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Lively Lattes in Capitol Hill

Lively Lattes in Capitol Hill

With an eclectic mix of historic homes and a dynamic arts scene, Capitol Hill Denver is one of Denver’s most lively neighborhoods. Contrasting with its stately namesake, Capitol Hill has a bohemian vibe that results in an unconventional union of politicos and hipsters. In the midst of stately mansions and artist enclaves, Capitol Hill Denver has become one of the city’s most cosmopolitan neighborhoods filled with an array of bars, restaurants and shops. Of course, no great neighborhood would be complete without a great selection of coffee shops and Capitol Hill Denver certainly delivers in that area with many options.


With a focus on creating a community hub, Drip opened its doors in 2012. By ensuring that everything created in the coffee shop comes from locally-sourced products, Drip is steadfast in its commitment to celebrating all things Colorado. Making its home in the upscale Beauvallon complex, Drip creates handcrafted beverages such as coffee, espresso and homemade chai tea. Drip is unique in that it also offers craft beer, wine and other specialty liquors that can be enjoyed with their menu of light meals and snacks.

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Hudson Hill

Part coffee shop, part cocktail lounge, Hudson Hill breaks the mold with its melding of two distinct offerings. The interior is casual enough to create a low-key coffee house feel, but with modern industrial-style edges, it also easily morphs into an upscale lounge. A traditional coffeehouse menu is filled with standards, but also includes a couple of more adventurous offerings like Mimosas or Bloody Marys. Homemade pastries and light snacks round out the menu, making a stop at Hudson Hill perfect any time of day or night.

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Pablo’s Coffee

As one of the trailblazers in the movement to roast beans locally, Pablo’s Coffee is a Denver favorite. Established in 1995, Pablo’s Coffee has made a name for itself as one of the city’s most venerable coffee purveyors, and its Capitol Hill location continues the tradition. Warm finishes such as a beetle kill pine coffee bar and rich walnut tables creates a cozy spot to relax and read, or meet up with friends. Over a dozen whole bean selections are served every day including their signature blends, African and Arabian blends, and Indonesian varieties.

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Amethyst Coffee

Located in a modern building on Broadway, Amethyst Coffee is a sleek coffeehouse with a lot of personality. Large windows flank the width of the shop and rocking chairs are scattered about the room, making it bright and welcoming. An outdoor patio and fire pit add to the allure and make it the ideal spot to enjoy a meticulously-crafted beverage. Some of their housemade items include cashew milk and vanilla. Amethyst Coffee’s other house specialties feature delectable pastries and an incredible homemade chia seed pudding that is not to be missed.

Usaj Realty is a boutique real estate brokerage firm specializing in Denver’s most popular neighborhoods. We help our clients find everything from classic vintage homes to modern condos. For more information about buying or selling a home in the Capitol Hill Denver neighborhood, please contact us.

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