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Commonwealth Cafe

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300 Hamilton Row, Birmingham, MI 48009-3459
+1 248-792-9766
07:30 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 15:00
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Berkley, Michigan
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203 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I've met clients here three times now, and it's a nice change from the ubiquitous and NOISY starbucks. Attentive staff, nice ambiance. I haven't eaten anything but it looks good.

Thank IntegrityMatters52
West Bloomfield, Michigan
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Tried this place for the first time for brunch and was pretty pleased. It was a busy Sunday and the only negative to ,e was the ordering and seating process. There are no server, you order and then the food is brought out. Also, we we couldn't reserve a table until our food was ready. If there were many open... More 

Thank TanT80
Peachtree City, Georgia
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177 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Just a quick, post-lunch stop for a latte and chai tea latte. Order at the counter, and they bring it out to you. Everything was excellent tasting and well presented.

Thank sshubeli
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273 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

My friend and I both ordered coffee and shared the avocado toast. Don't get me wrong- the toast was delightful, but WAY TOO expensive for toast.

Thank Lisa M
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

When people come to visit metro Detroit, this is where I recommend for brunch if they are looking for somewhere without alcohol. Some of the best coffee and brunch dishes around. Salads are expertly dressed. I recommend the quiches and omelets, as well as the pancakes and waffles. Also the sweet potato hash. I haven't been disappointed as of yet... More 

Thank David A
Detroit, Michigan
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89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

I am not a coffee drinker. Family who are have taken me here. But the food alone is worth it. The lemony dressing on the arugula salad had a three year old stealing it off of someone else's plate in our group. The egg sandwich and beans and egg are also delicious. The pastries have been outstanding, not sure if... More 

Thank AminaTree
Clarkston, Michigan
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83 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

Visited here on a Saturday morning for breakfast. There was plenty of parking available right in front on Hamilton Street. You walk up to the counter, order, and they give you a number and you sit down and they bring your food out. The service was great and the food came out very fast. The yogurt and granola was ok,... More 

Thank cfamily6
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145 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

Freshly made organic seasonal omelette was fantastic! The mixed green salad was also refreshing. Enjoyed every aspect of this meal, including the fresh squeezed OJ and cafe mocha. Yum!!!

Thank VBliz77
Birmingham, Michigan
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2015

Love the open vibe here. The food and coffee is really good! The dpwnside is parking and it can get crowded.

Thank Karenfeet
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015

Their fried egg sandwich is to die for! The salads are tasty with an excellent light olive oil and vinegar based dressing, the kind that allows greens to go perfectly with any meal, from breakfast to dinner. Coffee is excellent. Staff is quick and friendly. Is it ALWAYS crowded. And the crowd can seem a bit pretentious at times. But... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Hamilton Row, Birmingham, MI 48009-3459
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 248-792-9766

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