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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%
Travellers talk about
“meatloaf” (36 reviews)
“salad” (45 reviews)
“bread” (31 reviews)
Closes in 3 min
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Gastropub, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
191 Main St, Murphys, CA 95247-9458
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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 4 days ago 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

Thank pfrider2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!!

Thank Gary G
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Eight of us had dinner on Saturday night, we had a long table by the window, which allowed us to watch the world go by. Service was friendly and efficient, everybody enjoyed their dinners. The Seafood Pad Thai was perfectly cooked, slightly too hot for...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We were in Murphys for a girls weekend, and discovered Alchemy. We were able to get a table within minutes on a Friday night without a reservation, so we felt fortunate. Our only "complaint" was that there were too many good choices on the menu!...More

Thank maryN9099RZ
Reviewed 2 April 2018

So good! We were on a road trip and it was refreshing to have such a creative and fresh menu. The restaurant is also in a perfect location to walk around town. We would visit again!

Thank EducatedByEspresso
Reviewed 30 March 2018

A popular dining choice in Murphy's, Alchemy offers American fusion cuisine in a relaxed environment. They have a nice covered patio with heat lamps which is dog friendly if you are dining with your furry friends! The salmon and chicken were both excellent and the...More

Thank Serena L
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Dropped in near closing on a Saturday night and ordered the Balsamic Glazed Salmon. One of the best salmon dinners I have experienced and heavy portions on the salad. For the price, this was a great tasting dinner at an affordable price. The atmosphere was...More

Thank G6352MFrichards
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Excellent dinner, special, several courses. Grilled chicken on polenta, sautéed vegetables. Came with a giant mixed green salad with French strawberries. My new restaurant of choice in Murphys.

Thank travelzipca
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Party of five after an exhausting day of wine tasting. Two in the party had the sunset special, $22.50 for soup or salad, choice of four entrees and dessert. Two tried the meat loaf special, bacon wrapped. Two had Petrale Sole. The meat loaf seemed...More

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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
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, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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)  >  Calaveras County  >  Murphys
  • Phone Number: +1 209-728-0700
  • E-mail
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