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Firewood Cafe

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420 Main St, Murphys, CA 95247
+1 209-728-3248
11:00 - 21:30
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Murphys, California
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is tucked between the bookstore and a high end clothing store. Designed like an old garage, there's up and downstairs tables. Order at the counter, food delivered to the table. Modest and yummy salsa bar, beer, wine. Wood fired pizzas are creative and delicious. Taco meals with rice, whole beans, choice of 2 chicken, pork or fish "street... More 

Thank Ruby M
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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48 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great little place for lunch! The pizza is delicious. Prices are very reasonable! We also ordered a chicken quesadilla and a steak quesadilla and both were excellent! The place is small so tables may be hard to come by. We stopped in during a busy rush and were able to find a table upstairs, but there wasn't... More 

Thank Tammy F
Snohomish, Washington, United States
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We stopped here twice. The first time my wife got the tamale meal and I got the mushroom bacon burger and fries. The burger was quite good, but pretty much thhe same as any good burger. Fries were fresh cut and quite good. The Tamale was awesome. I sampled my wife's and wished I had ordered that insead of the... More 

Thank dasfoto
Murphys, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The best fish tacos anywhere! The wood fired pizzas are also excellent. Relaxed atmosphere. You can sit and relax and enjoy good food and conversations.

Thank HawaiiGirl112
Preston, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Fantastic Mexican foood, fish tacos , so good. Great Burgers and good selection of beer on tap. Very reasonable price for good fast tasty food wish we had tried the Pizza looked amazing!

Thank Deborah2204
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

As a local this one of our go to restaurants, the menu has something for everyone. I have worked my through the menu since it opened and find the wood fired pizza and burgers to be some of the best in the area.

Thank emiajr
Walnut Creek, California
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165 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

They had a nice variety of choices, pizza, Mexican, burgers. We opted for Mexican. I had the tamale plate and my wife had a pulled pork salad. Both were good, I enjoyed my tamale, the beans and rice were average (not sure what great sides of beans and rice taste like!). The service was just OK, the atmosphere was a... More 

Thank khub79
Murphys, California
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Casual atmosphere on two floors and multiple TV screens. They specialize in firewood oven baked pizza but my favorite is the fish taco. A pretty good cheeseburger and fries also available. I often get two meals out of the burrito supreme. Several good beers on tap.

Thank Robert F
Surrey, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Lovely food at a great price, good portion sizes, nice atmosphere. Tacos and burgers delicious. Staff really friendly, and service super-quick.

Thank gilmartins2016
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Usual pizza / burger affair. Pretty reasonable prices. Very popular and busy. Tables laid out in rows in canteen style but with character, wooden benches; door handle made from axes etc. Would recommend, but don't expect to be 'posh nosh'.

Thank GoDaddy99

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 Main St, Murphys, CA 95247
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Murphys
  • Phone Number: +1 209-728-3248

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Lodi, California
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?