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Gretna's Common Grounds Coffee

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335 Huey P Long Ave, Gretna, LA 70053-5916
(504) 227-2200
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Coffee was oily and smelly. It was sad but the good is aight...just don't confuse your orders...cuz misty has an attitude.

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Thank Westbankgal
New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

Ordered café au laits and a slice of chocolate cake to share after a lazy Sunday afternoon strolling through downtown Gretna. Both were good enough for me to want to go back. They have a full menu and a full liquor bar, but I'll recommend it for a great after-dinner dessert place.

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Thank PIETER B
Gretna, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Great breakfast reasonable prices. Service is a bit slow. Lots of local god for couples , family, and friends !!

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Thank 1947Linda8
Gretna
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I'm a resident of Gretna and have eaten here many times. The food is good. The servers very often are lacking prompt and courteous service. They often seem to wait just too long to see if someone else will provide the service. We tip 15-20% always. Maybe it's something else.

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Thank Juan S
Gretna, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

This is everything a local breakfast and lunch place should be. Service is great. Plain simple breakfast joint priced right. Bacon, Eggs and Coffee. Can't go wrong. This ain't a hoyty toyty breakfast place with $13. omlets. This is the GOTO place for locals that want it simple, fast, hot and fairly priced. I eat here once a week and... More 

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Thank John Dale S
Searcy, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Common Grounds is a great neighborhood restaurant. Every year after the St. Patrick's parade, my family enjoy dinner here. Some of the best Onion Rings around. Good Fried Seafood. It is really a great place for breakfast.

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Thank Thomas C
Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This place is located near the Jefferson Parish Courthouse in Gretna, across the river from New Orleans. It's pretty easy to find. They serve all the meals here, but it really is a breakfast restaurant and that's what they are good at. Service is fast and friendly and the egg dishes are quite good, though I have noticed soggy bacon... More 

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Thank ready314
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

The food is definitely mediocre. If you live in old gretna it's just convenient. About the only thing you can't screw up is the bacon egg and cheese sandwich. Coffee & on the expressway runs circles around this place, and you get to eat donuts over there while you wait! Don't waste your time here for anything other than the... More 

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GRETNA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I have been there several times the food is average but I find it a little over priced. The atmosphere is nice.

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Thank Sandra M
New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

As a previous diner said, the food is greasy but, hey, this the West Bank of the Mississippi River, right? I had the rueben sandwich and fries which was OK. Service was good. The best thing about this dining experience was the train that came right down the middle of the street right outside the restaurant. I will tick the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 335 Huey P Long Ave, Gretna, LA 70053-5916
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Gretna
  • Phone Number: (504) 227-2200

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