Penn Street Perk Denver located in the building that once housed Molly Brown's electric car, this coffee shop & restaurant offers a bit of history served up with your fresh coffee and espresso. The ambience includes antiques, couches, and lots of trivia about the Titanic. This is a good place to stop for panini sandwiches and caffeine on your way around town; the Vance Kirkland museum and the Molly Brown House are less than a block away. Also just down the Street are the Western History Museum, the Art Institute, the state capitol, and Denver's award winning and architecturally stunning public library.
Penn Street Perk is the only coffeehouse you have ever offered your custom is one from the Empire of the Green Apron, you like your spots to be a little quirky, and the people staffing them to be quirkier still. Such is the case here uniformly, a clever, weird, fun bunch of people. The coffee is good too, as are the pastries, paninis and chai. Splendid front patio to sit and watch the world go by, or to study, which seems to be the norm oodles of students stuffing their brains.