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The Common Market

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136 Ontario St | at William street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2Y4, Canada
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08:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 19:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 18:00
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Kingston, Canada
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I live in Kingston and I drink coffee regularly. I have tried mostly all of the coffee places in the city and have been disappointed with the consistency of the offerings. Then I discovered "The Common Market". Great coffee with consistent friendly service. Slightly pricier then the competition but definitely worth it. They are quick and they know what they... More 

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toronto
1 review
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

It cant get wrong....I have been there multiple times and the quality remains steady ....if you are in town and are looking for a good place beyond coffee chains, you will enjoy it!

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Thank ctorontoaswell
Ottawa, Canada
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

This café is a little off of downtown Kingston, but what a find, the lovely old stone building, interesting cappuccinos and lattes, lovely sweets, out of this world chocolate croissant's, and some interesting groceries, meat, cheese, some premade meals. Just an interesting place. Wish it had more seating. As interesting as the groceries are I would probably take those out... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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125 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I regularly travel to Kingston for work for 1-3 weeks at a time. When I get tired of eating in restaurants, I get a take-and-bake meal from The Common Market. They are excellent and have options such as Butter Chicken with Basmati rice, Chicken Parmesan, Fillet of Sole, Chicken Pot pie.... The meals are made with fresh ingredients and most... More 

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Thank Kathryn H
St. John's, Canada
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Great coffee shop with a nice selection of food and groceries. Love that they use multatuli/north roast.coffee!

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Thank shaunalynch
1 review
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Great sandwiches but the price just went up so its about $10 with tax for a sandwich now. I'm afraid I won't be going back ..way too expensive...

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Thank Tim A
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408 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Today we ordered piping hot Latte's and Hot Chocolate, made with lactose free milk. Picked up a package of delicious biscotti. They are made locally and always fresh. The scones, cookies and other treats looked wonderful. Nice deli selection of cheese, sausage,(local), frozen meals, and a selection of sandwiches. Pleasant, accommodating staff and always enjoy this Cafe. Sometimes, there are... More 

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Thank MASH16
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This is not the best coffee in the city (as they state), mainly because of the way it's made. If you want milk that is scalding hot and burnt tasting poured into your espresso, then come here. I had to wait 15 minutes before I could drink it. You really need to have baristas who know what they're doing when... More 

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Thank cos1986
Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Charming atmosphere with a few tables to drink your coffee, read a paper or flip open your laptop...coffee is fresh as are the selections of homemade sandwiches on baguettes, scones or other selected tasty baked goods. Staff are friendly and greet you with a warm smile.

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Thank C L
Montreal
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This little market is a minute's walk from Kingston's Marriott Water's Edge Hotel and we were hoping to pick up a few things for our little suite. By early afternoon the shelves were almost bare of bakery items and there was no fresh produce. There are lots of very expensive frozen items for sale. Property is dark and crowded with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 18:00
Monday
07:30 - 19:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 19:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 19:00
Thursday
07:30 - 19:00
Friday
07:30 - 19:00
Saturday
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 Ontario St | at William street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2Y4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kingston
Description
613 389-4478 new place is similar to a starbucks or second cup...coffees sandwiches pastries, soups chili, in one of Kingstons most historic buildings

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