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The Grounds

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1875 Sherman Avenue, North Bend, OR 97459
(541) 808-7914
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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United States
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Great service, AWESOME coffee selection and super friendly staff! What's not to love about being surrounded by books and great food? - This cafe could be my home-away-from-home! My wife and I ate the chicken panini and had a masala chai - both were SUPERB! The food was clean, fresh DELICIOUS and sourced locally. I was happy to learn that... More 

Thank Rik V
Reno, Nevada
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492 reviews
341 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Great ice coffee. They also have white coffee beans that have double the caffeine of regular coffee. I don't live here, wish it was a chain so i could get their coffee other places.

Thank lew w
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

They are open on Sundays now from 12-4!!! Limited menu but many beverages to your liking from hot to blended!! Come on down and enjoy some great food and a nice drink!!

Thank Jammie F
North Bend, Oregon
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We have discovered this little gem after living in the area for almost three years. I love homemade soups and this café has the best in the area. Many of the employees are past and present students from the local Culinary School. Everything is fresh and tasty. The owner Chris is friendly. Very comfortable spot to pick up a bite... More 

Thank DLM53
Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I tried the soup and sandwich combo. The soup was a creamy potato that was clearly made fresh and the chicken salad sandwich equally delicious. Great CHAI too!

Thank Jim W
North Bend, Oregon
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

A treasure in downtown North Bend,Or.The Grounds is inside the bookstore on the Eastside of 101 as you enter downtown North Bend. The soups are homemade ,two flavors to choose from daily.I really like the breakfast burittos and crousants but the lunch sandwiches are good as well.The homemade cookies are worth the stop as well.Everything is a great value and... More 

Thank Len M
Glassgow, Oregon
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Sorry, but the Grounds has closed. BUT the store it was in is still there and it is a book store. It is very good and they are supportive and helpful. They also credit paper back books that you buy there, for half price.

2 Thank siberian22
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

The soup here is amazing. Frank has three or four different ones every day. He really knows his way around a creamy soup. But they are a little spendy...around $6 for a bowl.

Thank Scarlette O
Coos Bay, Oregon
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I must admit, I haven't even tried their coffee. I just love the idea of a bookshop and a coffee shop. I can give a review of the bookshop, though--they carry used books as well as new. The staff are helpful and I often find what I am looking for, despite it being a small shop in a small town.... More 

Thank Ktjtgr8912
St. George, Utah
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376 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

had croissant turkey sandwich with a bowl of mushroom lobster soup. sandwich was pre-made and wrapped in saran wrap. they ask you what you want on it and unwrap it and add the condiments. a croissant left wrapped in saran wrap turns soft in a few minutes and totally limp to soggy in a half hour. Ours were cold, small... More 

2 Thank eremitic

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Cafe, Soups, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1875 Sherman Avenue, North Bend, OR 97459
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  North Bend
  • Phone Number: (541) 808-7914

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?