15 Best Coffee Shops and Cafés In Boulder, Colorado
If you are a coffee connoisseur, or simply somebody who cannot start their day without a caffeine kick, then the first thing that you search for when you visit a new place might be a coffee shop.
Just because you’re away from home, that doesn’t mean that you should go without the best coffee during your trip.
You shouldn’t have to settle, instead, you should be able to enjoy only the nicest coffee while you are visiting.
With that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of 15 of the best coffee shops and cafés in Boulder, Colorado.
These coffee shops really are some of the best that you will find in Boulder, so keep on reading to find out more!
1. The Laughing Goat
First up, we have the Laughing Goat. This wonderful mini-chain of coffee shops has a couple of stores across Boulder, so there are plenty of places for you to visit for that good ol’ coffee kick.
Every day, the Laughing Goat is open from morning till afternoon for all your coffee needs.
No matter whether you want a nice strong coffee, a delicious cup of tea, a cold drink, or even a delicious snack, there are tons to choose from at the Laughing Goat coffee shop. You can even have an alcoholic beverage if you want!
So what are you waiting for? Get on down there.
Address: 1709 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302 (click for map)
2. Gabee Coffee
If you would prefer a coffee shop that specializes in Korean coffee, then Gabee coffee is the best place to visit. It is run by a man named Mr. Chae who imports all the coffee that is served in Gabee coffee, directly from Korea.
The coffee that you drink at Gabee coffee does taste a little different, and this is because of the Korean influence over the flavor.
It definitely is something special, and if you haven’t tried Korean coffee before, we would definitely recommend checking out Gabee Coffee. You definitely won’t be disappointed!
Address: 3040 28th St Boulder, CO 80301 (click for map)
3. Boxcar Coffee Roasters
One of the best things about Boxcar Coffee Roasters is the coffee itself. The coffee is delicious, and it will leave you wanting more.
The great thing about Boxcar is that they sell their coffee wholesale and in bags, so you can easily purchase some to take back home with you.
With Boxcar Coffee Roasters, you never have to worry about running out of coffee. If you love the coffee in Boulder that much, you can easily sign up for one of their subscriptions so that you never have to worry about running out again!
Address: 1825 B. Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302 (click for map)
4. Ampersand Coffee Roasters
If you are searching for organic and Fairtrade coffee that you can enjoy while you are visiting Boulder, you should check out Ampersand Coffee Roasters.
Their coffee is 100% organic, and 100% Fairtrade, and they also have a company mission to support women’s empowerment.
Now, we know that their website isn’t all that, but just wait until you taste their coffee. It truly is out of this world, and it is coffee that you can feel good drinking because it is as ethical as coffee can be. We would definitely recommend giving it a try!
Address: 6560 Odell Place, Unit C, Boulder, CO 80301 (click for map)
5. Bona Coffee Roasters
Another yummy coffee store to check out is Bona Coffee Roasters. Bona Coffee has a couple of different stores across Boulder, so there are plenty of opportunities for you to pop in whenever you want to.
Their coffee is available wholesale, through subscription services, and at different locations in Boulder.
So, if you love the coffee as much as we think you will, you can easily stock up on Bona Coffee back home.
Address: 3550 Frontier Ave, Unit A, Boulder, CO 80301 (click for map)
6. OZO Coffee Company
OZO Coffee Company has a number of different stores, and one of their most recent stores that have opened is located at 15th and Pearl Street in Boulder, Colorado.
OZO coffee is so good that they have been able to open multiple stores throughout the State, and that is why we’re adamant that you’ll love it.
With sweet pastries, yummy treats, and a ton of different coffee options to choose from, there is something for everyone at OZO.
Address: 1521 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302 (click for map)
7. Beleza Coffee Bar
Beleza Coffee Bar was designed to create a community feel, and it is clear that their store in Boulder, Colorado has done that.
Don’t get us wrong, the coffee that they have on offer is utterly delicious, but it really is the community feel that makes this place so special.
Beleza Coffee Bar is a beautiful place, with a welcoming atmosphere so it is perfect to visit if you are new to the area. We’re sure you’ll adore this coffee store.
Address: 2680 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304 (click for map)
8. Alpine Modern Cafe
If you want access to coffee from 7am to 5pm every single day, then you need to check out Alpine Modern Cafe.
This coffee is open for long hours, so it is a great and reliable place to visit no matter when you fancy coffee.
In 29th Street mall, there is tons of things to do, but don’t visit without popping into Alpine Modern Cafe. The coffee really is great, so you’ll definitely be missing out!
Address: 1629 29th Street, Suite 1260, Boulder, CO 80301 (click for map)
9. Flatiron Coffee
Another great coffee store that is open for long hours is Flatiron Coffee. This coffee shop is open 12 hours a day, 7 days a week, so as long as you fancy coffee between 6am and 6pm, this is the place for you!
With a range of yummy coffee options to choose from, you really won’t be disappointed by a visit to Flat Iron Coffee.
They also offer the ability to order your coffee online and collect in store if you’re in a rush. You should definitely check out Flat Iron Coffee while you are in town.
Address: 2721 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302 (click for map)
10. Tod’s Espresso Cafe
For top-quality service and top-quality coffee, you should check out Tod’s Espresso Café.
The coffee that is served at Tod’s is locally sourced from a variety of different suppliers, meaning there are lots of different options for you to choose from.
If you want to be able to speak to staff that knows what they’re talking about, are willing to advise you on the best coffee to enjoy, and are generally just friendly and kind to anyone who visits the store, Tod’s Espresso Café is a great place to go.
And don’t forget, the coffee really is out of this world!
Address: 6558 Lookout Rd, Boulder, CO 80301 (click for map)
11. Amante Coffee
We’ve taken a look at Korean-inspired coffee so far in this guide, and now we’re going to take a look at the best place to go for Italian-inspired coffee.
Amante Coffee offers Italian coffee that is truly outstanding, and you don’t even need to leave the country to try it.
Amante Coffee offers a little snippet of Italy right here in Boulder.
So, if you love Italian food, and want to give Italian coffee a try, we would definitely recommend checking out Amante Coffee while you are in town.
Address: 4580 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304 (click for map)
12. January Coffee
Next up, we have January Coffee which promises to serve delicious coffee to everyone. Like many of the coffee stores that we have looked at in this guide, January Coffee strives to offer a community vibe, and we think it really achieves this.
January Coffee offers a range of yummy coffee and kind service from all of their staff. You really will be missing out if you don’t pop into January Coffee while you’re in Boulder. We’re sure you will love it!
Address: 1886 30th St, Suite B, Boulder, CO (click for map)
13. Trident Coffee House
There is nothing that goes quite as well with coffee as a good book, and Trident Coffee House not only sells coffee but books too.
So if you want to settle down in a coffee store with a good book and a nice cup of coffee, this is the place to visit.
Trident Coffee House is one of the quirkier coffee houses in this guide, but we actually really love that.
So if you love reading, you should definitely pop into Trident Coffee House while you are in Boulder.
Address: 940 Pearl St, Boulder, CO, 80302 (click for map)
14. The Point Café
For anybody who is a little more religious, then the Point Café is a good, Christian café to visit while you are in town.
This coffee shop isn’t for everyone, but if you want to speak with like-minded individuals about your love for Jesus, this is a great place to visit.
Christianity is a huge part of this café, but their coffee is utterly delicious too. So this is definitely somewhere to consider visiting while you are in Boulder.
Address: 1101 13th Street, Boulder, Colorado 80302 (click for map)
15. Village Coffee Shop
Finally, we need to speak about Village Coffee Shop. Our favorite thing about this coffee shop is not only that they serve delicious coffee, but they serve lots of yummy food options too.
There are lots of great things to check out at the Village Coffee Shop. So why not pop in while you are in Boulder?
Address: 1605 Folsom St, Boulder, CO 80302 (click for map)
In short, this guide has compiled 15 of the best coffee shops and cafés in Boulder, Colorado into one list.
So if you are visiting Boulder, and searching for the perfect coffee shop to check out, you’ll definitely find it in this guide!
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My name is Dana Dupree and I am an avid coffee lover. Since I began college and realized what a heavy load writing majors took on, I have been a fan of the bean juice.
My job has taken me all over the US on book tours and press conferences, and my favorite part about the trip is exploring the best places to grab my cup of Joe.