When you need a place to sit with a hot drink, interesting ambiance, or simply a place to relax and enjoy people watching for a while, this list of intriguing coffee spots throughout Colorado Springs will give you all of these things and a little unique quirk all their own.
Located on South Nevada, this open space is bright and modern. Making it an excellent spot to sit with friends or work on your latest project. It is barista owned and operated and their motto is that coffee brings people together. Whether you want to get technical and specialty or simply sip a warm cuppa joe, this friendly space is worth a visit.
Here’s the story, it’s a cute tiny house coffee shop. A house on wheels, perched in the center of downtown Colorado Springs like a boat that has been anchored to serve and delight you with delicious brews. Sit on the tiny house porch to people watch and take a break from the shops that line the park. Between the characters you observe and the unique location you get to perch from, that story you’ve been meaning to write may have all the crucial ingredients you’ve been missing.
Specialty coffee culture with a military background. This company is all about ethics with a farmer-to-consumer, seed-to-cup model. They carefully roast in small batches and are focused on creating the best quality coffee possible. Grab a vegan pastry and test out their brews. This family type atmosphere will have you immediately comfortable as you sip.
Going into this coffee shop is like entering an old bar or club. It’s all dark woods and brass banisters give it a collegiate vibe as people sit scattered throughout their space studying and working on projects. They have an excellent cafe food menu and a decent tea selection for those that are searching for other options than coffee. If you sit out on the patio you will have a great view of the Pikes Peak ridgeline.
Adapting to times of pandemic, this trendy downtown coffee shop allows you to reserve a table for yourself with a pre-paid minimum tab you can use while you work. They make it easy to sit and get work done, meaning this location is excellent for anyone doing remote work. Whatever the circumstance, Wild Goose is accomodating and knowledgeable. And knowing you can simply sit back and relax somewhere these days is an impressive and worthy thing.
Two stories and eclectic vibes due to the art they have displayed and the people that serve the coffee. This coffee spot boasts they embody the local color of Colorado Springs. Very cozy decor versus the minimalist looks of other places, The Perk seems as though it has always been here, ready to serve all the different kinds of people that make their way through the city.
“Espresso, waffles, whiskey…good times.”
The first in craft coffee/bar and bistro in Colorado Springs, Urban Steam is edgy and appealing to anyone with a healthy appetite for food and life. With a full bar, coffee roasted in house, and ridiculously extravagant waffles to enjoy, they do nothing halfway. Go big or go home, and enjoy it all the way.
“Libations for the troubled.”
With the style of the Prohibition Era, being hidden inside the Ivywild School that has been converted into a brewery, everything has a school theme. This once actual principal’s office is now where all the mischievous deviants go out to play. It’s transporting and enjoyable for anyone that wants to go back to school as an adult and not follow the rules.
This shop believes that nothing goes better with a cup of coffee than live music and a chill atmosphere. Several of the musicians also work as baristas, so you will be entering into a little world where quality brews and the craft of music-making go hand in hand. Be prepared to become part of this intoxicating vibe that is always looking to welcome new people into their community.
If the bright yellow entrance doesn’t immediately draw you in, the people will. This humble hangout has it all: people, good vibes, and great food. Spend a few minutes or a few hours stirring your beverage, getting work done, or curled up with a good book. Meant to be like an extension of your living room, Stir is the definition of trendy meets quaint.