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Common Ground

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102 W Street Ext, Beaufort, SC 29902-8502
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went in for the Gelato but ended up having a Chocolate Muffin and Mascarpone Cake with coffee. They were made on site (so they said) and were great! The shop is conveniently located on the Waterfront with a great view and comfortable indoor and outdoor seating. Like most coffee shops these days, it has soft seating if you want... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best coffee hands down. Love the atmosphere! Very friendly staff. The quiche kicks keister!! The mocha is consistently awesome! Enuff said, just go there!

Thank The Phillips F
Columbia, South Carolina
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped by for gelato and coffee/tea. Lots of tasty treats offered from muffins, to cookies, pies, cakes and more.

Thank scsunlover
Irmo, South Carolina
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

This is my favorite place to come to when I'm on Bay st. The coffee is good, but the gelato is the real reason I come here. In my home town, there isn't any gelato places, so when I moved here, I had to try it. I've been hooked ever since! I've tried almost every flavor and it's so good!

Thank MandyBellamy
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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586 reviews
455 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

A must experience while in Beaufort. If you love ice cream, you will be in heaven with Common's gelato (yes, there is a difference!). With many flavors to choose from you will want a large cone!

Thank RMGTravel
Charlotte, North Carolina
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Coffee was very good! Took a slice of cake back to share and it was very good as well! I don't have a complaint about this place...other than not having one where we live!

Thank exploringlady
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Amazing views, great food and coffee! If you go you need to try the quiche, it is fantastic! Most of them are made with hash browns so for some having to eat gluten free it's an easy choice! Staff was so friendly! We will be back for sure!

Thank Julie S
Pensacola, Florida
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101 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

My boyfriend had a late night matcha which was pretty tasty, but I couldn't order anything for myself because the environment looked and felt dirty. There was hair and grime on the front counter that looked like it hadn't been properly cleaned in a while. So, I figured if they don't care about the perceived cleanliness to the customers, then... More 

Thank Amber S
Sanford, Maine
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85 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Good spot overlooking the water in downtown Beaufort. We badly needed some coffee and snacks, which they had plenty, to include gelato, pot pies, and huge rice crispy squares! Service was good and fairly quick even with the line. All in all a good place to stop for a coffee/snack when strolling along the water.

Thank Matthew M
Bluffton, South Carolina
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

I've been here several times. During all season. When it's cold their hot chocolate is really yummy (hard to go wrong with ghirardelli's). In the spring/summer you cannot go wrong with their ice cream. Although they say it's gelato- it's really not. At all, lol. But it's ok, it's still yummy. Their prices are good, ambiance is good. Outdoor and... More 

Thank Maria G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 W Street Ext, Beaufort, SC 29902-8502
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: 18435242326

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