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401 Castro St, Fl 1, Mountain View, CA 94041-2089
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Ranked #72 of 296 Restaurants in Mountain View
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $27 - $32
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
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: California
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English first
Boston, United Kingdom
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100 reviews 100 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We had a reservation. This is our very first time to Scratch and probably the last time. Automatically I can tell from the snooty attitude from the host/hostess it's not gonna be that pleasant. We were seated at a table. When I asked the host who took us to our table if any of the booths are taken, he told... More

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Nome, Alaska
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98 reviews 98 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

5 of us attempted to have brunch Sunday. The restaurant was about 10% full. Our orders were simple: French toast, pancakes, turkey sandwich and hamburger. After 35 minutes we managed to get the attention of a server and inquired about our meals. We received a lame explanation and no food....no drinks...nothing. When the food finally came, 40 minutes later, 2... More

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Los Altos, California, USA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The service and atmosphere is good. I like the steak but it might be a little overprice if you consider the price.

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187 reviews 187 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

On vacation we wanted a lovely, good, relaxed lunch. Found Scratch online and decided to try it. Our party of four was well pleased. The lobster roll and hamburgers were a big hit. Both flavorful and beautifully prepared. Dessert was a wonderful cheese board which we throughly enjoyed. Suggestions from our server led to some delightful wine pairings with our... More

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London, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Came here for a group work meal. The fish/veg starters were pretty boring. I had the tuna salad, this was made very well and was nice and light. I treated myself to one of the desserts, crumble + salt-caramel ice cream. This was really nice, loved it. The price was a bit high but I would come again :)

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Cupertino, California
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118 reviews 118 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Wow; we have not been to Scratch for a couple of years and were left wondering 'what the heck?' We went for happy hour and sat at the bar. I want to compliment the very nice bartender, she was great. That is where my compliments end. We ordered the sliders and mussels. The sliders: the onion rings were pretty good.... More

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Los Altos, CA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It's full of techies and lawyers from across the street, but don't be put off by that. It's worth a visit, or several. Scratch feels clean, new and modern when you enter and somehow manages not to feel too formulaic, despite being similar to many new places in many ways. The staff is intelligent and attentive and seems to know... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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147 reviews 147 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

This is a nice option if you are eating downtown Mountain View. I've been here three times and have not been disappointed yet. There is a good mix of seafood and meat dishes. Prices are moderately high and you definitely want to have reservations.

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Mountain View, California
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245 reviews 245 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Food is consistently very good to excellent, seafood is done very nicely. Lamb chop was off the hook, perfectly done and well seasoned. Cocktails and beer selection was excellent. Fresh oysters were superb, could go back just for the oyster bar. Service was quick, very attentive and knowledgeable about Gluten allergy issues. Reservations recommended, they get busy. Bar/reception is a... More

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Province of Rome, Italy
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41 reviews 41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

First off, you better have reservations or the inept seating staff will just point you to the bar. Four of us had dinner here and none of us thought it to be anything worth having again. Bacon Cheddar Biscuits $5 and Chorizo stuffed dates $9.00 were the only highlight of the meal. Was hoping for more from the Meatloaf $19... More

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