Arvada Life – The Merchants – Novo Coffee & the Arvada Coffee Bar

Novo Coffee in Arvada ColoradoMy small town of Arvada, Colorado was home to the famous Novo Coffee‘s shop, The Arvada Coffee Bar, and I didn’t even know it!

Since I wrote this post, Novo Coffee has gone away and there’s a new coffee shop there. I haven’t tried it yet, but will soon!

Heartbreaker is a proprietary blend of Novo Coffee, headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

Now, I loooove coffee, and my obsession goes all the way back to fond memories of buying Starbucks from a cart on the streets of Seattle back in the early 1980s. So here I am reading about this great and famous coffee roaster, and discover that their own shop, The Arvada Coffee Bar, is within walking distance of my house in Arvada. Uh-oh, looks like I got caught not paying attention!Novo Coffee in Arvada Colorado

So of course I had to try Novo Coffee. My daughter and I dropped in yesterday afternoon, shortly before closing time. The shop is in a little walk-up area that includes Vitamin Cottage and Great Harvest Bread Company. (These are seriously popular places – when I’m showing houses anywhere in the vicinity, clients often remark, “Wonderful – I’ll be so close to Vitamin Cottage and Great Harvest.” I haven’t experienced that with any other similar businesses.)

The store was clean, the barista was very friendly and helpful, and the aroma was heavenly. Amanda and I each had a latte, and they definitely lived up to their reputation.

Novo Coffee in Arvada ColoradoNow, I’m not going to bore you by re-writing everything that’s been written about Novo Coffee. Here’s a few articles you can read for yourself:

Westword award for best coffee beans.


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