The Man of Commonplace at the Mexican War Streets.

When people come in and look at our menu board, and it has the name of a farm or region from people in a certain country, and people just ask “I just want a regular cup of coffee!”. Well, this a regular cup of coffee. Coffee comes from somewhere. I don’t really like the word Continue Reading »


We’re Grateful for You.

We are honored to offer our coffee to you; our craft of brewing, our craft of hunting, tasting, and roasting good coffee. It feels to us a small offering at times, an open hand of something we love and enjoy and want to share with you. We spend a great deal of time improving our Continue Reading »

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Commonplace Hours of Thanksgiving

Commonplacer’s from all around the Pittsburgh region and beyond, we present you with our Thanksgiving holiday schedule. May your feasting be big, and restful. Commonplace at University Square, Indiana PA: Thurs Closed Commonplace, Indiana Regional Med Center Kiosk: Wed close at noon; Thurs and Fri Closed Commonplace, Roastery and Wholesale: Closed Thanksgiving through Sunday Commonplace, Squirrel Continue Reading »

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Commonplace: your source for coffee AND a Higher Education.

Since 2003, TJ and Julie have been deepening their roots among the people of Indiana. Roasting a new coffee in the small retail space at University Square, TJ would pass out cups of a fresh batch to anyone who’d be willing to give it a just-past-3-day tasting. (Coffee begins brewing well after about 3 days of Continue Reading »

Thanks for a great Coffee Week, Pittsburgh!

Wow, what a great time we had with y’all at #PSCW15 last week! It was an honor and joy to share espresso with you, dialog about coffee sourcing, and caffeinate your liquor. It was likewise awesome to see you in some of the other specialty coffee spaces around Pittsburgh as homebrewing was learned, latte art was Continue Reading »