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“One of my favorite spots”

Harborside Common Grounds
Ranked #7 of 249 Restaurants in Kenosha
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating
Chicago, Illinois
Level 6 Contributor
132 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“One of my favorite spots”
Reviewed January 18, 2013

Great hang out location, especially in warm days when you can sit on the deck overlooking the causeway and Lake Michigan, but also cozy on the inside in cold winter months, and by cozy I don't mean small, but makes you feel at home. The coffee shop has very distinct character in each of its seating areas, enjoy a game, read a book, or work on your laptop. Great selection of sandwiches, pastries, coffee and non-coffee drinks. Always hits the spot after a lakefront stroll, bike ride or after shopping at Farmer's Market.

Visited August 2012
2 Thank ChicagoTexas
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English first
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great view”
Reviewed January 4, 2013

One of my favorite lunch spots. Fresh sandwiches, great choices. Nice place to have coffee with friends, outdoor seating in nice weather.

Visited December 2012
1 Thank alimag63
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Level 5 Contributor
45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great Local Place for Coffee”
Reviewed September 28, 2012 via mobile

I go to Common Grounds every week. I love the location and atmosphere. Staff is pretty friendly. I have been disappointed with my drink a handful of times, though. I would recommend their Chai over anything else. Also have yummy build your own sandwiches. Bakery items aren't great, but I do work at a bakery so my standards may be high. Overall, this is a great little coffeehouse and I would happily recommend it!

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1 Thank meganisahippie
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Greenwood, Indiana
Level 6 Contributor
224 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Nice place for friends to get together”
Reviewed September 19, 2012

I have been meeting friends at this coffee shop a few times a year when I'm in town. You can sit inside or outside and the coffee shop overlooks Lake Michigan. They have sweet dessert type items, soup, sandwiches, wraps, speciality coffee drinks etc. Relaxed atmosphere where you aren't rushed -- can enjoy the coffee/food and talk with friends. You order at a counter -- you wait for your drinks but if you order food then the food is delivered to your table. On a nice day -- there is a stream of people coming in so it's quite popular. I don't believe their food/drinks are any pricer than anywhere else. The order form which you complete for your sandwich/wrap has listed additional ingredients (cheese, mustard etc) that is available. The only drawback is the parking -- trying to find a spot on the street since there isn't a parking lot.

  • Visited September 2012
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1 Thank cookieladyangel
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Place for java”
Reviewed August 2, 2012

The local coffee shop in my neighborhood closed down a month ago, so I go here now. It's located conveniently in the north part of downtown Kenosha, and the prices aren't expensive like some coffee shops.

  • Visited July 2012
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Thank Robert D
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