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Alchemy Market and Cafe

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191 Main Street, Murphys, CA 95247
+1 209-728-0700
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10:30 - 20:00
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 11:00 - 20:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 10:30 - 20:00
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I came for dinner on a Saturday night and barely made it on time. For some reason, a majority of restaurants in Murphys close at 8pm. We got there at 7:40pm and watched as they began to turn away those arriving at 8pm. That being said, the food was delicious. The restaurant dining room is small, but... More 

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Thank M D
Mission Viejo, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food and ambience! Fresh garlic bread with a corn topping was amazing. Ordered the Potato Leek soup which was very good obviously made in house. Entree was Cranberry Glazed Salmon Salad with Glazed pecans and dried cranberries with the house vinegarette - perfectly dressed, great flavor and a full meal with a full 6 on plus filet, simply delicious.... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

This was my second visit to Alchemy. The first experience was good but I was unimpressed with the selection of beers that were offered. The chef/owner, Jason wrote a response letting me know they have a massive selection and that I should ask for him next time I'm in. The server told me they have an incredible list of beers,... More 

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San Rafael, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We've been here several times and always have a great meal. The fresh corn bread is an amazing treat. The staff is always friendly and service is great. Outdoor seating during the summer months are a nice treat.

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Thank rednpeanut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

We chose Alchemy Cafe for the location of our son's wedding rehearsal dinner and couldn't have been more pleased with the results. The owner/Chef Jason was extremely easy and flexible to work with, the food was delicious and the service excellent. We enjoyed the private patio room for our group, and although it was a cool evening, the heaters were... More 

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Maui, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Just returned from Murphys and from attending a wedding rehearsal dinner at Alchemy. Staff did an excellent job and I would highly recommend this restaurant. Try either their Salmon or their bacon-wrapped meatloaf. Both were wonderful!

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Thank John K
Oro Valley, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Had a nice meal but this establishment is busy so get a reservation! Had to sit at the bar but that was okay. Ordered the salmon and the meatloaf dishes...both with very good. They have excellent wines and most interesting in the beers they have on tap. Order a Belgium raspberry beer. It was delicious!

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Pacific Grove, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We had salmon and chicken entrees. Both were less than 20 dollars There were no wines available from outside the area which is unfortunate since both the Pinot Grigio and sauvenon Blanca were bad. Very friendly and capable staff. Except for the wine, good value

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Thank Bill F
San Jose, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We have been eating at Alchemy for years. I especially like the table by the fireplace, even when there is no fire, and I love the bread served with corn. On our most recent visit, I have the Gumbo, and it was perfect - each seafood cooked just right. And, as always, the service was great - friendly, attentive, welcoming.

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Reno Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I enjoyed a lunch here a few years ago and a return visit for dinner this week reminded me of how delightful this place is. Weather was still nice so we sat outside but there are a variety of seating areas inside as well. Very reasonable prices for the quality and also for the quantity! Desperate for something healthy, I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$25
Cuisine
American
Meals
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
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 Main Street, Murphys, CA 95247
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Murphys
  • Phone Number: +1 209-728-0700

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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?