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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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7:00 am - 4:00 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
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 74
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    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 place, local favorite especially for special occasions

We usually go here for birthdays or anniversaries, it is a wonderful special place. Great service, lovely outdoor seating and wonderful food.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
Marliroo
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Skagway, AK
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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136 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Skagway, AK
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We usually go here for birthdays or anniversaries, it is a wonderful special place. Great service, lovely outdoor seating and wonderful food.

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Sunnyvale
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41 reviews 41 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great food and good coffee hits the spot anytime here. Outside seating is also available. There is a coffee bar area and seating along the side as you walk in. A few tables out front in the sun if available is nice to enjoy the scenery.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Amazing staff executing perfectly prepared dishes using super fresh ingredients. Don't forget breakfast and coffee in the morning - perfect!!

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Jamestown
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

Always fresh and tasty they have great specials. somewhat limited menu but quality is very good for breakfast or lunch I love the omelets they have the best bacon coffee sausage around I do not think I have had a bad meal here yet been eating here for 10 plus years

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Murphys, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

My husband and I (Murphys residents) had the most wonderful lunch today at Grounds. He had the "Big Burrito," which was huge - delicious and chock-full of tasty things including chicken, cheese, olives, and an incredible sauce. I had the Caesar Salad with grilled chicken, which was outstanding. It was the best CS w/chicken that I can remember ever eating,... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We travel to Murphys three or four times a year. We always have at least one, and sometimes more meals at grounds. Dinners and breakfasts are some of the best. Service is always fast and friendly.

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South Lake Tahoe, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Grounds restaurant is one of the best in Murphy's. We vacation in Murphy's 3 to 4 times a year (from South Lake Tahoe). We have NEVER been disappointed in the food or service. There is outdoor dining for anyone traveling with a dog. There is always plenty of tasty food...think about splitting a meal!!! The Guinness is on tap!! Fresh... More 

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San Mateo, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Clean restaurant, fresh food, great local wines and decent prices. Loved it so much we ate here twice. We waited for a couple to leave the front table so we could sit in the sun and enjoy lunch. The staff was friendly and the food was tasty. We will be back!

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Ventura, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Excellent food and service. The baked potato is a real winner. I am pleased and will definitely come back.

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Windsor, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We were looking for a coffee shop and ended up at Grounds. We never had coffee but we did have lunch. We loved our meals. My chicken quesadilla was so much, I couldn't finish it. My friends Greek sandwich was delicious and so was the hamburger. My husband had New England Chowder and it was very good. We enjoyed our... 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 0 - 16
  • Cuisine: Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
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?