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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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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Tucson, Arizona
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301 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 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 Carol R
Tempe, Arizona, United States
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172 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 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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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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222 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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
5 of 5 bubbles 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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135 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2014

Good vibe, good coffee. Relaxing and a quaint location. Students studying "hard" over a coffee and free wifi makes it easy to make contact back home and tell everyone about it.

Thank Beth S
San Tan Valley, Arizona
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67 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2014

Love going to Its a Grind in Carlsbad, it definitely has a laid back vibe, good service, and great coffee.

Thank Chris C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2014

This place was clean and nice, with outdoor seating on the sidewalk (with umbrellas). They have a decent variety of food and the barista can accommodate custom drink requests.

Thank Xenu007

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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
Cafe, American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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?