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Common Ground Cafe

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420 Main St, Hyannis, MA 02601-3916
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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All hours
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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Cotuit, Massachusetts, United States
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I work down town and Common Ground is my go-to lunch spot at least 2 days per week. I am NEVER disappointed. Everything is freshly homemade and of excellent quality. The staff is warm and service is always outstanding. Highly recommended for a charming rainy-day lunch indoors in the summer, winter, or anytime you want to feel cozy. Just wonderful!

Thank Kimberly W
Carlisle, Massachusetts
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74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a repeat visit and the lunch food is really good. Wraps, salads, burgers, soups. Healthy alternatives available as well as smoothies.

Thank M C
Wantage, United Kingdom
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198 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here. Looking for something light and we were not disappointed. Very busy but they found us a table. Large salads, Demi Portion would have been enough. Run by a religious sect "12 tribes".

Thank Andrew K
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91 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Came across this place when it was rainy outside and we needed a quick bite. Had good vegetarian options. The inside was unique.

Thank LombardJess1
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

We took coffee to go and a wonderful berry muffin. The seating made my husband think of Middle Earth, but really, it was charming and the people very friendly.

Thank April K
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

The restraunt itself is amazingly beautiful, and the food was great. They are associated with a group called the The Twelve Tribes which is basically a group of Christians who have cut themselves of from the "toxicity" of our modern culture. This group has been accused of being antisemitic, racist, and is listed as a cult in many countries. That... More 

1 Thank Liam E
Management response:

Hi there Liam. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit to the Common Ground, and that you enjoyed your Chai. As far as us being antisemitic and racist, all I can say is don't base your understanding of us, or any group of people, based solely on what your read on the internet. "Cult" has become a word... More 

Sackville, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

We have been here many times and have always found the food fresh and delicious. Service is friendly and prompt. I would recommend Common Ground Cafe to anyone for its excellent food in an amazing atmosphere.

Thank samoyed2014
Management response:

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are glad that we could serve you and hope to have the privilege many more times to come. Your friends at the Common Ground Cafe. More 

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73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

Average but nice location. Their food is a bit pricey and just so so. Coffee was very good. Service is a hit or miss

Thank OfficialReviewer71
Hyannis, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 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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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $20
American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?