No matter what you like in a cup — hot or cold — Boulder’s coffee shop scene will have you covered morning, noon, and yes — even night. There’s an incredible independent coffee shop culture in town that compliments the standbys like Starbucks nicely.
Each venue has its own charm and we’re sure you’ll find your favorite caffeinated (or non) in short order. We’ve built this guide to help you stay fueled as you move around time. No matter where you are, you’ll be able to find a cup of something wonderful to fit the bill.
Also, for a quick peek, check out this interactive map of coffee, tea, and juice shops in downtown Boulder.
Café: Indicates a menu that might include sandwiches, paninis, wraps, salads, breakfast burritos and other more substantial food items.
Confections: Indicates a specialty bakery offering a wide variety of sweet baked goods.
Pearl Street Purveyors
Boxcar Coffee Roasters (1825 Pearl St.) – Coffee/Tea
The Laughing Goat (1709 Pearl St.) – Coffee/Tea/Café
The Cup (1521 Pearl St.) – Coffee/Tea/Café
Atlas Purveyors (1505 Pearl St. #104) – Coffee/Tea/Café
Starbucks (1433 Pearl St.) – Standard Starbucks fare
Ozo (1015 Pearl St.) – Coffee/Tea/Café
Trident (940 Pearl St.) – Coffee/Tea/Café
Spruce Confections (767 Pearl St.) – Coffee/Tea/Confections/Café
Downtown Boulder Area Purveyors
Amante Coffee (1035 Walnut St.) – Coffee/Tea/Pastries
Brewing Market Coffee (1918 13th St.) – Coffee/Tea
The Unseen Bean (2052 Broadway) – Coffee/Tea/Café
Uptown/North Boulder Purveyors
Amante (4580 Broadway) – Coffee/Tea/Pastries
Spruce Confections (4684 Broadway) – Coffee/Tea/Confections/Café
South Boulder Purveyors
Caffe Sole (637R South Broadway) – Coffee/Tea/Café
Vic’s Espresso (4770 Table Mesa) – Coffee/Tea/Café
We highly recommend giving yourself time to find your ideal Boulder coffee home. While this list isn’t exhaustive, it’ll get you started. There is also a coffee shop inside Whole Foods on Pearl Street (Pearl & 28th location) as well as a Starbucks inside of Target on 28th and Pearl. Both will keep you charged while you get some shopping done!