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Taste Gastropub

3418 Olney Laytonsville Rd, Olney, MD 20832-1734
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Ranked #1 of 43 restaurants in Olney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $10 - $25
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Mediterranean, International, Gastropub
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Georgia Ave
Description: Taste Gastropub provides high quality, freshly prepared food at reasonable prices, maintaining purveyors of local or organic produce, sustainable seafood, and humanely raised meat and poultry as often as possible. Taste Gastropub also goes further to provide a unique selection of beer, wine, and cocktails to enjoy alongside the food. We carries a vast selection of wines by the glass and by the bottle. Boutique wineries are sought out, to give the guests a chance to indulge in something they may have never tried before. On the cocktail side, Taste Gastropub has many unique offerings as well. Recipes developed by Taste’s own grace the bartop throughout the evening to create delicious cocktails in order to help elevate your experience.
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116 reviews from our community

85% Recommend
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English first
Damascus, Maryland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The servers were either friendly or hard to hear. The food was either enough or too little. The cheese plate arrived with olives instead of nuts as advertised. That would be fine, except if you don't like olives. The portion of cheese were miniscule, the bread was good. Some entrees were average sized and others barely made a dent in... More

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Olney, Maryland
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

Nothing to say it's always the same boring experience for such of small place they should have more exciting things to offer other that the same old fish with different name

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Food was excellent and well presented. The chef actually could prepare a med rare cheeseburger. Husband had the scallops which were tasty. House white wine for $6 a glass is a good Pinot Grigio. This is a hip place with an excellent bar scene.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Went for a family celebration. First time for me, but I'll be back. Everyone really enjoyed the food and the service was great.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I was visiting a friend and thought I'd look up restaurants in the area. This topped the list and it did not disappoint! It was far more refined and delicious food than you usually find in a bar(thus it's name gastro-pub as oppose to just plain 'ol bar probably). I had the fish and chips and it has to be... More

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Rockville, MD
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We went on Friday, out third trip to Taste and were embarrased we had brought a guest. What had been a nice experience with good food had changed. Our waitress clearly had other things on her mind as after we had finished our appetizers we had to ask her if we could possibly order our dinner now. When asked she... More

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TasteGastropub, Owner at Taste Gastropub, responded to this review

I personally reached out to offer a refund on their check and also invited them back for us to try to get their meal perfect. Our chef will cook what ever they would like , we will get it 110% perfect and treat them to a complimentary breakfast, lunch or dinner. We do not want our guests to not be... More

5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We read reviews and it was on the way to a concert and thought why not, despite our tight timeframe. So glad we did. We didn't even care if we were late to the concert. We ordered their scallops and their 20 minute chicken. I'm not a big chicken fan but this knocked my socks off. It was on a... More

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Rockville, Maryland
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This restaurant is always going out of its way to serve the community & also has special events for special days..Mothers Day, etc..plus the food is Always Delicious with new twists all the time..Love it!

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FL Keys
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We had a bit of trouble finding Taste Gastropub, whether due to our GPS of the fact that it is located in an unassuming strip mall, I don’t know. It was worth going around the block for. The food was delicious and the service was friendly. Some of the apps we had were the trio of fritters (crab, goat cheese,... More

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Germantown, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

This place is amazing. I took my girlfriend to eat there for Valentine's Day. We were amazed. We had a preplanned 4 course meal that consisted of an amazing variety of foods. The chef prepares portions that are very filling but doesn't leave you tired or overfilled. The quality of the food was amazing and the service was excellent.

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