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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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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Coffee Shop Option, Delicious Cinnamon Roll

Neat place, below street level gives a neat feel, good coffee / tea and a very, very delicious cinnamon roll. Not overly sweet, just very good. The window pane of the main door seemed all fogged up, as if a seal was broken, so you didn't instantly get the best feel, and I found the temperature... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Halifax, NS, Canada
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Halifax, NS, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Neat place, below street level gives a neat feel, good coffee / tea and a very, very delicious cinnamon roll. Not overly sweet, just very good. The window pane of the main door seemed all fogged up, as if a seal was broken, so you didn't instantly get the best feel, and I found the temperature inside a little cool... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The Iced Cafe Latte was delicious! The coffee tasted fresh and like a good quality. I'm planning on going back tomorrow and maybe even the next day!

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Their moccachino and nanimo bars are second to none. I love every time I am in the neighbourhood so I can stop in and savour the great food and atmosphere. Love this place supports the local food movement.

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Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Very busy spot to stop and eat at the Halifax Public Gardens. The sandwiches were okay and I found them to be overpriced.

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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?