7 Best Denver Coffee Shops

Thump Coffee

Location: 1201 E 13th Ave

Neighborhood: Capitol Hill

Hours: Monday – Friday: 6AM – 8 PM; Saturday – Sunday: 7AM – 8PM

Check it out: The perfect place to get some work done and meet someone new at the large community tables, this coffee shop draws a hip crowd but stays approachable with its friendly baristas. 

Wash Perk

Location: 853 E Ohio Ave

Neighborhood: Washington Park

Hours: Monday – Friday: 6AM – 7PM; Saturday – Sunday: 7AM – 7PM

Check it out: Sink into an old armchair with a book and a lavender marshmallow mate latte and disappear from the world for a few hours. Located a couple blocks from Wash Park, this neighborhood spot feels less like a coffee shop and more like your grandma’s cozy living room. 

Pablo’s Coffee

Location: 630 E 6th Ave and 1300 Pennsylvania St, Unit 102

Neighborhood: Capitol Hill


6th Ave location: Monday – Saturday: 6AM – 9PM; Sunday: 7AM – 9PM

Pennsylvania St location: daily 6AM – 7PM

Check it out: With no Wi-Fi (and no, you won’t convince them to change), Pablo’s is a great place to catch up with a friend over a cup of coffee or get some reading done. A nice ambiance with plants lining the windows and arguably the best chai in Denver.

The Bardo Coffee House

Location: 238 S Broadway

Neighborhood: South Broadway

Hours: Sunday – Thursday: 6AM – 1AM; Friday – Saturday: 6AM – 3AM

Check it out: Part coffee house, part gallery, Bardo decorates its walls with the work of local artists. A nice place to post up for the day and get some work done or to grab a quick latte to energize before hitting nearby bars like Skylark Lounge and Historians Ale House.


Denver Bicycle Café

Location: 1308 E 17th Ave

Neighborhood: Uptown

Hours: Coffeehouse: daily 6AM – 8PM; Beer Hall: daily 3PM – midnight; Bike Shop: daily 10AM – 7PM

Check it out: Coffee is just where it starts at this multi-function spot near City Park. Offering bike sales and service, a full menu of beers on tap, and coffee sourced from local roasters, there’s something for everyone at DBC. Don’t miss trivia at 8PM on Saturdays and Open Mic Comedy every Sunday at 8:30PM. 

The House of Commons

Location: 2401 15th St

Neighborhood: Highlands

Hours: Daily 10AM – 6PM

Check it out: Denver’s most popular English café offers an authentic tea room, a full menu with traditional English fare, and afternoon tea served daily. Enjoy a taste of London in the middle of Denver’s bustling Highlands neighborhood.

Stella’s Gourmet Coffee and Such

Location: 1476 S Pearl St

Neighborhood: Platt Park

Hours: Monday – Thursday: 6:30AM – 11PM; Friday: 6:30AM – 12AM; Saturday: 7AM – 12AM; Sunday: 7AM – 11PM

Check it out: A favorite haunt of the late-night crowd, Stella’s has an impressive range of tea, coffee, and snacks, as well as an assortment of board games and books. The outdoor patio with a fireplace area is especially nice when the weather gets chilly.