I’m thrilled that the Republic decided to feature Ground Control Coffee in the newspaper. They’re a great coffeehouse on the west side which opened about 1 year ago.

Here are a few choice excerpts from the article.

“We figured it would take two years to become profitable,” Sean Rassas said. “We completely exceeded our goals.”

And they succeeded by eschewing traditional coffeehouse accoutrements. Unlike many of the Valley’s coffeehouses, Ground Control does not offer Wi-Fi. Nor does it provide much privacy; most of the tables are set along a bench that runs the length of the airy bistro, with only a couple of private booths in the back.

This is fabulous news! Congrats to the team on being profitable.

“I honestly think we wouldn’t have succeeded if we didn’t offer all three,” he said. “We’re able to cater to different customers because we offer so much. We get a crowd at lunch for our paninis, businessmen stopping after work for a glass of wine, moms who bring their kids in the afternoon for a cup of gelato, people who come by in the evening for a cup of coffee and conversation.”

To read the article click here.

Ground Control
14140 W. Indian School
Suite B1
Goodyear, AZ 85395
Phone: (623) 935-2604

It was a little bit difficult to find the first time. Take I-10 West all the way to Litchfield Park and go north. Then you’ll find Ground Control on the Northwest corner of Litchfield and Indian School Rd.

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  1. Nice article in AZCentral. It’s good to hear something positive for a change. I still have to make the trek across town to visit.

  2. This shop is a great place to visit. I happen to really like the beer they have on tap. 🙂

    Great shop and worth a trip across the Valley on the weekend!

  3. Sean and Tara have a fantastic coffee shop. They have some of the best coffee and wine in the west valley, if you have not been there you are missing out. Great shop run by some great people.