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Grounds

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402 Main St, Ste A, Murphys, CA 95247-9695
209-728-8663
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8:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Tue 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed - Thu 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 9:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 88
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Food!

We eat there often for breakfast... sooo yummy. Lunch and dinner is good to. Nice outdoor eating area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
yesterdayfarms
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Angels Camp, California
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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Angels Camp, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We eat there often for breakfast... sooo yummy. Lunch and dinner is good to. Nice outdoor eating area.

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Danville, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We had a group of 11 for breakfast on a Sunday morning. The staff was able to get us seated quicker than I expected! (25 min). The food came out all at once and we did not have to wait too long either. Also, my latte was delicious!

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Half Moon Bay
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

One of the best breakfasts! So fresh, wonderful combinations and service first class. Spanish omelette and make your own scramble, both styles potatoes and homemade bread, off the hook! Can't say enough! My husband even wanted to order an extra dish to take with us because he couldn't decide since all sounded so yummy. And the music choice inside was... More 

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Sonora, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Grounds is consistently good. They have a really great breakfast and dinner menu, but while the food is all very good, their lunch menu leaves a bit to be desired and I wish they would add to it. Overall though I would, and have, recommend Grounds. Their waitstaff is courteous and it can get crowded, but it's worth a short... More 

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Walnut Creek
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71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

We had a great breakfast. My husband had a massive omlet with chicken, accompanied by hashbrown potato pancakes. I had scrambled egg with tomatoes, basil and housemade Italian sausage. Both breakfasts came with toast and marionberry jam. Very nice staff who were chatting graciously with the regulars

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Murphys, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Wonderful staff, excellent food, and a comfortable setting. We eat breakfast here all the time, and also enjoy the lunches and dinners. You'll want to come back! The breakfast burrito and Spanish omelette are our favorites. Lunch and dinner pastas are wonderful, and don't miss the cioppino.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Several tables that sat after us were served first, when I brought it to their attention the waitress acted as if I were a bother. Cakes were a bit overdone. Yes it was the 4th of July weekend on a getaway Sunday and yes they were busy but that's no excuse. Will be back because we have had several excellent... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The scrambled eggs and fresh basil breakfast dish looked awful but tasted great. The eggs in the burrito were overdone but the sauce that covered it was delicate yet spicy. Overall, a delicious breakfast.

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My wife and I had an excellent dinner at Grounds while visiting Murphys. I had an excellent filet, and my wife was very pleased with her cordon bleu. We shared a tasty tiramisu for desert. The wine list included a number of well known California wines. We shared a bottle of Rombauer Chardonnay for $46. The ambience was very nice... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Although Grounds isn't particularly cheap - there are less expensive options in Murphy's - everything was cooked perfectly and very delicious. My mom had salmon, vegetables and risotto, and I had grilled vegetables and white wine mushroom risotto. We ate on the patio which was quite nice even on a hot summer evening. The bread was the best part -hot... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 402 Main St, Ste A, Murphys, CA 95247-9695
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Murphys
  • Phone Number: 209-728-8663

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:30 am

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