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Why It’s Amazing: Even if you didn’t know that this stylish, light-filled spot on Old South Pearl was once a photographer’s studio, you might guess by a glance at the framed prints on the walls. The remnants of an old airplane gracing the spacious backyard patio may come as a bit more of a surprise, vs. proper cortados, macchiatos and mochas that are par for the course, paired with pastries from Trompeau Bakery....

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Westword’s Patio of the Day

Westword’s Patio of the Day


Posted By on Mar 4, 2014

Booze-heavy patios aren’t the only outdoor alternatives. Consider Steam Espresso Bar, a near-perfect coffee shop with a sprawling, inviting patio as well as a “back yard” that feels more like a scene out of The Secret Garden than a place to step out and take phone calls. After months of careful renovation, Steam opened this past April on South Pearl, one of the beautiful, tree-lined streets of Platt Park. From the...

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Steam featured on Fox 31


Posted By on Mar 4, 2014

The restaurant of the week used to be an old photography studio, and has been transformed into Steam Espresso Bar in Denver. It’s the hot new coffee hangout located on Pearl Street. Move over Starbucks, this coffee spot is on a whole other level....

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Steam Featured in Westword Magazine

Steam Featured in Westword Magazine


Posted By on Sep 18, 2013

If you spend a lot of time in coffee shops and if you appreciate the art of a perfectly pulled shot, you will love Steam Espresso Bar. And I do mean love. The month-old spot, which took over an old photography studio on South Pearl Street, is a stunner. The sun-filled space pulls together a careful mix of the industrial (poured concrete and metal) and the reclaimed (wood and brick) for a breezy, arty effect. And the...

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