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402 Main St, Ste A, Murphys, CA 95247-9695
209-728-8663
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7:00 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
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San Jose, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

osso buco not cooked long enough. Mashed potatoes cold on osso buco and chicken dish. Chicken dish also not as described. Ribeye and chioppino very good

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Thank willgoldston
San Francisco, California
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Grounds for an anniversary dinner & were not disappointed. We both ordered the Elk, served with mash potatoes & asparagus. It was absolutely delicious!! Not gamey at all. Very tender & full of flavor. Wonderful service. Will definitely be back.

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Thank Kim B
Venice, Florida
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent service and nice selection of food and local wines. Everything from a burger to steaks. Will return!

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Thank ILovetotravel345
Sacramento, California
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272 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast prior to leaving Murphy's after a two day stay. Breakfast was great. Wait staff was cheerful and very efficient, food was excellent and prepared perfectly. Given the early hour, the restaurant was pretty busy and other diners were obviously regulars and having fun. Heartily recommend!

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Thank S D
Walnut Creek, California
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146 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our meal at Grounds. I had the elk and my wife had the salmon. Both were very good after we added a bit of salt to our protein. The sides were excellent, I especially enjoyed the asparagus and mashed potatoes. The wine list was very good, it included several local options, which we we sampling all day during... More 

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Thank khub79
Sebastopol, California
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184 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We sat out on the patio in the shade and listened to the fountain. The service was very nice and friendly. The grilled eggplant sandwich was wonderful. Very tender and nicely seasoned with smoked mozzarella and pesto. It came with mixed greens as well. The mozzarella chicken sandwich was also very good. As to the mug shot! Great B&W huge... More 

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Thank GRS-SJS
California
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything here was great! We came for breakfast on Sunday morning. We ate out on their cute little patio. The service was very efficient. I had there special of eggs benedict with potato pancakes. It was really good. I'm not much of a breakfast person, but really I really enjoyed every bite. My husband only had the potato pancakes and... More 

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Thank Sandra N
San Francisco
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had breakfast. The food, coffee, and service was top notch. I would definitely eat here again in the future.

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Thank TiamoItalia
Chico, California
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

We spent the weekend in Murphy's for a friend's birthday celebration. Our first morning there we stumbled into Grounds for breakfast. We were seated right away and had a fantastic breakfast. There is patio seating or in door seating available. It turned out our friend's birthday celebration was held at Grounds that night for a large group on the patio.... More 

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Thank tiffwilhelm
Rescue
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71 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

My wife and I had breakfast, and dinner at the Grounds restaurant. The breakfast was very good, and the staff was excellent. So we decided to have dinner. The food again was very good, but the staff didn't handle our complaint. There was a group seated next to us celebrating a birthday. The sad thing was that the drunk birthday... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16
Cuisine
American, International
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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
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

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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?