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The Common Place

11 Main St, Bennington, NH 03442-4108
+1 603-588-6888
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“breakfast” (8 reviews)
“lunch” (5 reviews)
“chilli” (3 reviews)
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11 Main St, Bennington, NH 03442-4108
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for a fulfilling breakfast or lunch this is the place to go! Friday night dinners are really good. Jeff is very creative and a wonderful chef.

Thank Sugiusa
Reviewed 14 December 2017

I ate lunch here with colleagues two days in a row. First time I had mushroom burger -- I'm a foodie, and need hand pattied -- not here (also overcooked), so it was OK. Next I ordered the Reuben and this gets my applause. Huge...More

Thank Vagabond33
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The staffis very friendly and the food is good portions at a reasonable price. Home cooking is a plus for this small cafe.

Thank Debora P
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

This is one of my regular "go to" places for a good lunch while I'm at work. Jeff (the owner) and his staff are always attentive and know most of the regulars by name. There is always a daily special which is great, and the...More

Thank ManoSteel9
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The breakfast selection here is good. My buddy ordered a chili omelette and was not impressed with the quality of the chili. Overall this place is better for breakfast than any of the chains like IHOP or Denny's. The portions are big. I had a...More

Thank rrob311
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We had homemade soup and onion rings. The onion rings are the best I have ever had and my husband loved the soup. Very welcoming.

Thank Cyn1016
Reviewed 19 October 2016

very nice, quaint, home-y. the prime rib and eggs breakfast was superb!!. friendly and helpful staff especially Diane!!. we had breakfast here and brought along our autistic son. Diane went out of her way to make us feel welcome and cared for. We have become...More

Thank MindysMommy
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Beautiful little eatery featuring a big varied menu augmented with daily specials. My breakfast this morning was prepared just right and my cup stayed full. Good service and prices.

Thank 4bird1
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We live in Antrim, so it's nearby and convenient for breakfast. Average fare, friendly staff and mostly patronized by locals. If you in the area give it a try, it's a located in a typical old New England village.

Thank JVC3515
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Cute little homestyle restaurant. Great breakfasts and lunch. Ingredients are very local fresh. Clean and friendly service.

Thank haute_tartz
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Main St, Bennington, NH 03442-4108
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Bennington
  • Phone Number: +1 603-588-6888
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