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Cafe On The Common

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12 S Main St, Mansfield, MA 02048-2516
+1 508-339-9130
06:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 15:00
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Bedford, New Hampshire
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You will enjoy this restaurant. We went for breakfast with our son's family. There was a brief wait for a table but service was timely, efficient and very friendly. You could tell the staff was well trained. The food was very good and the toast excellent.

Thank Jim C
Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend and I ate here on a recent holiday morning. We arrived around 8:30, just ahead of the big rush and there was plenty of seating. The eggs I ordered were perfectly cooked and the toast had just the right amount of butter. However, the bacon was under cooked and the fruit salad looked and tasted like it came... More 

Thank Timnl2015
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were staying in Mansfield, MA 11/10-11/13/16 and checked various sites for recommendations for breakfast. The Cafe On The Common was perfect. We were so pleased that we returned two more times. The pluses: friendly, attentive staff; great selections; generous portions, timely service and reasonable prices. Of particular note: bus staff arrives to clean up immediately after... More 

Thank Gail G
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The worst food EVER!! Would not serve my pet the disgusting food we were served. Save your money go else where!!!

Thank Tastybel
Mansfield, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is always full of congenial waitstaff and breakfastgoers, with fresh ingredients for omelettes, fruit dishes, waffles, and anything else we've ever tried. The service never disappoints, and prices are quite reasonable. A perennial fav of my whole family.

Thank lynne0522
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I was a little nervous when I pulled up and it looked almost empty - not usually a good sign on a Saturday morning for a breakfast place. I am glad we went it anyway - we had a great breakfast. Excellent menu - lots of choices, creative omelets and versions of eggs benedict. Service was great, food was prompt,... More 

Thank CapeSprouts
Tucson, Arizona
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87 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Cute New England restaurant and a great place for Breakfast. Quality is excellent and there's more than you can eat. I've been there a few times and it's always very busy so the waitstaff is usually overwhelmed. A little patience and you'll be rewarded with a great meal.

Thank tucson2403
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56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Located across from the South Common in Mansfield. Large choice of breakfast items. High quality, tasty food. Get there early on weekends before the lines get too long.

Thank Bob H
Wellington, Florida
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108 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Cafe on the Common is a great place for a good quality family breakfast. Everything you'd expect from a NE breakfast restaurant.

Thank John S
North Easton
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

This place is always hopping. Unfortunately the waitstaff cannot adequately keep up with the many tables that they need to serve. Sometimes I have had to wait 15 minutes before a waitress approached my table. Because the place is so busy, whatever lands on the floor stays on the floor. They really need to clean up their act. Now for... More 

Thank Judy L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 S Main St, Mansfield, MA 02048-2516
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Mansfield
  • Phone Number: +1 508-339-9130

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