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From Scratch

44 E Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450-3808
+1 201-857-5188
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (12 reviews)
“salmon” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
44 E Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450-3808
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Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

Very busy authentic Italian restaurant, with a menu that changes frequently depending on the chef’s inspiration. Food is prepared as a labor of love, and each dish we had was delicious. We split a zucchini appetizer which was perfect to share. The fettuccini with asparagus...More

Thank margomcd5
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Just had the weirdest experience there, I asked to have some cheese to put on my pasta and the waitress, the husband and the owner came to our table the say « no you cannot have cheese with this dish, it was made to be eaten...More

2  Thank Arno A
187791claudia, Owner at From Scratch, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

ok...so this is really weird!! really a customer that never been at my restaurant take part of this to tell people what he never tried?? I'm sorry Arno,but i KNOW PERFECTLY who'i talking about and now let me explain.. Last wed a group of 5...More

Reviewed November 10, 2017

Scratch is a small but well appointed restaurant in downtown Ridgewood. I have eaten there twice and both times have been GREAT. The fresh pasta is outstanding. The scallops are unique and tasty. The service was good. Chef Claudia walks the restaurant and greats her...More

1  Thank theniffer2017
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

Hidden gem located in Ridgewood NJ. Food is out of this world. Tried the pasta and chicken dishes. Would recommend the food and location. 😋

Thank S P
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

I'm a huge fan of this place. I've been there a couple of times and it's always been fantastic. We've had almost everything on the menu. Make sure you save room for dessert, my absolute favorite is the Nutella crumble cake!

1  Thank patriziaNj
Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

We were quite disappointed at the selection and quality of food at this store front restaurant. We arrived for the first Saturday night sitting with only four other tables occupied only to be informed that several specials were no longer available. The main menu had...More

1  Thank edpdav
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

Very good Ridgewood vibe. Can bring own wine: great value. We all liked our meals. Well composed and nicely served. What couldn't be done was told (no medium rare salmon). Would go back many times!

Thank Mart1230
Reviewed February 23, 2017

This place has all of the "ingredients" to be a really good place. The owner has recently (2013) moved here from Rome, uses some of her own grandma's recipes, and very clearly demonstrates a passion for her food and customers. There are authentic Italian products...More

1  Thank Anne C
Reviewed February 15, 2017

This small place has a clean, modern look with young servers who actually know about the food on the menu. The menu is limited but you can't go wrong with anything on it. The appetizers are generous and delicious. Fresh burrata wrapped with delicately grilled,...More

Thank Fornovo
Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

A special pizza menu was offered on Sunday night. The pizza itself was beyond delicious. We had a Pizza Parmigiana which was so flavorful. The eggplant and sauce tasted of basil and was perfect. Can't wait for next week.

Thank mary p
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$10 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 E Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450-3808
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Ridgewood
  • Phone Number: +1 201-857-5188
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