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From Scratch Restaurant

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3626 The Barnyard, LOWER LEVEL OF COMPLEX, Carmel, CA 93923-8731
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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
Downey, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had french toast, the lady had a customizable egg breakfast with avocado and veggies. We both loved it! Highly recommended

Thank raschmieg
Highland Beach, Florida
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107 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a busy place with a poor location and is alway packed. Why, the food is so very good. The service is good. They serve the best bacon I have ever eaten and the portions are giant. Not the place for a diet for sure but what really good food.

Thank luckyus1949
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nestled in a tiny shopping center lies this indoor/outdoor cafe in Carmel. Close to Monterey, PCH and downtown Carmel, it's plates are huge- service is very homely and appreciative. Biscuits and gravy that stick to your insides with a fluffy light pillow of platform with an airy sausage patty and bits scattered about the plate. Good coffee the chili looked... More 

Thank Mark K
Berkeley, California
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Attended the Monterey Jazz Festival this past weekend (Sept. 16-17-18) which was terrific...when looking for place to eat, From Scratch was recommended. This was just the best, menus is unique, different and delicious. I ordered the Corn Beef Hash, never tasted anything like this before, big chunks of tender corn beef, small pieces of potatoes, poached eggs on top...loved this,... More 

1 Thank rosiethecaterer
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

It took me a while to find this place. It's tucked away behind Lucky's in the Barnyard with lots of little shops. It was worth the search. Had the Veggie Egg Benedict with avocado, tomato & spinach and delicious red potatoes on the side. Add a Mimosa and you've got a great breakfast. Want to go back and try the... More 

Thank Rebecca S
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Great chili grits and crab omelet Great ambience great server the food was ammmmmmazzzing Service was great too

Thank Crystal K

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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, 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 Peninsula  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: 18316252448
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?