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From Scratch Italian Bistro

$$ - $$$
Italian, Canadian
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677B South Railway Street SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 2V8, Canada
+1 403-526-5661
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11:00 - 14:00
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Sun 10:00 - 14:00
Tue 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't believe how accommodating this dining establishment is!! We heals our Christmas party here. China took care of everything.... band, food and the most amazing deserts. I can't say enough about the food and service. It is certainly a hidden gem. It is easy on the pocketbook. China didn't have liquor brands that everyone liked.....we were ok with that,... More 

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Thank Francesca M
pvchina, Owner at From Scratch Italian Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much, we know your Christmas party is important to you and your employees, and it was indeed our pleasure to serve you, its what Christmas is all about. And we look forward to serving you in the future. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been frequenting the Bistro for many years and I have to say it is one of the most relaxing eating experiences I've ever had. The owner is knowledgable about wine parings and food pallet. My boyfriend and I celebrated our 3rd anniversary here with delicious food, wine and company. The owner makes you feel like family and right... More 

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Thank Gina S
pvchina, Owner at From Scratch Italian Bistro, responded to this review

Yes you have, and its always a pleasure to serve you Gina, its great customers like you that make this the greatest job in the world. I just can't think of a better profession then taking care of my customers like they are family. Feeding them, what more could I ask for? More 

Maple Creek, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

My husband came across this little restaurant when he was searching for a business located in the area, What an awesome find! Great homemade food, fun and quirky decor, and fabulous owner. We had an absolutely wonderful lunch and plan to take our whole family there shortly.

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1 Thank memax99
pvchina, Owner at From Scratch Italian Bistro, responded to this review

There is something wonderful about feeding people, and it truly puts a smile on my face when people let me know they enjoyed my crazy little joint. Many thanks and I look forward to serving you and yours shortly. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

My wife and I decided to try this restaurant for an evening meal to celebrate our Anniversary. As we were the only people there we were able to enjoy a delightful meal, sharing fresh homemade bread with oil and balsamic to dip the bread in, as well as a lovely plate of Italian cured meat, olives, cheese, and petite crackers.... More 

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Thank Brian A
pvchina, Owner at From Scratch Italian Bistro, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoyed your evening, it was indeed my pleasure to cook and serve you and your delightful wife. Once again, thank you and Happy Anniversary. More 

Medicine Hat, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

Chyna is a very nice lady who does all the home made cooking very tasty and different. Always a pleasure

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Thank Karla B
pvchina, Owner at From Scratch Italian Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words Karla, it is a pleasure to serve you and I look forward to serving you in the future. More 

Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

I have been here a couple of times and it is interesting. The food is quite good although I believe the owner thinks it is fine dining whereas it is far from that. Inappropriate comments from the owner and overall strangeness make me uncomfortable every visit. The Valentine's day supper was described as "European seating", meaning that we were seated... More 

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Thank Aurora C
pvchina, Owner at From Scratch Italian Bistro, responded to this review

Hi, I truly am sorry you dislike our little bistro. I am surprised it has taken you a year to express your displeasure. If you would tell me what makes you uncomfortable, I will happily do my very best to change that for you. We know we can't please everyone but trust me when I say your feedback is welcomed... More 

Medicine Hat, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Poor service. Mediocre food. Would not go back and would not recommend. Decor was lousy. Overall not a good experience.

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Thank olddoper
Medicine Hat, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2015

I went there with a friend for Sunday breakfast/brunch yesterday and we were both happy with our choices. The food was excellent at a reasonable price compared with other breakfast restaurants around town. I will definitely go back.

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1 Thank Ingrid B
pvchina, Owner at From Scratch Italian Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, it was our pleasure to service you and look forward to do so in the future. We aim to please and I am very happy you enjoyed your breakfast. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

This new little restaurant just hidden down the road from the silver buckle pub is an absolute gem. Great menu, excellent wine list and relaxing atmosphere. Staff were very friendly. The real italien ice cream and the fish of the day were especially good. I will definitely be returning. Makesure to call ahead and reserve to avoid disappointment. Well worth... More 

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Thank myles6992
pvchina, Owner at From Scratch Italian Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review, and glad you enjoyed your Italian Ice. It was indeed my pleasure to serve you and look forward to being of serves to you again. More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

Walked in at 7pm on Friday March 6 and were told it was reservation only that night. There was 2 tables sat and the rest of the establishment was empty... great first impression as my girlfriend and I had never been, probably never will now

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1 Thank Mark K
pvchina, Owner at From Scratch Italian Bistro, responded to this review

First let me say how very sorry I am you were turned away, the person who did that no longer works for us. If you would just give me an opportunity to make it up to you, it would indeed be my pleasure. Please give me at call, so I can tell you in person how very sorry I am... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Cuisine
Italian, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 677B South Railway Street SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 2V8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Medicine Hat
  • Phone Number: +1 403-526-5661

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