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102 W Street Ext, Beaufort, SC 29902-8502
843-524-2326
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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We visited this coffeehouse/cafe' twice on our 1 night trip to Beaufort because we enjoyed it so much! Not only do they have coffee, teas, bakery treats and sandwiches they also have great gelato. The atmosphere is cozy and the view of the bay is peaceful. This is a great place to hang out and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
KelliBales
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Daniel Island, South Carolina
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Daniel Island, South Carolina
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We visited this coffeehouse/cafe' twice on our 1 night trip to Beaufort because we enjoyed it so much! Not only do they have coffee, teas, bakery treats and sandwiches they also have great gelato. The atmosphere is cozy and the view of the bay is peaceful. This is a great place to hang out and relax while in Beaufort.

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Sumter, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Bear-friendly coffee coffee shops are few and far between, but Common ground is good for bears who are just waking from hibernation because the delicious smell extends outdoors, luring you to the counter and somewhat arousing you from your slumber even before your first sip. Delicious fresh coffee awaits you along with a surprisingly large selection of pies and other... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Love the coffee and treats!!!! The staff is always very pleasant as well!! Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy it on the swings over looking the water. One of my favorite things to do!

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charlotte, nc
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I highly recommend the turtle coffee drink, OMG it is soooo good. I had it the first day we were in Beaufort served hot. The second day I went back for another & found out I could get it frozen, which was even better. I usually get a caramel frapp at Starbucks which is it similar but the turtle is... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Common Ground was a nice little stop on our walk on Bay Street. The kids really enjoyed their gelato and we got time to cool off.

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Free wifi allows remote workers and writers to get a change of scenery. Fantastic coffee selection and my new fave is the Fit Frappe made with almond milk and protein powders!! Great sandwich selection and all natural gelato too!

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australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Hanging out for a decent coffee. Found this place randomly on the water front, Bay St. Good coffee and gelato! Try it! There are a couple of restaurants next door.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Common Ground is hands down the best coffee shop in Beaufort. My boyfriend lives in Charleston and any time he comes down he loves to go here. Love the new stuff they have added like gelato. There sandwiches are very good, as well as all there baked foods. They have such a variety! Would recommend this place to everyone. The... More 

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Green Cove Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We were steered here by a local. He was right, though my wife and I opted for the quiche rather than the buttermilk biscuits with fillings he recommended. The biscuits looked great, too. The quiche was fantastic. They offered three or four morning coffee blends. The one I tried was wonderful. Great atmosphere and nice people, also.

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This place was my home base during my first visit to Beaufort. I am a coffee snob if there ever was one and the brews here made me go "ahhhhhhh"! Gelato, quiche, and the blackberry, walnut, shortbread took that smile to new heights daily. Met a couple..Pinckney and Carol ...96 and 91 spreading good will and handing out lights (pocket... More 

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Address: 102 W Street Ext, Beaufort, SC 29902-8502
Phone Number: 843-524-2326
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort

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  • Address: 102 W Street Ext, Beaufort, SC 29902-8502
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: 843-524-2326

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