TOP 10: COFFEE SHOPS IN DENVER TO WORK FROM

One of the many perks of the freelance world is getting to work from wherever. However, for meetings, productivity and wifi reliance some spots around Denver are more ideal than others. Whether you’re looking to crank through a day of work, meet with a client, or just grab a quick bite and short work session, there is a coffee shop for you around town. After working out of nearly every coffee shop in Denver, here are our go-to coffee shops for your work from home needs in the Mile High City.

Spur Coffee 

Why I love this place: The aesthetics are hard to beat at this shop. As a designer, I have so much appreciation for all of the details that came together. Everything aligns for a clean look, from the beautiful greenery, to the open-air environment. They have great coffee, kombucha and wifi that won’t fail you.

Good for meetings: Yes
Reliable Wifi: Yes
Outlets: Yes
Happy Hour / Late Working Option: No
Overcrowded: No
Neighborhood: South Broadway
Food: Nibbles
Parking: Free street spots and a small lot

Improper City 

Why I love this place: This one might be my all-time favorite. Not only does this spot have plenty of outlets and a room to escape the noise for client calls, but it is also nestled in the heart of RiNo and is always playing great music. There is plenty of space here, so you will never feel overcrowded. They also just opened an impressively large patio with plenty of firepits if you are ever looking to work outside.

Good for meetings: Yes
Reliable Wifi: Yes
Outlets: Yes
Happy Hour / Late Working Option: YesOvercrowded: No
Neighborhood: RiNo
Food: Nibbles or food trucks starting at 3
Parking: Free street spots

Carbon

Why I love this place: With great tunes and a unique vibe, I’d highly recommend this spot for your work day afternoons. They have an awesome patio and an interior décor that spark your creativity. Not to mention, Habit donuts is right next door to cure any sweet cravings you may have.

Good for meetings: No, but great for working with friends
Reliable Wifi: Yes
Outlets: Yes
Happy Hour / Late Working Option: Yes
Overcrowded: No
Neighborhood: LoHi
Food: Yes
Parking: No free options

Thump

Why I love this place: This was the first place I started frequenting and it has yet to disappoint. With tasty coffee and communal tables, it has a great overall vibe where you feel like you are surrounded by creative energy. However, it can get pretty packed so try and get there before 9 or after 12 if you want a spot.

Good for meetings: No
Reliable Wifi: Yes
Outlets: Only at the standing areas
Happy Hour / Late Working Option: No
Overcrowded: During peak hours
Neighborhood: Cap Hill
Food: Yes
Parking: Free street parking

The Corner Beet

Why I love this place: Their food and drink options are top of the line, and the vibe is very laidback and unassuming. You can grab some of the best avocado toast in Denver while cranking out a productive day of work.

Good for meetings: Yes
Reliable Wifi: Yes
Outlets: Yes
Happy Hour / Late Working Option: On Thursdays and Fridays
Overcrowded: During peak hours
Neighborhood: Cap Hill
Food: Yes
Parking: Free street parking

Black Eye Coffee

Why I love this place: The atmosphere is phenomenal here. Service is amazing, coffee is great, and the music will never disappoint.

Good for meetings: No
Reliable Wifi: Yes
Outlets: Yes
Happy Hour / Late Working Option: Until 7pm W-F
Overcrowded: No
Neighborhood: LoHi
Food: Yes
Parking: Free street parking

Book Bar

(Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Why I love this place: “Unique” is the word that comes to mind for this spot. Book Bar is a book shop that has a phenomenal patio and an amazing staff. You can even take a break from your work day by picking out a new read and trying out a chapter in their outdoor hammock.

Good for meetings: Yes
Reliable Wifi: Yes
Outlets: Yes
Happy Hour / Late Working Option: Yes
Overcrowded: Yes, during peak hours
Neighborhood: Tennyson
Food: Yes
Parking: Free street parking

Blue Sparrow


@themillycollective

Why I love this place: With beautiful tiling and clean lines throughout the shop, the décor is sure to spark your creativity. On the warmer days you can work outside in their open-air courtyard and feel right at home.

Good for meetings: Yes – you can also get a day pass to the co-working space upstairs if you need more space.
Reliable Wifi: Yes
Outlets: Yes
Happy Hour / Late Working Option: No
Overcrowded: Yes, during peak hours
Neighborhood: RiNo
Food: Just snacks
Parking: Free street parking and a private parking lot for customers

Steam

Why I love this place: They have a calming vibe and balcony style outdoor seating options that are great for the warmer days. Their relaxed, Parisian feel will pull you into your work.

Good for meetings: Yes
Reliable Wifi: 90% of the time
Outlets: Yes, but you have to get the right spot.
Happy Hour / Late Working Option: No
Overcrowded: Yes, during peak hours
Neighborhood: Platte Park
Food: Just snacks
Parking: Free street parking

Denver Bicycle Club

Why I love this place: If you are looking for a laid-back coffee shop with plenty of seating, this is your spot. It has clean and simple aesthetics and a vibe that will allow you to knock out any project.

Good for meetings: Yes
Reliable Wifi: Yes
Outlets: Yes
Happy Hour / Late Working Option: Yes, until 7pm
Overcrowded: No
Neighborhood: Cap Hill
Food: Just snacks
Parking: Free street parking

These are just some of my favorite spots around Denver. I’d love to know yours and what attributes you look for when deciding on where you spend your work day or grab a cup of joe!

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