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105 W Lancaster Ave, Wayne, PA 19087-3327
16106881988
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6:45 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:45 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:45 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout

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  • 23
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  • 10
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Best Coffee House in Town

What a neighborhood gem! The coffees are great, as are the soups and sandwiches. This is the place to sit and visit, work on your computer or just chill. There are not a lot of tables, so you might have to wait, but you won't be sorry you waited. Don't come when you are in a hurry, as each... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Philadelphia_PAMissy
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Philadelphia, PA
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Villanova, Pennsylvania
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We usually stop here for coffee - known for its eclectic atmosphere and variety of customers. Today we decided to grab a light lunch of soup /salad and a humus plate. It was busy but we did get a table for two. Usually be forewarned that coffee goers and computer users take up much of the table space. There is... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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722 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a neighborhood gem! The coffees are great, as are the soups and sandwiches. This is the place to sit and visit, work on your computer or just chill. There are not a lot of tables, so you might have to wait, but you won't be sorry you waited. Don't come when you are in a hurry, as each sandwich... More 

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Thank Philadelphia_PAMissy
Laramie, Wyoming
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Baristas that know their coffee. Chocolate is ground in-house. They make a really nice mocha or hot chocolate, Always a good ambience for meeting with friends, studying, catching up on some work. My favorite sandwich is with proscuito, arugula and camembert. Healthy food options.

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Thank Petexian
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Love love love !! Gryphon has great coffee and soups and the perfect atmosphere! The owner is friendly and staff welcoming.

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Thank Love2try
Wayne, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Cute little cafe for what it is - they have light fare. Small and tables are close but they have an upstairs with a couch and a little more space if you are several people and want privacy. Wifi available.

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Thank Caroline A
Tilghman, Maryland
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99 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

This is not Starbucks. Rather it's a funky coffee shop/cafe on the main drag in Wayne reminiscent of San Francisco. It always seems to be crowded but one can usually find a seat and there are not too many laptops there occupying space. The service is friendly and laid back and the coffee good, a nice alternative to the well... More 

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Thank Ian J
Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Coffee and pastries are great. Atmosphere is relaxing and artistic. Service can be a bit slow, so don't go if you are in a time crunch

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Thank MSchultz1020
Durham, North Carolina
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Stopped in on a Friday morning for a latte and pastry to go. Quick service and delicious drink and food. Has a nice feel; all ages were represented. Good place to read the paper, work on your laptop/tablet and enjoy your java. Five minute walk from Wayne train station.

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Thank Z8554KFlisah
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Been going here since the late 1990's. Other than a few far between glitches, the coffe and light food have been extremely consistent. They began roasting their own coffee a few years ago, and the quality jumped up several notches. There are two other locations now: Philly and Rosemont, near the train station.

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Thank Al M
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65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

Came here three times and besides the 2nd visit I had excellent service. The first time I arrived it was like a library with all businessmen on their laptops, the barista was an older gentleman who was super sweet and helpful. I got a cranberry & walnut scone which unfortunately was unavailable on my other visits because it was literally... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 105 W Lancaster Ave, Wayne, PA 19087-3327
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Wayne
  • Phone Number: 16106881988

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 12
  • Cuisine: American, Vegetarian, Healthy, Soups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:45 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
6:45 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
6:45 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
6:45 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:45 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:45 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:45 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?