Ground Up Café brings Old-World Italian style to the Village of Carlsbad. Come experience our fresh and energetic vibe, as you sit back and take in the fresh, open air that swirls within our coffee bar. Meet for fun or business at gathering tables or tuck yourself away in our corner lounge retreat. Join in and enjoy a unique variety of delectable treats, including homemade Gelato, Tiramisu and specialty drinks such as Caramel Bianco and Caffe Brasiliano.
Owner Gaetano Cicciotti is proud to offer a refreshing place to relax across the street from his iconic Italian Restaurant, Cicciotti’s. His over 18 years of business proves that Ground Up Café is sure to warm the hearts of everyone they serve.