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402 Main St, Ste A, Murphys, CA 95247-9695
+1 209-728-8663
07:00 - 21:30
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Sun 08:00 - 20:30
Mon - Tue 07:00 - 16:00
Wed - Thu 07:00 - 20:30
Fri 07:00 - 21:30
Sat 07:00 - 09:30
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Murphy's is a small town so there are not a lot of places to eat. We enjoyed this place. Very reasonable drink prices. The woman at the table next to us raved about their breakfast waffles.

1 Thank ps92
McKinney, Texas
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129 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016

When our group of 15 pulled into Murphys on a Saturday night, we weren't able to eat where we had hoped -- no reservations were allowed -- but Grounds was very helpful in making space for all of us to sit together. The dinner was delicious and beautiful to the eye. Amazing! Then, we returned for breakfast a few days... More 

Thank Cathy W
Reno, Nevada
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551 reviews
385 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016

The coffee smells so good as you walk by. They use high grade beans. This is far better than some chain. Decent prices too. Grab a cup to go, drink it as you hit the shops on main street.

Thank lew w
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

This was a place recommended by friends, it was excellent. The breakfast was outstanding, service was fabulous. They were very accommodating to our kids requests which is always a win win. We will be back!,,,

Thank kaalenaa
Rio Vista
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Coffee is brewed perfectly and food is a pleasure. Service good even though Grounds is always busy. Enjoy the outside area.

Thank gr8grma
Palm Desert
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161 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Just a great place to have an enormous breakfast (plenty big to share), fantastic coffee, and meet the locals. There is a large communal table up front, and the place is full of locals eager to share their knowledge of local gems. The breakfast burrito is awesome!

Thank lizab2004
Danville, California
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Wonderful dinner at Grounds. The best Calamari ever! Generous portion of two Sautéed calamari steaks in delicious butter and lemon sauce and served over angel hair pasta with side of spinach greens. Crisp hot French bread with butter. Outstanding service, newly rennovated restaurant, excellent wine list and great food. Open for great breakfasts, lunches and dinner.

Thank Jeristrong
Oakland, California
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016

This restaurant has it all! Great venue, eat in or outside, beautiful and newly remodeled eatery, excellent food! The place for foodies baby! Wine and cocktails as you wait for scrumptious great food! Service rocks ladies!! Gotta do it!

Thank joanne_judt
vacaville, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Great dinner service. Food was very tasty.The servers were professional and attentive to the restaurant patrons.

Thank George S
Elk Grove, California
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73 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

The grilled chicken and mozzarella cheese sandwich is outstanding, as well as the bacon, lettuce, and, tomato sandwich. It can be very crowded at lunch time so plan on waiting a few minutes to get a seat, but worth the wait. Vintage ambiance can be found in this restaurant. There is small courtyard seating area on nice weather days. I've... More 

Thank TravelLynn2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 09:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 402 Main St, Ste A, Murphys, CA 95247-9695
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Murphys
  • Phone Number: +1 209-728-8663

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