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From Scratch Restaurant

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3626 The Barnyard, LOWER LEVEL OF COMPLEX, Carmel, CA 93923-8731
+1 831-625-2448
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Food was so yummy and service was fast. It was a little confusing that we had about 3-4 servers come up to us during our stay, but maybe that was just because they wanted to serve us quickly?

Thank detersl
Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Looked for a place to meet up with a friend and have a nice breakfast. We settled on a convenient location at this restaurant. The staff, service and food was beyond expectations. We were seated immediately, drinks, food and bill came all within 45 minutes. Incredible, I'll be back.

Thank TravelwiseSantaCruz
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Trip Advisor & DDD have once again led me to a fabulous eatery. It was a bit difficult to locate being tucked in the corner of the plaza. The cafe was warm and welcoming on a chilly morning. We were able to secure a seat next to the fireplace. The waitstaff was prompt and efficient in taking our drink order.... More 

Thank Lisa D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the place with my family as a result of a good review we saw. Boy was it true! Gigantic portions and quality American breakfast food. French toast, pancakes etc... all at their best. My wife tried a dish with eggs, avocado and chili which was great. Definitely recommended!!

Thank Luca G
Manlius, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went in just to see what the complex was about, and our gluten free app said this was a good place. It sure is! The food was excellent, and made from scratch. It's bee on several of the food shows, and their brisket chili is amazing!

Thank Dr Ralph K
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We saw this restaurant on Diners, Drive ins and Dives so were excited to try is for breakfast. We ordered the triple d which included the brisket chili which nobody liked. The biscuits and gravy was good and the fried grits were pretty good. All in all, not a huge standout!

Thank cosmovt
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

We saw this restaurant advertised in a travel program in Australia and it received a great review. Service and food lived up to the review. Great lunch selection and value for money. Service from the 'team' excellent and would revisit anytime

Thank DropbearAustralia
Torrance, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

The waiter at Rio Grill told us about this place and glad he did. excellent breakfast and had the traditional egg's bene which came on some really nice oversized muffin with some really good smoked ham. The wife had an omelet which was huge. You must stop here and have breakfast on the way in or out of town. Service... More 

Thank Calicobass
Fresno, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

Great. Not much more to say Great, stumbled on to this place. Best meal we had all weekend. We will go back

Thank Luv-Food2255
Alameda, California, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

OK, it's a Patty Melt, but made with thick-cut, swirled light&dark rye toast, 1/2lb. beef patty and cheddar cheese, with Kettle Chips on the side. AMAZING!

Thank Glenn B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $9
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3626 The Barnyard, LOWER LEVEL OF COMPLEX, Carmel, CA 93923-8731
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-625-2448
Located in the LOWER level of the Barnyard Shopping Village - below Bay Bikes. The back stairs face Highway One. Since 1977, 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 remodeled patio. Pet friendly! We hope to see you soon.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?