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2962 Welton St. Denver, CO

M-F: 7am – 5pm
Sat: 8am – 3pm
Closed on Sundays

Who We Are

Life is a journey. An ever-evolving, unexpected dance we share together. With friends, family and even strangers acting as partners along the way. It’s a journey we celebrate in arms. It’s humanity.

But, along the way, some have to go it alone. Feeling depleted by circumstances, rejected by the outside world. At Purple Door Coffee, we believe in redemption and the brilliant transformation that can come with the support of an impassioned community. When we open a door to opportunity, we open a door to dignity–for everyone. Unlocking possibility and hope. Developing worthy lives.

We’re conscious curators of experience. Striving to make the life experience richer, more beautiful and full of vibrancy in all that we do. One coffee brew at a time.

Call us believers. Know us as a community. Meet us as friends.

Purple Door Coffee
Gather, and grow.

Purple Door Coffee is a specialty espresso bar and coffee shop in Denver, Colorado that employs teens and young adults who have been homeless and want to leave homelessness behind.

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Our Team

Mark Smesrud

Mark Smesrud

Director of Organizational Direction

Katie Koehler

Katie Koehler

Director of Finance

Joe Sanchez

Joe Sanchez

Assistant Manager

Our Employees

Our Employees

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#purpledoorcoffee

 Happy Memorial Day Weekend! Due to our pure excitement about the approaching summer we will be closed on Monday! Enjoy your holiday. #purpledoorcoffee #colorado #treestagram #memorialdayweekend  It is a beautiful Friday morning here in Denver. Come hang out with me at PDC! We are jamming to Ben Howard and slinging drinks like it is our job (because it is)! P. S. If you look closely you can see a small David  #purpledoorcoffee #denvercoffee #coffeecommunity #denvercolorado  At @amethystcoffeeco you can enjoy one coffee two ways via the FIKA passport program! For every passport purchased $1 goes to PDC so we can continue to provide meaningful employment to young adults wanting to leave homelessness behind. Don't forget to pick one up! (Link in bio!) #purpledoorcoffee #denvercoffee #coffeecommunity #passportprogram  So thankful for a chance to connect more deeply with @_e.kate._ today at Purple Door Coffee. Great first meet-up for Discovering Beauty in Denver, and I can't wait for more of them! . . // #dbmovement #purpledoorcoffee #meetup #denver #connect #wcw #coffee #date #discoveringbeauty #artofvisuals #explorehisearth #exploretocreate  #igmasters #liveauthentic #passionpassport #PeoplesCreatives #risingtidesociety #socality #theeverygirl #ThisIsMyCommunity #vsco #vscocam #whatdoyoucapture #encouragement #bedeeplyrooted
 May 27th, 2016 | A #coffeeshop who #employees #younghomeless people to help them #achieve a more #sustainable life. That's a #cause worth #supporting. ☕️ @purpledoorcoffee #purpledoorcoffee  Today take the time to be outside, slow down and enjoy your day! Happy Sunday! ☕️  Ricky is taking over our Instagram to tell you about his top 4 favorite places in Colorado. Here is number 2: Sports Authority Field. "I love the Broncos because every morning when I wake up the sunrise is orange and blue. I mean they are champions!" #rickytopfour #purpledoorcoffee #colorado #denverbroncos #broncosnation  These delicious croissants are the perfect mid afternoon snack. Come celebrate the fact that you have made it half way through the week! #enzothebaker #purpledoorcoffee #denvercoffee #shoplocal #freshbaked  cred: @instabrandjuice
 May 27th, 2016 | A #coffeeshop who #employees #younghomeless people to help them #achieve a more #sustainable life. That's a #cause worth #supporting. ☕️ @purpledoorcoffee #purpledoorcoffee  It is cloudy and we have Billie Holiday streaming on the radio. What a perfect way to sip on a latte. Come join us for a classy afternoon. #purpledoorcoffee #denvercoffee #coffeebreak #coffeecommunity #specialitycoffee  You're actually wonderful. Come treat yo self with a delicious latte. #purpledoorcoffee #specialtycoffee #coffeecommunity #denvercoffee #treatyoself  The heart of PDC is to cultivate a dignified journey for everyone involved. From farm to cup we strive to make the life experience richer. Both @sweetbloomcoffee and @corvuscoffee believe in this mission and we're grateful to be partnered with them! Grab a cup and support the coffee community. #coffeecommunity #denvercoffee #craftcoffee #roastery #purpledoorcoffee
 Roaster Update: @Cultcreative is helping design our new roasting space and we are PUMPED about it. We could not have gotten to where we are today without our community. Thanks for all the help, friends! #purpledoorcoffee #coffeecommunity #roastery #specialtycoffee #denvercoffee #wearepurple  Starting May 31st we will be open for an extra hour. The sun is rising earlier and now so are we. #coffeecommunity #denvercoffee #purpledoorcoffee  Coming soon... ☕️☀️ #denvercoffee #purpledoorcoffee #coffeecommunity #specialtycoffee #summervibes  PDC staff went to the Rockies game yesterday! It was a great day to watch the Rockies beat the Mets! #purpledoorcoffee #rockies #talesfromtheshop #colorado

Find Us

Purple Door Coffee
2962 Welton Street
Denver, CO 80205
720-515-6639

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday: 7:00am-5:00pm
Saturdays: 8:00am-3:00pm
Closed on Sundays