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Common Ground

819 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211-2508
+1 410-235-5533
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good48%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
2 Mar 2017
“Good sandwiches, cute outdoor deck”
5 Feb 2017
“Cozy Cafe”
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7:00 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
819 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211-2508
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

This is a cute place to meet for a quick bite, lite fare. They have a small porch out back which is great for good weather. There are only a handful of tables, so if going for lunch arrive early to beat the lunch rush.

Thank joeybagz312
Reviewed 5 February 2017

A nice little place on the avenue in Hamden. Tight quarters, but food coffee and food and good atmosphere to hang out.

Thank Sami L
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Visited today for the first time in 9 years. Daughter worked there 11 years ago and it has not changed since then. Great coffee, helpful staff and great atmosphere. A coffee house for locals and visitors.

Thank Marcia B
Reviewed 26 August 2016

The common Ground has several things that I particularly like; great coffee, a lot of contemporary, organic, light food; great baked goods; a very casual earthly feel with with a following of every age group.

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Funky little coffee shop. Very good bagels (w/cream cheese and sandwich items), muffins and coffee. Small number of tables. Small line when we got there, seemed most people took food to go. Metered parking.

Thank stegil
Reviewed 17 June 2015

The coffee here is pretty good. I usually just get drip coffee and it is always very drinkable. The breakfast bagel sandwiches are also very good...the Nova bagel is amazing with tons of lox, capers, and red onions. The other sandwiches have been good as...More

Thank Coug88
Reviewed 2 May 2013

On the day of my visit, the decaf Americano had some taste, and that is saying something and the espresso (regular strength Counter Culture Destroyer) had very good balance of brightness, slight bitterness and roast flavors.

1  Thank satipatipatti
Reviewed 24 January 2013

Why do people wait in line in a crowded cafe, squinting to read the chalkboard menu? Well, hon, this is Hampden, and it's the place to be! Yes, it's a small operation in a converted townhouse, but there IS a room at the back and...More

1  Thank Lin R
Reviewed 13 October 2012

Good coffee, tempting assortment of interesting varieties of muffins, sandwiches, soups and quiche. The lemon tarragon chicken melt and blackberry granola muffin were wonderful. Many staff members to keep up with the Saturday morning crowd.

Reviewed 18 July 2012

I popped in here today to take advantage of their inexpensive ice coffee. Definitely an independent coffee shop with a local feel. Nice sitting area in the front, grubby counter & food service area in the back. The cashier and "barista" was not too friendly...More

1  Thank SrP100111
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7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • Address: 819 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211-2508
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
  • Phone Number: +1 410-235-5533
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