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Scratch Brick Oven Foodworks

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100 E Unaka Ave, Johnson City, TN 37601-4624
(423) 262-8021
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We and another couple decided to try Scratch. It's been through several incarnations and has ended up for now as a pizza place. One enters the main entrance and is faced with a wide choice of pizzas and limited sandwich options. We chose a cheesy appetizer with dips: pesto (very oily), a mild chunky red sauce and maybe herd butter... More 

Thank Patrick_Rich
Crooksville, OH
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107 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were in Johnson City for one night and we wanted to find a pizza restaurant. This came up on our searches as a great place and it did not disappoint. They have many options for pizza and we decided to go with the trust option. This gives the pizza maker the option to add anything to... More 

Thank Karen O
Davidson, North Carolina
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent pizza and helpful/accommodating staff. Ordering is similar set-up to Which Wich. You fill-out an order sheet on a clipboard. Reasonable prices. Interesting soda selection in glass bottles (Cheerwine, Diet Cheerwine, Orange Nehi,...). One small negative (for me, anyway) -- no Diet Coke. Next time I go, it'll be BYODC (Bring Your Own Diet Coke).

Thank Mitch J
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered carry out from Scratch, and my family and I thoroughly enjoyed their pizza! The pizza dough has a unique, wood fired, brick oven flavor that is sure to impress any pizza lover. The toppings they are offer are different from the "normal" pizza joint and are primarily veggie options, but good nonetheless. Scratch Pizza offers a nice alternative... More 

Thank Eric M
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My college mates wife went to school at ETSU. My friends car was broken down and I agreed to drive him to pick it up at a shop in Johnson city. This restaurant is amazing. They have fresh seasonal ingredients, and if you ask for the full trust. You never know what they will serve you.

Thank Matt M
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94 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

The owner of this restaurant is extremely rude and I heard him discussing women as nothing more than sex objects. The foods just average and the service was just average also. It's not family friendly since everyone was cursing every five minutes.

Thank April C
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

The atmosphere is definitely not typical, very funky and off-beat, but fun. Truly excellent pizza, lots of interesting toppings. If you are open minded, order a "trust" meaning, you trust them to create it! You can also feel free to play DJ and play any of the LPs they have there.

Thank Todd G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Great little unique pizza restaurant! Delicious, never lets you down! Great food, great pizza, great people! A must, if you are in the Johnson City area.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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91 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

This is a very good place for vegans and gluten free. They offer a wide variety of vegetables. A little pricey for every week but worth a splurge!

Thank Sonya W
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Been a fan of this place since it opened and it never fails. Great food, great atmosphere and great record collection! Do yourself a favor and try the trust.

Thank Justin H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 E Unaka Ave, Johnson City, TN 37601-4624
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: (423) 262-8021

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