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Common Ground Cafe

420 Main St, Hyannis, MA 02601-3916
508-778-8390
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Ranked #3 of 171 Restaurants in Hyannis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $8
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Cuisines: American, Delicatessen
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch
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  • English first
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

The food is delicious and the ice coffee is outstanding. It took me two trips to realize it is run by the Twelve Tribes. the bathroom is a little over the top wallpapered with their newsletters. But no one is preaching just making and serving very fresh delicious food

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Louisville, KY
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Beautiful interior and good sandwiches and drinks It's a tiny store front so you have to keep an eye out for it. They had a nice patio outside for when it's not too hot

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Sandwich, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This place is awesome! When you first walk in, the treehouse type decor makes you think you will be eating with Hobbits. But seriously, the food is all homemade from healthy ingredients. While the menu is limited, the food is excellent. The waitstaff, all members of the commune that runs the place are very friendly, and the background music relaxing.... More

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

Common Grounds is a unique experience to be sure. I can see why people are so divided by their experience there. It's strange to be able to write about great lattes and cult literature being openly displayed at your table in the same review, but here it is. I think many of the other reviews have covered just how unique... More

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Pennsylvania
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I ate here while I was on a bus tour of the area. The restaurant is small but the seating is very interesting. The tables appear to be carved out of a tree trunk. The food was delicious and the service was very good. It was a pleasant spot for lunch.

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Baltimore, USA
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109 reviews 109 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

One previous reviewer said they felt like they had lunch in a tree house.... well so did I and we loved it! Felt like we walked into "the hobbit" and had lunch. The food was good, but the menu was limited. We would definitely go back.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

You must go inside to see it. We ate on the patio.Food was very good and all home made. Great service. Would really love to go again. There's a sense of nervana in the air here. Inside is like Snow Whites cottage.

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Oakville, Canada
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140 reviews 140 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Yes, that's right. For the same thing we order at Starbucks and pay $6.20, this place charged $14 .What more can I say? And no, it wasn't worth the money.

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MA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Had a delicious lunch outside on a busy patio. The fish chowder was the special of the day and full of fresh tasting haddock. More fish than potato!!

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

While this cafe did offer some vegetarian options, the atmosphere was a like a hobbit house with little cave booth seats and other eclectic decor, and meditative music. The wrap was mostly lettuce with a swipe of humus. The bathroom was totally overwhelming with written and visual information and was kind of creepy with religious messages.

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