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Nextdoor Neighborhood Favorite Award

We're so proud to be a part of this community!

August 08, 2018

We just learned that we are one of Nextdoor's Neighborhood Favorites! Thank you everyone who voted for us! We're so proud to be a part of your community!

Coffee at The Point is the Small Business of the Year

sponsored by Transworld Business Advisors– Rocky Mountain

July 31, 2018

Learn more about Coffee at The Point and their recent award for Small Business of the Year in this article from The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce's Business Altitude.

Coffee at The Point Named Best Coffee Shop in Denver, 2018

2018 Denver A-List Winner

May 25, 2018

Denver voted and the results are in! After being nominated as one of Denver's best coffee shops, we were recently announced the winner for 2018. The Denver A-List is a contest where all of Denver can vote for their favorite coffee shop. It means the world to us that so many people took the time to help us receive this honor. 

Coffee at The Point Named Small Business of The Year, 2018

Named Small Business of The Year at Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce's 2018 Business Awards

May 25, 2018

We are excited to announce that your local spot, Coffee at The Point, was named Small Business of The Year at Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce's 2018 Business Awards. 


This event highlights outstanding local businesses in the categories of small business, start-up business, green business, small nonprofit, large nonprofit and minority or woman-owned business.


We are honored to have been finalists next to two amazing companies BrieBug Software Solutions and StickerGiant. 


To learn more about the winners in all seven categories, visit:

Coffee at The Point, Small Business of the Year Finalist, 2018

Coffee at The Point is one of three finalists for Small Business of the Year.

March 03, 2018

The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce has named the business awards finalists for 2018.  Among the list, Coffee at The Point is one of three finalists for Small Business of the Year.  Recognized in the categories of green business, minority or woman-owned business, small business, start-up business and small and large nonprofit, winners will be named live at the Business Awards on April 27 at Infinity Park.


Coffee at The Point rests at the heart of Five Points at Welton Street and 27th Street.  The coffee and wine lounge is seven years old and features 3,000 square feet of space, free WiFi, the luxury of free covered parking, an experienced staff, and a broad menu that includes beer, wine, gelato, sandwiches, and more.  Coffee at The Point is community inspired community driven as it donates 95% of space to nonprofits and other meeting groups.  Any day of the week you can catch a special event. 


Coffee at The Point supports the Denver community by hosting and donating space to an assortment of events and meetings.  These events include providing space for Writer’s Groups, Book Clubs, Professionals of Color Networking Events, Professional Women’s Networking Events, Code for Denver, Refugee Action Coalition of Colorado, Veditz, Wise Women Rising, Denver Public Schools, Denver Parents of Biracial Children, HOA Board Meetings, the Five Points Historic Association, Queer Artist Collective, Bike Denver, Five Points Jazz Festival Committee Meetings; in addition to community events such as Wine Women Wednesdays, Thursday Community Game Nights, local art shows, and more.

Five Points Café Celebrates Seven Years as a Community Stronghold, 2017

303 Magazine, Jerusha Kamoji

December 13, 2017

Coffee at The Point is a staple for the Five Points community where residents can meet, drink, work or just eat on a daily basis. Owner Ryan Cobbins opened his doors seven years ago and is well-known for donating his space to the public.

“Ryan has built a culture of diversity, kindness, and community that is all too rare today,” said Camdon Wright, organizer of a monthly game writers group at Coffee at The Point.

Spotlight On... Ryan Cobbins: Owner of Coffee at The Point, 2017

KUVO JAZZ, Mindi McNeil

November 22, 2017

Today’s spotlight is on Ryan Cobbins, owner of Coffee at The Point (710 East 26th Ave. Denver) and board member of the Five Points Business District.

Denver's A-List Top 5 for Best Coffee Shop, 2017

December 31, 2017

Denver Eater - New Patios and Patio Deals, 2015, Andra Zeppelin

June 30, 2015

Coffee at The Point, the coffee shop located in Five Points, will unveil its newly remodeled 30 seat patio with a two-day celebration on July 10 and 11. The coffee shop features a variety of food and drink items; a full schedule of weekly events that includes Free Refill Wednesdays, Game Night Thursdays, Friday Night Knitting & Crochet Group and Live Music Saturdays; a daily happy hour; and a roster of rotating art exhibits.

Denver's A-List Runner-Up for Best Coffee Shop, 2014

December 31, 2014

Coffee at The Point adds a patio to historic Five Points intersection, 2014

Westword, Kristin Pazulski

July 28, 2014

Coffee at The Point, has a new look: Owners Ryan and Donovan Cobbins installed an 800 square-foot patio on the East 26th Avenue side of the restaurant last week. The addition was a good move for the cafe, which is on a busy Denver intersection in Five Points but partially hidden under an apartment complex; Ryan says he hopes the new space will encourage light-rail riders to stop and spend some time there, joining the neighbors who already hang out there.

"The Harlem of the West": A Page Turns on Welton Street, 2014

Confluence Denver, Jamie Siebrase

July 22, 2014

Amidst an influx of city funds from Welton Street Challenge, the real challenge unfolds.

The legendary, jazz-dappled street hasn't bounced back with the same energy as the similarly regaled roadways in other parts of central Denver. Historic context is especially important in this case.


So if you're willing to sit down and listen, Charleszine Terry Nelson, Special Collection and Community Resource Manager for the Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library, will weave you a tale of a time when Welton Street was the hippest strip between St. Louis and San Francisco. 

Five Points get caffeinated with new coffee shop, 2014

February 23, 2014

Coffee at the Point is one of those businesses. It opened in 2010 and strives to put Five Points back on the map of hip and trendy places to be.


From coffee, to gourmet sandwiches, to wine tasting... Coffee on the Point echoes what city leaders hope will be a bright future for the area which has had its ups and downs. Once known as the "Harlem of the West" for its popular jazz clubs, Five Points had a bad bought with drugs and violence in the late 1950's.


Tracy Winchester, with the Five Points Business District, says over the decades, Five Points has transformed itself from a streetcar suburb to the heart of African American Denver.

The Buzz: Coffee at The Point Brings Positive Energy to Five Points, 2014

303 Magazine, Kelly Miller

February 23, 2014

Denver’s Five Points neighborhood hasn’t always had the best reputation. As one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods, it is rich with Jazz culture and history, yet had a rising crime rate over the last decade. However, that has changed thanks to local businesses like Coffee at the Point. Owned and managed by brothers Ryan and Donovan Cobbins, Coffee at the Point is a great local establishment that brings in locals and visitors alike. With an extensive menu of coffee, beer and wine, sandwiches and soups, and gelato, it’s a great place to take the family or meet up with friends.

Top 10 Coffee Houses, 2014

Hype Denver

January 13, 2014

Honestly, this shop is new to us, but has quickly topped the list. Fantastic staff and a wonderfully welcoming environment blend perfectly with the Five-Points locale. Literally, sit on the point and watch the world rush by. Great art, too!

Denver's A-List Winner for Best Coffee Shop, 2013

December 31, 2013

In Denver, Beat Starts to Pick Up in a Once-Thriving Hub for Jazz, 2013

New York Times, Alison Gregor

August 19, 2013

DENVER — At one time, the best place to hear live jazz between St. Louis and San Francisco was along Welton Street in Denver, where Duke and Ella were among the marquee legends stopping by to perform.


Dozens of night spots and clubs dotted Welton Street in the predominantly African-American neighborhood of Five Points for more than half the 20th century, making it a premier destination that some called the Harlem of the West.

Denver's A-List Runner-Up for Best Coffee Shop, 2012

December 31, 2012

Hip-hop violinist Jeff "Maestro" Hughes to play at Coffee at The Point at the Five Points Jazz Festival in Denver Saturday, 2011

Denver Post, Sam DeLeo

May 18, 2011

Talented. Handsome. And a symphony soloist. At age 10.


Talk about having to live up to your early promise.


"It was surreal," Jeff "Maestro" Hughes said recently while recalling his solo violin performance with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra.


"I mean, I was submerged in the classical world; I was really working hard to accomplish this kind of thing, to make those auditions, to get myself in front of the symphony. But it was still unbelievable."

Coffee at The Point is now open in Five Points, 2010

Examiner, Megan Quicke

December 05, 2010

Ryan and Donovan Cobbins are doing a lot of things right to ensure the recently opened Coffee at The Point is a successful business in their Five Points neighborhood. With the goal of creating a community gathering place, the Cobbins brothers focus on offering quality products and a comfortable space that patrons will want to spend time in.

Coffee at The Point is officially open for business, 2010

Westword, Jenn Wohletz

November 17, 2010

Coffee at The Point opened for business this week, with the full beverage, food and dessert menu available to Crossroads Theater patrons next door and anyone else who needs a kidney-punch of espresso made with Denver's own Novo coffee. Owners Ryan Cobbins, his wife Maggie and brother Donovan have morphed the defunct Blackberries at 710 East 26th Avenue into an amiable community sanctuary complete with icy gelato for warm summer nights, and hot soups and sandwiches for chilly winter days.

Coffee at the Point is opening in Five Points this fall, 2010

Westword, Jessica Chapman

May 31, 2010

A new coffee and tea lounge will open its doors this fall in Five Points serving java, loose leaf teas, ice cream, pastries and breakfast burritos, with an emphasis on serving products made by local vendors. Coffee at the Point will take over the space formerly occupied by Blackberries, 710 East 26th Avenue.

Owner Ryan Cobbins says the new shop will differentiate itself from Blackberries -- also a coffee shop -- which closed its doors earlier this year. "It's not only for coffee drinkers, but there's also a piece of catering to those folks who don't drink coffee, and the location is large enough to have different special events," Cobbins says.

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