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402 Main St, Ste A, Murphys, CA 95247-9695
209-728-8663
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7:00 am - 9:30 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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 85
    Excellent
  • 53
    Very good
  • 13
    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
Scrambled eggs and fresh basil

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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17 reviews
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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 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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Roseville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

Normally I frequent Grounds for their delicious breakfast but ended up there for dinner the other night. The filet was very yummy and the service was great. An easy choice for any meals of the day. Tip- you can eat at Grounds and still get a oven fired pizza from neighboring Firewood. A win win for all.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I would have eaten here every morning if we had more time. I love a good breakfast and this place really hit the spot especially after a night of wine tasting. The potato pancake potatoes omg yummy and the portions were very big. We took left overs home for the next morning which was perfect for the hangover after the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The coffee is divine! I had the Spanish omelette, which was fluffy and spicy; just as it should be. Bill had the oatmeal and was pleased; it wasn't watery, and had a nice 'chew' to it, like I make at home. Mindy was a wonderfully attentive server & kept our cups full. Only one downside: the cook insists on making... More 

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We can always count on Grounds to provide a wonderful breakfast, charming atmosphere and fabulous latte! The menu provides many choices, using only the freshest of ingredients.

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Mammoth Lakes, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We always have breakfast here, it's SO GOOD! They make this herbed sausage that is huge and goes perfect with eggs and toast. They also have a comfortable coffee bar.

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Los Gatos, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Had dinner at the place last week, the quail was dry as a desert, vegetables cold and saggy and when I let the servicestaff know that it was not eatible she said that she will let the kitchen know. No offer of exchanging the dish. When the check came they charged fully for that sorry try to make a quail.... More 

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Berkeley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Lovely patio dining; healthy portions, and the best chocolate lava cake I've had in my life. The wait staff were also extremely accommodating for my gluten-free needs.

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Additional Information about Grounds

Address: 402 Main St, Ste A, Murphys, CA 95247-9695
Phone Number: 209-728-8663
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Murphys
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
Average Prices: USD 16
Cuisine: Eclectic

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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: Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

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