Source, it features both a traditional Italian espresso bar and pour-over coffee drinks made in the Japanese style.

3350 Brighton Blvd #110
Denver, CO 80216

3. Pinwheel Coffee

3659 Navajo St, Denver, CO 80211
Latte art at Pinwheel Coffee
Pinwheel Coffee/Facebook

LoHi’s Pinwheel Coffee is operated by the students of two Montessori schools in Denver and Golden. Students learn accounting, marketing, and entrepreneurship while serving coffee by Middle State Roasters. Expect a standard menu of coffee drinks plus tea and hot chocolate with a choice of milks.

3659 Navajo St
Denver, CO 80211

4. Method Collective

2011 W 32nd Ave, Denver, CO 80211
Method Roasters [official]

Method has been roasting beans since 2013, supplying more than 40 businesses in the state and operating a cafe at the University of Colorado Boulder. But it also just opened a coffee shop, Method Collective, in LoHi, with a menu of cortados, lattes, cappuccinos, pour-overs, and flavored syrups made onsite. The community-focused vibe is nice, too.

2011 W 32nd Ave
Denver, CO 80211

5. Sapor Coffee & Concepts

2795 Speer Blvd #17, Denver, CO 80211
Matcha latte at Sapor Coffee & Concepts
Sapor/Facebook

The industrial-chic Sapor Coffee & Concepts manages to be both sleek and welcoming, with white walls and lots of light from the garage-door windows that line one side of it. Caleb and Jeannie Sprenger began with a Kickstarter and use local Lakewood roaster Sweet Bloom — which happens to be owned by Caleb’s uncle. See the standard coffee fare plus chai, matcha, golden milk lattes, Upstart kombucha, and a rotating selection of pastries.

2795 Speer Blvd #17
Denver, CO 80211

6. Huckleberry Roasters

1800 Wazee St, Denver, CO 80202
Iced latte at Huckleberry Roasters
Huckleberry Roasters/Facebook

One of Sunnyside’s beloved coffee shops landed prime real estate at the Dairy Block in the lobby of the Maven Hotel. Huckleberry Roasters started in 2011 in a garage and now has two locations. The Dairy Block one offers all the coffee drinks plus hummus or avocado toasts, waffles topped in Noosa and fruit or lemon-thyme ricotta, and coffee milkshakes made with Frozen Matter ice cream.

1800 Wazee St
Denver, CO 80202

7. Torpedo Coffee

2231 Oneida St, Denver, CO 80207
Matcha, golden, and earl grey lattes at Torpedo
Torpedo Coffee/Facebook

Kyle Wells ditched the corporate world to open Torpedo, a community-focused cafe in Park Hill. Torpedo offers nitro coffee, a standard roster of espresso drinks, tea lattes, and kombucha. A variety of pastries, Rosenberg’s bagels, and Delmar burritos are also sold in the bright atmosphere dotted with artwork.

2231 Oneida St
Denver, CO 80207

8. Pablo's Coffee - East Colfax

7701 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80220
The Leisurist blend from Pablo’s
Pablo’s/Facebook

Pablo’s new HQ on Colfax boasts 6,000 square feet and a spacious, airy coffee shop, roastery, training and cupping lab (for classes for both staff and the public), and office space. It’s the only Pablo’s location with Wi-Fi, but like the others, it offers a full menu of coffee drinks and pastries.

7701 E Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80220

9. Little Lula Rose

1711, 3225 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206
Little Lula Rose on East Colfax
Little Lula Rose/Facebook

Little Lula Rose is just down the street from sister cafe Lula Rose General Store and is really more of a floral shop offering arranging workshops. But it also makes a short, basic menu of mean espresso drinks served out of the front window. Baristas use Middle State Coffee and invite passersby to come check out the plants and floral arrangements.

1711, 3225 E Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80206

10. Brew Culture Coffee

3620 W Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80204
Cortado at Brew Coffee Culture
Brew Coffee Culture/Facebook

Neighboring Seedstock brewery on West Colfax (and sharing a patio), Brew Culture Coffee focuses on craft coffee from local roaster Sweet Bloom and has nine rotating kombucha taps. Oatmeal, sandwiches, and pastries provided by The Noshery are also on the menu.

3620 W Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80204

11. Doppio Coffee

1245 E Colfax Ave #105, Denver, CO 80218
Matcha Crepe Cake and Matcha Latte at Doppio Coffee
Doppio Coffee/Facebook

Serving coffee from local roasters Corvus, Doppio also offers pastries plus breakfast sandwiches, avocado toasts, coconut chia bowls, and panini. Drink options range from matcha lattes and cold brew floats to nitro and traditional espresso in a trendy warehouse space with garage doors for windows.

1245 E Colfax Ave #105
Denver, CO 80218

12. Jubilee Roasting Co.

1452 Kenton St, Aurora, CO 80010
Latte at Jubliee Roasting Co.
Jubilee Roasting Co./Facebook

Jubilee Roasting Co. is based on the ideas of emancipation, restoration, and celebration, or as they describe it, “a reset button for society.” The warehouse that houses the coffee shop also hosts ten artists’ studios, retail space, and a roasting facility. The airy warehouse’s remodel was partly funded by the city with an interest in community outreach — which they celebrate monthly at their Day of Jubilee, with live music, free drinks, and grilling.

1452 Kenton St
Aurora, CO 80010

13. Middle State Coffee

212 Santa Fe Dr, Denver, CO 80223
Middle State [official]

Denver roaster Middle State just moved to the Santa Fe Arts District and is in the process of building out a fresh new retail shop, which should open by spring. For now, fans of the brand can swing by the roastery Monday through Wednesday “or whenever the front door is open” to buy whole beans to take home with them.

212 Santa Fe Dr
Denver, CO 80223

14. Queen City Collective Coffee

305 W 1st Ave, Denver, CO 80223
Espresso at Queen City Collective Coffee
Queen City Collective Coffee/Facebook

Colorado natives and brothers Scott, Eric, and Luke Byington ran the Elias Fund, a rural community development non-profit focused on education, food aid, and micro-grants in Zimbabwe. They now share a collaborative space with Novel Strand Brewing in the Baker neighborhood, offering a full menu of coffee drinks and retail coffee. The coffee program goes for socially responsible sourcing from farm to cup.

305 W 1st Ave
Denver, CO 80223

15. Spur Coffee Denver

95 Lincoln St, Denver, CO 80203
Latte art at Spur Coffee Denver
Spur Coffee Denver/Facebook

A popular cafe and roaster in Littleton opened an outpost in Baker, offering classic coffee (and non-coffee) drinks but also a menu of toasts, oatmeal, granola, sandwiches, and salads. With gleaming white and silver fixtures and wood accents, Spur has become a pretty new neighborhood gathering place.

95 Lincoln St
Denver, CO 80203

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16. Copper Door Coffee Roasters

900 W 1st Ave #180, Denver, CO 80223
Decorative lattes at Copper Door Roasters
Copper Door Roasters/Facebook

Copper Door opened a second location to expand its roasting operation, but also to educate customers with classes and demos based around the bean. Find a menu of coffee favorites with cheesecake and toaster pastries from Sugar Bakeshop, breakfast burritos, oatmeal, and other morning favorites.

900 W 1st Ave #180
Denver, CO 80223

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