• Welcome to Caffeine 1UP.

    AN INDEPENDENT CAFE WITH VIDEO GAMES NESTLED IN DOWNTOWN OTTAWA

  • Full Service Cafe.

    GREAT COFFEE & TASTY TREATS

    MENU
  • Social Gaming.

    COMPETITIVE & COOPERATIVE

    VIDEO GAMES

What are we?

A warm place to kick your feet up, grab some food and drinks, and play some video games with your friends.

Social Gaming

We’re bringing back the fun and excitement of split screen gaming. So get elbow to elbow with friends while you punish them with a red shell in Mario Kart.

Full Service Cafe

Lattes, frozen mochas, hot paninis, brownies, hot chocolate are just a few things we have on the menu to make sure you won’t go hungry or thirsty.

Coffee To Go

We think our coffee is worth the stop even if you don’t have time for video games today. Grab something to go or hang out at our non-gaming tables.

Something Old.

GET YOUF FIX OF NOSTALGIA

Something New.

OR FIND SOMETHING YOU HAVEN’T PLAYED BEFORE

12 Consoles

From the original Nintendo all the way to PC/Steam.

286+ Games

And counting. The best of split screen gaming.

$5 To Play

Grab a controller.

Meet the Owner.

(IT’S HEATHER)

Heather’s passion for coffee started when she worked at her brother’s café 12 years ago. Her passion for video games started even earlier with the original Nintendo. After many years of hard work and planning, she is proud to share her expertise with her own café.

Character Sheet.

LEVEL 57 BARISTA / LEVEL 7 BUSINESS OWNER

  • Experience (in cafe business)

    12 Years

  • Rank (in League of Legends)

    Platinum 4

  • Coffees served (in cups)

    148 685*

  • Times beaten by the illustrious husband/webadmin (in Mario Kart!!)

    Priceless

*This is an estimated number, counting them all would be silly

“An upbeat staff, friendly atmosphere, and fun gaming experience awaits you at Caffeine 1UP, now officially part of the downtown Ottawa nerdy scenery.”

-NerdIsTheWord.ca