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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%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“meatloaf” (37 reviews)
“salad” (45 reviews)
“bread” (31 reviews)
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American, Gastropub, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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191 Main St, Murphys, CA 95247-9458
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I go to Murphys whenever we are in California. What a great town. The Alchemy Cafe offers a wonderful selection of food and amazing deserts. We ordered the braised beef tips on pasta and it was so delicious. I didn't think I...More

Thank Judith L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Extraordinary food and great service. We shared the calamari and breadsticks. They were both amazing.

1  Thank Alli W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The meals and wine recommended was all wonderful. I highly recommend giving them a try. The meatloaf was incredible and the scallops the best I have ever had.

1  Thank haj68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

DOG FRIENDLY We ate on the terrace. Nice The wife had the Pressed chicken served with a warm side of greens. Excellent flavor and presentation. I had the Back wrapped Meatloaf at an astounding $16.00. The menu selection is large and varied. The wine list...More

1  Thank keeb56
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We visited as a group of 6 during a one night stay in Murphy’s and could not have picked a better venue for dinner. From the very start, the atmosphere was very warm and welcoming. Our waiter, Tyler, was not only highly knowledgeable and attentive...More

1  Thank Danc2324
Reviewed 30 June 2018

We really enjoyed the duck confit salad. Duck confit as it should be. Crisp on the outside, moist and tender on the inside. We also enjoyed the layered effect of the spicy arugula and endives and the sweet balsamic on the bottom of the plate....More

1  Thank PuertoRicoPuraVida
Reviewed 24 June 2018

We had dinner, which was really good. I had the steak and my wife had the halibut special. Very tasty. A plus was a guy playing a guitar..

1  Thank Gene_Shirley
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Alchemy has been a favorite stop for the two of us here in Calaveras County. We often tried to make locals night on Tuesdays, featuring the offerings of local wineries. New management has canceled that and changed the menu. It does not appear to be...More

Thank froggocalaveras
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

The new owners expanded the restaurant and remodeled beautifully. I had a crab cake salad that had such great flavors. My business associate had halibut that he raved about. We were so full that we couldn’t do dessert. Service was top notch! I recommend a...More

1  Thank pfrider2017
Reviewed 5 June 2018

We had a very nice first time dinner at the Alchemy Cafe. The service was spot on and the dinner was well prepared and quite good...and the soup was hot!!

1  Thank Gary G
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22 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
US$ 16 - US$ 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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)  >  Calaveras County  >  Murphys
  • Phone Number: +1 209-728-0700
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