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Scratch

111 Orange St, Durham, NC
919 956 5200
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Ranked #16 of 640 restaurants in Durham
Cuisines: Bakery
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Super crowded, we considered going some place else bc the menu was a bit confusing to us and didn't seem very filling and there were no tables available. We were about to hit the road and a friend recommended this place on our way out of town. We got the bacon jam biscuit and two sausage, egg and cheddar biscuits.... More

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Sanford, North Carolina
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53 reviews 53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Wonderful spot in downtown Durham. We had Biscuits Benedict, Grits bowl with Kimchi, and Duck Egg biscuit with bacon. We also had desserts and pastries, both sweet and savory. ALL were scrumptious. Plus delicious coffee, courteous and attentive staff, and great decor inside with lovely outside tables, too.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

What can I say...soooo good. First the shop is a little difficult to find, but don't give up; it's worth the effort...so worth it! I had wonderful toasted homemade bread with ricotta, roasted tomatoes, over easy egg; all with a light drizzle of slightly sweet reduced wine vinegar. It was absolutely fabulous. My husband thoroughly enjoyed his sausage and egg... More

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Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Thanks fellow contributors for directing us to scratch. After dropping our daughter off at RDU, we wanted to go somewhere for breakfast. While Scratch is not a full service breakfast place, we did enjoy their great homemade sausage, egg, and cheese biscuit along with their muffin donuts which were excellent. They've got a brunch on weekends which looks very good.... More

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LaCrosse Wi
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

My mom found an article claiming that this bakery was one of 6 great places for pie in the US. She talked about it for 6 months before our trip to Durham. This place makes wonderful pie! If you enjoy homemade pie with real stuff like butter come early. You will not be disappointed!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

In order to get a seat, we arrived shortly after the doors opened on a Saturday morning and were not disappointed. Excellent fresh baked goods and egg dishes-- the doughnut muffins are great! Coffee was good and prices were reasonable. It was a good way to start a busy day.

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I don't go here often but the few times I have been I understand the national reputation. Will indulge in pie this summer if I have been good but I have had breakfast and I recommend it.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I finally made an effort to eat here after tasting their creations at the farmer's market and the Hub Farm. I'm glad my daughter and I visited. The location is interesting. It's situated in a side alley in Downtown Durham which adds to its charm. It's small, so I can see it getting crowded easily when busy. There's both indoor... More

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north carolina
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My only negative is they run out so quick of their goodies each day. Always good pies and interesting twists on their desserts.

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Bar Harbor, Maine
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

A little bit tricky to find but well worth the effort. Recently enjoyed a delicious weekend breakfast at their outside tables - everything from savory crepes to buttermilk donut muffins (yes, try 'em!) was fresh and tasty, very reasonably priced, too. Busy busy place - service was efficient and friendly - would love to return and sample more of their... More

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