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Higher Grounds Cafe

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22 E Main St, Mount Joy, PA 17552-1426
717-653-4095
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6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Thu 6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • 9
    Very good
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Higher Grounds for Higher Coffee Standards

I first went to Higher Grounds with a friend to catch up and grab a cold brew. Little did I know this would turn in to a new favorite coffee spot. The options for iced coffee are endless and the menu is small for food, but all looked delicious. The staff is so friendly and have great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I first went to Higher Grounds with a friend to catch up and grab a cold brew. Little did I know this would turn in to a new favorite coffee spot. The options for iced coffee are endless and the menu is small for food, but all looked delicious. The staff is so friendly and have great recommendations. The service... More 

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Mount Joy, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

An unexpected surprise in Mount Joy- unique decor - fun & funky! Great food! Great place for breakfast and lunch.

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Mount Joy, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Just love this place...food and drinks are great. I would recommend the chicken corn soup and the baked oatmeal...Historical note it used to be the town library many moons ago...

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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Higher Grounds is my favorite coffee shop. I think their coffee drinks are by far the best I've ever had, and I've tried many places. You don't get a bitter coffee taste like some cafes. I like the fact that they have so many different flavors and you can mix and match syrups. Their Mountain Freezes are delicious! Try a... More 

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Mount Joy, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This little gem is tucked into an old library building in the heart of Mount Joy. It is brightly but tastefully decorated, eclectic but not obnoxious. The food is very good, basic sandwiches, soups, quiche, etc and they have an excellent dessert case. Their star offering is by far their coffee (hence the reference to grounds in their name!) Their... More 

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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Higher Grounds is a great small town coffee shop. Coffee is always great. In my book, it is second only to Folklore in Etown (which has better hours, takes debit cards instead of only cash, has wifi-I think, and has better comfy seating). But that being said, I visit here often, and if you're near Mount Joy it's a great... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

Bright, comfortable, hang out do work and sip nice beverages sort of place. Tomato spinach quiche was tasty. Cash only, no wifi, but this is Mt Joy not Philly right?

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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

A quaint awakening cafe. Love the decor. It's a daughter and mom establishment. Everyone on staff is very friendly. I like her coffees way better than main stream brand name. Iced coffee in so many varieties. Just ask Ashley to surprise you and you will not be disappointed. I have had coconut, salted Carmel, mocha, toffee nut and the mix... More 

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Mount Joy, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Love this place!! Family run and they know what they are doing! Coffee is perfect everyday and pastries are wonderful without being too overpriced; cash only, so come prepared; haven't tried menu selections

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

My first thought when walking in was that this place is cluttered and tiny. I saw they have organic coffee so I ordered that with steamed milk and cinnamon and hazelnut syrup. I love that they use Monin syrups which contain only pure cane sugar. I proceeded to the back room where I saw more tables and realized there are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22 E Main St, Mount Joy, PA 17552-1426
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Mount Joy
  • Phone Number: 717-653-4095
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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