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Common Grounds Cafe

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105 Stanyon Pk Dr, Speculator, NY 12164
+1 518-548-5488
07:00 - 16:00
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Wells, New York
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Not just a cafe. Breakfast or lunch, the food is great. While you wait for your freshly prepared meal, browse the unusual souvenirs and eclectic book selection.

1 Thank milepoint
Utica, New York
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1,783 reviews
558 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 675 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Fun little place with excellent range of coffee options. Double espresso was good and strong, well-brewed. Expected breakfast food choices, well-prepared, served with a smile.

1 Thank RonL40
Bridgewater, Massachusetts
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89 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Had a great tasting breakfast . Good service, friendly people all around this area. Clean and good portions of food

1 Thank Philip W
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Food is fast and fresh. Service is friendly and the coffee is the best around! Must try if you are ever in the ADK!!

1 Thank Laura M
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Easily most interesting breakfast in this part of the Adirondacks, in a casual, comfortable cafe. The menu showcases more inspired dishes, daring you to order an egg scramble loaded with fresh veggies or a corned beef hash wrap instead of a short stack. But there is still plenty of comfort food, like hash brown casserole or creamy French toast. Coffee... More 

1 Thank Bill P
Speculator, New York
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2016

wether your a local or passing through all are welcome with a smile. food is fresh the coffee is awesome and service was good too

1 Thank Steven B
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45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Our arrival was not met with great joy...there was only one woman working, and when she took our order, she was very curt with us, and cut off our breakfast orders with "Is that all?" multiple times. Borderline rude. Coffee took a long time coming. Then a young woman came in and threw on an apron, and the other woman... More 

2 Thank Gigix4
Speculator, New York
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2015

I have always been amazed at how Swift the food comes out of this kitchen! It is always hot and delicious! It has a great gift store that is filled with books, toys, home decor and other novelties which keeps the kids & family occupied! It's a must stop, especially if you are looking for the best coffee in town!

1 Thank Rick S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 February 2015 via mobile

What a great idea for a coffeehouse!! Lisa, the owner, was delightful and friendly. The cup of coffee I had was very good....and I'm a Starbucks kind of girl. I enjoyed browsing the shop merchandise and was impressed with the selection of children's books. Looking forward to brewing the pound of Rainforest Crunch decaf that I purchased and stopping in... More 

1 Thank CKatieKennedy
Canaan Valley, West Virginia
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113 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2014

During our visit to Piseco, our friend and we enjoyed a good Sunday breakfast at this little restaurant. Good buffet selections in a very small space. The portions were ample and the coffee delicious. Staff was very friendly and helpful. We would recommend this cafe and gift shop to anyone traveling through this area.

1 Thank Pinebear

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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 3 - USD 7
American, Cafe
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Stanyon Pk Dr, Speculator, NY 12164
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Speculator
  • Phone Number: +1 518-548-5488

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