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111 E Hudson St, Spearfish, SD 57783
(605) 642-9066
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Dining options: Breakfast

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great place for a small town

I started going to Common Grounds for the wifi, but of course I feel I should buy something. So everything I've had has been great. Smoked salmon salad, fish tacos... and good ice cream. I'm not much of a coffee guy, so neutral on that question. But it's a very nice place to relax, eat something... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Bismarck ND
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Very busy place. Just stopped in for ice cream which was delicious. They have a very cozy atmosphere and I would like to return to try some of the many food options they had.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I started going to Common Grounds for the wifi, but of course I feel I should buy something. So everything I've had has been great. Smoked salmon salad, fish tacos... and good ice cream. I'm not much of a coffee guy, so neutral on that question. But it's a very nice place to relax, eat something good and delete junk... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Common Grounds offers a pretty good lunch and breakfast selection. Their salmon always makes for a great sandwich! However, they're a coffee shop, and their coffee is mediocre at best. In fact, I'll actually make a second stop somewhere for my drink if I'm grabbing breakfast there. Good place if you need a quick bite, but not so good for... More 

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Spearfish, South Dakota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Common Grounds is a small town coffee shop with character. The atmosphere is friendly and the staff always smiling. My usual is a vanilla latte with a bagel.

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Buffalo, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The good: Pretty cool place to grab breakfast. The food wasn't bad and I loved the design of the restaurant. The bad: my rating is low because the girl taking orders was ill suited for customer service. She seemed annoyed that she had to take our order. Not just us but the people in front of and behind us as... More 

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The owner prepares his own wild caught Alaskan Salmon which is simply delightful in a hot toasted bagel. Great atmosphere for breakfast and friendly staff. Worth stopping by for coffee.

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Wright, Wyoming
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

Atmosphere is nice. Panini was tasteless. Coffee was smoking hot. It was good but nothing special. The girl that took our order seemed put out that we interrupted her morning. I won't be back.

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Cumbria England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Great place for coffee and light bites. We had breakfast there, a breakfast burrito and breakfast quesadilla, plus unlimited coffee for $12. Staff were friendly, service was quick yet there was absolutely no feeling of rushing about. Locals were reading the papers or using the free WiFi and we liked sitting in a quirky cafe drinking great coffee.

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Thunder Bay
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Loved the feel of Spearfish and this would definitely become a weekly treat if I lived there. Had a chai tea latte and a breakfast wrap. Both delicious. My only complaint - if I am eating in, why serve me in a disposable cup when you have mugs.

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Watford City, North Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This is a great coffee house where you can get all sorts of beans, cups, shirts, etc. They really know how to brew good coffee and espresso.

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Address: 111 E Hudson St, Spearfish, SD 57783
Phone Number: (605) 642-9066
Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Spearfish

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  • Address: 111 E Hudson St, Spearfish, SD 57783
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Spearfish
  • Phone Number: (605) 642-9066

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