Watch out, Seattle. Boulder is one of the best places in the country to get a cup of coffee. In fact, downtown Boulder has more independent coffee shops per capita than anywhere else, according to Redfin rankings..Thisy tiny coffee shop is a local one of a kind, just steps away from campus, on the corner of th and College. Thee is ideal for those who seek a small, quiet,ate study spot with few distractions but a lot of character..Boulder Coffee Shops. Boulder is bwith college students, tech professionals, artists and entrepreneurs, so naturally, this town is highly caffeinated at all times!.Alpine Modern is the perfect place for the community to gather over tasty food, libations, or energizing espresso in a modern, inviting atmosphere that varies greatly from many coffee shops in Boulder. If meandering about downtown, you can stop at their coffee bar and sip on one a coffees while you shop their store..