Café on the Common
Coffees, teas, sandwiches, and pastries.
Right on Waltham Common.

We're still open during our usual hours from 7AM-6PM, although we're limiting our options to takeout. So swing by to get some coffee to-go or call ahead at 781-647-2456.

Café on the Common is a small, independent, locally-owned café located right on Waltham Common at the intersection of Main St and Moody St. We've been open since 2004 and have been happy to serve a wide variety of coffee addicts! We also have tea, burritos, sandwiches, salads, and avocado toast, just to name a few. Come on in!

Brewed Coffee
  • Drip Coffee (Light, Medium, or Dark Roast)
  • Au Lait
  • Iced Coffee
  • Cold Brew
Espresso Drinks
  • Espresso
  • Americano (can be iced)
  • Macchiato
  • Café Latte (can be iced)
  • Cappuccino
  • Mocha Latte
  • Caramel Macchiato (can be iced)
  • The Aussie (2 shots expresso w/ steamed milk)
Premium Loose Leaf Teas
  • Black: Blue Flower Earl Grey, Rose Cascarilla, Decaf English Breakfast, Irish Breakfast
  • Green: China Green, Moroccan Mint, Sencha
  • Oolong: Jade, Iron Goddess
  • Herbal: Crimson Berry, Ginger Lemon, Lemon Chamomille, Peppermint, Rooibos
Other Drinks
  • Iced Tea
  • Chai Tea Latte
  • Rooibos Latte
  • Green Tea (Matcha) Latte
  • Waltham Fog (Earl grey w/ steamed milk, vanilla, and cinnamon)
  • Lemonade
Other Drinks
  • Iced Tea
  • Chai Tea Latte
  • Rooibos Latte
  • Green Tea (Matcha) Latte
  • Waltham Fog (Earl grey w/ steamed milk, vanilla, and cinnamon)
  • Lemonade
Burritos
  • (comes with Rice, Pinto Beans, Red Onion, Tomato, Sour Cream, Salsa, Cheddar, and Lettuce on your choice of wrap)
  • Spiced Pulled Chicken (Mild)
  • Veggie (featuring Stir Fry Veggies)
Sandwiches
  • Waltham: Hickory Ham, Romaine, Swiss, and Dijon on Sourdough Bread
  • Vegan: Tomato, Red Onion, Roasted Red Peppers, Mesclun, Cucumber, and Hummus on Whole Wheat Bread
  • Turkey: Thin Sliced Turkey, Tomato, Cheddar, and Mayo on Whole Wheat Bread
  • Chicken: Pulled Chicken, Roasted Red Peppers, Provolone, and Pesto on Whole Wheat Bread
Other Options
  • Grilled Cheese: Your choice of cheese and bread grilled panini style
  • Zesty Grilled Cheese: Grilled Cheese with Tomatoes and a Zesty Chili Aioli
  • Garden Club: Avocado, Cucumber, Tomato, House Pickled Red Onion, and Zesty Aioli (optionally with Cheese or Meat)
  • Avocado Toast: with Tomato, Onion, and Feta (or Tomato, Pickled Onion, and Zesty Aioli)
Build Your Own
  • (all sandwiches, paninis, and wraps come with chips and a pickle)
  • Bread: Whole Wheat, Sourdough, Ciabatta
  • Wraps: Tomato, Wheat, Spinach
  • Cheeses: Swiss, Provolone, Muenster, Cheddar, Feta
  • Veggies: Romaine, Mesclun, Tomato, Red Onion, Roasted Red Pepper, Cucumber, Avocado
  • Meats: Chicken, Curry Chicken Salad, Turkey, Ham
  • Spreads: Dijon, Mayo, Black Olive Spread, Pesto, Hummus, Zesty Aioli, Land's Sake Farm Hot Sauce
Salads (or Wraps)
  • Caesar Salad: Crisp Romaine tossed in our house dressing w/ parmesan and croutons (optionally meat)
  • Mesclun Salad: Spring Mix topped with cucumbers, tomatoes, roasted peppers, onions, and feta tossed in our house balsamic (optionally with meat)
Contact us
Hours: 7am-6pm every day
Address: 677 Main St, Waltham, MA 02451
Phone number: 781-647-2456