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402 Main St, Ste A, Murphys, CA 95247-9695
+1 209-728-8663
07:00 - 21:30
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Sun 08:00 - 20:30
Mon - Tue 07:00 - 16:00
Wed - Thu 07:00 - 20:30
Fri 07:00 - 21:30
Sat 07:00 - 09:30
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Elk Grove, California
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69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

The grilled chicken and mozzarella cheese sandwich is outstanding, as well as the bacon, lettuce, and, tomato sandwich. It can be very crowded at lunch time so plan on waiting a few minutes to get a seat, but worth the wait. Vintage ambiance can be found in this restaurant. There is small courtyard seating area on nice weather days. I've... More 

Thank TravelLynn2015
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97 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Was having a great time at grounds . Orders the chicken cordon bleu . Staff were very polite smiley and friendly . Atmosphere felt great . The food came out and as I was eating it I came across a hair and it was not my color hair let's just say . Being honest I've a weak stomach so I... More 

Thank laura n
Murphys, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

This is the place in Murphys for breakfast. Homemade granola, oatmeal, omelets, and my favorite - the breakfast burrito. Great coffee and service.

Thank murphysmary
Sebastopol, California
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130 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

Nice and surprised to find such a great place to eat in such a little town! We saw a local guy exiting and asked his opinion, and he said YES AND MORE YESES! My Greek sandwich with grilled chicken and a huge "slab" of feta with cucumber on fresh bread was so good - I ate the whole thing. My... More 

Thank Dorothy J
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, good coffee and lovely ambiance. I suggest the Belgium Waffle with marionberry sauce. Delicious!

Thank Katherine S
Angels Camp, California
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69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

We love to come to Murphys and go to Grounds. It's a great California cuisine. Friendly service and the Spanish omelet to die for. It would be nice if they updated their menu

Thank lovemaui32724
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64 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We have been here several times when we go to Arnold; Breakfast, lunch, and sometimes just for coffee. The food is always of the best tasting and the specials are worth including in your selection of what to eat. Service is friendly and fast. You are never rushed.

Thank Richard E
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Superlative service, great food and delicious cocktails. We enjoyed a wonderful dinner on a very busy night at Grounds. The service was excellent. We started with brussel sprouts and bacon, and the chicken skewers with peanut sauce. Both dishes were perfectly prepared and so tasty. Next came the chicken cordon bleu and the bacon wrapped shrimp. The chicken was moist... More 

Thank Maja057
McCall, Idaho
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

The owner was a great person, lots of fun. Appatisers were great for our meal. And it was only a short drive to The Affirmation Cottage, where we stayed for our vacation, which recommended we eat the appatisers here!

Thank Brad K
Acampo, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

A very nice place to eat. We ate both lunch and dinner there and found the food to be excellent. The atmosphere is always fun and it is conveniently located in the middle of town!!

Thank stc7895

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 16
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 09:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 402 Main St, Ste A, Murphys, CA 95247-9695
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Murphys
  • Phone Number: +1 209-728-8663

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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?