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401 Castro St, Fl 1, Mountain View, CA 94041-2089 (California)
650-237-3131
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent bar service

Drinks and food, quick and delish. Awesome cocktails. Scratch is upping it's game. Will return for a full recon soon!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
David P
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Mountain View, California
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Albany, New York
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145 reviews 145 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

I was pleasantly surprised with this restaurant. The staff is impeccably trained. I will say we had outstanding service. I don't say that often. We were seated promptly. Our server Xavier was wonderful. He was so attentive and professional. The rest of the staff were also. If they walked by and saw an empty plate they would stop and pick... More 

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Mountain View, California
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313 reviews 313 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Drinks and food, quick and delish. Awesome cocktails. Scratch is upping it's game. Will return for a full recon soon!

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Mountain View, California
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This has become one of my favorite restaurants in Mountain View. I've been for dinner and brunch a few times and always have a great meal. The service is always spot on, and at brunch you can find some pretty hilarious but attentive waiters. The ambiance is nice; wooden booths and bar, good lighting. It can be a smidge loud... More 

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Mountain View, CA
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is my "go-to" restaurant for informal business lunches and dinner. But it is important to request a booth and the open table section can get pretty load. The food itself is pretty good -- especially their take on traditional American specialties such as meatloaf and fried chicken.

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Nairobi
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The ambiance is great and waiters are warm. Serving groups can be tricky but the restaurant gets this. I enjoyed the bacon wrapped dates as starters; however I found the artichokes quite bland. My colleagues who had fish highly recommend the halibut and the scallops. I found the lamb rather ordinary. My recommendation is that fish is the better option.... More 

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San Mateo, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Restaurant has been here for a few years but my first time trying. Was warmly greeted and shown to out table. Clean restaurant blots of great menu choices. Had a tuna Niçoise salad which was really good. Well seasoned and dressed. Small for a lunch salad and the seared tuna slices could have been more substantial and a bit fresher.... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Scratch serves superb food elegantly. The service is absolutely impeccable. We were there in the early evening on a week night, but the place was reasonably busy already. However, the service didn't miss a beat. I can't say enough about the food. We had scallops, mussels, mac & cheese and fried chicken. Everything was spot on. One small word of... More 

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Temecula, California
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117 reviews 117 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Business lunch with average everything. A little attitude mixed in which is sad for a place like this. I asked for extra condiment and it took forever. I asked what was on the burger and they didn't know. I asked if they had a fancy mustard...they ignored me. Too expensive for this experience.

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Milano, Italia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

At this price i prefer to take a train and go to an excellent restaurant of San Francisco. Quality for price is absolutely crazy. The atmosphere is good, the meat is good but at half the price they are positioned.

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Mountain View,California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

Food has gotten better, the crabcake is quiet tasty and the halibut too. Way too many solo paper menus, you easily can end up with 4 separate menus between food and drinks... If you are 4 people your table may look like an office... Food seems to be better for american cuisine, decent portions and good taste. Service: not attentive,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 401 Castro St, Fl 1, Mountain View, CA 94041-2089
    (California)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mountain View
  • Phone Number: 650-237-3131

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 27 - 32
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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