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Higher Grounds

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631 N 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19123-2901
+1 215-922-3745
09:00 - 20:00
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Sun 09:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 21:00
Fri 07:00 - 19:00
Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

The coffee is good ; not great- good. It does the job. The Ambiance is great. Lots of cool eclectic furniture on which to sit. Its a decent place to work. I orderd an egg, tomato and cheese sandwich. It came out fast and was good. HOWEVER, it loses two dots because the guy behind the counter acted like he... More 

Thank Nicholas F
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

Hipsterish coffee joint in Northern Liberties but all kinds of folks come in from civil servants to students to construction workers. Usually have alt/indie music playing at a volume where you can talk normally. Good coffee and cappuccinos. Laid back ambience. Appears to have local art on the walls.

Thank Jereme L
Media, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Stopped in for a business meeting. I was initially worried about parking in Northern Liberties but had no problem at all. Walked in and the coffee shop was quiet, clean and homey, with plenty of chairs to sit in along with a few tables and a booth. There was music playing but it wasn't too loud. I ordered an americano... More 

Thank B0B18
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

I found thins place by accident..hidden gem! They make fresh smoothies and have a wide variety of drinks and little things to eat for such a small place. The vibe is very relaxing and 'cafe-esque'. This place screams Philadelphia with cool artwork and old school chairs and sofas. You would never find this type of place in New York, and... More 

Thank Evelyn J
Yardley, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2012

Went here earlier in the day on a Sunday - had a good amount of people in there but I feel it would have been jam-packed if Hurricane Sandy wasn't making an appearance later in the evening. A cousin of mine and I needed to get out and I needed a place to read. We both got coffee and since... More 

Thank GraceVarghese
Washington, DC
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135 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2011

I visited Higher Ground solo after my husband recommended it to me as a good breakfast place. I got an iced latte and a bowl of oatmeal with brown sugar. The iced latte was great, and the oatmeal was AMAZING. I had no idea that oatmeal (yes, typically boring oats) could taste so good. This coffee shop is a little... More 

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Reviewed 4 April 2008

best thing next to whole foods cafe!

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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 631 N 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19123-2901
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-922-3745

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