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402 Main St, Ste A, Murphys, CA 95247-9695
209-728-8663
Website
Today
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Closed now
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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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Visitor rating
  • 82
    Excellent
  • 50
    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
Perfect breakfast spot!

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
Susan R
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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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151 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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San Diego, California
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We had lunch. The servings are so big we split the Big Burrito and which was plenty and very tasty. The staff was great and they are right next door to the Victoria Inn.

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Angmering, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

We originally were going to go back to the V bistro but we saw Grounds and thought let's try there and I am so glad we did. The menu has a lot of choice for everyone from Rib eye to risotto and the food was amazing, taste and presentation were perfect. Our server Cindy was lovely, she was kind and... More 

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Salinas, California, United States
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159 reviews 159 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Grounds and Firewood are near each other and apparently owned by the same people so when a group of friends and I entered close to 11am, some of us wanted breakfast and some of us wanted lunch. They change the menu to lunch at 11. Those who wanted breakfast ordered and the wonderful waitress went and got those of us... More 

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Pleasant Hill, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We had a late breakfast and it was still busy and we had a great meal. My husband had a build you own omelet and I had the breakfast burrito. This was the best breakfast burrito that I have had anywhere. It had a green sauce, pico de gallo and sour cream. Just wonderful. We would definitely come back for... More 

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Ballantrae
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Murph's California is a quaint little town with a main street lined with shops, wine tasting rooms and restaurants. Grounds is a great spot. We had tried for several evenings to get to the place for dinner but the hours were limited. Went there on our last night and had a super meal. The food is very fresh and cooked... More 

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North carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We had both lunch and dinner there and it was excellent.We had dinner inside which was quaint and romantic.For lunch, we ate outside and enjoyed the wonderful weather. Great place for lunch, prices are very reasonable.

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