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1875 Sherman Avenue, North Bend, OR 97459
(541) 751-1114
Today
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Homemade soup and more right on hwy 101

A treasure in downtown North Bend,Or.The Grounds is inside the bookstore on the Eastside of 101 as you enter downtown North Bend. The soups are homemade ,two flavors to choose from daily.I really like the breakfast burittos and crousants but the lunch sandwiches are good as well.The homemade... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Len M
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North Bend, Oregon
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North Bend, Oregon
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

A treasure in downtown North Bend,Or.The Grounds is inside the bookstore on the Eastside of 101 as you enter downtown North Bend. The soups are homemade ,two flavors to choose from daily.I really like the breakfast burittos and crousants but the lunch sandwiches are good as well.The homemade cookies are worth the stop as well.Everything is a great value and... More 

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North bend
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

The Grounds cafe is closed. They used to have great soups and sandwiches but they are no longer in business. The bookstore attached is still there, but no more cafe.

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Glassgow, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Sorry, but the Grounds has closed. BUT the store it was in is still there and it is a book store. It is very good and they are supportive and helpful. They also credit paper back books that you buy there, for half price.

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

The soup here is amazing. Frank has three or four different ones every day. He really knows his way around a creamy soup. But they are a little spendy...around $6 for a bowl.

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Coos Bay, Oregon
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I must admit, I haven't even tried their coffee. I just love the idea of a bookshop and a coffee shop. I can give a review of the bookshop, though--they carry used books as well as new. The staff are helpful and I often find what I am looking for, despite it being a small shop in a small town.... More 

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Pahrump, Nevada
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321 reviews 321 reviews
314 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

had croissant turkey sandwich with a bowl of mushroom lobster soup. sandwich was pre-made and wrapped in saran wrap. they ask you what you want on it and unwrap it and add the condiments. a croissant left wrapped in saran wrap turns soft in a few minutes and totally limp to soggy in a half hour. Ours were cold, small... More 

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Coos Bay
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

On the Corner of Sherman Ave (Hwy 101) and California Street in North Bend there used to be an Interstate Bank. That red brick building now houses the Grounds Cafe and Books by the Bay. What could possibly be better than to have a good meal surrounded by books ?! Frank, the Irish owner, is also a good cook, and... More 

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Coos Bay, Oregon
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79 reviews 79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

Tucked away in the back of a book store, The Grouds is a favorite place for meetings over a light lunch or coffee. The owner/chef is Irish and makes a killer Irish stew an a number of other excellent dishes but his true claim to fame are his soups. I've enjoyed several over the years but his cream of mushroom... More 

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North Bend, Oregon
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66 reviews 66 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

Frank is the soup Nazi! His soups are incredible. I mean, really incredible. From his cream of mushroom to his spicy chicken curry, they are wonderful. This man makes amazing soup!

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Coos Bay, Oregon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

We found this place by accident. Anytime we take a trip I always check out the used book store in search of new reading material. This wondeful treasure is located insde the local used book store. The food is wonderful and the atmosphere is very relaxing. It was a great place to enjoying a coffee and grab a delicious lunch... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1875 Sherman Avenue, North Bend, OR 97459
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  North Bend
  • Phone Number: (541) 751-1114

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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