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102 W Street Ext, Beaufort, SC 29902-8502
+1 843-524-2326
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07:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 22:00
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great little cafe for coffee, pastries and desserts. Reasonably priced and great location on Bay Street.

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Thank Ken P
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Just a great coffee shop in a delightful seaside town. If you are touring in S Carolina this is well worth a diversion. Beautiful setting.

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Thank DocAnt
PinoGelato, Marketing at Common Ground, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review! We hope to see you again soon :) More 

Beaufort, South Carolina
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took some friends here while they were traveling through on their way to a cruise. She ordered tomato pie and some frozen coffee specialty. Their tomato pie is amazing, and I do not even like tomatoes !!!!! Their Gelato looks like a work of art, too pretty to eat - well, almost!!!!!!

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Thank thatblondedave
PinoGelato, Marketing at Common Ground, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review! We hope to see you again soon :) More 

Beaufort, South Carolina
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70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Common Ground is a wonderful , unique cafe to stop in to order a lunch , desserts , or coffees. This is an ideal place to relax and enjoy anything you select from the menu . To sit and read the local paper , enjoy conversations with family and friends , or take in the view of the park and... More 

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Thank Wilee13
PinoGelato, Marketing at Common Ground, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review! We hope to see you again soon :) More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

On our visit to Beaufort, we found ourselves at Common Ground each day. Coffee, gelato, desserts, and staff were all great.

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Thank Robbie S
PinoGelato, Marketing at Common Ground, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review! We hope to see you again soon :) More 

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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice cafe on the water. Fresh hot lunch and friendly staff. Right on the main drag and has a gelato bar as well. I would go back again.

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Thank Westonguy
PinoGelato, Marketing at Common Ground, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the amazing review! We hope to see you again soon :) More 

London
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194 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Great setting (gorgeous views out back, looking over the water). Nice informal interior. Savoury food options looked nice but we were just here for a snack. Tasty pastries, but only ok coffee... I asked for a flat white but it wasn't really a flat white, maybe I should have tried something else. Anyway, still worth coming here for the view... More 

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Thank jack64
PinoGelato, Marketing at Common Ground, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Jack! I will forward this over to the GM so she can see the problem with the Flat White. Please let us know anytime there is anything unsatisfactory during one of your visits. We hope to see you again soon :) More 

suburban Washington DC
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72 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Be sure to order the tomato pie, then sit outdoors to eat it. The coffe is great and so are the sweets.

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Thank chezclark
PinoGelato, Marketing at Common Ground, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the awesome review! We hope to see you again soon! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Comfortable atmosphere ruined by being understaffed. One woman was doing her best to serve dozens of people at once. They are a coffee house, dessert bar, sandwich shop and Gelato shop all in one. Food was delicious when it came. . Frappe needed something else for the price.

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Thank hairbrat30
PinoGelato, Marketing at Common Ground, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your input. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed our food. In your opinion what should our frozen coffee have added? We take all our reviews very seriously and are currently working on this problem dealing with the staff. More 

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I go here often. I take my wife here for a quiet cup of coffee. I take my children for a delicious pastry for breakfast or gelato in the evening. I meet with my men's Bible Study here. In each scenario, this place delivers exactly what you want. Great atmosphere, great people, great location.

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PinoGelato, Marketing at Common Ground, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the amazing review. We really appreciate your business :) More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:30 - 22:00
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: +1 843-524-2326

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