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Uncommon Grounds

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1030 South Park St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
902-431-3101
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
So cute!

This is a cute little shop. We loved our breakfast--I got a frittata and a date bar with a latte, and it was very welcoming and comfortable. I recommend a visit!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
WhitO5214
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This is a cute little shop. We loved our breakfast--I got a frittata and a date bar with a latte, and it was very welcoming and comfortable. I recommend a visit!

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Halifax, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

What can I say? With the multitude of excellent cafes that can be found in downtown Haifax, I'm not sure why anyone would visit Unommon Grounds. The drip coffee is mediocre and over priced as are the baked goods and sandwiches. No one knows how to make a good espresso based coffee. I had a $3 Ameriano one time that... More 

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Fribourg, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

In case you follow my recommendation to walk from the city center to Point Pleasant Park down South Park Street and Young Avenue, this is the place to pause for a last coffee and bathroom stop. Coffee is decent, but service is not overwhelmingly speedy.

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Burnaby, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The space itself is nice, but the girls working when I visited were not friendly and quite unprofessional. My coffee order was made wrong because they could be bothered to talk to each other, and when she fixed it, she plopped it on the coffee grinder (they don't even have a proper counter) without telling me, and someone else took... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013 via mobile

Free wifi, comfy place and good coffee! I visited with family and its child friendly. Would visit again!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

I really love the common and in the summer, this is a perfect place to unwind with a coffee or ice cream or sweet treat. It's particularly good with children and when sunny, you can sit outside on the terrace. I have come here for about four years every summer now and used to be very impressed with the service... More 

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Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

We stopped in on a foodie walking tour and were given a sample of their oatcake. It looked dry and like something I would never select on my own... Instead, it was flavorful, delicious, and I would have loved to stay with a cup of hot cocoa and a little sit-down-and-read-a-book time... It just has that vibe. The owner is... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

this coffee shop bakes their pastries, cookies and muffins on site using natural ingredients ( read REAL butter). They are a big proponent of the buy local theme in Halifax. They also have great coffees, soups and wraps. Best date squares in Halifax. They also carry a selection of their Sugah! chocolate bars and italian sodas

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

These cafes are great for a morning snack or lunch. Good coffees and specialty drinks and giant muffins; innovative sandwiches

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Stratford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2011

wonderful espresso drinks, made with care and skill.

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Additional Information about Uncommon Grounds

Address: 1030 South Park St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Phone Number: 902-431-3101
Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > South End
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Cafe

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1030 South Park St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > South End
  • Neighborhood: South End
  • Phone Number: 902-431-3101

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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