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401 Castro St, Fl 1, Mountain View, CA 94041-2089 (California)
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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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: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Pretty good, pretty expensive.

Halibut and Ribeye were very good, artichoke appetizer not so much. Two cocktails each, appetizer and two entrees, $138.00. Guess it has to cover the Castro street address somehow.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Laguna Hills, California
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Cupertino, California
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleasant dinner with friends. Bar drinks a little expensive and very slow. Our party of 4 had a very leisurely dinner. Waiter was attentive but allowed us to go at our own pace. The food was excellent especially the fish. The sea bass was done to perfection. Presentation was very nice. We were seated at a booth and the... More 

Thank Henry252014
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had very bland food for the price. The chicken plate was awful. The Cesear salad had raw green beans. Would not recommend or return. Service was very slow.

Thank Ruth F
Mountain View, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been here many times. the Service is not very good. i had to ask for ice to go in Ice Tea. the food is not bad but is not worth the cost. when i sit at the bar i get better service.

Thank singlemedoris
Laguna Hills, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Halibut and Ribeye were very good, artichoke appetizer not so much. Two cocktails each, appetizer and two entrees, $138.00. Guess it has to cover the Castro street address somehow.

Thank EagleDoc92653
Palo Alto, California
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211 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've eaten at Scratch several times, and once again enjoyed our meal. The cocktails were very good, and we're working our way through their very nice menu. This time we shared the crab cakes (once again, because they were great last time) and tried the lamb (which was excellent). It was a rare warm evening and so we were able... More 

Thank AnitaMW
Austin, Texas
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356 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this place for after work drinks and dinner with business associates. The place is always hopping and has a large square bar right at the entrance. The food is very good with a good selection. We sampled many of the appetizers (bacon wrapped dates stuffed with chorizo, oysters, shrimp, lobster, deviled eggs) and all were great. For main course... More 

Thank rustycat83
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

I was taken here whilst visiting Sunnyvale. There's a great buzz to the place and the staff are really friendly and efficient. I had the bacon wrapped chorizo stuffed dates to start and the pan seared scallops to follow. Both were delicious and the portion sizes were great for a UK visitor - not over-facingly huge! There is a separate... More 

Thank Sue B
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

One of the more upscale places in mountainview, the service is good, the ambiance is nice, but the food doesn't live up to the atmosphere.

1 Thank Jonathan S
Los Altos, California
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80 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

This is perfect for meeting your team mates after work and sharing a drink. We order a few appetizer or main dishes and share bites. There is a truffle mushroom flatbread which is a group favorite.

Thank art-scuba
New Jersey
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

A fabulous, expansive bar fills the front of this restaurant located on always hoping Castro St. The bar serves domestic alcohol so forget about your Jamaican rum or British gin -- you will be amazed at the diversity and quality of domestic finds. The menu covers a broad range of dishes from comfort foods (best fried chicken on the peninsula)... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 401 Castro St, Fl 1, Mountain View, CA 94041-2089
  • 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
  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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