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Common Ground Cafe

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420 Main St, Hyannis, MA 02601-3916
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hyannis, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

An all natural wood setting, with forrest made indoors. If you want healthy alternatives to food without the high cost; this is the place. The best smoothies are made here with nice variety of fresh fruit without the unhealthy additives.

Thank simutaneousstacey
Malden, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stopped in for an ice coffee because it was so hot. The tables are all unique and adorable. My kids kept calling it Shrek's House! :) We enjoyed just sitting and taking it all in.

Thank JMG1724
Blue Ridge, Georgia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a very cool place! Some friends of ours recommended that we stop in for one of their delicious fruit smoothies and we were not disappointed. Everything from the food, service and atmosphere was wonderful! You literally feel like you are sitting in the coolest treehouse every built!

Thank Beth R
Boston, Massachusetts
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96 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and was delightfully surprise to fine menu and relish food. The staff is very nice and service was un rushed. You may have to ask for your check, if you are in a hurry! We enjoyed the respite and appreciated the extra time.

Thank Bestfive
West Barnstable, Massachusetts
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful little cafe, with a lovely hippie ambiance and good food HOWEVER I cannot in good conscience give my business and money to the people that own it. My first visit there I felt something not quite right about the employees, my vibe/suspicions were reinforced by the extensive religious material at each of the tables and checking... More 

Thank Jess B
Management response:

Hello Jess. We are so thankful to hear that you enjoyed the food and the ambiance in our Cafe. Our hope is that the Spirit that we have is reflected in the place we have built and in the service we provide. As far as your disagreement with our spiritual beliefs, what can we say? Yes our belief in, and... More 

Lovell, Maine
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the only place i will get lunch when visiting my family in Barnstable!!! The inside is amazing! Like walking around in a tree. The food is great but the smoothies are INCREDIBlE!!! Staff always nice and helpful! Love the carrot cake yum!!! My kids said they never wanted to eat anywhere else again haha. Awesome stop for food!

Thank Megan C
Easton, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i love the food here! we have lunch here whenever we are in town, it's quiet and simple, prices are great and good selection for lunch on the menu

1 Thank brenda v
New York
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123 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a few disappointing meals in Hyannis, we stopped here for lunch on the last day of our stay. That's a shame - wish we found it on the first day. Their tomato bisque soup is wonderful. Good, fresh sandwiches, salads and smoothies. Tables & seating were made from trees/stumps. Very funky little place with good food. The only thing... More 

1 Thank AsISeeThem
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

The interior is all wood like stepping into a tree house. Very laid back staff and background music. Excellent deli sandwiches, which is typical of all the 12 Tribes delis. Excellent prices too, especially compared to all the $$$ restaurants nearby.

Thank Glen C
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

I've been going to this place for years and always love it coming back. The decor inside is something you don't see very often and its like you're eating inside a tree! The food is fresh and the staff is so nice. The smoothies that they make upstairs are too die for! A must for anyone visiting Main St. in... More 

Thank lindamead3

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $20
American, Cafe, Vegetarian, Delicatessen
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 Main St, Hyannis, MA 02601-3916
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Hyannis
  • Phone Number: 15087788390

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