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It's A Grind Coffee House

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2744 Carlsbad Blvd Ste 100, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2251
+1 760-434-2216
07:00 - 21:00
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Okanogan, WA
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86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We travelled to Carlsbad for few days and found this to be our favorite coffee shop. The interior is pleasant with a variety of seating options. We had lattes, cappuccinos, and French press at various times.The staff was friendly and the coffee was very good. Street parking can be tight, but there is more parking located behind the shop.

Thank KS-OK
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294 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

A bit noisy but good coffee and capachino. Good blende drinks and ok pastries. Limited seating but nice for small groups.

Thank Alan K
Dallas, Texas
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

The coffee is good, the staff is friendly. I like that it is a local Carlsbad coffee shop. It's only 2 blocks from the beach.

Thank mikeaustin
Tucson, Arizona
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345 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We were driving all afternoon and looked for It's A Grind. It is now called Carlsbad Coffee House. Stop in - you'll love it!

Thank CarolRororo
Tempe, Arizona, United States
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182 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Like many of the other reviewers, we wanted to try local coffee shops. This was our second or third visit and they didn't disappoint. We like sitting outside. This is now one of our standard places now.

Thank Vickie S
Dallas, Texas
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125 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped by here to try some local places instead of Starbucks. We were not disappointed. Really good lattes. It was a cool atmosphere and we enjoyed siting outside visiting with locals. I probably would have given this place 5 stars but service was really pretty slow, as they were busy but it still took a while... More 

Thank xxWOOGIExx
Tacoma, Washington
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We saw this place as we were walking around town as it was turning dark. Since it was cold out, a hot cup of coffee and a pastry seemed like a good idea so we went in. The place was very well done, excellent pastry, and the coffee was very good! Service was prompt, and they kept checking to see... More 

Thank Ralph F
San Diego, California
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238 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

This place has comfortable seating it's right on Carlsbad Boulevard which is nice very clean the only thing I can say is not a fan of self serve coffee and they don't give you a real cups

Thank joseph d
Carlsbad, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2015

No disrespect to Starbucks, but I really enjoyed It's A Grind Coffee House. Very comfy, very homey and the staff is fun!

Thank Suze D
San Antonio, Texas
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148 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2015

We like trying different coffee places in town and gave this one a try. Well worth the stop 2-3 days in a row. I enjoyed the atmosphere and ended up sitting outside once. The coffee was good!

Thank onthego2much

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2744 Carlsbad Blvd Ste 100, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2251
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-434-2216

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