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102 W Street Ext, Beaufort, SC 29902-8502
843-524-2326
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great coffee, even greater porch

Really nice service, good coffee. But the back porch is divine. Spot in the sun with a newspaper, watching the walkers go by. Right on the water.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Columbus, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio
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196 reviews 196 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Really nice service, good coffee. But the back porch is divine. Spot in the sun with a newspaper, watching the walkers go by. Right on the water.

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We stopped in after dinner one night over the weekend, and it was an eclectic mix of people. It was open mic night on Friday, and it was fun to watch people get up and display their talent. The coffee was great, but next time, I think we will pass on the carrot cake.

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Bucharest, Romania
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208 restaurant reviews
240 helpful votes 240 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Nice coffee shop and not only with a great porch. Great athmosphere and delicious coffee. A bit too strong for my taste but good. A perfect place to relax, enjoy sunset maybe or spend quality time. Indoors is great too. Cute.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Great stop on a winter day, you can see how packed this place probably is during peak season. Very helpful staff and good drinks. Local musicians playing in the back made it a fun upbeat environment!

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Graniteville, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I cannot attest to the coffee, but my wife talked me into coming every day of our 4-day visit for their regular 4-blend dark roast! I enjoyed a cup of Nutella Gelato on one vist that was simply delicious. Every item in their counters looked amazing, from Tomato Pie to giant chocolate chip cookies. This will be a regular stomping... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

After visiting the coastal art supply store. We asked where to get good coffee. She recommended common ground by the water. I walked in and loved the decor inside. I was given a free tote bag for shop small Saturday before I even bought my coffee. They had a breakfast biscuit and coffee deal for 5 bucks with tax!!! The... More 

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hilton head s c
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We ordered one large coffee and one small decaf,paid and tipped BUT were not told there was no coffee made!!!! A gentleman standing in front of where the coffee urns should be explained he had been waiting for over 5 minutes for the coffee urns to be filled and returned to where he could serve himself. Finally he gave up... More 

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Tennessee
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141 reviews 141 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Stopped in for dessert and had a difficult time deciding between gelato and all the goodies in the bake case. The gelato was excellent. They also offer a variety of coffees; plain Jane, frozen, flavored, smoothies and hot tea and cocoa. They offer a drink that's made from gelato and expresso that I would have loved to try but didn't... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

very clean establishment. Lots of delicious choices of treats.Very friendly staff. Stays open late . Just a short walk from where we stayed at the Cuthbert House Inn.

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Benson, Arizona
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65 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We really enjoyed stopping here for a cup of coffee and pastry. Husband said the dark roast was very good. I had a coke. We enjoyed just sitting and looking at the beautiful river park. The Peach Pecan pastry was delicious! I would highly recommend this cafe.

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Restaurant Details

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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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