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Alchemy Cafe

$$ - $$$American, ,
191 Main St, Murphys, CA 95247-9458
+1 209-728-0700
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“meatloaf” (36 reviews)
“salad” (45 reviews)
“bread” (31 reviews)
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American, Gastropub, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
191 Main St, Murphys, CA 95247-9458
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11 - 20 of 306 reviews

Reviewed 23 December 2017

Alchemy offers a good variety for dinner. They bring very good garlic bread. We shared a salad of greens with pecans, cranberries and so much more. I tried the famous meatloaf with mashed potatoes and roasted vegetables, real comfort food. My husband had duck breast...More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Had many lunches here and have never had a bad experience. Usually order salad or seafood and it is always fresh and tasty.

Thank sandyb587
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Everything was amazing & top notch from the roasted bread to the soup of the day to our main meals. We were tipped my someone to get the meatloaf & it was outstanding!

Thank svucoach
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We stopped in for lunch not long ago. My husband had the crab cake and was very satisfied. I had their wedge salad which was good but not my favorite ever. The service was excellent. We had stopped going their after it changed hands but...More

Thank karenn551
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Had dinner with 7 family members. I expected more California, healthy choices on the menu. I had the Asian salad with shrimp. Totally shocked to see very small breaded shrimp come on the salad with very few mandarin orange slices. I honestly liked the Asian...More

Thank TaraTyler
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We ate here twice on this trip, and it was excellent. The on tap Bar is excellent. Interesting staff. Food choices represented a good selection. Couldn't hear any of the conversations from other diners even though the place was full.

Thank TravelPlenty5
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This place really knows how to prepare a wonderful meal and serve a fine wine. I can't wait to go back.

Thank Francie S
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Cute little town in Calaveras County boasts an A list restaurant, Alchemy. Nice outdoor patio is dog friendly. The complementary cheese bread was delicious. I had the Thai chicken salad which had just enough bite to it. There was enough for me to take home...More

Thank Rangersmom123
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Our group of 9 enjoyed the varied selections on the menu. The special bread is extremely good and they provide the recipe when asked!! A few of us experienced lukewarm entrees, with excellent flavor.

Thank PJBSanJoseCA
Reviewed 12 October 2017

It was a very busy Friday night and we were lucky to get a table without a reservation. The house was packed. The service was efficient and friendly and the meal good.

Thank Madmac11
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23 August 2016|
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Response from pncboy85 | Reviewed this property |
I wish I could tell you honestly. The kitchen appears to be quite inflexible if that makes any difference. I asked to have a slight modification to my entree and was greeted with an implicit "who do you think you are... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 Main St, Murphys, CA 95247-9458
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Murphys
  • Phone Number: +1 209-728-0700
  • E-mail
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