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From Scratch Italian Bistro

677B South Railway Street SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-526-5661
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Ranked #10 of 157 restaurants in Medicine Hat
Price range: $9 - $23
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Medicine hat
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Food is alright but for the price it could be a lot better. It's pretty pricey for the portion size and the booze there is out to lunch on the price ex martini's. We took me dad there for his birthday and there was six of us and honestly all of us were disappointed with the food. They said Boston... More

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pvchina, Owner at From Scratch Italian Bistro, responded to this review

I am so sorry you do not feel you had the value you were expecting. Our pasta is all homemade and therefore we need to consider labor when setting our prices. We are a small dinning room, not a fast food place and these things need to be considered. I am truly sorry you won't be back, all I can... More

Lac La Biche, Canada
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

Found the restaurant through trip advisor and loved it!!!!! It is easy to find and park. Loved the atmosphere and impeccable service. But the best reason is return is to try all the different homemade pastas, salads, in fact, everything! Tried the lemon shrimp and was blown away by the flavour explosion of garlic, lemon, black pepper, with a hint... More

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pvchina, Owner at From Scratch Italian Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much, it was my pleasure to serve you More

Medicine Hat, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Whilst the from the outside this doesn't look like much the food and the service are excellent. This is easily the best place in Medicine Hat for a nice dinner as a couple or with friends.

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pvchina, Owner at From Scratch Italian Bistro, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoyed your evening with us, it is always my pleasure to serve such nice people More

Edmonton, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I was on a business trip with 3 coworkers and we dropped in for dinner tonight. China is a charismatic and entertaining hostess and provides a fabulous meal, even without a reservation. I will recommend her restaurant as a delicious stop for anyone visiting or living in Medicine Hat.

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Medicine Hat, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

went there for my birthday and China made the whole family feel welcome ,the children sure liked how she welcomed them to .It felt like a family restaurant ,one welcoming woman China .The 3 granddaughters liked the pizzas and the varity was sure nice some for every appetite ,the Michaelangelo was really tasty.My favorite dessert was the pena cotta it... More

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Alberta
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74 reviews 74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Homemade potato soup today was so yummy on this snowy day. We have had only excellent service, & fantastic tasting food here. Chef China always remembers us & the fact that I am gluten free as well. Still the best place in town to eat!

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Medicine Hat, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

From Scratch is a true dining experience. The owner is always introducing new menu items which are a unique blend of French, Italian, and other influences. Crepes are one of their specialties and are all equisite be they savoury or sweet. I haven't gone wrong with an appetizer there yet, but the prosciutto wrapped dates and Italian nachos are my... More

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pvchina, Owner at From Scratch Italian Bistro, responded to this review

The out pour of love is overwhelming, thank you so much for your kind words. It is truly my pleasure to create and prepare the menu for you. I try to keep romance and excitement in mind when preparing our Valentine's Dinner, so I look for foods that feel sexy or romantic to my pallet. Knowing you enjoyed your Valentine's... More

Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

From Scratch is a great little bistro located in central Medicine Hat. Although you wouldn't know it from the outside, hidden inside is an authentic Italian Bistro experience, where everything is from scratch! Wonderful pasta, superb olive tapenade, and a fantastic wine list make this one of our favorites! Great food like this would cost double at most places, so... More

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pvchina, Owner at From Scratch Italian Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words, I am so happy you enjoy our little bistro, I will keep that in mind as I am rolling out the pasta tomorrow. Its a crazy little place, but I wouldn't have it any other way. So of course I am going to laugh and joke and treat you like family, isn't... More

Medicine Hat, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

My husband and I booked the 7 course Valentine's Day dinner as we had heard that it was fabulous. It indeed was wonderful. You do not know in advance what the 7 courses are, of course unless you have allergies, they can accommodate. Each course was tastefully presented, the portion sizes were the perfect size so we didn't feel stuffed.... More

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pvchina, Owner at From Scratch Italian Bistro, responded to this review

The out pour of love is overwhelming, thank you so much for your kind words. It is truly my pleasure to create and prepare the menu for you. I try to keep romance and excitement in mind when preparing our Valentine's Dinner, so I look for foods that feel sexy or romantic to my pallet. Knowing you enjoyed your Valentine's... More

Medicine Hat, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

I bought valentines day tickets, unfortunately my baby the day of the event started projectile vomiting, I rang to inform the restaurant of the situation and ask for some kind of refund or maybe a gift certificate for use at a later date, understanding that they might not be able to. I was informed by the owner that I should... More

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pvchina, Owner at From Scratch Italian Bistro, responded to this review

First let me say how sorry I am that we seem not to be able to communicate. You hung up before I could finish offering you any solution to your problem. We did indeed phone you back offering you the opportunity to enjoy the 7 Course Valentine's dinner on 15 as we were presenting it both evenings. You were also... More

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