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Italian, Mediterranean
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Reviewed July 9, 2021 via mobile

Amazing, amazing first experience with these delightful pinsas! The quality of the ingredients far outweighs anything else locally that you might compare these to. It isn’t pizza, or flatbread. I honestly have to read more about these, however just one is large enough for 2...people. Fantastic choices. Go on the website and look at the pics!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed December 18, 2019

It's been more than a year since my last visit and I was finally able to bring my daughter this time. Claudia and Roberto have been at this for long enough, and have built a strong enough reputation, that they could easily elect to coast...a bit. Not a chance. The food and service were as impeccable as the first time I visited, which was very soon after they opened. I highly recommend From Scratch; with a good bottle of wine you'll think you were in Italia. The menu is limited, but purposefully: so that every dish can be delivered perfectly executed. And the pear cake is phenominal. Bravi a tutti e grazie ancora!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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claudiarJ3838MM, Owner at From Scratch, responded to this reviewResponded December 20, 2019

Thank you so much for your nice words ..I hope to see you soon!!!

Reviewed October 14, 2019 via mobile

From Scratch is our "go to " place for dinner. The food is always great and the atmosphere makes us feel like home away from home. The wait staff is always friendly and attentive. For as many times as we've been here I can't pick...out an evening that wasn't totally enjoyable.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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claudia r, Owner at From Scratch, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2019

Thank you so much for your nice words and I hope you can have always more and more of enjoyable dinner at From Scratch . See you soon!!

Reviewed October 8, 2019

Updated atmosphere very appealing from the old From Scratch. This is authentic Italian cuisine as my Wife born an raised in Italy will testify, For a unique experience at a reasonable price try this authentic Italian restaurant.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed July 23, 2019

This is a very cozy restaurant with authentic and handmade cuisine...literally everything is prepared "from scratch". Very small in terms of spacing and seating but worth the squeeze. My office had our Christmas party there and needed every table/chair. If you enjoy Italian, handmade, authentic...cuisine, this is a must try!More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed July 5, 2019

We have tried this restaurant a number of times over the last few years and have always felt that it doesn't live up to its "promise" of homemade authentic Italian food with personal service, but some friends really wanted to go back here, so we...went, hoping for the best. We did not get the best. Our arugula salad with pear, walnuts and cheese was not flavorful. It tasted like we were in some sort of chain restaurant in the middle of winter where the produce isn't at its peak, and the salad dressing didn't make up for it. Three out of the four of us wanted to order a ravioli dish and were at first told that there were only two portions left, and then it turned out there was only one portion left. They did offer a fettuccine substitution with the same sauce which my hubby accepted. My cacio e pepe was slightly imbalanced but good, not great and very small. Hubby felt the same about his dish. The apple cake hubby and I split was quite tasty, though. In addition to the "OK" food we experienced frustrating service. One of the waitresses was just awful. My husband noticed that throughout the night the other waitress was doing all of the work and was very pleasant and the other one was the opposite. For example, we arrived when there were very few people and we clearly had wine in a wine caddy yet she didn't offer to open it or chill it for us. She sneered when we asked for more water. Even worse, when we ordered dessert we asked for more ice and another bottle of water and she looked at the tiny amount of water still in the bottle (not enough for a quarter of a glass) and said something to the effect of "why don't we just use that water!" Seriously? We felt badly for the other waitress who was clearly working hard to make sure all of us were attended to. And, to top it off, this place is not inexpensive (appetizers run $16-$26, pastas run $20-$24). We don't mind paying for quality, but paying for mediocrity coupled with hostile service is just out of our depth. It's inexplicable to us that the dining room ended up filling up with patrons while we were there and wondered if this was a case of "The Emperor's New Clothes" where everyone believes something is good because they think everyone believes something is good. We've told our friends we aren't coming here anymore.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 29, 2019

Went to From Scratch last night for the first time and there are few comments / critiques. Wait service - excellent Appetizer - Warmed Bread with Veggies and Cheese - Excellent Entrees - Ravioli - While the Ravioli was tasty, there was 6 pieces for...$24, leaving me quite upset that this appetizer side dish was an entree (I went to Panera after for another sandwich) Branzino Fish - Served with Potatoes and a Side, one problem, there were no potatoes as they stated that they ran out (on a Friday night - seems kinda strange). Secondly, the plate and Fish was littered and totally covered in Oil, I am talking a full cup of oil. The chef deemed this to be water from the oven, but, in no world in which anyone has ever cooked fish, did a full cup of oil ever come out of it - this rendered it barely edible. We left very hungry and upset that no price reduction was offered on a dish that had no potatoes and was totally destroyed via oil, insane!More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 8, 2019 via mobile

This was our first time here. Overall, I felt that it was ok. I understand everything is homemade and that is pretty awesome. We started with the crostino, which was very good. It was toasted bread topped with cheese, filled vegetables and basil infused oil....As entrees we ordered the carbonara and pasta with tuna. The carbonara was light and not too creamy. It was topped with crispy pancetta. Very good overall. The pasta with tuna was accompanied by a tomato sauce and was a bit heavier than I expected. It was above average though. It is a small place and everything is made to order and cooked in front of you. To avoid waits it’s easiest to make a reservation.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 29, 2019 via mobile

We go two to three times a month. The pasta is wonderful, the desserts are great and the owners and staff are very friendly. Couldn't think of any way to make it better

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

I’m from London and the lasagna from scratch was worth the journey in itself. Creamy, homemade and cheesy. Friendly service. Loved it

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed February 19, 2019

The food is very good here. The space is small. They also cater. Everything was tasty but the portions are not very big.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed January 31, 2019 via mobile

Four of us for dinner. Everything is so fresh and of such high quality. The menu is small however everything that was presented looked and tasted great. The 2 apps were enough for the four of us and these dishes were standouts. The fish entree...was superb as was the lasagna.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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claudia r, Owner at From Scratch, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2019

Thank you so much for your review and we hope to see you soon!! Claudia

Reviewed November 6, 2018

Everything about it was wonderful the food, the service, the atmosphere. Every dish was perfectly prepared and it was truly fresh and delicious. I look forward to our next visit this place is a gem.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Wow! Really don’t get the high ratings for this place Small restaurant always full that’s why I wanted to try it. Very bright and a super clean look inside which I like. Free chilled Poland spring water on the table what’s not to like about...that We had an arugula salad with dried beef the one dish I really enjoyed and a chickpea soup bland. Now this place I guess is supposed to be known for pasta so I try the pappardelleal ragu a very thin chop meat bolognese I had better out of jar ( sorry but true ). Also had Black Sea bass nice piece of fish if you like a small portion covered in a thick kind of lemon sauce. We skipped desert. This was at 6 pm very nice staff and you can see hard working people. Go if you must I would never return.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

Tiny restaurant that seated us on time which is a plus. The owners are from Rome, Italy and make everything "from scratch". Pastas were homemade and very good such as the red sauce with tuna and the raviolis. The fish in foil on sliced potatoes...and herbs was fresh and delicious. Homemade desserts of a Nutella pie and a fig fruit tart were exceptional served with fresh whipped cream. Even the decay espresso had a lovely creama. Our waitress was very pleasant.More

Date of visit: August 2018
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From Scratch is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4