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2744 Carlsbad Blvd. #100, Carlsbad, CA 92008
(760) 434-2216
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Better than Starbucks!

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Suze D
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Carlsbad, California
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Carlsbad, California
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

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

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San Antonio, Texas
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114 reviews 114 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 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!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 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.

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San Tan Valley, Arizona
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29 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

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

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Xenu007
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 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.

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Oak Park, IL
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Okay so its a chain. But its not the monolithic big one down the street. Pumpkin Caramel Pecan Latte got rave reviews from the wife. Very cozy atmosphere with Frank and Dean playing in the background. We went every morning,

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Las Vegas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

I stumbled upon this great coffee place! I am a Starbucks lover, but I also like to experience new places and I enjoy a good cup of coffee no matter where it's from. This is a great place on the corner on the main street in Carlsbad, CA. I had a latte, and for some reason it was extra delicious!... More 

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California
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

They cappuccino is very good and they have a nice assortment of pastry. Small tables very convenient for sitting and shmoozing while enjoying the coffee. Close to beach and downtown with plenty of on street parking. Carlsbad has several nice coffee houses and this is definitely one of them.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013 via mobile

Got a triple chocolate mocha blended ice. It was delicious. Better than Starbucks. The sizes come big

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

Sounds gross, but it is delicious. Think it is called Funky Monkey. That is what we order every time. Order the small size as it is huge.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2744 Carlsbad Blvd. #100, Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: (760) 434-2216

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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