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From Scratch Restaurant

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3626 The Barnyard, LOWER LEVEL OF COMPLEX, Carmel, CA 93923-8731
+1 831-625-2448
08:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 14:30
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Downey, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

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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129 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

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 24 September 2016 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 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 13 September 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 5 September 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Crystal K
Concord, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome breakfast. Portions are large and everything was delicious. Karen was a great hostess. Definitely will return to try more of the menu.

Thank SCTango
Nevada City, California
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119 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We make it a point to stop here for breakfast at least once each time we visit the area. Their breakfasts are unsurpassed, and each creation is prepared to perfection.

Thank Bob H
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Before the horrible Sobranes Fire started on July 22, 2016, on the weekends I was in the habit of walking the Carmel River trail for at least an hour, and then stopping at From Scratch for breakfast or brunch. This is a friendly, unpretentious place with delicious food made "from scratch." I favor their breakfast items- the eggs benedict and... More 

Thank Maja057
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Jewel in an idyllic Cali town... Staff was friendly and offered to take pictures for us. Food had great portions, was fresh and satisfying. Can't wait to come back.

Thank Steve L

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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
US$9 - US$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, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3626 The Barnyard, LOWER LEVEL OF COMPLEX, Carmel, CA 93923-8731
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-625-2448
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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