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City on a Hill Coffee & Espresso

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508 Harrison Ave, Leadville, CO 80461-3587
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in to City Hill to warm up after camping in the rain. This place is awesome. Terrific ambience, great customer service, and outstanding white cafe mocha:). Highly recommend this place!!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fresh pastry, perfect coffee. Smiling people and awesome atmosphere! No wrong time to go there for a cup of anything!

Thank timberlange
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the sandwiches were very, very good, but the wait time was very, very long. They also screwed up our order by making 3 of our 4 sandwiches, but for our trouble and additional wait, they threw in 2 free cookies.

Thank laurazmartin
Vail, Colorado
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80 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a casual coffee shop with good coffee and tasty simple food. Service is always welcoming and atmosphere exactly what you would expect and more for Leadville. You will not find a better cup of coffee in town.

Thank Vail183
Ramsey, New Jersey
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stopped in for morning coffee and a quick breakfast snack, but could have stayed much longer. The staff were friendly and helpful. The coffee was fine, without being spectacular, and the breakfast burritos were good. There's a lovely atmosphere in the place and it would have been nice to stick around and soak up more of it. Alas,... More 

Thank Gerard D
Woodland Park, Colorado
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got a good Americano and a very interesting piece of banana bread (with almonds and a hint of spice). The interior has a lot of comfortable seating and the background music is at the right volume. The interior sports furniture and wood carvings of Colorado topology from a Leadville artist that are very unique and lend a nice rustic... More 

Thank WPTATraveler
Sutton, New Hampshire
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for coffee and enjoyed what we ordered. It kept us awake on our four hour drive that we had into the evening. The staff was nice. The vibe is really cool in here. I wish we could have a place like this in our hometown!

Thank amyandpeteb
Greeley, Colorado
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food menu is large for a coffee shop. The prices are average to high-ish. I had the quiche which was very good. My husband had a burrito which he enjoyed at first but he did find two pieces of hair in it...so then he wasn't as impressed. I know that this can happen anywhere but it is unpleasant nevertheless.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. Great sandwiches. Worth the tight seating. Great variety of coffee and goodies too! Super clean and super clean restrooms too!

Thank Susan S
Centennial, Colorado
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133 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Great place where all the hipsters are. Great coffee and pastries ! THANK GOD it is not a Starbucks ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Lots of "beautiful" people, looking to get lucky. ..............................THANK GOD IT IS NOT A STARBUCKS.

Thank Blake S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 508 Harrison Ave, Leadville, CO 80461-3587
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Leadville
  • Phone Number: 719-486-0797

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?