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Uncommon Grounds

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1030 South Park St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Calgary, AB
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed the coffee so much we went back for more later on. The muffins and panini sandwiches we had were good and fresh. Staff person was great -- friendly and efficient. Although we didn't stay long, it seemed a quiet, relaxing place. The only downside was the price -- a bit more than I'd expect to... More 

Thank yycyycyyc
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Coffee is fantastic. Will be stopping by again for sure. Great walk to get there from downtown, lots of historic houses.

Thank avagohn
Halifax, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

The notoriety of this place is what keeps them going. The coffee isn't the best, food is bland and massively over-priced. If you love local there are heaps of other food businesses and coffee shops close by that are doing it better.

Thank 385markandrewh
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Such a great place to have a (local) coffee and relax! I always go there for coffee and a quiet place to do some work. If you are looking for a treat to accompany your coffee then I recommend any of the scones- yum!

Thank Meg0011
Halifax, Canada
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1,054 reviews
436 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,494 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Hard to find a place to sit with all the students using the WIFI but service was good and the coffee very hot. Agree that the bathrooms need a little more attention.

1 Thank dgg123
The Maritimes
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Super friendly staff, and delicious chai tea latte! They have outdoor picnic tables for when it gets warm

Thank NYCtraveller09
Nova Scotia, Canada
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

We've enjoyed the coffee and treats (granola bars and scones) for years here. The fog burner coffee is fantastic, and just enough to overlook the moody service. However, if you need to visit the restroom, go elsewhere. They are always filthy. Kind of makes me wonder about the cleanliness of their kitchen... But not enough to do without their coffee.

1 Thank J A B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

I always take the oatmeal cookie and the americano whenever I am going to work on my assignments and group projects. Without realizing, the time passes and I finish my homework easily. It is not the most quiet place but it is possible to concentrate for sure!

Thank Pinar O
Halifax, NS, Canada
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136 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Neat place, below street level gives a neat feel, good coffee / tea and a very, very delicious cinnamon roll. Not overly sweet, just very good. The window pane of the main door seemed all fogged up, as if a seal was broken, so you didn't instantly get the best feel, and I found the temperature inside a little cool... More 

Thank mekesw
Bloomington, Indiana
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173 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The Iced Cafe Latte was delicious! The coffee tasted fresh and like a good quality. I'm planning on going back tomorrow and maybe even the next day!

Thank Emmchar16

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1030 South Park St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > South End
  • Neighborhood: South End
  • Phone Number: 902-431-3101

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?