Sit and sip: 15 mighty independent tea spots in Denver where you can whittle away the afternoon

by Carrie Bradon | Dec. 18, 2017, 10:39pm |

 In 2014, Americans drank more than 80 billion servings of tea.

Though it may seem that tea is reserved purely for the queen and the royal family, nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, tea is the most popular beverage after water, globally. In 2014, Americans drank more than 80 billion servings of tea, which translates to 3.60 billion gallons.

Whether you are of British descent or not, there is likely a tea that has struck your fancy. A nice benefit of tea is that it can help reduce the risk of strokes, and can even reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes. 

If you're in the mood for a cup of tea, here are 15 mighty independent tea spots in Denver that you'll fall in love with.

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House of Commons

2401 15th St., Denver, CO 80202
(303) 455-4832
House of Commons features truly proper tea pouring in a British Tea Room.


2900 Zuni St., Denver, CO 80211
(303) 573-0710
Teatulia pairs pastries with teas in a lovely setting.

Platform T

95 Lincoln St., Denver, CO 80203
(303) 777-5687
Fun and filled with healthy options for those with dietary restrictions, Platform T delights every time.

Tea Cloud

1690 Champa St., Denver, CO 80202
(303) 627-5468
Tea Cloud believes teas can come in all tastes and textures, including boba tea.

Capital Tea

1450 S. Broadway, Denver, CO 80238
(303) 777-2255
Capital Tea is a cute local spot filled with pastries and teas.

Kung Fu Tea

6365 E. Hampden Ave., Denver, CO 80222
(720) 370-8888
Kung Fu Tea brings Denver refreshing boba as well as other types of teas.


1232 Colfax Ave., Denver, CO 80218
(720) 708-5651
Kavasutra offers a wider selection of tea than many other venues, all while staffing knowledgeable employees.

Afternoon Tea

321 17th St., Denver, CO 80202
(303) 297-3111
Located in The Brown Palace, Afternoon Tea is one of the nicest spots for high tea in all of Denver.

SONDER Coffee & Tea

9731 E. Iliff Ave., Denver, CO 80231
(720) 295-4674
SONDER's selection of beverages is wide and all options area excellent.

The Molecule Effect

1201 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204
(720) 502-6966
The Molecule Effect takes all of their offerings very seriously, down to the smallest detail.

The Denver Tea Room & Coffee Salon

1165 S. Broadway, Denver, CO 80210
(303) 321-2236
The Denver Tea Room brings a fine experiences to the Denver community for sure.


1589 S. Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO 80222
(303) 504-6022
Boba tea and more are always available here.

Little Spoons

1705 S. Pearl St., Denver, CO 80210
(303) 997-9496
Little Spoons features lots of food and drinks, including a nice selection of teas.

Rosebud Cafe

90 Pennsylvania St., Denver, CO 80203
(303) 593-2119
Rosebud Cafe brings the Denver community plenty of teas and coffees.

QuinceEssential Coffee House

1447 Quince St., Denver, CO 80220
(303) 955-2479
QuinceEssential may specialize in coffee, but they also have plenty of tea.

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