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The Common Market

136 Ontario St | at William street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2Y4, Canada
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (11 reviews)
“sandwich” (7 reviews)
“great coffee” (5 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 19:00All hours
Cafe, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
136 Ontario St | at William street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2Y4, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth the visit. This is a charming independent coffee shop with really great coffee and friendly service.

Thank WhereToNextInToronto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a expresso/cappuccino on the weekends, nice ambient, and good baristas. Plus is close to the lake!

Thank DalilitaV
Reviewed 15 August 2017

beautiful café on downtown. Visited it as part of the Kingston Classic food Tour. They serve the most delicious coffee: Cortado. which is half espresso and half steamed milk. If you never had this, try it. If you don't like coffee, this will make you...More

Thank geraldf245
Reviewed 27 July 2017

They had excellent milk substitutes both sweetened and unsweetened. The peanut butter chocolate cookies were very good.

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Friendly professional service. Large cappuccinos. Quick service bug not rushed out. Fresh produce to buy. View towards lake over road.

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Had great coffee and scones at The Common Market on a Sat morning. Scones were really fresh with a nice fruit flavour. Coffee choices for fresh brewed were Med or Dark roast. We had medium and it was great. Many choices of coffee were available...More

Thank Maureen C
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Our first day in Kingston my wife and I stopped here for a light lunch. We were not particularly hungry and split the grilled cheese sandwich which was very good. The place is small and the menu is limited but it was just right for...More

Thank RetiredGuyJack
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I had coffee, quinoa salad, chocolate pastry , and I ask for a salami, and they sliced it up for me. and the whole experience was very good, will go again.

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I live in Kingston and I drink coffee regularly. I have tried mostly all of the coffee places in the city and have been disappointed with the consistency of the offerings. Then I discovered "The Common Market". Great coffee with consistent friendly service. Slightly pricier...More

Thank 1Barty
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

It cant get wrong....I have been there multiple times and the quality remains steady ....if you are in town and are looking for a good place beyond coffee chains, you will enjoy it!

Thank ctorontoaswell
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Ellie S
1 September 2016|
Response from Ioene D | Reviewed this property |
613 548 8400 is the Common Market number as shown on my "Enjoy your 10th cup free" card!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 Ontario St | at William street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2Y4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kingston
613 389-4478 new place is similar to a starbucks or second cup...coffees sandwiches pastries, soups chili, in one of Kingstons most historic buildings
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