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Common Grounds Coffee House and Desserts

219 N Salem St, Apex, NC 27502-1499
+1 919-387-0873
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
2 weeks ago
“Good coffee”
23 Jan 2018
“Fun place”
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219 N Salem St, Apex, NC 27502-1499
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The coffee is great - a bit crowded when I visited but to be expected. Would have like to have had a better selection of pastries. I would recommend as good meetup place with good coffee

Thank Shane D
Reviewed 6 July 2018

What's the best meal of the day - dessert of course! This cafe has the most amazing cheesecakes I've ever had. They usually have five or more on hand along with a few dessert bars and a variety of pastries. If coffee is your thing...More

Thank SMBowles
Reviewed 23 January 2018

They had live music the night my wife I went, we thoroughly enjoyed supporting a local coffee shop. Will return.

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 6 August 2017

How have I not been to this place? Very quant and complete coffee shop setup w/ cozy seating, any coffee you could want, and that hometown southern service. Great place!

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Typical coffee shop but with addition of ice cream counter, and large choice of pastries. Fun place to relax.

Thank GaTraveler7011
Reviewed 4 June 2017

It is rare that I find a coffee house that serves a Breve and they were kind to accommodate a special request. It was almost as good as what I get back home. I was disappointed with the cinnamon roll as it was *heavy* and...More

Thank Boomerang025
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I stopped here on a rainy January day for a mid-afternoon mug o'joe. The dark drip of the day was called Bad Kitty and was delicious. But, maybe plan on carry out. All tables were full, and most were occupied by people with ear buds...More

Thank Original_Shrut
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Consistently delicious coffee, nice assortment of pastries, and ice cream for those who don't want something hot! There is an assortment of fun, quirky mugs, too. Staff is friendly and efficient. Prices for specialty coffee ranges from $3-$4.50. Not inexpensive, but on par with chain...More

Thank 150hotelnightsayear
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Was in Apex, from out of town. Looking for coffee shop to work. Found Common Grounds. I was not disappointed. Good coffee, great, friendly service. It was packed with people, enjoying the atmosphere to visit and to work. The basic brewed cup was well priced.

Thank philomundi
Reviewed 13 September 2016

There's so much to see in this place, beyond the wide selection of deserts and coffee. The decor is unique and often changing, and it's always enjoyable just looking at the unique art on the walls that seems to change frequently.

Thank John O
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Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 N Salem St, Apex, NC 27502-1499
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Apex
  • Phone Number: +1 919-387-0873
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