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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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Las Vegas, Nevada
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything is perfectly prepared, just not to my liking. Very generous on the champagne in the mimosas 😀. Sausage tasted funny. Red potatoes good at first then felt like to much seasoning by the end of my meal. $36 for my husband and I to share a plate while the toddler amongst us had some fruit and bacon.

Thank Soph129
Chicago, Illinois
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89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little diner with really good cheese biscuits. Good fresh food, all made in-house. Hard to find in the Barnyard Shopping Center, but worth the trouble.

1 Thank my-place-in-the-sun
Carmel, California
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From Scratch is my favorite place for breakfast, and their lunch menu is pretty awesome too. We have been coming here for 20 years, and have never had s bad meal!! The eggs Benedict are delicious, so are the banana walnut pancakes or the cheese blintz. They were featured on diners, drive in and dives for their chili and the... More 

1 Thank textornado
Los Angeles/St.Louis
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was the busiest restaurant in the whole complex, but they seated and served us immediately! The biscuit was worth the 200 mile trip alone. Eggs were perfect and lots of great smiles all around. Highly, highly recommended.

2 Thank Bellavita08
N. California
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch and it was very tasty. A bit hard to find but eventually did with some help from a lovely local who must have seen we were lost. Chili was good, service and atmosphere were very nice.

Thank Renegade01
Peoria, Illinois, United States
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149 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It takes perseverance to find, but take the time to find it. The food is very good and the "locals" know it as the room is always full. The menu has very interesting choices. I had what was called the Carmel Omelette with big pieces of bacon and lots of cheese and one of the most delicious biscuits I've ever... More 

2 Thank Bill W
Santa Barbara, California
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64 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

My friend and I were visiting this area for a girls retreat and stopped here on our way out of town. This place was quite surprising! The service was very good and the food was better. I just LOVED the cinnamon french toast with bacon! The portions were HUGE and our waitress was such a sweetheart. The service was fast... More 

1 Thank HoneyLea
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We decided to eat lunch here after reading Trip advisor reviews. Guy Fieri mention this restaurant on his travel show. My husband ordered the biscuit and gravy as advertised by Guy, It wasn't good. The chili is awesome. But if you're looking for a great sandwich definitely order the California dip!

Thank Kim J
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80 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

We have enjoyed several breakfasts here over the years, and just yesterday we had a nice brunch here. Food was very fresh and nicely presented and prepared. I had a vegetarian eggs Benedict and my husband enjoyed the corned beef hash. Coffee is great!

Thank lindycalifornia
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The best eggs Benedict I have had in a long time. I had regular and my wife crab, both were cooked to perfection. My daughter had pancakes. Awesome. Oh and the mimosas were good too. Service was fast and friendly. Worth another visit.

Thank zimson

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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$10 - US$15
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wine and Beer
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?