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The Commons Lunch

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American, Soups, Diner
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48 Commons, Little Compton, RI 02837-1544
+1 401-635-4388
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06:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Thu 06:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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New York, New York, United States
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Again during a visit to friends in little Compton, we had a wonderful lunch at The Commons. I had the 3-piece Fried Chicken with Mashed and Veggies. It was perfect. the service is down-home and friendly.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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89 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We were out wandering around Little Compton and Tiverton, and stopped in at The Commons Lunch for brunch. It doesn't look like much from the outside, almost looks too plain / ordinary, but inside it's remarkably like stepping backwards in time to a 50s era diner, complete with milk shake bar and chrome bar stools. We sat in a booth... More 

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Thank Sue_near_Boston
Boston, Massachusetts
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198 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

First off, Little Compton is the quaintest peaceful coastal town I've discovered in RI! Not only is it the epitomy of classic coastal New England with its beautiful beach, lighthouse, immaculate pastures, farms and homesteads...it seems to be a refuge of relaxation when you need to get away from it all. The town center is known as "The Commons." They... More 

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Chevy Chase, MD
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133 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

George Crowther's Commons Lunch is fun and funky and laid bock, without any pretentious about it's cooking. That said, the Little Compton Commons Lunch is, by our standard, the high temple if Johnny Cakes, which, since you're unfamiliar with Rhode Island cuisine, are crepe-like pancakes, but thinier and yet grittier, doused in real (from trees) maple syrup from nearby Vermont.... More 

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Thank Peter K
Bolton, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Hubby's breakfast sandwich was good. Coffee cup was dirty. Coffee was poor. My veggie omelet was gritty as if veggies were straight out of the garden and not washed.

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Thank Julie F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Very quaint. Kind of tucked away , found it by searching on google. Food was excellent, price reasonable. Definitely will go back,

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Thank Carol S
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We were wandering on our way to the shore, visiting small towns on our way, when decided to take a break and grab something to eat at The Commons Lunch. We had a great fresh and tasty blueberry pie in a kind of old days american diner. Kind staff, tasty pie, and we felt like in a lovely time travel... More 

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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374 reviews
293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Went for breakfast with a friend. It is one of her favorite places for breakfast. Nice local atmosphere and good food. I tried the johnny cakes. I will return.

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North Attleboro, Massachusetts
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105 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

For local fare in Little Compton and the best Johnnycakes I've ever had, please head to the Commons Lunch. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is served here. They have outside dining and quick service. I will be back!

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Thank cbrislin
Little Compton, Rhode Island
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

food was delicious, atmosphere was quaint, and waitress were fantastic and Yes I would recommend going here!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22
Cuisine
American, Soups, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
06:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 19:00
Thursday
06:00 - 19:00
Friday
06:00 - 20:00
Saturday
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Commons, Little Compton, RI 02837-1544
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Little Compton
  • Phone Number: +1 401-635-4388

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