Our purpose is to fuel yours

Committed to Excellence

Like all good things, it started out of passion, but grew to so much more.

We believe coffee is the official morning motivator; a prelude to the daily grind.

Your hustle isn't average and your liquid fuel shouldn't be either.

That's why at Ground Up we do the best at our job so you can be the best at yours. 

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"Unbelievable attention to detail" 

-Vladimir Z.

"If there was a Michelin Star for coffee, these guys would get all three"

-Chris S.


Your cold brew really had the kick I needed to get work done!"

-Ariel G.

"The best!"

-Lauren L.

"Delish Coffee"

-Ann B.

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. 


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900 W Van Buren St. Chicago IL, 60607


363 W Erie St. Chicago IL, 60654

Mon - Fri, 6:30am - 6:30pm
Saturday & Sunday, 8 am - 3pm

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