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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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Los Angeles, California, United States
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

This restaurant was a short walk from our hotel. We tried it the first morning and came back every morning after. The absolute best "from scratch" corned beef hash! This dish will change the way you think about hash. No mushy stuff in a can, this dish has large tasty chunks of real corned beef with potatoes and it's just... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada - USA
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504 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 528 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We came here due to the High Ratings on Trip Advisor and another site. The photo of the restaurant chef with Guy Gieri AND Robert Irvine sealed the deal for me as a “must eat” place. First, we could not find the restaurant – it is a lower level restaurant accessible from stairs in one area. Once we got there,... More 

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Troy, Michigan
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Loved this spot! Well prepared breakfast, great coffee, lots of locals hanging. Prompt wait staff and un-rushed atmosphere.

Thank couchm
Garden City, New York
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We stumbled onto this place and ended up going for breakfast. Plenty of choices with more than enough food. French toast was excellent as was everything else our family ordered. Very reasonably priced and low key but busy.

Thank Paul V
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

From Scratch is true to its name and delivers delicious breakfast! We sat outside on the lovely patio, with heaters to keep us warm on a somewhat-chilly but sunny day. I had a breakfast skillet with red potatoes and peppers & mushrooms, but the real stars were homemade (from scratch, get it?) vegetarian sausage and pork sausage patties. The pork... More 

Thank JenTravels2014
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Food was so yummy and service was fast. It was a little confusing that we had about 3-4 servers come up to us during our stay, but maybe that was just because they wanted to serve us quickly?

Thank detersl
Santa Cruz, California
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Looked for a place to meet up with a friend and have a nice breakfast. We settled on a convenient location at this restaurant. The staff, service and food was beyond expectations. We were seated immediately, drinks, food and bill came all within 45 minutes. Incredible, I'll be back.

Thank TravelwiseSantaCruz
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Trip Advisor & DDD have once again led me to a fabulous eatery. It was a bit difficult to locate being tucked in the corner of the plaza. The cafe was warm and welcoming on a chilly morning. We were able to secure a seat next to the fireplace. The waitstaff was prompt and efficient in taking our drink order.... More 

Thank Lisa D
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42 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We visited the place with my family as a result of a good review we saw. Boy was it true! Gigantic portions and quality American breakfast food. French toast, pancakes etc... all at their best. My wife tried a dish with eggs, avocado and chili which was great. Definitely recommended!!

Thank Luca G
Manlius, New York
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Went in just to see what the complex was about, and our gluten free app said this was a good place. It sure is! The food was excellent, and made from scratch. It's bee on several of the food shows, and their brisket chili is amazing!

Thank Dr Ralph K

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