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401 Castro St, Fl 1, Mountain View, CA 94041-2089 (California)
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We wanted to try a new place. So I red the reviews and thought we should go to Scratch as it seems to have a bit of everything to please everyone. Just a side note: A lot of reviews said it was a great place for a business meeting. I dont see how, it was very, very loud, even though... More 

Thank Shazzminderr S
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91 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice looking place, with friendly and professional staff. The food was just not as wonderful as the surroundings. Maybe we ordered wrong. But the lobster and peach salad had bites that were so yummy i could not wait for the next bite - and bites so hot that i grabbed for anything to put out the... More 

Thank SightSee-ers
Mountain View, California
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were celebrating her birthday at Scratch and enjoyed outstanding service from Carlos Antonio. He recommended the wines that we sampled before, during and after dinner, and he also 'comped' the desert! What was a wonderful evening turned even more enjoyable because of the staff's (especially Antonio's) expert attention: not too close, then prompt and perfect. The... More 

Thank Dave B
Cupertino, California
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I really wanted to love this place, but have to say it was good, not great. The soup I had (Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato) was really good. I also like that some of the entrees come with small salads. But, I had the Simple Fish (it was halibut) with Shrimp Butter Sauce. The fish was overcooked and dry. The... More 

Thank Cathy W
St. Louis
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84 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was a lot of talk about Scratch among our family members in Mountain View, so we reserved a table a couple of weeks ahead of time. My daughter and I had lobster and peach salads. The lobster was chewier than it should have been and the peach slices were okay but not this was not a $40 salad. Everything... More 

Thank I_Notice_Everything
Paris, France
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good location on Castro Street À lot of choice Good quality Fast service Very Noisy Simple fish is very Good Prices are ok

Thank stephane75011
Mountain View, California
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Waitress was very nice and our drinks were really delicious. I ordered the scallops and they were just okay, my husband ordered the fish special and it was good but his portion was really small, I felt bad that he insisted I try it. The other couple had the ribs and chicken - their dinner looked delicious and I did... More 

Thank ElviraME
San Mateo, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Amazing chicken and waffles, steak and eggs and Pulled pork hash. Stellar wait staff that very attentive on a very busy day. Our waiter was extremely friendly and answered all of our questions with knowledge.

Thank Holly S
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127 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

My friends and I went to Scratch for brunch after the Easter service. I was visiting from out of town and they recommended this restaurant. Although I didn't know what to expect, I was pleasantly suprised by both the food (excellent! and a lot of variety) and the waitstaff (very personable!)

Thank beckysouix
Palm Springs, California
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59 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

4 of our family went there for breakfast on Sunday 8/14/13. The French toast and the Crab Cake Brioche are excellent, and we would have them again. The Bloody Mary and Mimosas are very good. The only drawback was that the service while very professional, was slow. We would go back but feel the service should've been better, considering the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$27 - $32
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
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 - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?