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Sacred Grounds

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233 N Main St, Edwardsville, IL 62025
+1 618-692-4150
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Edwardsville, Illinois, United States
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Coffee shop extraordinaire. Lovely old building. Exposed brick walls. Rotating art shows. Best coffee in Edwardsville. Home made everything. Supports local growers.

Thank Yvonne M
Edwardsville, Illinois
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82 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sacred Grounds has been a fixture on Main Street for over 30 years. It's an older building with a classic coffee house feel. They proudly display the work of local artists on their walls and they have clientele ranging from college students and soccer moms to courthouse lawyers and retirees. They have a nice selection of baked goods (the pumpkin... More 

Thank Ricardo59IL
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Just stopped in for a mid-day coffee at Sacred Grounds with my girlfriend as I have done many times. Great spot...been going there forever....1st week it opened..today our coffee person was totally sassy and impolite. Won't go back....she had on bad Grandma jeans....or modern day tree hugger jeans.....whichever you like....not very nice.

Thank Robert O
Peoria, Illinois
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Overall it was good. Not overly friendly when you enter. I went to read and drink a tea on a rainy day it was good for that.

Thank Anni R
Collinsville, Illinois
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103 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

I was on jury duty, so ate here two days for lunch. It offers a healthy menu. One day I had the egg salad sandwich on whole wheat, the next day I had the kale and potato quiche and a salad. Both were better than fast food, but not overly tasty. The quiche was not very hot (maybe it wasn't... More 

Thank Julie B
Edwardsville, Illinois
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

We're grateful to have a street cafe in town. The outside seating is minimal, in poor repair, and pretty much always occupied, which makes it difficult for those with pets. The coffee and sweets are pretty good. There are usually seats inside, and though the atmosphere is a little stark, it's great to have someplace downtown to have coffee and... More 

Thank edl2c
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

The downtown location is beautiful! The local artist artwork inside the café is equally beautiful! This was my favorite place during school to come and study, read, and unwind. The customers and staff are always very friendly and willing to talk to you!

Thank Charlee T
Istanbul, Turkey
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2016

It is a small coffee shop with some hippy atmosphere in it. It is a very minimalistic place with their tables and seating options but their coffees are delicious.

Thank Luklesin
Edwardsville, Illinois
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2014

I love this place. I've been coming in since they opened. It used to be the closest thing I had to a "hangout". As the place has prospered, they have continued to "improve and upgrade", (God Bless 'em), but I can't say I love the changes. I understand why, but I miss the old Sacred Grounds. From mismatched yard sale... More 

Thank vkd62025
Phoenix, Arizona
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276 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2014

I"ve been going to SG for over 9 years. This time it was significantly different and not worth the drive from Alton for the poor service and $$$. You order @ a counter with items posted on a chalkboard or baked goods in a cabinet. I ordered a latte and a scrambled egg with toast. I waited a lengthy time... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 N Main St, Edwardsville, IL 62025
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Edwardsville
  • Phone Number: +1 618-692-4150

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