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Common Grounds

1612 Charleston Ave, Mattoon, IL 61938-3935
+1 217-235-2326
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
16 Jul 2017
“Good place to meet friends”
28 Feb 2017
“OK place”
Open Now
06:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Cafe
££ - £££
1612 Charleston Ave, Mattoon, IL 61938-3935
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Common Grounds is too darned expensive! A piece of cake and small cappuccino.. about $10!! Perhaps a 2 to 4 times a year treat.

Thank Vicky W
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I'm not impressed with a $3.90 16oz reg. Coffee... when within a few block drive I can get a $2.00 20oz regular coffee and convenience of drive thru service (Crave) and ... if I want to pay twice as much for less service I'll drive...More

Thank mcdnyl7
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Great place to hang out or get some work done. Pretty good coffee and quite a few food choices for a coffee shop.

Thank ann12339
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Expected better with great decor - perfect coffee shop look. But mediocre coffee and disorganized service quickly outweighed the charm.

Thank BatGuano30
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch. Maybe I'm pickey but to me, a panini is different from a grilled sandwich. My 'panini' was buttered and grilled, but not enough to melt the cheese. It's tricky to serve soup with noodles, especially tortellini. These had sat long enough to...More

Thank nursenjm
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Have been to Common Grounds on several occasions and have been a happy customer every time! Great selection of coffees, lattes, frappes, etc. Also, a nice little food menu. We like to go for breakfast and get a coffee and a wrap, I personally like...More

Thank bluegrassfan76
Reviewed 11 September 2016

I used to find this place quite nice but after stopping in here a week ago I felt compelled to add a review. Ordered regular coffee…. not given a regular cup or offers of refills like in the past. The girl who took our order...More

1  Thank pokey89
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Got a smoothie here on Saturday and as always their service was fast and friendly. I always enjoy going to our monthly gatherings there as they treat their customers well.

1  Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Being a chef I sometimes am a bit critical, BUT, Common Grounds always delivers delicious mouth watering food and any concoction is whipped up that I can dream up!!! (Usually an extra shot of espresso) involved!! Great job to everyone there!!!

1  Thank Marty W
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped by to get some Java and to do a bit of computer work. The ordering is facing the back of the store and pick up is around the side....little confusing but not a big deal. Staff was pretty friendly. Coffee was nice and hot....More

1  Thank sophiecleo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1612 Charleston Ave, Mattoon, IL 61938-3935
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Mattoon
  • Phone Number: +1 217-235-2326
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