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Cafe On The Common

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12 S Main St, Mansfield, MA 02048-2516
+1 508-339-9130
06:00 - 15:00
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have gone here quite a few times for breakfast, you can get a good breakfast but there is nothing that stands out. I can make a standard breakfast at home. Service is good, seated pretty quick though there are a lot of cars parked for the Common.

Thank Barbara C
Boston, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the very best breakfast within 10 miles. If you've never had a crab cake eggs benedict, this is the place for it but in truth everything is good.

Thank Annie M
Mansfield, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best place for breakfast in town, awesome service and great food. If you have a chance don't pass it up

Thank Pete A
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102 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

read the good reviews, so thought we'd give it a try on a saturday morning. there was no wait and we were seated right away. the hostess brought us our drinks and coffee. then there was no sign of our waitress for 5-10 minutes. she finally arrived and took our order. she brought the food and then disappeared again. we... More 

Thank Danes1221
Mansfield, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been going to the Cafe' on the Common since it opened and have never been disappointed. They have an extensive breakfast and lunch menu. The staff is friendly, outgoing, and the prices are very reasonable.

Thank JAC02048
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104 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Soooooo many choices! My kids love this place. Looks like everyone's kids love this place because every weekend there is a line. Highly recommend.

Thank Peglegbbh
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

It's always worth the weekend wait time to get breakfast here. The service is fast, the food is good and it always arrives hot! Good coffee and great prices for early bird specials.

Thank kndjnstn
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick breakfast with my daughter. The food here is quite good, there isn't a lot you can do to ruin breakfast fare. My biggest complaint is that the sausages look like they came right out of the box of JimmyDean frozen B'fast sausages. Our waitress didn't get our drink order quite right, but as is usually... More 

Thank ToneSavvy
Mansfield, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Been here 3 times now and always a great meal. Each time we went there was a small wait but not bad. Also went with different people each time and we were never disappointed. The stuffed blueberry french toast was awesome, didn't think I'd finish it when it came...but i managed and I regret nothing! lol

Thank Robert B
Bedford, New Hampshire
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

You will enjoy this restaurant. We went for breakfast with our son's family. There was a brief wait for a table but service was timely, efficient and very friendly. You could tell the staff was well trained. The food was very good and the toast excellent.

Thank Jim C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 S Main St, Mansfield, MA 02048-2516
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Mansfield
  • Phone Number: +1 508-339-9130

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