Welcome to From Scratch Restaurant!

From Scratch Restaurant is honored to be part of “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives” Season 21 line-up. You can see us in action on Episode 3, "Cross Country Classics," showcasing our very own Chef Steve and featuring Chef Guy Fieri AND Chef Robert Irvine. If you missed the first airing on September 19th, check us out on the Food Network channel or at www.foodnetwork.com.

When a restaurant is called From Scratch, customers expect a homemade meal prepared with the freshest ingredients and cooked to perfection by an expert chef just seconds before it is served. That’s exactly what you get when you dine at this charming, family owned restaurant located in the Barnyard Village Shopping Center in beautiful Carmel-by-the-Sea. 

From Scratch Restaurant has been serving hearty portions and delicious homemade meals since 1977. Indulge in breakfast ALL DAY featuring hometown favorites like our Eggs Benedict with homemade hollandaise, made-to-order omelettes and the best Huevos Rancheros on the Monterey Peninsula! Enjoy a variety of lunch specials starting at 11am including our homemade soups, signature Crustless Quiche’s and an assortment of freshly prepared salads and sandwiches. Be assured that you won’t leave hungry!  

Join us indoor by the cozy fireplace or on our sun drench pet friendly patio. 

Breakfast is served all day and the lunch menu starts at 11am.   We hope to see you soon.

Serving Breakfast ALL Day!  Seven Days a Week!  8:00am to 2:30pm

Lunch Menu starts at 11am.


We are located in the lower level of the Barnyard Shopping Village, Highway One and Carmel Valley Road.   Look for the Windmill and you will find the shopping complex.  Once you have located the complex - you can drive to the side of the mall facing Highway One and we are below Bay Bikes.  Parking is available all around the complex.  Park near any mall entrance, come to the center of the complex and our staircase is just to the side of the entrance to Bay Bikes.  

The closest Handicap parking is available behind the complex facing the Hotel (Carmel Mission Inn).  Come in the entrance to the mall and turn left down the "tunnel", you will see our outdoor patio at the end of the "tunnel".  Easy wheelchair access from these parking spots.   

Menu Highlights:

The Triple D Sampler - Extreme Biscuits and Gravy, two eggs any style, home-style potatoes and a bowl of brisket chili!

Omelette Mania!    ALL of our three egg omelettes are served with “From Scratch” baby red potatoes and choice of bread.  

The From Scratch Skillet   We start with our famous From Scratch Potatoes, top with melted cheese and two eggs any style and with your choice of three items from the Selects menu.

From Scratch Breakfast Roll    Breakfast burrito of scrambled eggs, with your choice of three From Scratch Selects, rolled in a tortilla, topped with melted jack and cheddar cheese then baked.  Served with salsa fresca and our famous baby red potatoes.

Pancakes  Homemade Buttermilk Pancakes, Blueberry Pancakes, Banana Walnut Pancakes, Granola Pancakes with Bananas     

Sample Lunch Items:  Homemade Brisket Chili, Hamburger, Famous “From Scratch” Black Bean Soup, Cobb Salad, Tuna Avocado Salad, Chicken Caesar Salad