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Higher Grounds Cafe

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22 E Main St, Mount Joy, PA 17552-1426
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Thu 6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mountville, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Had great service and food! Staff is friendly and welcoming. Restaurant is clean and bright. Seating is great and nice views of outside. Also has outside seating when weather permits!

Thank smithfield5
Mount Joy, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

My wife says that they have the best coffee. The food menu is small but tasty. The ladies always have a smile.

Thank Marty M
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The smoothies are awesome and the employees are so friendly. A very cozy place to gather with a couple of friends.

Thank Sandy B
Mount Joy, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

The coffee is very good, staff is super friendly, and atmosphere is warm and perfect for conversations. The food is very good too, they have a variety of breakfast items-including quiche-and breads/pastries. Be sure to bring cash...my only complaint about this adorable place!

Thank CrissyKay
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

I first went to Higher Grounds with a friend to catch up and grab a cold brew. Little did I know this would turn in to a new favorite coffee spot. The options for iced coffee are endless and the menu is small for food, but all looked delicious. The staff is so friendly and have great recommendations. The service... More 

Thank TaylourT
Mount Joy, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

An unexpected surprise in Mount Joy- unique decor - fun & funky! Great food! Great place for breakfast and lunch.

Thank AsTheCrowFliesMtJoy
Mount Joy, Pennsylvania, United States
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Just love this place...food and drinks are great. I would recommend the chicken corn soup and the baked oatmeal...Historical note it used to be the town library many moons ago...

Thank Danielle C
Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Higher Grounds is my favorite coffee shop. I think their coffee drinks are by far the best I've ever had, and I've tried many places. You don't get a bitter coffee taste like some cafes. I like the fact that they have so many different flavors and you can mix and match syrups. Their Mountain Freezes are delicious! Try a... More 

Thank Heather J
Mount Joy, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This little gem is tucked into an old library building in the heart of Mount Joy. It is brightly but tastefully decorated, eclectic but not obnoxious. The food is very good, basic sandwiches, soups, quiche, etc and they have an excellent dessert case. Their star offering is by far their coffee (hence the reference to grounds in their name!) Their... More 

Thank RoxanneW43
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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70 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Higher Grounds is a great small town coffee shop. Coffee is always great. In my book, it is second only to Folklore in Etown (which has better hours, takes debit cards instead of only cash, has wifi-I think, and has better comfy seating). But that being said, I visit here often, and if you're near Mount Joy it's a great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 E Main St, Mount Joy, PA 17552-1426
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Mount Joy
  • Phone Number: 717-653-4095

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