6 Dog-Friendly Denver Coffee Shops

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Feelin’ rough and hitting the snooze like it’s Groundhog Day? Make your mornings more perky and wag-worthy by having your #1 best bud and favorite a.m. pick-me-up all in one place. Check out these 6 dog-friendly Denver cafes near you for a cup of coffee and a little pet-working.

1. Stella’s Coffee

You’d better fluffin’ believe there are free treats at Stella’s Coffee. This brightly-hued Pearl Street coffee shop features live music, art-for-sale-bedecked walls, and a spacious, shaded pup-pleasing patio. For being suchagoodboy while you scarfed down a piece of banana walnut bread and guzzled an iced matcha tea, treat your pup to a new toy (or two) at nearby pet shop The Whole Cat & Dogs Too.  

2. Highlands Cork & Coffee

Whether doggo’s your early-morning coffee companion or your after-work bubbly buddy, dogs lounge on Highlands Cork & Coffee’s patio all puppin’ day. Afternoons are affectionately called “puppy hour” because of the amount of four-legged patrons. After you two finish your refreshments—complimentary water bowls and treats for your pup; panini and a cuppa for you—head on over to Biscotti Hound for homemade dog biscuits in flavors like coconut and pumpkin. (Planning a birthday bash for your woofer? Biscotti Hound also makes dog birthday cakes.)

3. Wash Perk

After sniffin’ around Washington Park’s lakeside paths and flower gardens, wag over to Wash Perk (We can’t help but wonder if the name was inspired by Friends’ Central Perk). Order a flavored iced tea or freshly roasted coffee, then snag a seat and take a selfie on the dog-friendly patio, which features plenty o’ tables with umbrellas. Pro tip: Try the honey cinnamon latte; it’s absolutely heavenly and might even make pup drool with envy. 

4. Roostercat Coffee House

Despite it’s moniker, we promise this Cap Hill coffee shop is aces for doggos. In fact, they even have a dog run with water bowls and a poo station. Stay warm on the cozy patio by sitting near one of two fire pits, or enjoy the shade on a scorching hot day. Roostercat stays open until 8 p.m. ‘cuz sometimes you need an evening pick-me-up.

5. The Radiator Cafe & Bar

The Radiator Cafe & Bar is a fave Sunnyside neighborhood hang fur good reason. Open from the crack of dawn (7 a.m.) until 9 p.m. on weekdays and 11 p.m. on weekends, you can get Pablo’s Coffee and bagels with Fido in the morn’, then come back later for cocktails and snackies. Cozy up with your woof on their roomy outdoor patio, which is perfect for work, pleasure, or people watching. 

6. Pablo’s Coffee

Do you and pup have highly refined tastes and turn your snouts up at the thought of your coffee beans roasted in dog knows where? Pablo’s Coffee boasts their own roasting facility and shop on East Colfax, along with two other locations in Cap Hill and Downtown. There’s no WiFi at the Cap Hill location, so bring a book and be pupared to gaze into your pup’s eyes longingly. 

Are there any mutts-try dog-friendly Denver coffee shops we missed? Let us know in the comments section.

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