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The Common Market

136 Ontario St | at William street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2Y4, Canada
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (8 reviews)
“sandwich” (7 reviews)
“bread” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
136 Ontario St | at William street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2Y4, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first day in Kingston my wife and I stopped here for a light lunch. We were not particularly hungry and split the grilled cheese sandwich which was very good. The place is small and the menu is limited but it was just right for...More

Thank RetiredGuyJack
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had coffee, quinoa salad, chocolate pastry , and I ask for a salami, and they sliced it up for me. and the whole experience was very good, will go again.

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 9 April 2017 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...More

Thank 1Barty
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!

Thank ctorontoaswell
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...More

Thank Anne A
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,...More

Thank Kathryn H
Reviewed 16 January 2017

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

Thank shaunalynch
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...

Thank Tim A
Reviewed 2 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...More

Thank MASH16
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...More

Thank cos1986
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Ellie S
what is their phone number
31 August 2016|
Response from Ioene D | Reviewed this property |
613 548 8400 is the Common Market number as shown on my "Enjoy your 10th cup free" card!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 Ontario St | at William street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2Y4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kingston
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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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