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Common Grounds Coffee House

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343 E High St, Lexington, KY 40507-1509
+1 859-233-9761
07:00 - 00:00
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I have stopped here twice before work to get a coffee, but will definitely be coming back again soon! They have a wide selection of beverages including coffee, tea, smoothies, and milkshakes! I was also impressed by their selection of lunch options such as salads, sandwiches, and paninis. Previously I have tried their breakfast sandwich on a bagel which was... More 

Thank Lauren B
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I both love a cup of good coffee. The staff is always Pleasant. For the most part my wife will stick to iced coffee cream and sugar me on the other hand I tend to just go with the flavor of the day. I've been coming here for a couple of decades and I've never had a... More 

Thank Dickie C
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

While the staff here hasn't always been the friendlies and they just cut the hours, the coffee is still good and the food is at least decent.

Thank Lauren N
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 November 2015

On a quick visit to Lexington, we stopped into Common Grounds to check out a good coffee joint. We weren't disappointed! The barista was chatty and personable, the coffee was phenomenal, and the environs were incredible to just sit and look at. If we were locals, we'd be back every day!

Thank Amanda S
County Armagh, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

I ordered a medium Americano (I know, a boring order amidst their exciting range over and above the standard plethora of coffee choices) and a bagel and received a very generous brew, sitting in a relaxed atmosphere of industrious students (felt slightly lazy I didn't have studying to do, more so smug the my university years are in the past).... More 

Thank Lifeobrian
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Love Common Grounds for their creative, delicious drinks, and spacious layout. It's one of my favored study spots. Staff is always friendly, and drinks are always good.

Thank Liz C
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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1,709 reviews
976 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 882 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

We dropped in here prior to our departure for Chicago expecting great things. Poor communication may have undermined the quality of the experience slightly as the three cappuccinos were something of a letdown, with far too much milk drowning the taste of the coffee, although to be fair one was changed for a shorter/stronger one on request. I gather that... More 

Thank GrumpsDC
Asheville, North Carolina
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67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Great handmade milkshakes in a coffee house. The coffee and chai were delicious also. The creme brulee cheesecake, well, that will wait for another day. Staff was friendly and helped get extra chairs for us to sit outside. Great place to have a chat and a coffee. Beware of where you park though.

Thank willowmoon22
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

The drive into Lexington well worth the trip to stop at this coffee house. Friendly staff, great atmosphere and great coffee.

Thank Scott L
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Beware the tow-monger who must've been surveying the illegal parking spots located ten feet away and directly adjacent to the identically labeled legal ones. Anyways, the service was much better than my first experience; so, taking into account deviation from the mean, the score represents a 1,4,4, respectively.

Thank Tony P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 343 E High St, Lexington, KY 40507-1509
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-233-9761

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