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From Scratch Restaurant

3626 The Barnyard Shopping Village, Carmel, CA 93921
(831) 625-2448
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Ranked #44 of 151 Restaurants in Carmel
Price range: $9 - $9
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: For over 30 years, this charming, family owned restaurant has been serving breakfast and lunch made from the freshest of ingredients lovingly prepared by an expert chef. From Eggs Benedict to made-to-order omelettes to the best Huevos Rancheros around, it’s impossible to beat their award-winning breakfasts. The restaurant is available for private parties in the evening. Enjoy your meal inside next to the fireplace or outside on the flower lined patio. Pet friendly! We hope to see you soon.
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Modesto, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2011

From Scratch is one of my favorite restaurants in Carmel. Everything is fresh and delicious. The service is very friendly and efficient. The ambience is comfortable and relaxing

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Sacramento, CA
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81 reviews 81 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2011

Ate breakfast here about a week ago because of Yelp reviews. Waited about a half hour to get in. Comfy but crowed place with a fireplace. If the weather is nice, there's also a patio. Had eggs florentine and hubby had sausage patties/eggs/pancake special. Mine came with cheddar cheese biscuit which was very good. Portions were large and coffee was... More

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Hacienda Heights, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2011

The blue cheese quiche is to die for. It is huge and looks like a giant piece of cheesecake. You had better be a blue cheese fanatic as every bite is infused with blue cheesy goodness. It was heavenly. Then, ss if that was not enough food they also give you soup or salad and a bread choice. I had... More

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Denver, Co
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2011

We used Trip Advisor reviews as our guide to select a breakfast place in Carmel, and we couldn't have been more pleased. Following the great tips, one of us ordered the huevos rancheros and one ordered an amazing breakfast skillet. The food was fabulous and portions were sizeable. the cheddar biscuit was amazing too. It was a cool January day,... More

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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216 reviews 216 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2011

I saw the ad for this quaint little resturant in a guidebook for Monterey in our hotel room. Well hidden in the Barnyard Shopping Village, this place was well worth the game of hide and seek to find it! Our table was right next to a fireplace, which on a damp January morning, we appreciated. I had the special, buckwheat... More

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El Dorado Hills, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2010

good luck finding this if you aren't a local, it's in the basement of a "barn" in the Barnyard shopping area behind the Carmel Mission Inn. This is a bustling place even on a cold foggy damp morning and half the seating is outside. the inside is small and cramped. We prefer a quiet corner for our breakfast, but you're... More

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Ontario, Canada
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101 reviews 101 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2010

Yesterday a friend and I went to From Scratch for lunch. We arrived at 11:30am. It was not busy at all. We had a nice table outside and our busperson brought us water. We waited 10+ minutes; finally my friend got up and went inside to get the waiter. We ordered. The food took about 20 minutes. My Huevos Rancheros... More

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Thousand Oaks, CA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2010

We had breakfast here . From the egg dishes to the french toast everything was delightful and great coffee too. We sat out on the patio and had great service. Since I have food allergies this was a great place for me as they cook everything to order. You can get half sizes on their menu items which we wish... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2010

We visited From Scratch three mornings running while staying in Carmel. What a lovely place, food was fantastic it was served quickly and coffee was always kept topped up in those nice big mugs! Seemed very busy in the restaurant for the time and compared with other places in the barnyard, which makes you realise just how good and popular... More

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FromScratch, Owner at From Scratch Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello – Thank you so much for the wonderful review!! I cannot tell you how much we appreciate the vote of confidence and look forward to seeing you again next time you are in the area. We just celebrated 15 years of ownership and really work hard to make sure you enjoy your meal and feel at home. THANK YOU... More

Tiburon, CA
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244 reviews 244 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2010

Breakfast food was good, but expensive. Service was good, but a bit harried. A family-style, casual atmosphere.

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