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Common Ground

102 W Street Ext, On the water, Beaufort, SC 29902-8502
+1 843-524-2326
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gelato” (66 reviews)
“quiche” (17 reviews)
“sandwiches” (20 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
102 W Street Ext, On the water, Beaufort, SC 29902-8502
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wide variety of hot and cold beverages!! THe turtle is obviously my favorite! Love the environment! It is a great place to relax or catch up with friends.

Thank Q1773JDcarries
PinoGelato, other at Common Ground, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the great review! We really appreciate it and the turtle is my favorite too! We hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for coffees on a Saturday morning. I ordered a mocha and I can't remember what my boyfriend ordered but they were both good. We also got a slice of coffee cake to share and that was very good as well. The place...More

Thank Nicole D
PinoGelato, Marketing at Common Ground, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you for the great review Nicole! We really hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 3 January 2018

Coffees okay; if they make a speacial prep--much better. Quiche's okay; seasoned lightly. German-choc bars a good taste but too hard. Breakfast sammies okay. Will try again. Pleasant staff and a cool java hang out on the waterfront.

Thank Fun2RvAlso
Reviewed 19 December 2017

What they make is excellent! The Southern biscuits, homemade, fabulous. Very friendly and helpful staff. Loved being on the porch with view of the waterfront park and water!

Thank MissOleMiss
Reviewed 10 November 2017

On the Beaufort waterfront, Common Ground has cozy indoor seating and fabulous outdoor views at umbrella tables. Great pasties and breakfast offerings and delicious coffees.

Thank JosetteG200
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

What an awesome place! Grab a delicious coffee, gelato, or dessert and eat in their cozy environment or step 100 yards out back and enjoy it on a swing at the waterfront. One of our favorite places to frequent!

Thank kann8485
PinoGelato, marketing at Common Ground, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thank you so much for the amazing review and rating!! We really appreciate it and we hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Nice start for the day. Beautiful view on the porch. Pastries and coffee are fresh. Would definitely come back again.

Thank Lance S
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We stopped in for breakfast on Sunday morning. There were 10 people on line, including family of 5, and one woman working very hard by herself to take care of everything. Beautiful gelato display, baked goods, but breakfast was a reheat. Egg and cheese, with...More

Thank David G
PinoGelato, Marketing at Common Ground, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2017

David I'm very sorry to hear about your experience with us! We take every review very seriously. The biscuits definitely shouldn't have been that cold.

Reviewed 31 August 2017

Only had breakfast. Homemade muffins, biscuits, coffee cakes were all spectacular. Also have really good quiches and fresh fruit. Went here every day.

Thank kbird20
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Recommended by Beaufort Inn and it was delicious. Tomato pie and strawberry pastry was the best! Staff was very friendly!

Thank JuJujam
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Erin M
2 March 2016|
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Response from HappyFeeToo | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe they do....and not necessary. Very casual; just order at the counter and help yourself to seating inside, on porch. or in the Riverfront Park.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 W Street Ext, On the water, Beaufort, SC 29902-8502
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 843-524-2326
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